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Careers/Internships

Come change the world with us, starting right here in Frederick!

OPPORTUNITIES

Click on the position descriptions listed below to learn more about specific opportunities.

 

Volunteer Desk Attendant

 

 


 

INTERNSHIPS

If you're a student looking to gain the experience and knowledge you'll need to take your career a step futher, United Way has several internship options for you. Our internships present a unique opporunity to be given real responsibility from start to finish. We are seeking talented interns who crave learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects.

Internships are open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending a four-year college or university. Some positions are available to high school seniors.

HOW TO APPLY

The best way to apply for a position with United Way of Frederick County is to send your resume, cover letter, and any other required documents/information via email at internships@uwfrederick.org, with the position you're applying for in the subject line of the email.

TIMELINE AND COMMITMENT

SEASON

DURATION

APPLY BY

Fall

Late-August through Mid-December

July 15

Spring

Mid-January through Early-May

December 15

Summer

Mid-May through Mid-August

April 15

     

The United Way internship calendar typically follows the academic calendar of local colleges and the public school system. Interns will be expected to complete on average 8-16 hours weekly (at least 120 total hours per semester). Internships are not paid; however, interns can receive college credit for their work and stipends may be available upon successful completion - depending on financial availability. Pre-approved parking and mileage expenses will be reimbursed for work associated with the internship.


DIVERSITY STATEMENT AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

With a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, we welcome resumes from all people. For the benefits of our donors and employees, all potential employees must be able to provide excellent references and pass a criminal background check.

It is the policy of United Way to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at United Way will be based on performance, skills and experience. United Way does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, genetic disposition or any other characteristic protected by law. Our policy applies to all applicants for employment; to all our employees; and to all activities, terms, conditions and privileges of employment relating to recruiting, hiring, training and development, job benefits, educational assistance, transfers, compensation, promotions, disciplinary actions and employment termination in all job groups.