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Spring 2018: VCU Military Student Services - Communications Intern

Dec 7, 2017

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

Job Title: Communications Intern

Location: VCU Military Student Services Grace E. Harris Hall, Room 3122

Reports to: Director of Military Student Services

Start Date: Spring semester, 2018

Hours: 15-20 Per Week

This internship is a challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic person to contribute to the growth of a highly active organization at VCU. The intern will gain hands on communications experience and learn to communicate to targeted audiences in a fast-paced environment.


    • Coordinating with MSS Communications staff to learn approved VCU branding and communications processes
    • Managing and updating Military Student Services and Student Veterans Association Social Media
    • Promotion and advertising for office events through flyers, videos, email blasts, and social media content


  • Creating communications materials for changes in Veterans Affairs policies and procedures


  • Creating materials to inform our audience of benefits, scholarships, and other opportunities
  • Communicating MSS procedure processes and changes to our students.

Intern Requirement and Skills:

  • Be trained in VCU social media requirements for ADA compliance


  • Applicant should be a VCU mass communications student in one of the following programs: public relations, creative or strategic advertising, or journalism


  • Should be creative and understand or be able to learn how to best communicate with our military-affiliated and veteran audience at VCU
  • Be a self-starting, motivated individual with a desire to help, inform, entertain, and encourage our military-affiliated community at VCU
  • Applicant should have a desire to learn about Veterans Affairs benefits and military/veteran culture
  • Possess skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Google Applications, or Microsoft Office programs
  • Have basic public relations, advertising, writing, editing, and promotional skills.

Apply by sending a resume to Steven Ross at