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Spring 2019: YWCA Richmond - Marketing & Communications Intern

Nov 20, 2018

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

The YWCA of Richmond offers internships during the Fall/Spring and Summer academic semesters.  The internship program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to assist with carrying out the mission and vision of the YWCA of Richmond.  The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We strengthen our community by creating and advancing opportunities to empower women, children, and families to live their best lives.  We accomplish the latter through our programs such as domestic and sexual violence services and our nationally accredited pre-school program.

Internship Positions Available: Internship opportunities are available throughout our organization to support our mission and vision to empower women, children and families and strengthen our community.  We utilize talented interns to support our Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs, our preschool, and in communication, development, and strategic roles. Internship opportunities and needs vary so please visit the he YWCA of Richmond’s website for a list of the specific internships available.  The internship descriptions can also be emailed upon request.

Eligibility: A candidate must be an undergraduate student; graduate student; or have graduated from college within 12 months of beginning the internship.

General Information: Interns may receive academic credit if an agreement is made between the YWCA of Richmond and the intern’s college or university.  All interns are subject to the applicable YWCA of Richmond employee rules. Generally our counselor interns, family & child specialist interns, hotline interns, and advocacy interns are expected to work a minimum of 14 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters.  Other intern roles, including those in the preschool, development, and communication area are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week; however, the hours may vary depending on the specific area of focus. Please refer to the intern description for all details about work requirements.

Application Procedures: Candidates must complete an application form and submit it with their cover letter and resume. Some internship positions require additional application materials, such as a writing sample.  All application items must be submitted as a complete package. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Application Deadlines: Intern position deadlines will be posted on the internship website.

Mail or Fax or Email Applications to:  

YWCA of Richmond

c/o: Internship Program

6 N. 5th Street

Richmond, VA 23219

Fax: 804.643.1314



Where to go for Further Information:  please see the job descriptions for more details.