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Spring 2019: Q Virginia Magazine - Various Internships

Nov 19, 2018

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

Q Media is Virginia’s LGBTQ Media Company. We are a nonpartisan, non-activist and family-friendly company— something truly unique in the LGBTQ media landscape. Our mission is to promote equality through storytelling. We also encourage inclusive economic development and provide various platforms for diverse communities to be a part of our region's evolving social, economic and political narrative. We publish Q Virginia magazine, produce The Q Guidebook and engage our diverse and growing audience through new media. We also host events including Q Weddings, educational seminars and community forums. Join the conversation today!


We are planning on hosting two internship recruiting events for the spring semester (one before winter break and one after winter break). The first event will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2:30-4:30pm in the Student Commons. The second event will be announced in January.

Content Creation Fellowship

  • Draft compelling stories and blogs for Q Virginia’s print and digital media platforms
  • Conduct interviews with relevant people, businesses and organizations to generate content
  • Curate news sites for relevant content that can be crafted into stories and blogs for our company
  • Regularly seek out new stories from sources across Virginia, DC and beyond

o very strong writing and grammar skills are essential

Sales & Business Development Fellowship*

  • Develop sales, content and partnership leads by establishing relationships with businesses and organizations across VA & DC
  • Following-up with each lead and documenting all communications and progress into a customer relationship management software and keeping senior staff apprised of progress
  • Maintain comprehensive database of targeted businesses and community organizations
  • *This position gives student fellows the opportunity to earn sales commissions when appropriate.

Digital Marketing and Communications Fellowship

  • Assist with managing all website content, updating it regularly
  • Assist with managing all listings within the digital version of The Q Guidebook
  • Assist with developing and implementing social media marketing campaigns
  • Work with our Director of Communications and Marketing to design regular e-newsletters with MailChimp, draft and disseminate press releases, email blasts and newsletters

Visual Arts and Media Fellowship

  • Design graphics for use in print and digital media
  • Attend and photograph and/or film company events and/or other events that Q Virginia deems appropriate
  • Edit audio and video media for Q Virginia’s digital content
  • knowledge of graphic design software required

Email resumes and a writing sample to