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Accepting Applications: Spring 2020 Virginia Capital Semester Internship Program

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is currently recruiting interns for our Spring 2020 Virginia Capitl Semester Internship Program. 
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. The program is open to qualified undergraduate students from accredited public and private institutions across the country.  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!

Virginia Capitol Semester Chat

Stop by the Raleigh Building lobby to grab a Sugar Shack donut and learn about the Virginia Capitol Semester program. The Wilder School Office of Student Success will be available to share information about the program on the hour, each hour. Let us know you're coming:

2020 FBI Internship

The 2020 FBI summer internship application open is open! See details about internship here:

*Reminder- the application deadline this year is SEPTEMBER 15TH

ASPA 2020 Founders' Fellows Program

Geared toward accelerating careers of young public administrators, doctoral students and new researchers, this is ASPA's most competitive Fellowship program of the year and provides results that could last throughout your career. Whether you fit one of these descriptions or know someone who does, start thinking now about applying for one of our 20 available spots (or nominating a student for one).

The Founders' Fellows program recognizes the exceptional accomplishments and future potential of the next generation of public servants—in the academic and/or practitioner communities. The 2020 class will demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and professional promise.

The application deadline is October 11, 2019.  For more details go to

To apply, go to

VA Delegate Debra Rodman - Fellowship Opportunity

Debra Rodman for State Senate is looking for energetic and passionate people who are committed to electing qualified and determined candidates to join our field campaign to help us flip Virginia’s General Assembly from red to blue!

To apply, email your resume and/or letter of interest to

See attached PDF for details

National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

The National Nuclear Security Administration is now accepting applications for their Graduate Fellowship Program. This fellowship is a launchpad built on: challenging assignments, networking with national security leaders, leadership development, and mission impact


  • Enrolled and marticulating through a graduate degree program at the time of application or completed a graduate degree program on or after April 2, 2018.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.20/4.00
  • Available to work full time June 2020-2021


  • $53,300 salary ($63,550 post-docs)
  • $4,000 hiring incentive (taxed)
  • Competitive benefits package
  • A budget of $10,000 for travel and training
  • Up to $13,000 tuition reimbursement per calendar year (restrictions apply)

Applications can be completed using the following link:

Applications must be submitted on October 2, 2019, 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Please see attached document for more information.

Friends of Glen Sturtevant Internship & Part-Time Opportunities (Paid)

Are you looking to enter into politics, civil service, or want to practice democracy in action? Do you want to be part of Virginia's most exciting race right in Richmond? Senator Glen Sturtevant's reelection campaign is an ideal opportunity!
You'll work alongside campaign staff and leaders in our community. You will gain invaluable experience on Virginia's most high-profile campaign.
Tasks include:
  • Support campaign staff at headquarters with essential efforts such as phone banking, door-to-door canvassing and volunteer recruitment.
Applications close on November 6 at 9:00 AM.

Park(ing) Day RVA 2019

Max Hepp-Buchanan and Venture Richmond are in the process of organizing the biggest Richmond Park(ing) Day as a part of the annual global event Park(ing) Day. Students are invitied to visit some of the temporary parklets on September 20 and support the enthusiastic participants including two parklets designed by the VCU Office of Sustainability.

You can access the official event page for Park(ing) Day on Facebook:

You can also find a Google Map of Park(ing) Day Locations by clicking here:


Please see attached PDF for more details.

Nominate Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Students and Faculty/Staff!

This fall marks the 14th year of VCU's Burnside Watstein LGBTQIA+ Awards.  These awards celebrate individuals who improve the experience of LGBTQIA+ folks here at VCU and in the larger Richmond community. 
I am writing not only to invite you to the ceremony (details below), but to invite you to nominate students whom you feel have worked for greater LGBTQIA+ inclusion at VCU.  Or, to nominate professors and/or VCU staff whom you feel have done this work.  Student voices need to be heard at this ceremony, as well as student efforts celebrated.
LGBTQIA+ allies are wonderful to nominate too.

Call for Proposals - East Coast Greenway Alliance

Do you have greenways and trails expertise, insights and case studies to share? The East Coast Greenway Alliance and our Summit Host Committee invite innovative, cutting-edge proposals for the Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit, April 1-4, 2020 in Jacksonville, FL. Topics should be relevant to the challenges and opportunities facing the active transportation movement. This summit will bring together professionals and students from many fields — planning, recreation, public health, transportation, and community development — to share best practices, strengthen networks, and influence trail and greenway development in the Southeast region.

More information about the conference and call for proposals can be found here:

Submission deadline: September 20, 2019