Current Internships

Internships and Opportunities

Please click on the links for more information on specific internships. This information is provided by each organization so please check for submission guidelines, deadlines,etc. on their web sites.

Posted February 2024

The Allbritton Journalism Institute is now accepting applications for its 2024 Reporting Fellowship Program for aspiring and early career journalists. Fellows are paid $60,000 per year to take classes with some of the country’s best political journalists and write for AJI’s recently launched publication NOTUS.

C-VILLE Weekly is looking for a part-time editorial assistant! The editorial assistant is a valuable member of C-VILLE, working closely with our culture editor to produce local food- and arts-related content for our weekly print paper and website. Applicants, please send a resume and 2 examples of your written work to Culture Editor Tami Keaveny at [email protected].

Posted Janurary 2024 

WTJU Summer Internships – Applications Open: Each summer, WTJU hires 4-5 paid student interns to produce lots of radio & podcast segments, run tech for live music performances, and lead our summer youth radio camps. To ensure consideration, apply by our Early Decision deadline of 11:59pm Sunday, February 11.

Paid Summer 2024 Internship Opportunities through Launch: In the market for a paid internship for summer 2024? Forge's summer program, Launch, might be just for you. Finding the perfect summer internship can be hard, but Launch makes it easy. To start the application process, simply submit your resume!

OK Energy is an energy drink company created by current UVA students. They are looking for fellow student marketers interested in helping with social media and publicity stunts. The drink will be available at 7-Day Junior, 30 vending machines around grounds, and the bars Trin and Crozet. If you are interested please click here

The Allbritton Journalism Institute — a non-profit organization backed by a $20 million grant from Robert Allbritton, the founding publisher of Politico — is offering $60,000 annual stipends to aspiring or early-career reporters to spend up to two years in Washington studying journalism and writing for NOTUS, a new, non-partisan publication covering government, policy and politics. If you have any questions about the program or application, please don’t hesitate to contact Richard Just at [email protected].

Posted December 2023

Faculty at the McIntire School of Commerce are hiring undergraduate and graduate students for Research Assistant (RA) and Teaching Assistant (TA) positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. See the attached document for details and Smartsheet to access the full list of roles accepting applications at this moment.

Paid Videographer needed to film keynote session of the APPLE Training Institute (in Charlottesville) on January 12, 2024. Please email Max Tankersley, APPLE Program Manager at The Gordie Center, to learn more and express interest in this position: [email protected].

Posted November 2023

Camera Assistant Needed: Please let Lean Sweeney know if you have interest in assisting Victoria at any time during the day on Wednesday, as soon as possible: [email protected]

Broadway Video – TV & Film Development Winter/Spring Intern (Los Angeles): To apply, please submit resumes and cover letters to [email protected] by November 17th.

Television Academy Foundation – Summer Intern Program:

Brand Marketing Intern Position: Brand Marketing Intern --Craft Spirits. Looking for marketing-focused students who have an interest in consumer goods, specifically lifestyle brands or food/beverage specifically.

Applications Open for 2024–25 New York Times Fellowship | The New York Times

Applications for the 2024 cohort of the U.S. Digital Corps will open on Monday, November 6, 2023!  Applications will be open for a little over a week and close at 11:59pm ET on November 17, 2023. We will be hosting many info sessions between now and then with Q&A for interested candidates, and we strongly encourage interested applicants to apply early as there will be an applicant cap that may cause applications to close sooner than the deadline.

Posted October 2023

The Arts Fund is open to all types of projects that promote the arts at UVA. We would love to help fund your incredible work! Apply here: Arts Fund Application Fall 2023 Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

For Graduate Students – Communications Intern Position: Rennie Mapp is looking to hire a Graduate Student intern. How to apply: submit a cover letter and CV to [email protected]

New Surge Productions is hosting a film festival on December 1st, 2023 at 12 PM for students, by students. For more information and to submit films visit: For questions about the event contact Elia Crianza at [email protected]

Digital Marketing Intern Needed: With Good Reason, a nationally-broadcast, public radio show based at Virginia Humanities in Charlottesville is looking for a paid student worker for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year, with options to continue on through summer and the years following. Email [email protected] if you’re interested.

Wedding Videographer Needed : A videographer is needed for a wedding in Crozet (25 minutes west of Charlottesville) on June 9th, 2024. The ceremony will start around 5:30 and the reception will go until midnight, but the videographer can leave before that when they feel there is enough material. If interested, contact Jack Jaffe by phone, text, or email (972-693-5485/ [email protected]).

Hoos Views is a broadcast news organization bringing together different perspectives from across Grounds and Charlottesville. We will welcome students, faculty, non-profit leaders, Charlottesville community members, and more onto our “Meet the Press” style show! We are looking for students with interests in politics and journalism, have strong writing and public speaking skills, and a desire to heal the political divide. If you are interested, fill out the google form below by this Thursday at noon.

Posted September 2023

Applications are now open for the Fralin Student Docents.

Part-time opening for a Social Media Intern. Contact Mala Cunningham at [email protected] if interested.

The Gordie Center is seeking a Production Assistant and Audio Technician to help create an educational series of episodes about hazing prevention. If interested, please contact Jill Maurer at [email protected].

Posted August 2023

The UVA BI Social and Decision Analytics Division Science is looking for a communications intern.

Cardinal Home Center is looking for a content media intern to assist with video and podcast production.

Posted May 2023

Virginia Theatre Festival – Box Office summer employees needed

Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking Box Office staff to provide customer service, cash and credit card handling, and ticketing services for our Summer 2023 season. These positions are flexible, with staff working 20-30 hours a week, and would be ideal for students who might be taking summer classes or are interested in gaining experience working in the arts. See attached flyer for details.

Allbritton Journalism Institute—accepting applications

The Allbritton Journalism Institute will offer $60,000 annual stipends to aspiring or early-career reporters to spend up to two years in Washington studying journalism. Participants will attend classes with accomplished journalists and hone their skills by working alongside veteran reporters and editors on a new, non-partisan publication that will cover government, policy and politics. More information about the program can be found here. Apply here: application. If you have any questions about the program or application, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Video Editor

Majid Shafiee-Jood, a faculty member in UVA’s School of Engineering, is looking to hire a video editor. The project involves editing zoom interviews to get rid of pauses and improve the length and flow of the videos. The position will be hired as an undergrad Research Assistant and paid an hourly rate. Email Majid Shafiee-Jood at [email protected] if interested.

Special Collections Stacks Assistant

The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library is looking to hire a stacks operations support assistant this summer. The position has the potential to extend into the 2023-2024 academic year. See position R0047163 in Workday for details.

Posted April 2023

Graphic Designer, UVA Office of Health Promotion

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With Good Reason seeks a paid summer media intern

With Good Reason, a nationally-broadcast, public radio show based at Virginia Humanities in Charlottesville is looking for a summer paid student worker, with the possibility to continue on into the school year. Our student worker focuses on digital marketing, with a particular focus on making audiograms each week. This includes editing small chunks of audio and creating images to go with each episode. Weekly hours range from 4 – 10 hours a week. Email [email protected] if interested.

AGISTIX—Copywriter Needed

We are for a student to support our copywriting needs. Our company is in the large and fast-growing supply chain software market.  Working in this space exposes candidates to an exciting, competitive category and to learn how to apply existing writing and communication skills to specific essential tasks. To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Summer 2023 Internship: Tracy Yvonne Productions is seeking an intern for summer 2023. The ideal candidate is a motivated, self-starting individual with a positive attitude. Prior entertainment industry experience is not required but preferred. Applicants should be available remotely (Pacific Time) at least 2 days/wk to start in June until mid-August (flexible with school start date). This internship is unpaid, but offers COLLEGE CREDIT ONLY. Please submit resumes to [email protected].

The Julian Bond Papers Project is seeking student apprentices for this summer! Submit a resume and cover letter to the following email addresses: [email protected]; [email protected]. In your cover letter, explain your interest in the position, how it relates to previous coursework, previous work experience, and/or future academic or professional goals. Feel free to address the cover letter to “Julian Bond Papers Project Team.” Last day to apply is April 28th. 

2023 VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL INTERNSHIPS: The Virginia Film Festival (VAFF) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Internship Program. The VAFF Internships are open to current full-time UVA students. Internships pay $12/hour. For details on how to apply, visit The deadline to submit a 2023 internship application is Monday, April 17 at Noon. If there are any questions about the VAFF’s Internship Program, internship requirements, or the different internships available, please email us at [email protected].

Posted March 2023

Paid internships at the MacArthur Foundation

UVA Football Hiring Graphic Design Students: Requirements include: Ability to work at the office on a weekly basis. Experience with Adobe CC programs, especially Photoshop. (Premiere, Illustrator, Lightroom, After Effects, Indesign are a plus). Ability to work some weekends. Must be a full-time UVA student. If interested, send your resume to Mike Dominick at [email protected]

ESPN and the AAJA Sports Task Force are offering a joint internship for college sports journalism students with ESPN’s social media team in the summer of 2023. Deadline to apply is March 21, 2023, 11:59pm PT. 

Charlottesville Summer Internship Opportunities

Thinking of staying in Cville this summer? Consider applying to one of these internships:

Digital Media Marketing Intern at MetaCTF

Marketing and Communications Summer Associate (Intern) at Apex Clean Energy

Editorial Intern for Magazine at Ivy Life & Style Media

Archaeology Intern at Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello)

Delegate Sally Hudson's campaign is looking to hire Organizing Fellows to work on a part-time basis starting in April through the election on June 20th. The fellowship is a paid position.

Summer 2023 Education Internship at Kluge-Ruhe: The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection is looking for an Education Internship for Summer 2023. To apply, send a resume and letter of interest explaining why you are interested in this internship to [email protected].

WNRN is currently seeking interns for summer 2023. See attached for details.

Democracy in Danger is looking for a new undergraduate intern for the next school year! Applications are due April 1.

Posted February 2023

Siegel Public Interest Technology Summer Fellowship: Siegel PIT SF program is aimed at rising juniors and seniors interested in getting first-hand experience working on technology policy at the federal, state, and local level. 

Motion Picture Association of America Internship: The Motion Picture Association of America is accepting applications for their paid digital/social media internship this summer.

C-VILLE Weekly: Spring Internship: C-VILLE Weekly is looking for a Spring Intern to write news stories, briefs, contribute editorial ideas, and assist with other news-related projects. Applications should include a resume, 3-4 work samples, and be emailed to Brielle Entzminger ([email protected]) by 9am February 10. 

The Richmond Times Dispatch is looking for talented reporters and photojournalists for their summer internships

UVA Global Internship Programs for Undergraduates: The Education Abroad and Global Studies are accepting applications for six academic international internship programs in summer 2023. 

Virginia Athletics is looking for in-game hosts and PA announcers for spring sporting events. Email the Assistant Director of Fan Experience, Ashlee MacDonald ([email protected]) with a few reasons why you would be interested as soon as possible. 

Posted January 2023

Fellowships - The Society of Professional Journalists is taking applications for fellowships to support student's internships at print and electronic news organizations during the summer of 2023. Due April 1, 2023. 

NBCUniversal is accepting applications for a summer Marketing Social Media Intern. 

PhD candidate in Sociology Julia Stein is looking for a detail-oriented undergraduate student with an interest in studying Hollywood and/or working in industry. Please contact her with any questions at [email protected]

Applications are being accepted for the 2023 Margaret Jane Dickinson Internship. Apply by March 1.

Paul Hvidding is looking for a student intern to assist with a documentary project on Vietnam.

WTJU is accepting applications to hire 4 - 6 students to lead summer youth radio camps as well as produce radio and podcast segments. 

Applications for Summer Internships at the Television Academy Foundation are being accepted until January 19th at 5PM PST.

Posted December 2022

The UVA Department of Religious Studies is seeking a student with video and audio editing experience who can help with updating their website and interactive newsletter. Interested applicants can reach out to Maddie Blonquist Shrum with a resume and a brief letter of interest at [email protected].

Posted November 2022

The Television Academy Foundation is looking for summer interns. Attend an informational webinar on December 1st for more information.

Delegate Sally Hudson (D - Charlottesville) is hiring full-time and part-time staff for both her 2023 State Senate campaign and the 2023 General Assembly session. You can view open roles and apply at

Reclaimed Hope is looking for a Social Media Marketing Intern.

The Community Outreach Committee (COC) at First Presbyterian Church on Park Street in Charlottesville is looking for an intern to create a video. This is a paid position. Questions and applications can be steered to Shana Pack, 904-614-4087, [email protected]

Posted October 2022

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Magazine Internship Program. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2022.

Bloomberg Industry Group2023 News Internship—Application Deadline October 30.

The Raycom Production Truck is looking for students to serve as utilities and parabolic mic holders/operators for the home football game on October 29th. Email email Gary Bender if interested.

The New Roots team at the International Rescue Committee is seeking an intern to support in managing their social media accounts. Apply online

The UVA Career Center and Second & Third Year Student Councils are recruiting 4th-Year Media Studies students to be Industry Representatives and provide peer internship advising to undergraduate students at the 2022 Internship Summit. The event takes place October 19th, from 5-7 PM at Bryant Hall.

Posted September 2022

The Lewis Scholarship from the National Press Club Journalism Institute provides free housing and a monthly stipend to support student journalists of color who plan to intern at news media outlets in Washington, D.C. Spring 2023 applications are now open and are due Oct. 20.

Students working with the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures (IHGC) at UVA are looking for undergraduates from all majors and areas of experience to help with Humanities Week. Sign up here to learn more and get free pizza!

This spring, the DIU Policy Planning team will have up to 4 part-time, volunteer positions (see description).

The Virginia Film Festival Ambassadorship Program is now accepting applications. Here is the link to apply: Application Form.

The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press, the largest newspaper in Virginia, is accepting applications for 2023 Newsroom Internships.

Applications are open for Volunteer Positions with this fall's Virginia Film Festival.

University Baptist Church is hiring a part-time Social Media intern.

Adrenaline Film Project, a 72-hour educational short filmmaking competition, is now accepting applications for its 2022 competition. Click this link for more information: (posted 9/2/2022)

C-VILLE is now accepting applications for their fall internship program.  More information at this link:

Posted August 2022

The Wall Street Journal is accepting applications for its Summer 2023 Internship Program. More information available at their web site:

United Nations Church in Richmond is looking for an interns to join their Production Team. Contact Orrin Pullings for more information at [email protected].

The Black & Indigenous Feminist Futures Institute (BIFFI) seeks a Digital Projects Manager.

Posted July 2022

C4K invites students majoring/minoring in Media Studies at UVa to become 1-to-1 or group mentors for the 2022-23 academic year. Anyone interested can fill out this Mentor Interest Form (preferably before September 13th).

Videographer needed for launching of a new YouTube channel.  Those interested should reach out to Grayson Wood by email at [email protected].

The Raycom Production Truck is looking for students to serve as utilities and parabolic mic holders/ops for the home football game on September 3rd. Email Gary Bender at [email protected] if interested.

Cardinal Home Center in Crozet is hiring a content media intern for the fall. More information and the application can be found at

The Miller Center’s Project on Democracy and Capitalism seeks an undergraduate or graduate student to develop a series of short videos to accompany DemCap Analytics, an analytical tool under development by the project. See more here.

Posted June 2022

The Professional Fighters League is broadly expanding content distribution and is looking for a remote worker to complete a short-term screening project. If interested, please send resumes to Allie Dinsmore at [email protected] to learn more.

New City Arts announced an open call for Charlottesville-area artists to apply for month-long exhibits at their gallery space, Welcome Gallery, starting in September 2022. The deadline to apply is Wednesday July 6 at 11:59PM. Click here to learn more about gallery guidelines, artist requirements, and how to apply.

Posted May 2022

The New Republic seeks an intern to join their social media and editorial teams. This is a paid, 6-month position. Click here to apply.