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Internship Program

The BISM Internship Program offers an opportunity to promote real-world experience and mentoring in a supportive environment.

In-person internships are available for fall, spring, and summer for approximately 3 to 4 months. 

Interns will have an opportunity to explore a variety of fields, some of which might include: technology, management, teaching, human resources, and marketing, among others. This opportunity is available for prospective and current college students, recent graduates, and adults undergoing career exploration. BISM will work with interns to offer a customizable work experience centered around the intern’s areas of interest. This is a paid internship opportunity with housing options available.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Are comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel, or willing to learn
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Take initiative appropriately and apply problem-solving skills
  • Are prompt and professional
  • Are able to multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Feel comfortable working both independently and as a team member
  • Are passionate about changing what it means to be blind
  • Exhibit a positive attitude
  • Are self-driven, eager to learn, and want to be challenged

If you would like to apply, please complete the BISM Internship Program Application here.

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Please contact Juhi Narula at or Anica Zlotescu at We look forward to seeing your application soon!
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Reasons to Work for BISM

We offer a competitive salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications. BISM offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, 403(b) with match, paid time off, and more!

Each year BISM provide programs and services that serve over 2,000 blind citizens. Additionally, BISM employs 480 exceptional Associates at our twelve facilities in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky and North Carolina where we manufacture the highest quality products.

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at (410) 737-2600.