Summer 2024: VCU Enterprise Marketing & Communications - Social Media InternPAID

VCU Social Media Internship Opportunity:

VCU’s Public Relations and Brand Marketing Social Media team within the Division of Enterprise Marketing and Communications is looking for social media interns to join our team!

This is a paid internship at $12/hour for up to 15 hours/week.

Course credit may be given to those needing to fulfill major program internship requirements. This internship is fully in-person and on campus, hours are determined around class schedules and business hours.


  • Create, source, and strategize social media content for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Monitor social media for trending topics to utilize on all social media channels
  • Perform analysis of marketing and metric data
  • Design graphics for social media content
  • Perform SEO functions to include keyword analysis
  • Provide ideas and feedback for business development
  • Attend virtual and in-person team meetings as needed


  • VCU student (sophomore/junior/senior) majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or Advertising
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Driven and hard working
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Google Drive and MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel experience
  • 1+ years of social media management experience or equivalent coursework
  • Experience creating graphics and video with Adobe Premiere/Photoshop/InDesign and/or Adobe Spark and Canva
  • Passion for all things social media, interest in emerging platforms and features that can help expand our reach with students, faculty, staff, parents and the community
  • Eye for visual and engaging storytelling
  • Able to be on camera and engage with new people

This internship is open on a rolling basis, send your application materials today! Interns are hired every semester during the previous semester. Summer and fall interns are hired during the spring semester and spring interns are hired during the fall semester.

Please email a cover letter, resume, portfolio items or website & at least two professional references to: Ms. Saher Randhawa, VCU Senior Social Media & Communications Manager, Email: