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Spring 2020: VCU College of Humanities & Sciences - Print Journalism (or) Public Relations Intern

Nov 18, 2019

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

Name of Business:

VCU, The College of Humanities and Sciences


Type of internship

Print journalism or public relations


Communications Intern Position Description

The College of Humanities and Sciences is accepting applications for an enthusiastic student intern with a passion for communications and a talent for creating engaging content. The successful candidate will work with the director of communications to produce content for digital and print materials, social media, and the web. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and creative individual with strong writing skills. We are looking to you to tell the stories of the College in an interesting and engaging way. This internship also requires organizational skills, self-motivation, and an ability to meet deadlines. 


Intern Responsibilities

  • Research and write news stories, profiles, features, and social media content
  • Conduct interviews with faculty, staff, students, and alumni as needed for stories
  • Assist the director of communications and the social media coordinator with any communications needs
  • Collaborate with video and graphic design interns on content for the College
  • Utilize a content management system to assist with digital newsletter and web content


Intern Qualifications

Junior or Senior with 3.0 GPA

Strong writing and interviewing skills

Strong communicator

Ability to meet deadlines

Organized and detail-orientated


Ability to work on computers or the ability to learn the software quickly


When offered

Year-round, hours are flexible



Unpaid; college credit



Blanton House, Monroe Park Campus


Who to contact

Alexis Finc, director of communications


How to contact

Please email a cover letter/resume and three writing samples to Alexis Finc, director of communications (