Current Internships

Current Internships and Opportunities

Throughout the 2020-2021 academic year internships will be updated on this page.

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, announces its upcoming annual Media & Entertainment Conference to give students the opportunity to learn from, be mentored by, and network with top executives, thought leaders, and professionals in the industry. Deadline for applications is March 1.

Southern Exposure is accepting applications for its summer fellowship program in Alabama.

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium

DART will hold an online info session on Wednesday, March 10th at 6pm to discuss careers in community organizing. Sign up at

UNCUT, is coming to UVA and looking for dedicated UVA students who are passionate about journalism, marketing, sports media, graphic design, videography, photography, and more to help us elevate the voices of student-athletes across grounds. Email Becca Jarrett if interested in learning more.

Be a Big Sister. Make a Big Difference. The Young Women Leaders Program is accepting applications for mentors in the 2021-2022 academic year.

To participate in a Media Studies graduate student project on how the ASMR community uses videos during COVID-19, sign up here. Or contact Matt Frank for more information.

Writing Wrongs — a nonprofit offering an expense-free advocacy journalism program for college students — announces its first remote program—Writing Wrongs: Nationwide.

Apply to be an intern at The Nation.  

Promotions, a year-long 9-credit advertising course open to students of all majors, is accepting appliations through February 16th. Contact for more information.

The Cavalier Daily is recruiting new members to help expand its story-telling capacity amid the unique political, medical, and social realities of our current moment.

The Office of Special Events at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is accepting applications for its Summer 2021 internship. Step by step instructions on how to apply can be found here.

The Women’s Center is hosting (Re)present, a juried arts and writing competition. Please visit their website for full details. 

UVA's Undergraduate Research Network (URN) is recruiting for new members. Visit their website for more information.

The Jefferson Society, the oldest institution on Grounds, announces spring interviews

Stauer is recruiting for part-time positions and student internships. Click here to see their flyer.

Click here to apply for a WTJU Spring 2021 internship.

The UVA Women's Center is taking internship applications for the 2021-22 academic year

Check out Forge's internship program, called Launch. Applications due Thursday, January 28th, by midnight. 

Remote Internships Available at MASSPIRG.

The Gotham Film and Media Institute is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2021 in their Business Development, Marketing, and Membership departments and in their quarterly FILMMAKER Magazine.

UVA’s Institute for Public History offers paid summer internships for UVA undergrads, May grads, and grad students at public history sites. See the IPH website for internship descriptions and application.

Applications are being accepted for the Margaret Jane Dickinson Summer 2021 Internship at the Barrier Islands Center.

Call for submissions from the Bowdoin Journal of Cinema, one of the only undergraduate publications to feature work in cinema studies.

Southern Exposure film fellowship applications now open. More information here.

SHORTS! Argo Student Short Film Fest is launching its first student film competion. See their flyer for more infrmation.

Report for America announced a list of open newsroom jobs around the country. Click on the link for more information.

Aesthetica Film Festival, the leading film event in the UK for new talent, is open for entries. Entries are open for Shorts, Features and VR & 360 Films. Entries can be submitted to 12 genres, including Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Experimental and more. Prizes include: £5,000 in cash prizes, Best of Festival winner, prestigious awards from HIJACK, post-production packages, BAFTA-eligibility and more. 

Gotoco, set up by Oxford University students, provides English-speaking students with funded opportunities to participate in summer camps in China, where they can work towards a TEFL certificate, learn Mandarin, make new friends, explore the country, and have a unique summer experience.

FUTURE NOW Media & Entertainment Conference is accepting applications from students to participate in online conference May 26 - 28. For more information, attend the Info Session on December 2.

The New Republic is looking for an Editorial Intern in New York or DC.

The Big Island Farms Internship Program is now accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2021.

Camp Launcher seeks a Media Studies student to assist with videography. Email Margo Silk for more information.

United Wealth Management seeks to hire a student to assist with audio and video editing for their new podcast. If interested, please send a letter of interest to Alan Bewley at

The Multicultural Arts Fund is providing funding for students creating projects or doing work centered around multiculturalism, advocating for social and/or racial change. Apply here. Contact Alex Pirouz with any questions.

The application process is open for spring 2021 internships at Big Island Farms on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Americans Who Tell the Truth seeks a self-starter who is able to design, develop, and implement digital advertising and marketing strategies to drive traffic to their web site. Contact Scott Gardiner if interested.

The Black Play-by-Play Broadcaster Grant & Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is looking to award (3) $1,000 scholarships in time for the Spring 2021 semester. Find more information at

The Virginia Journal of Gender Studies (VJGS) is looking for submissions for its Fall/Winter 2020 edition. All works must be submitted using this form by Sunday, October 25th, 2020, at 11:59 pm EST. Contact Sasha Duckworth at with questions or if you need additional information. VJGS is also accepting limited applications for editor positions. Learn more here.  

Equal Justice America seeks a Journalism and Social Media Fellow to launch a quarterly email newsletter.

Graduate and undergraduate students studying at American colleges and universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents are invited to apply for Overseas Press Club Foundation scholarship/fellowship awards. 

V Magazine is looking for students to join their editorial team and general membership.

The Virginian-Pilot is accepting applications for summer 2021 internships.

The Virginia Women's Chorus seeks assistance with their music video project for the UVA Alumni Association's RETOLD event. Contact Concert Manager Carter Echols for more information.

Applications are open through October 2 for 2021 paid student fellowships with the Texas Tribune.

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers encourages you to look at their internships. Positions and applications can be found here. 

Rise Together, a non-profit committed to providing mentors for first-generation, low-income students in elementary, middle and high school, is looking for interns. Interested students can reach out to Kathryn Gayhart at

Flaire seeks fellows and interns to assist with their UVA launch this fall.

New America in Washington, DC, offers a number of interships to students and recent graduates.

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau seeks Marketing and public Relations Intern to assist with copy for their web site, social media sites, and publications. Click here for more information.

Reflections: Oral Histories at UVA seeks student interns to contribution to their oral history archive by writing articles about interviewees and to create a podcast exploring race, equality, and equity at the University. For more details, contact Logan Botts and Marisa Dinko at

Vuetech Health Innovations is a local startup looking for a marketing intern. Apply here. Application deadline is August 14th.

THE STUDIO & TRIBL has employment opportunities for current students in the arena of content creation. 

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum seeks undergraduates to fill internships for the 2020-2021 academic year in museum education, collections management, and the curatorial department. Applicaton deadline is August 1, 2020.

Remote internships are available with Fan Media for students interested in a career in journalism. 

UVA's Center for Politics and the Miller Center launch virtual internships for students who lost summer jobs. Apply by May 15.

Virginia Film Festival paid internships for Fall 2020 - open to full-time UVA Students - deadline April 29 at noon.

Virginia Department of Health Professions (DHP) seeks 2020 Summer Communications Intern -- if interested, contact Diane Powers, Director of Communications at Diane.Powers@DHP.Virginia.Gov - deadline March 30, 2020

Mellon Museum Internship Program

United States Holocast Memorial Museum

Weldon Cooper Center

Institute for Public History

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Knight Foundation

IPG Mediabrands

C-Ville Weekly

City Internships


UVA Institute for Public Policy

National Endowment for the Arts


Big Island Farms

Wolfe Undergraduate Fellowship

Les Bourgeois Artistry

WPLN Newsroom Podcast Internship, Nashville, TN - deadline December 08, 2019

Sierra Club Virginia Chapter Internship 

TFAS Academic Internship Programs, Washington, D.C. - deadline December 10, 2019

NBC News Summer 2020 Internships, Universal City, CA - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News & MSNBC Production Summer 2020 Internship, New York, NY - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News & MSNBC Editorial Summer 2020 Internship, New York, NY - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News & MSNBC Communications Summer 2020 Internship, New York, NY - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News & MSNBC Digital Tech Summer 2020 Internship, New York, NY - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News Digital Tech Summer 2020 Internship, Seattle, WA - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC Newsgathering Desk Summer 2020 Internship, Miami, FL - deadline February 14, 2020

NBC News & MSNBC Summer 2020 Internships, Washington, D.C. - deadline February 14, 2020

Anchor Health Videographer Intern - open until filled

The Virginian Pilot - early consideration deadline November 15, 2019

Clean Virginia Commucations - deadline November 15, 2019

The Capitol Forum - open until filled

Virginia Festival of the Book - deadline September 02, 2019

Ivy Life & Style - open until filled

UVA Health System Office of State and Federal Government Relations Communications Intern - open until filled

V Magazine - deadline September 27, 2019

Storyware Digital Strategy Intership - FILLED

Dow Jones News Fund - deadline November 08, 2019

American City Business Journal - deadline November 08, 2019

Pinkston Public Relations Internship - June 30, 2020

National Museum of American History -deadline September 20, 2019

TomSox Baseball Offseason Media Internship - open until filled

Fairfax County Health Department - deadline October 01, 2019

hack cville Thanksgiving Break - deadline October 12, 2019

hack cville Summer Internships - deadline October 09, 2019

Blue Cedar - open until filled

Bloomberg Winter 2020 Intership - deadline November 15, 2019

Bloomberg Summer 2020 Intership - deadline November 15, 2019

the Washington Post - deadline October 09, 2019

Reason - deadlines March 01, 2020; and July 01, 2020

The New York Times Fellowships - deadline November 20, 2019