Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology

Outreach and Communications Intern
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) is a graduate research institute in
downtown Baltimore. You can find more about research at IMET at The
Outreach and Communications Intern will work on two primary projects: coordinating an
outreach event at Baltimore’s ArtScape and producing content for the web to feature research at
IMET. Other projects may develop depending on the individual’s interests. This is a great
opportunity for a student with interests in science communication and ways to connect art and
● In coordination with faculty and graduate students, develop activities for ArtScape (July
19-21), Baltimore’s biggest arts festival. This is the first time that IMET will participate,
which leaves a lot of room for creativity.
● Create a resource book of science activities that graduate students and faculty can refer
to for developing future events, school visits, and other outreach activities.
Digital Communications
● Interview graduate students on their research and write web stories.
● Work with student-run companies to produce videos on their work. Several graduate
students have started businesses that apply their research to real-world problems and
would be interested in promoting their work.
● Create 2-minute videos featuring long-term research projects in the labs of faculty
Please contact Molly Pickel at [email protected] with any questions.
Dates: mid June to mid August, flexible
Housing: Housing is not included, however we will do our best to advise. Baltimore has many
universities, so summer sublets are often available.