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Summer 2019: The Valentine - Student Intern (PAID - Deadline - March 15th, 2019)

Jan 29, 2019

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

Since 2006 the Valentine has offered funded summer internships to students interested in working in the museum field. Generously funded by the Kip Kephart Foundation and in memory of Bobby Chandler, Valentine Summer Internships provide 5 students with a $1000 stipend upon the conclusion of their internship. We are currently reviewing applications for students interested in working in the following departments:

Costumes & Textiles
Museum Education
Public Relations

How to apply?

  1. Review the Valentine Summer Internship FAQ page.
  2. Review internship descriptions and determine which departments you’d like to work with. You may apply to (up to) 3 different departments. In your application you will be asked to explain your choices.
  3. Fill out the online application and upload an unofficial transcript, cover letter, resume and a short essay describing Richmond in 3 words.

For first-hand accounts from past interns read about our Summer 2018 intern experiences on our blog.

Internship Schedules

Interns work during the business week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. Schedules are arranged between the intern and their supervisor.


Benefits include: 10% discounts in the Museum Store and the Valentine Carriage House Cafe and free admission to the Valentine Galleries during the internship period.


Intern parking is fully covered by the Valentine at the MCV Hospital and Museum visitor deck.