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Fall 2018: VCU Innovation Gateway - Staff Writer / Content Management Intern (PAID)

Aug 20, 2018

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

Description of Organization

 

At VCU Innovation Gateway, our mission is to enhance the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at Virginia Commonwealth University, and to grow the innovation ecosystem in the Richmond, Virginia, region. Important research at VCU includes:

 



Responsibilities

 

  • Research and write news releases for distribution (See examples above)
  • Manage and lead social media campaigns around targeted technologies
  • Support innovation managers on writing of marketing fliers (Example here)
  • Support marketing and PR campaigns in collaboration with outside firm

 

Qualifications

 

  • Strong writing skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little handholding
  • Able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience writing interview based stories

 

When offered

 

Offered on a continuing basis, all semesters, applicants are welcome to continue work past or outside of internship.

 

Paid/unpaid/stipend

Paid, negotiable. Up to 20 hours per week.

 

How far from campus

On campus, remote work allowed for up to 75% of time. Will require occasional faculty interviews across campus.  

 

Who to Contact

 

Brent Fagg,

Innovation Manager

800 East Leigh st, Richmond

804-827-2211

bfagg@vcu.edu

 

How to Contact

 

Please e-mail Brent Fagg with your resume and writing sample.