L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

 Menu

Office of Student Success

Attentive students
Attentive students

Programming for your future

Prepare for and support your career in government and public affairs.

Office of Student Success

The Wilder School connects students from day one to make sure they have the resources they need to succeed. The Wilder School Office of Student Success provides student engagement and student success activities and opportunities for experiential learning that foster career development and academic excellence for Wilder School students.

We support internshipsfellowshipsscholarships, career opportunities, and outreach for partnerships within the government and public affairs professional community.

Featured Programming

We provide a range of professional workshops and employer engagement opportunities to help you as you build your professional brand. Be sure to check back often for additions!  

 

Upcoming Events 

 

Henrico Jailors Academy Lobby Chat

January 27, 2020, from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm in the Raleigh Building lobby

Stop by the Raleigh Building lobby to grab a snack and 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. Students can come by any time during those hours.

***Applications forms are located at the following link and are due February 14, 2020:  

https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/internships/

 

Career Fair Pregame:

February 11, 2020, from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm in Raleigh room 1013

Are you not sure how to prepare for a career fair, does the process feel a bit overwhelming?

Please join us for the Wilder School Career Fair Pregame workshop. Come and learn strategies for navigating a career fair and productively engaging with employers. Melinda Snyder with VCU Career Services will be presenting!

 

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Information Session: 

February 13, 2020, from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Raleigh room 1013

Interested in a job supporting the U.S. Intelligence Community? Come learn about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), why it’s a great place to work, and how you may be a fit! A recruiter will be on hand to discuss these items and answer your questions. Bring your resumes as the recruiter will discuss NGA's mission and the various full-time positions and internships that NGA offers.

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/442815

 

Career Fair Pregame (2nd offering of the same workshop hosted on 2/11):

February 17, 2020, from 3:00 am - 3:50 pm in Raleigh room 1013

Are you not sure how to prepare for a career fair, does the process feel a bit overwhelming?

Please join us for the Wilder School Career Fair Pregame workshop. Come and learn strategies for navigating a career fair and productively engaging with employers. Melinda Snyder with VCU Career Services will be presenting!

Defense Intelligence Agency Infomation Session 

February 20, 2020, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

Raleigh Building room B001 (basement/lower level).

Interested in working for the nation’s premier all-source military intelligence agency with a presence in 140+ countries? This month, a recent VCU graduate will discuss the hiring process and experiences working at DIA. DIA is recruiting for all portions – to include Analysis, Counterintelligence, and Science and Technology – and is interested in a wide range of students from the Wilder School. Students specifically interested in the CI Agent and Analysis career fields may provide their resumes at this event.

Students interested in future opportunities may additionally submit applications to internship programs and vacancy announcements posted on DIA’s Internships and Careers websites, listed below. DIA will announce for positions in the late March/April timeframe for a Summer 2020 hiring event, at which interviews and selections will occur. Thank you, and we hope to see you there!

For more information, go to https://www.dia.mil/Careers-and-Internships/Hiring-Process/

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/450883?ref=events-search  

 

Employer Showcase:

March 25, 2020, from 10 am - 2 pm in the Raleigh Building

The Wilder School Get in Gear for Your Career Employer Showcase is back!

Connect with local, state and federal organizations offering opportunities to help advance your career development through internships, volunteer and post-graduation opportunities. Still exploring what you might be interested in? Come learn about possible career options within the Government and Public Affairs field!

 

Featured Internships and Jobs

Image result for national geospatial-intelligence agency

 

 

Image result for virginia state

2020 Governor's Fellows program 

Application Deadline: March 9, 2020

 

 

 

FBI BAU Application

Image result for brookings 

Brookings Institution Summer 2020 Partnership School Research Internships

Due March 18th, 2020

Image result for fbi 

2020 Mayor's Fellows Program Overview


Check out additional opportunities using Handshake

The Current Semester's Enewsletters! 

   01272020

01092020   01292020

01142020   02052020

01212020

 

    

Office of Student Success