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.


Upcoming Events 

MDRC Information Session 

January 23rd, 2019

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Scherer Hall room 401

Topics to be covered:

  • The education policy issues that MDRC is addressing
  • The research, analytical, communication, and leadership skills that MDRC seeks in candidates
  • MDRC staff members' career paths

See the following for details: MDRC

Summer Basic Jailors Academy Information Session 

January 24, 2019

3:00pm - 3:50pm 

Raleigh Building room 1013

The Summer Basic Jailor Academy is an amazing summer internship opportunity for CRJS students to earn internship credit while simultaneously earning certification as a Jailor/Sheriff through the Department of Criminal Justice Services. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible for part-time employment in Henrico Sheriff's offices. 

Come to the information session to learn more about this great internship program! 

Featured Internships and Jobs

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Office of Student Success