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Spring 2019: Podium - Social and Digital Media/Communication Intern

Nov 19, 2018

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 youth literary journal publications.


Projects can include:


  • Managing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other relevant accounts
  • Researching 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), developing promotional materials
  • Assisting with media relationships and sponsorships
  • 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 and email
  • Experience with editing software (Adobe, Canva, or equivalent)


You will receive a firsthand look at how community organizations work, have networking opportunities with board members (many of whom work for companies in the writing, editing, publishing, and marketing/advertising industry), and create positive change in the community.  This position is unpaid. Academic credit available. Flexible hours (some work can be done from home), approximately 7-10 hours a week. The Podium office is located at 320 Hull St., approximately 10 minutes from VCU. The campus connector stops 3 blocks away. Contact Vicki Yeroian, for more information or to apply. Please submit a resume and copy of class schedule.