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Finding student interns has never been easier!

The region is home to many prominent universities and community colleges, which enroll thousands of students each year who are talented, eager, and willing to serve our community through internships and other service-learning projects.

You can also connect to students by posting your internship positions in the ConnectVA Job Finder.

Schools & Departments

VCU University Career Center

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All available internship and employment opportunities for VCU students can be posted in one shared database: HireVCURams (please visit: www.hirevcurams.com for more details)

Contact:

Joslyn Bedell, Associated Director of Employer & Experiential Development, (804) 828-1645, jdbedell@vcu.edu

VCU School of Business Career Services

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Connecting our community to business students seeking internships and full-time employment.

Contact:

Mike Eisenman, Director, (804) 827-1801, meisenman@vcu.edu

VCU School of Engineering Career Services

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Connecting our community to engineering students seeking internships and full-time employment.

Contact:

Anita Taylor, Director, (804) 827-7028, ahtaylor2@vcu.edu

VCU School of World Studies

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Connecting our community to world studies students seeking internships and full-time employment.

Contact:

Virginia Casanova, Assistant Director, (804) 827-3429, casanovavl@vcu.edu

Department of African American Studies

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Connecting our community to students seeking internships and full-time employment.

Contact:

Dr. Shawn Utsey, Department Chair, (804) 828-1384, soutsey@vcu.edu

Department of English

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Connecting our community to students seeking internship focusing on writing, editing, research, and teaching. Students prefer internships of up to 150 hours.

Contact:

Dale Smith, Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising, (804) 827-8320, rdsmith@vcu.edu

Art Education

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Connecting our community to students seeking internship focusing on K-12 classroom experience, nonprofit public education, event planning & programming, and studio/artistry work.

Contact:

Dr. Sara Wilson McKay, Department Chair & Associate Professor, (804) 828-0471, swilsonmckay@vcu.edu

Richard T. Robertson School of Media & Culture

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Connecting our community to students seeking internship focusing on communications, public relations, and strategic communications.

Contact:

Maggie McDearmon, Career Development Advisor, (804) 828-1100, mcdearmonme@vcu.edu

Department of History

Area of Interest:

Connecting our community to students seeking internship focusing on research projects, programs, and events.

Contact:

Dr. John Kneebone, Associate Professor, (804) 828-9706, jtkneebone@vcu.edu

Department of Social Work

Area of Interest:

Connecting our community to students seeking internship focusing on clinical and macro practices of social work. Supervision and feedback is required for students in this program.

Contact:

Dr. Timothy Davey, Associate Dean for Community Engagement & Director of Field Instruction, (804) 828-0708, tdavey@vcu.edu Randi Buerlein, Assistant Director, Field Instruction, (804) 828-0708, rwbuerle@vcu.edu

Department of Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies

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Connecting our community to students seeking internships.

Contact:

Dr. Janey R. Hutchinson, Department Chair, (804) 828-8041, jhutch@vcu.edu

Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

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Connecting our community to students seeking internships focused on government agencies, public policy organizations, think tanks, legislative offices, and political campaigns.

Contact:

Gay Cutchin, Internship Coordinator, (804) 827-2417, dcutchin@vcu.edu

Department of Psychology

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Connecting our community to psychology students seeking internships.

Contact:

Dr. Linda Zyzniewsk, Undergraduate Director, (804) 828-8254, s2lezyn@vcu.edu

Department of Marketing

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Connecting our community to marketing students seeking internships.

Contact:

Dr. David Urban, Department Chair, (804) 828-8884, djurban@vcu.edu

Department of Graphic Design

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Connecting our community to graphic design students seeking internships focused on print design, branding, typography, web design, and package design.

Contact:

Anne Graves, Assistant Chair, (804) 828-1709, akgraves@vcu.edu

Department of Photography & Film

Area of Interest:

Connecting our community to film and photography students seeking internships focused on photography, multimedia, and video capture and production. Internships require supervision by a professional photographer.

Contact:

John Sheridan, Administrative Director, (804) 828-1695, sheridanjpb@vcu.edu

VCU Student Organizations

Area of Interest:

Volunteer projects that require large numbers of students or groups to complete.

Contact:

Beth Ward, Volunteer Services Coordinator, (804) 828-3648, bhward@vcu.edu

VCU Service-Learning

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Service learning classes require students to volunteer 20 hours over one semester to help an organization in the community. Service learning classes are required for most undergraduate degrees at VCU.

Contact:

Dr. Lynn Pelco, Program Director, (804)827-8215, lepelco@vcu.edu
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