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Fall 2016: Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce - Various Communications Internships

Aug 25, 2016

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

Virginia Asian chamber of commerce –

FALL-2016 &  WINTER 2017

internship opportunity announcement at Virginia commonwealth university

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture

the Virginia asian chamber of commerce seeks qualified vcu students interested in obtaining a unique multi-cultural and business internship experience with the chamber in its marketing , business development, and  education programs for students majored in  public relations, event planning, arts, advertizing, writing, and communications. we look for students interested in helping us with projects  through our 3 main project types:

  1. domestic and global community development projects – statewide community outreach-communication skills
  2. 2.       events management  - logistics /research
  3. 3.       journalism/public relations/news writing/graphic design/marketing                                                                                                                   

worksite location:   downtown richmond area at the lobby of downtown richmond suntrust bank headquarters- 919 east main st, richmond,  on public bus line  student can also work part of the week from her-his home office ( flexible work schedule). mentoring will be part of the internship.

# of positions:  3-5  positions- schedule: between 10 and 5 pm - monday to friday in downtown richmond on vcu bus line - 4-5 hrs weekly – non paid internship.

academic credit:  academic credit can be arranged. this intense internship as earned undergraduate and graduate students for academic credits at the 3.00 or 4.00 credit level classes, or direct study.

intern task description:    tasks will be customized for each student based on students major and interest-  majority of tasks are professional level- with high emphasis on graphic design using photo shop - adobe- research- website maintenance (using wordpress ) -  social media- event  management-with  supervisor ‘s guidance and coaching.

we seek talents  with efficiency in photo shop- adobe- graphic design


sophomore level and up -  graduate and undergraduate college students majored in all majors related to  liberal arts- communications- journalism- international studies. must have lap tops.

learning benefits- track record of employment obtained after internship completion and graduation from colleges and universities

exposure to statewide asian community, small business, corporate world, non profits, service agencies, embassies, virginia governor’s office, virginia general assembly. direct interaction with multi-ethnic asian business and communities and high levels of government-international embassies.   our interns have obtained full time professional employment with:  northrop grumman, general dynamic, the white house, governor’s office, virginia general assembly offices. advancement to top us graduate programs  such as uva-mit-harvard.


contact: ms. my lan tran, executive director - email: -tel: (804) 502-8081. please send a resume.