Real Word Experience.
Small Town Feel.

An internship with the DDD is unlike any other!
Whether you're interested in local government, non-profits, event-planning, graphic design, and more... you can gain valuable experience and insight right here in Downtown Hammond.

DDD Graphic Design Intern

DDD Communication/ Events Intern

Farmers Market Operations Intern

Farmers Market Communication Intern

Fall 2022 Interns

Rachel Stout
Graphic Design Intern

Major: Graphic Design
Class: Senior

"I really enjoy living in downtown Hammond because of the friendly environment the community gives, and the fun events happening in downtown! As local lover of the restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques around town, I was so thrilled to being my journey with the Hammond Downtown Development District. I’m so excited to broaden my knowledge of not only Graphic Design, but the history of Hammond and making new connections with people every day!"

Kendall Stanford 
Graphic Design & Social Media Intern

Major: Marketing
Class: Senior

"I love interning at the DDD because it gives me opportunities to get involved in the community while also gaining experience in marketing and social media. This internship is the perfect stepping stone into my marketing career and I am thankful to embark on this journey in a town filled with amazing people and exciting energy. I can't wait for all the new things coming to downtown Hammond and I am happy to be a part of it!"

Marley Bohning
DDD/HFM 
Communications & Social Media Intern 

Major: Psychology
Class: Senior

"I love Hammond because I love our community! A few of my favorite things about this town is my school, Southeastern Louisiana University, the Hammond Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, and our cozy coffee shops and their employees! I am interested in maintaining the beautification of Hammond and cultivating a city of diversity and opportunity. I’m excited to intern with the Downtown Development District to learn about and be a part of the new infrastructure, developments, and overall progress that Hammond will see in the future!"

Carsyn Avegno
DDD Communications Intern 

Major: Communications
Class: Senior

" Hammond has always been my home away from home. Growing up in Ponchatoula gave me the opportunity to always visit Hammond whether it was doing acting classes or just coming to festivals. Being a part of this internship will allow me to give back to the town that has always given me so much."

Past Interns

Jaimie Rogers
Communications & Events Intern

Major: Family & Consumer Science
Class: Senior

Sam Brewster
Graphic Design Intern

Major: Graphic Design
Class: Senior

Jade Leblanc
Communications & Events Intern

Major: Communications - Public RelationsInternship Semester: Spring 2021

Molly Shearman
Graphic Design Intern

Graphic Design: Delgado Community College, 2020Bachelor of Science - Louisiana State University, 2014Internship Semester: Spring 2021

Grace Castellanos
Farmers Market Intern

Major: Marketing
Internship Semester: Spring 2021

Jacob Deliberto
Communications & Events Intern

Major: Marketing
Internship Semester: Spring 2021

Ryleigh Magee

Major: Communication
Internship Semester: Fall 2020

Shelby Johnson

Major: Marketing with a concentration in Social Media and Advertising
Internship Semester: Spring 2020

Kylene LeBlanc

Major:  Family and Consumer Science Major Minor: Marketing
Internship Semester: Fall 2018/Spring 2019

Gabrielle Cox

Major: Communication 
Internship Semester: Fall 2017 

Catherine Becnel

Major: Communication Major 
Internship Semester: Spring 2015

Vincent Vasquez