L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs


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 internships, fellowships, scholarships, 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. Click the following link to view the Fall 2019 events. Be sure to check back often for additions!  


Upcoming Events 


Discover Connect Engage: Wilder School Welcome Week Student Panel

Monday, August 19 from 12:00 p.m -1:00 p.m., Raleigh Bldg , Room 1013



Get-in-Gear Event: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Information Session

Tuesday, September 3 from 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Raleigh Bldg, Room 1013


Get in Gear Event- Careers with the FBI

Thursday, September 5 from 2:00- 3:00 p.m., Raleigh Bldg, Room B001

Virginia Capitol Semester Chats


Tuesday, September 10 from 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (walk-up basis), Raleigh Bldg, lobby

Ten Steps to a Federal Pathways Internship for Students and Recent Grads

Tuesday, September 24 from 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m., Raleigh Bldg, Room 1013 


Job Search & Career Fair Pregame workshop

Thursday, September 26 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., Raleigh Bldg, 1013


Get-in-Gear Event: United States Capitol Police Information Session

Thursday, September 26 from 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m., Raleigh Bldg, 1013

Featured Internships and Jobs

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  FBI BAU Application

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Office of Student Success