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Spring 2019: VCU Education Abroad Office - Communications & Outreach Intern (PAID - Deadline - January 9th, 2019)

Dec 14, 2018

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

The VCU Education Abroad Office is dedicated to supporting the internationalization of the VCU campus and enhancing students’ academic experience through education abroad. The Education Abroad Office provides a wide array of study abroad opportunities to VCU students wishing to add an international experience to their academic studies. We also assist international exchange students who wish to study at VCU for a short term. Communications & Outreach interns will have the opportunity to learn about outreach and promotions and apply working knowledge of their chosen mass communications field within the environment of international education and higher education through the internship experience.


Position Description: VCU Education Abroad Office is seeking intern/s for spring 2019. Intern(s) need to be enthusiastic, motivated, and organized self-starters. Communications & Outreach Intern position will assist in the development of marketing tools; promoting and growing  Ed Abroad’s social media presence; video creation; developing and editing website content; assisting with outreach events and some administrative duties.

Compensation: 1-3 credit hours. Upon successful completion of the internship, student will receive a $500 scholarship toward an approved study abroad program.

Hours: Flexibility in the scheduled hours to begin immediately. The position will require occasional weekend and evening availability for special events. Duration of the internship may be extended to the following term.



  • Experience with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Hootsuite, Tweet Deck)
  • Experience with, Adobe suite, Wordpress
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading ability
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Presentation experience and ability to captivate an audience


Relevant fields:

Mass communications, public relations, international education, higher education, video production, social media, graphic design, marketing, academic advising


How to apply:

Please email cover letter, resume and references to:

Simone Biasuzzi at by January 9, 2019