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 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 

Target Asset Protection Virtual Information Session

Thursday, April 9th 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Registration link: https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/vp0pc-mtrD8icd7rCGAxh8zQGjotZDq67Q

Learn about exciting opportunities to join an industry-leading team resolving theft and fraud while protecting guests and the Target team. The topics covered will include information on Target's internship and job opportunities in Asset Protection. 

Target Contact: Jamel Mitchum: Jamel.Mitchum@target.com VCU Wilder School Contact: Ashley Harrison: harrisona2@vcu.edu


Chesterfield County Police Department Virtual Information Session

Thursday, April 16th

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Chesterfield County Police Department is hosting a virtual information session on Thursday, April 16th, 2020! Sign on the Zoom link and learn about job opportunities with their department.

Join link: https://zoom.us/j/791229150

Featured Internships and Jobs

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 The Governor's Fellows program 




FBI BAU Application

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Office of Student Success