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Steps to a Federal Pathways Internship for Students and Recent Grads

Tuesday, September, 24 

12:00- 12:50 pm 

Raleigh Building room 1013

Are you interested in applying for student and recent graduate opportunities with the Federal Government? Not sure what steps to take to help reach your goals? Come to this workshop hosted by the Office of Student Success to learn helpful tips for navigating and submitting a quality application.

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Nonprofit Careers Revealed Career Panel

Hear from professionals working in nonprofit roles to learn about their experiences working at a nonprofit organization.

Date: Tuesday September 24, 4:00-5:00 pm
Location: SGA Senate Chambers, first floor of Student Commons

Get in Gear Event: United States Capitol Police information session

Thursday, September 26th

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm 

Raleigh Building room 1013

The Wilder School's Office of Student Success is hosting an open information session featuring the United States Capitol Police department. If you are interested in learning more about the types of employment and internship opportunities that exist with the U.S. Capitol Police, please join us!

This is a great opportunity to enter federal law enforcement! 

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Job Search & Career Fair Pregame workshop

Thursday, Sept. 26th

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Raleigh Building room 1013

Are you not sure how to prepare for a career fair, does the job search process feel a bit overwhelming? Please join us for the Wilder School Job Search & Career Fair Pregame workshop. Come and learn strategies for navigating these tasks. Melinda Snyder with VCU Career Services will be presenting!

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PASA Speaker Series

Join PASA on Wednesday, September 25 from 7-8pm in Room B001 of the Raleigh building for discussion on criminal justice, reducing recidivism, and building a non-profit with Tom Barbour, co-founder of the Virginia Holistic Justice Initiative.  There will be free refreshments!

Richmond World Affair Council - The U.S. Nuclear Posture

On September 26th, the Council will host Guy Roberts, until recently Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Systems. He will present on the topic of “The U.S. Nuclear Posture.”

The event will be from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the Grand Ballroom at the historic Jefferson Hotel in downtown Richmond.

Admission is always free for students - to register go to

VRPS James Cole Scholarship

This $2000 scholarship was developed in memory of James K. Cole, a Parks and Recreation Professional from the City of Virginia Beach, who was dedicated to the profession.  As a memorial to his life's work, an academic scholarship was established in his name.
The scholarship is designed to assist junior, senior and graduate students majoring in the Leisure Service field who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
For more information and to apply, go to  The deadline for application is October 15, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Accepting Applications: Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Spring 2020

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is currently recruiting interns for our Spring 2020 Virginia Capitol 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!
The deadline to apply is October 1, 2019. For more information go to our website and to apply go to the application here!

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment.

For more information and to apply, go to - the application deadline is October 4, 2019.

FAA Management & Program Analyst (Pathways Recent Graduate)

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking Management & Program Analysts through the Pathways program. This is a great opportunity for MPA students graduating in the fall or the spring. They are seeking applicants with experience analyzing data from multiple sources, compiling and analyzing information, and conducting analyses to draw conclusions. See details here:

29th Citizens Police Academy

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Would you like to learn more about the Richmond Police Department? The Department is now accepting applications for the 29th Citizens Police Academy as a way to improve relationships with RPD, develop stronger advocates, and promote safety in the community. The Citizens Police Academy begins October 1 and runs through November 26. The sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Richmond Police Headquarters, 200 West Grace Street and various locations throughout the city.

For more information, email  To apply, go to  The application deadline is before the start of the academy on October 1st.

Case Manager - U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is one of twelve regional appellate courts within the federal judicial system. The court hears appeals from the nine federal district courts in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina and from federal administrative agencies.  Case managers are responsible for managing the procedural aspects of an appeal from case opening through issuance of the mandate. Responsibilities include: opening new cases filed in the Court, maintaining the case docket, setting filing deadlines, obtaining compliance with fee and filing requirements, processing motions pursuant to the Court’s operating procedures, reviewing briefs and other documents for compliance with appellate rules, taking action on documents filed with the Court, drafting orders, entering judgments, monitoring the status of appeals, and answering procedural questions regarding the case from counsel, litigants, and other offices.

The deadline for application is September 27, 2019.  For more information and instructions on how to apply, go to

Feminist Majority - Part-time PAID Job Opportunity

Feminist Majority, a national organization is currently hiring students at the Virginia Commonwealth University for an independent expenditure campaign in VA to elect progressive feminist candidates. The job is part time and paid at the hourly rate of $15- students will be working to help mobilize the community of Richmond to get out the vote.

For more information, call 703-522-2214 and for general information about the organization, go to 

Democratic Party of Virginia - Field Organizer

The Democratic Party of Virginia is hiring Organizers to build a diverse and robust organizing team for the 2019 General Assembly elections. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to helping elect Virginia Democrats this year in some of the most hotly contested state legislative races.

We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible so please apply ASAP if interested!

To apply please send an email with the title of ‘Field Organizer’ in the subject line with your resume and a short statement of interests to