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Fall 2017: Podium - Social & Digital Media / Communications Intern

Sep 6, 2017

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

Organization: Podium is a local, non-profit organization. We give Richmond middle and high school students the opportunity to explore their passion for the literary arts while learning writing and communication skills through after-school programs, summer teen leadership conference, open mic showcases, and through our youth literary journal publications.




  • Manage Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other relevant accounts

  • Research content relevant to organization’s mission

  • Organize archive of digital images and videos

  • Report on online activity and best practice models/analytics

  • Assist with creation of digital and print content (blog, website, newsletters)

  • Opportunity to create a portfolio project of your choosing!



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative self-starter who can work independently and collaboratively in a diverse environment

  • Working knowledge of social media platforms

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience with photo and video editing software (Adobe or equivalent)

You will receive a firsthand look at how community organizations work, have networking opportunities with board members, and create positive change in the community.  This position is unpaid. Academic credit available. Flexible hours, with approximately 10 hours a week. The office is located on Hull St. (downtown campus connector drops 3 blocks away); access to reliable transportation a must. Contact Lindy Bumgarner, Executive Director, at for more information or to apply. Applicants should submit a resume and copy of class schedule.