Senior Courtney Parto has been carefully preparing for a career in social media, and her internship at The Arc of Baltimore plays to her strengths. Working under the supervision of Christopher Knoerlein, the director of communications and grants, Courtney is using her social media skills to bring attention to The Arc's programs and initiatives. The organization is known for its work improving the quality of life of adults and children with intellectual or developmental disabilities and has grown to more than 800 employees offering "comprehensive community-based support services to approximately 6,000 men, women, children and their families in Baltimore City and Baltimore County," according to its website.