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CARES Act Funds - still available

The CARES Act Emergency Relief Funds are still available. Please submit applications by Friday, September 4, 2020, for consideration:


'Working While Black' Panel

Thursday, Sep. 10, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The workplace has become increasingly diverse, and the journey is made easier when you can see yourself reflected in the faces of people who have gone before you. Join VCU Career Services to connect with and hear from a panel of diverse professionals in the "Working While Black" panel. The panel will offer a critical examination of how being Black/African American impacts the workplace experience across many different industries. Students, faculty and staff are invited. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Ash Taylor-Beierl at or (804) 828-6166 or visit

Presidential Management Fellows Alumni Panel


You are cordially invited to attend the following lunch hour Zoom webinar to hear real stories and experiences of a group of NASPAA school alumni who are Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) at a variety of federal agencies throughout the country. (See attached marketing flyer).








School of Medicine Development FWS position

This position will assist the School of Medicine’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations on a variety of tasks and generally provide administrative support to the development team. In addition to general project management duties, administrative support, stewardship tasks, and event planning/management, the position’s responsibilities may include: updating and maintaining data in the university’s alumni database, preparing and proofreading outbound correspondence, coordinating and assisting in the execution of events including Reunion Weekend, and researching endowment and recipient information.

Position is well-suited for students with an interest/experience in nonprofit management, public administration, fundraising, development, and alumni relations. This position will interface with donors, alumni and executive level administrators, so strong writing and interpersonal communications skills as well as sound professional judgment and discretion are essential. The incumbent must closely adhere to the university’s policy on data access and confidentiality.

Position will be approx. 15 hours per week. Although schedule flexibility is permitted with advance notice, the incumbent must be able to maintain consistent work schedule, particularly in the months of February and March and must be able to work throughout reunion weekend (April 16-18, 2021).

Technical skills required: Microsoft Office (especially Outlook), Word & Excel, G-suite. Bachelor’s degree and progress towards relevant graduate degree in a VCU program required.

Link to apply 

All applicants must be approved for Federal Work Study. 

For questions contact

2021 Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Program

Accepting Applications: Spring 2021 Virginia Capital Semester Internship Program

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is currently recruiting interns for our Spring 2021 Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Program. 
**This internship is intended to start in January 2021. Due to COVID- 19,  this is subject to change. Our office is monitoring mandates from the university regarding VCU-sponsored internship programs.**
Students of ALL majors are welcomed to apply!
The Virginia Capitol Semester Internship program is your chance to gain firsthand experience in the legislative arena while taking classes as a student at VCU.  Whether you see yourself tackling criminal justice reform, renewable energy or creating educational pathways out of poverty for underrepresented individuals around the commonwealth, the Virginia Capitol Semester Internship program will prepare you with the skills, knowledge, and experience to make a difference now and in the future!
The deadline to apply is October 1, 2020. For more information go to and to apply go to


The Global Markets Office of China (GM China) in the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce welcomes applications for five unpaid virtual part-time internships this fall.

Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university, and living in the United States. Because these internships will be virtual, applicants will need to have a workspace, a personal computer with internet access, and a personal phone. The minimum time commitment is 14 hours per week. Timing of work hours is flexible.

Any interested applicants are asked to please submit a resume and cover letter by email to Nicole Melcher ( in GM China by 11:59 pm on Monday, September 14, 2020. Applications will be reviewed as they are received so submission before the deadline is encouraged. 

For details visit Handshake:

Arlington Police Department Internship - Spring 2021

The Arlington County Police Department is accepting applications for the Spring 2021 semester. The deadline is October 1, 2020; they are looking to hire between 3-8 interns for the semester.  Students may find the job posting using this link: or can go directly to the ACPD website:

World Relief Triad Internships

The internship program at World Relief is a competitive program that accepts students and recent graduates from universities across the United States.  We select applicants from all fields of study who demonstrate excellence in service and learning, and a desire to serve refugees, immigrants, survivors of trafficking, and the communities that welcome them.  World Relief interns have the opportunity to build professional skills and gain real-world experience in the non-profit sector.  Interns will learn about local and global issues impacting refugees, immigrants, and survivors of trafficking through training and by assisting with direct-services to our clients and community.   

While all internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 16 hrs a week, the program is competitive so you are encouraged to approach it in the same way you would a job. For more information about World Relief’s internship opportunities, please call 336-887-9007.
Start and End Dates
FALL 2020: Monday, August 24, 2020 - Friday, November 20, 2020 
SPRING 2021: Monday, January 11, 2020 - Friday, April 23, 2020
FALL 2021: TBD 

House Democratic Caucus Operations Intern

The House Democratic Caucus Office is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Operations interns to work remotely in a fast-paced leadership office. Interns will be primarily responsible for department-specific responsibilities such as providing outreach support to Democratic Member offices, managing logistics and assisting with team projects.

The term of this paid internship will be from mid-September to December 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interns will solely work remotely for the duration of the internship and be provided the appropriate work equipment.  Applicants do not need to be in the Washington, D.C. area but must be willing to work on Eastern Time

For details and to apply visit Handshake:

Qualified applicants should send PDF versions of their resume, cover letter and three professional references to with the subject line “APPLICANT NAME Fall 2020 Operations Internship Application.” Women, minorities, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET.  

Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program

In response to the increasing demand for skilled Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workers in Virginia, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) has created the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). CSIIP links companies and students in STEM, including but not limited to high-need areas such as Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science (Data Analytics, Data Visualization, etc.), Information Technology, Engineering, Physical Science and Financial majors (Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics).

The CSIIP application and additional information may be found at Although there are no deadlines, it is best that students apply sooner than later for these opportunities. 

Internship - The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The Center seeks highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students (including law), as well as recent graduates, in the following areas for full-and occasionally part-time paid internships: Communications, Government Affairs, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Policy, and Family Income Support.

For details please visit:


  • Undergraduate students receive $15.00 per hour.
  • Students with a bachelor's degree receive $16.00 per hour.
  • Graduate students receive $17.00 per hour.
  • Students with a master’s or law degree receive $18.00 per hour.
  • Doctoral students may receive $17.00 - $20.00, depending on progress towards completion of degree requirements, relevant coursework, and research.

To apply for an internship position, click on CURRENT INTERN OPENINGS on the menu bar to the left. Only complete electronic applications through the application portal will be accepted. Applications submitted by mail or email will not be accepted.

Please have ready the following material to submit with your application.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
  • References — contact information for two references

For inquiries about the application process, please email:


Policy assistant - Results for America

Results for America is seeking a highly-skilled, energetic, entrepreneurial Policy Assistant to support its federal and state policy agendas. This position requires a successful candidate to have excellent organizational skills and demonstrated experience in policy. The ideal candidate also will possess methodical planning skills, a strong customer-service focus, excellent interpersonal skills, strong writing ability, and an interest in becoming a team player in an entrepreneurial environment.

For details please visit

This is a full-time, exempt position at 40 hours per week. There may be instances where the Program Assistant is asked to work additional hours or travel, as needed.

Salary range and benefits package: highly competitive. If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at, subject:  "Policy Assistant – Your Name".

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

BCDC is hiring a Coastal Planner (Coastal Program Analyst II / Research Data Analyst II). Under general direction of the Planning Manager, the Coastal Planner will work independently to research and analyze complex planning policy topics, involving shoreline development, ecosystem restoration, Bay filling and dredging, resource conservation, public use and enjoyment of the Bay as staff to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. Planning topics may include: updating Special Area Plans for specific areas along the shoreline; updating the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan; balancing redevelopment, historic preservation, adaptation to rising sea level, public trust consistency and public access along the San Francisco waterfront; adaptive management of public access in light of rising sea level; allowing Bay fill for multi-benefit flood protection; and/or updating policies regarding water-related recreation and transportation, such as marinas and ferries. This work involves leading and facilitating open, transparent policy amendments with stakeholders and the public.

Serve on the VCU Safety and Well-being Advisory Committee

VCU is steadfast in its commitment to police and safety reform. To achieve sustainable change, a new committee—the Safety and Well-being Advisory Committee—has been charged with defining and instituting the components of a new transformational model for public safety and wellness across campus, independent of VCU Police. The committee will support VCU in its growth to evolve the existing safety model to one which offers a greater focus on equitably and more holistically fostering the safety and well-being of every individual on our campus.

We seek dedicated candidates who feel compelled to lend us their expertise and are willing to commit to serving as a member from September 2020 to May 2021.

Andrew Daire, Ph.D., dean, School of Education, and Sheryl Garland, chief of health impact, VCU Health System, will lead the committee as co-chairs. We anticipate the committee will meet a minimum of twice a month, concluding after findings are presented to the VCU Board of Visitors and the VCU Health System Authority Board of Directors next May. Please advise if you have recommendations regarding individuals who may be interested in joining us in our charge.

Please apply or refer interested individuals to complete the online application/nomination form by September 4, 2020. Committee members will be selected from submitted applications and nominations.

To learn more about the VCU Safety and Well-being Advisory Committee, visit the committee’s website at or contact the committee at