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Internships/Opportunities Resource Reminder

As a reminder, OSS would like to reminder students of the VCU resources available for seeking internship, project-based experience, and volunteer opportunties: 

Handshake at VCU- if you never activated your account, see the attached for directions

Student Opportunty Center - a new VCU resource for students to find virtual experiential learning opportunities - archive of internships promoted through the WS Office of Student Success 

Virginia Department of Social Services Office of Newcomer Services Intern

The Virginia Department of Social Services Office of Newcomer Services is seeking two unpaid interns. This position will assist the Director with the development of a new sub-office within their unit called the Office of New Americans, which will provide resources to newly arrived immigrants in Virginia.  Refugees, asylees, trafficking victims, and Special Immigrant Visa holders are the other main populations they serve.

Duties would include research, special projects, and program functions. The person will function as a staff member. The internships would start in the fall but could continue for an entire academic year if the applicants are so inclined. It would be located at 801 E. Main St. if their work resumes in that physical location. Currently, the intern would be teleworking only. They would need Internet access.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has an interest in this work and can commit to a full academic year. Graduate and Undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

For consideration, Please send resume and cover letter to by Thursday, June 11, 2020

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid)

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2021 Student Internship Program (Unpaid).

Please visit the Intern section of our careers website for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2021 Student Internship Program (Unpaid), and to learn about the selection process and which office may be right for you.

Visit to view and apply to the announcement. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 12, 2020.

We suggest that you submit your application as early as possible to ensure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur.

U.S. citizenship is required. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at

Investigative Assistant Intern

The Arlington Police Department is seeking an Investigative Assistant Intern for Fall 2020. The application deadline is July 1st. 

Visit the following link for details and to apply. 


The United Way Worldwide Cause Marketing Intern

The United Way Worldwide is seeking a Cause Marketing Intern. The internship is located in Alexandria, Virginia. 

  • Interest in non-profit or mission driven work  
  • Interest in partnerships and marketing in general  
  • Excellent writing and editing 
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team  
  • Strong time management and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Strong teamwork skills to see a project to completion

For details and to apply visit the following link. 

The application deadline is June 30, 2020.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Intern

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is seeking a Program and Policy intern with The Partnership Center. 

This is an unpaid internship in DC offered summer, fall, and spring. For details visit the following link and send your resume and cover letter to HHSIEA (at)

Summer of 2021 DOD National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Security Intern

The Department of Defense National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) is seeking a Security Intern. The Internship is located in Chantilly, VA. The application deadline is June 30, 2020. 

For details visit:

and to apply visit:

ONE DC Resource Organizer

ONE DC is hiring for a Resource Organizer. For details visit:

Please submit resume and cover letter electronically to Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2020.

Memphis & Shelby County Division of Planning and Development Manager of Zoning

The Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development is seeking applicants to fill the position of Manager of Zoning Enforcement. The deadline to apply is June 12, 2020. Please visit the following link for a full job description and to apply online: