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Fall 2016: OccasionGenuis - Communications Intern

Aug 26, 2016

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

OccasionGenius (previously, PartyRVA) is taking interns for its Fall Semester. This is the 5th semester taking interns from VCU. is the one-stop site that matches people planing events with local, hidden gems in Richmond. Founded in Richmond in January 2015 as PartyRVA, the startup's award-winning platform has been named "Best Regional Startup 2015" in the i.e. Competition, "Best Startup" in START!Peninsula 4.0, and "Best Pitch Idea" by Capital One Labs. The startup was accelerated by Lighthouse Labs RVA Accelerator Program and by the DC I-Corps Regional Training Program. In 2016, the startup changed the name to OccasionGenius for a national launch.
This fall semester, interns are needed to assist with multiple aspects of the site, depending on their area of interest and/or expertise, including:
Social Media
Graphic Design
Website and Product Testing
Data Analysis
Content Management
Listing Research
The internship requires commitment and flexibility, as things are constantly pivoting in a fast-moving startup!
Interns typically get to come to try out interesting events as well with the rest of the team. 
The office is in Shockoe Bottom but most work can be done remotely.
Please do not just send a resume; please be sure to explain what is exciting about working with us in the email. 
Please contact Nate Marcus, Founder at