Spring 2024: VCU Military Student Services - Communications Intern

Communications Fall Intern

This internship is a challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic person to contribute to the growth of a highly active organization at VCU. The intern will gain hands on communications experience and learn to communicate to targeted audiences in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating with MSS Communications staff to learn approved VCU branding and communications processes
  • Managing and updating Military Student Services and Student Veterans Association Social Media
  • Promotion and advertising for office events through flyers, videos, email blasts, and social media content
  • Creating communications materials for changes in Veterans Affairs policies and procedures
  • Creating materials to inform our audience of benefits, scholarships, and other opportunities
  • Communicating MSS procedure processes and changes to our students.

Requirements include:

  • Be trained in VCU social media requirements for ADA compliance
  • Applicant should be a VCU mass communications student in one of the following programs: public relations, creative or strategic advertising, or journalism
  • Should be creative and understand or be able to learn how to best communicate with our military-affiliated and veteran audience at VCU
  • Be a self-starting, motivated individual with a desire to help, inform, entertain, and encourage our military-affiliated community at VCU
  • Applicant should have a desire to learn about Veterans Affairs benefits and military/veteran culture
  • Possess skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Google Applications, or Microsoft Office programs
  • Have basic public relations, advertising, writing, editing, and promotional skills.

Apply by sending a resume to Steven Ross at stross@vcu.edu