Work at MDC


Internships are offered at the Manayunk Development Corporation throughout the year during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. We are a small office looking for self-starters and motivated team players to help us with public relations, marketing, social media and event planning for the Manayunk brand. Intern’s duties would include but are not limited to:

Social Media

  • Frequently post updates on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages
  • Upload photos from recent Manayunk events to keep our pages fresh


  • Work with the Director of Marketing & Events and Marketing Coordinator to push Manayunk events to the public
Public Relations

  • Keep tabs on Manayunk's news coverage by tracking clips through Google Alerts
  • Submit events to all Philadelphia media calendar
Event Planning
  • Help with all aspects of event planning for several of Manayunk's signature events, including Harvest Fest (fall), StrEAT Food Festival (spring), and Manayunk Arts Festival (summer)


  • Build relationships with Manayunk business owners and community leaders
  • Be knowledgeable about Manayunk's attractions and key highlights to inform visitors of our events and our office

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Organization skills
  • Creativity
  • Ability to mutli-task
  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of social media trends
  • Event planning experience

We accept applications for interns throughout the year. If interested, please send your resume and a short letter to

Deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer Interns: March 1st
  • Fall Interns: July 1st
  • Spring Interns: November 1st