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Henrico Jailors Academy Lobby Chat - TODAY

Stop by the Raleigh Building lobby TODAY between 1:30 and 3:30 to learn about the Henrico Summer Basic Jailor Academy program.  The Wilder School Office of Student Success and the Henrico County Sheriff's office will be available to share information about the program. This is an action packet summer internship for CRJS students with employment opportunities while you are still a student! 

*This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the application in person :) 

Applications are due February 14, 2020 - to apply, go to

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Paths to Policy Panel

Considering a career in policy but aren't sure of the best path to reach your goals? Join School of Social Work & the Wilder School for a panel discussion with professionals in the field to answer your questions.

Panelists include VCU alumni with the following degrees:

  • Master of Social Work, concentration in administration, planning, and policy practice
  • Master of Public Administration

There will be a Q&A session and opportunity to connect with panelists and representation from the School of Social Work and Wilder School after the event.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:30-5:00 PM

SGA Senate Chambers, University Student Commons

Save your seat:

The Part-Time Job Fair-This week!

A reminder that the Part-Time Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, January 29th from 2pm to 5pm in the Richmond Salons on the 2nd floor of the Student Commons.  Come learn about part-time and hourly opportunities, both on-campus and off-campus around RVA! This is a great time to see what opportunities are available, and how you can gain hands-on experience while you are in school.

Registration is not required and is available through Handshake.  Or, feel free to check in at the door - no student will be turned away!

See employers attending here:

2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarship Deadline COMING UP!

A reminder that the deadline to apply for 2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarships is February 1, 2020!  For more information, go to

Pre-Law Career Panel February 5th

If you're considering law school, bring your questions and hear from professionals working in the field - this event will take place on February 5th from 4:00 to 5:30pm in the SGA Senate Chambers on the 1st floor of the Student Commons.
For questions about this event, please email Melinda Snyder at  For details and to save your seat, go to

2020 Governor's Fellowship Program

Governor Ralph Northam announced that applications for the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program will be accepted through Monday, March 9, and invited students attending Virginia colleges and universities to apply. Since 1982, the Governor’s Fellows Program has offered participants firsthand state government experience at the highest level of Virginia’s executive branch.


Fellows are placed with a member of the Governor’s Cabinet or with a member of his personal staff, providing a unique opportunity to learn about the work and decision-making in the Office of the Governor. Governor’s Fellows also hear from special guest speakers from the Northam Administration and participate in site visits to state government agencies.

Qualified applicants must be rising college seniors, graduating seniors, or graduate students. All Virginia college and university students are eligible to apply, regardless of state of residence. Virginia residents who attend out-of-state colleges and universities are also eligible. Both public and private college and university students are encouraged to apply.

The deadline to apply for the Governor’s Fellows Program is Monday, March 9, 2020


To apply, visit the Governor’s Fellows Program website 

Please email any questions to


Summer 2020 Henrico County Economic Development Authority Intern- PAID

The Henrico County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is seeking a Business Research Intern to assist the EDA in its efforts to execute business research and support projects for both the Existing Business and the Business Attraction teams. The Henrico EDA is the central point of contact for business development in Henrico County. This is a paid internship for the Summer of 2020, 

Desired Area of Study:  Urban and Regional Planning, Political Science, Business, Economics, Real Estate or other relevant fields. See the following link for details and to apply:

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020


VA ABC Summer Intern- Bureau of Law Enforcement- PAID

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority is seeking college students who are interested in gaining paid professional experience to join our second annual Summer Spirits Program. The Summer Spirits Program is a 10-week, full-time opportunity that will take place in our central office location in Richmond, Virginia from May 18th to July 31st. 
The Bureau of Law Enforcement is seeking students majoring in criminal justice, law enforcement, public safety, police science and/or coursework in criminal analysis who will be able to assist in the Training Department and Licensing & Records Division.
Use the following link to apply;  select "summer hire"
The deadline to apply is February 21, 2020

Democratic Party of Virginia Spring 2020 Intern

The Democratic Party of Virginia is seeking interns for the Spring 2020 term. This is a unique opportunity to gain real life experience in Democratic politics at the start of a really exciting election year. This is a part time or full time unpaid internship. To see details and apply here:

The deadline to apply is February 15, 2020

Target Store Leadership (Executive) Internship

Target is seeking summer 2020 interns. As a Stores Executive Intern, you will gain a valuable realistic job preview of the Executive Team Leader role over a defined period of time and in multiple areas of the business to drive guest experience and impact your store’s financial, team and operational performance. During our 10-week summer program, you will work closely with a mentor while learning different business areas and functions within our stores.

Placement options include 

Asset Protection Executive Team Lead

See link to apply:


Defense Threat Reduction Agency Program Support Pathways Intern- PAID

The Department of Defense's Defense Threat Reduction Agency is seeking interns for its Pathways program. Virginia placement options are in Reston, VA and Fort Belvoir, VA. See the following link for details and to apply: 

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020

The Fund for American Studies Summer 2020 D.C. Academic Internship Program

TFAS Academic Internship Programs in Washington, DC is currently recruiting for the summer 2020 semester. Summer Internship programs include: Public Policy & Economics, Business & Government Relations, International Affairs, Leadership & the American Presidency and Journalism & Communication. 

Summer 2020: June 6 - July 31

February 11: Priority Application Deadline for Scholarships; Final Deadline is March 10 

 The TFAS program includes:

  • Course credit from George Mason University
  • An engaging internship placement
  • Furnished on-campus housing
  • Professional development and networking activities

See the above website and attachment for details. 

Positions with Henrico County Police Division

Henrico County Police Division has two open positions:

Animal Protection Police Officer – 72nd Basic Police Academy:  Applications accepted through February 3, 2020.  Expected start date June 22, 2020.

911 Public Safety Dispatcher – 86th Communications Officer Academy:  Applications accepted through March 2, 2020.  Expected start date July 20, 2020.

For more information and to apply, go to

REU Programs - UNC-Charlotte and University of South Carolina

The criminal justice and criminology departments at the University of North Carolina- Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte) and the University of South Carolina (UofSC) have each been awarded National Science Foundation grants to establish Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs.

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte is seeking applications for its REU Site: Data Science and Crime Analytics. The REU site brings together 9 selected undergraduate students to work with faculty from multiple departments to work on a research team during the 10-week program. Students will conduct research, attend workshops, and receive a stipend ($5,000), travel ($500) and food ($1,000) allowances, and university housing during the 2020 summer program. See attachment for more details.  For more details and to apply, go to

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina is seeking applications for its REU Site- Disparities in the Criminal Justice System. The REU site brings together 9 selected undergraduate students with graduate students and faculty in the department to work on one of three research teams during the 10-week program. Students will conduct research, attend workshops, and receive a stipend ($5,000), travel ($500) and food ($1,000) allowances, and university housing during the 2020 summer program.  For more details and to apply, go to

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Police Officer - Mesa Police Department (Mesa, Arizona)

The Mesa Police Department will be accepting Police Officer Recruit applications.  Applicants will need to first apply online and if they meet minimum qualifications, we will invite them to our Physical Fitness and Written test, which is scheduled for March 7, 2020.  We will only be taking the first 800 online applications, so it will be best if they apply early.

The application deadline is February 24, 2020 - for more details and to apply, go to

Assistant Planner - Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is hiring full-time employees at the Assistant level in the Planning Department, with an emphasis on long range planning, multimodal transportation, governance, and/or land use and zoning. Some CMAP positions are contingent upon securing and retaining grant funding. Currently funding is secured for the Assistants positions through August 31, 2021, with the possibility to be renewed.

The application deadline is February 7, 2020 - for more details and to apply, go to

Call for Proposals: 2020 VCU Fellowships for Undergraduate Research

It is time again to announce our funded fellowship opportunities for undergraduates interested in conducting research during the summer of 2020!  In addition to the UROP Fellowships we are pleased to offer fellowships funded by the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Center for Community Engagement and Impact, and the Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry and Innovation (iCubed)!  As always, many thanks to these units for their support!

The deadline for proposals is March 10, 2020.  For more details and to submit, go to