Preservation Maryland has a robust communications and outreach strategy and is currently recruiting for a paid video intern. The intern will create videos and/or animations of Preservation Maryland’s major programs and projects that range from historic preservation, smart growth and planning, historic trades, and interesting Maryland architecture and history.

Project: The paid intern will work closely with Preservation Maryland staff to develop, storyboard, shoot, and edit videos that highlight the organization’s work and impact around the state. The intern will shoot new footage during interviews, events, and at active project sites, utilize existing b-roll and archival footage, high-quality photographs, public domain music, and other sources. The intern will also be responsible for proper crediting and captioning. The final products will be provided to Preservation Maryland in a digital format suitable for large-scale viewing and for online platforms.

Responsibilities: Responsible for creating storyboards based on assigned content and available media. Responsible for shooting and editing content including content and style review(s) by Preservation Maryland staff. Responsible for creating necessary captions and delivering final products to the organization in usable format.

Necessary Skills: Independent, self-directed worker with academic and/or professional experience in digital video creation. Familiarity with shooting video and using video editing software is a must.

Terms & Benefits: The temporary, part-time intern position will be for at least 3 months at approximately 10-20 hours per week with a potential option to extend the internship. The intern is expected to spend at least 5 hours per week in the Preservation Maryland office in Baltimore City with the rest of the time spent shooting or editing remotely. The position will be paid at an hourly rate of $13/hour and is not eligible for benefits.

Equipment: Preservation Maryland will provide a video camera, audio recording equipment, editing software, and a laptop. Intern may choose to use their own equipment in addition to that equipment provided. Intern should have transportation for on-site interviews and capturing footage across the state.

To Apply: To apply, send an email to with Video Intern in the subject line, and include:

  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to view our website and YouTube channel before applying
  • A PDF of your resume highlighting your most relevant experience
  • Contact information and summary of your relationship for at least two references
  • A live link(s) to your portfolio or past relevant video work
  • No cover letter needed

Applications will be reviewed as they are received beginning on November 18, 2019 with a desired start date of early-January 2020.

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Since 1931, Preservation Maryland has worked to protect the places, stories, and communities in Maryland that matter. As a non-profit organization, it works with partners across the state to accomplish this important mission and protect the best of Maryland. Preservation Maryland is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.