Current Internships

Current Internships and Opportunities

The 2022 Maccabi Games, an international Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event held every four years in Israel, is looking for media interns to cover the event.

The Fund for American Studies is accepting applications for its summer programs--Washington DC Internships and Journalism + Communications.

The UVA Career Center invites you to engage in a new immersive program where you will gain mentorship and learning in AdobeXD and learn more about careers in user experience (UX) design. Click here to learn more about this completely free program!

Microsoft Research has 12-week internships in Redmond, NYC, or New England for undergrads in computer science, computer/software engineering, information science, social sciences, or related majors. Juniors & seniors w/ demonstrated leadership in diversity should apply here.

Bloomberg Industry Group is accepting applications for summer interns. Students can apply here.

Ovaterra is looking for a Founder Associate Intern.

Applications are open for spring and summer internships at The Fund for American Studies.

The Artifice, an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms, is looking for students to join their writing team.

The Media Studies Department is looking for a Communications Intern. Find the position in Handshake at  

Join the UVA Career Center and Wix staff to learn more about creating your online portfolio website via Zoom on Occtober 5 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

The Virginia Film Festival needs volunteers! View Full Descriptions here or fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

Email Professor Judith Shatin, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor Emerita in the McIntire Department of Music, if interested in working part-time with her music publishing business and related research.

The Repair Lab seeks undergraduate students interested in environmental justice. If interested , please take this brief survey:  

Forge has opened a 2nd round of applications for its summer internship program, Launch.

The Office of Special Events at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is accepting applications for student interns.

The Virginian-Pilot is accepting applications for summer 2022 internships in reporting, photography/videography, audience, and data.

Applications are open through September 15 to become a Festival Ambassador at the 2021 Virginia Film Festival.

BreakBread Literacy Project seeks a Social Media Manager to work 6-8 hours/week.

National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton, VA, is currently accepting applications for Student Intern – Educational Outreach.

V Magazine, UVa’s student-run arts fashion and culture magazine, is looking for editorial pieces on art, culture, film, music, fashion, and the like to be published in our Fall 2021 issue. To apply, please submit your pitch HERE by Sept 15 at 11:59 PM. 

The Arts & Entertainment section of The Cavalier Daily is seeking new writers who are passionate music, art and culture to increase the paper’s coverage of local Charlottesville artists and musicians as well as national music, television and film releases. Applications close on September 12th at 11:59PM.

Wyndly is hiring a part-time social media marketing role. To apply, email Aakash Shah with a short blurb on why you're a good fit for the position, your resume, and two examples of a health or wellness post on Instagram that you like, and why you like it.

The Health & Science section of The Cavalier Daily is looking for new writers who are enthusiastic about the sciences. Applications close September 12 at 11:59PM.

Our application is now open on The Cavalier Daily website and will close on Sunday, September 12th at 11:59 PM.

Forge (previously HackCville) is accepting applications for its Skills Courses and Launch internship program application. Learn more and apply here by September 7th.

Sign up here for a tree virtual training event focused on responsible writing practices and destigmatization for sensitive topics, such as suicide, mental health, and substance misuse. 

The Adrenaline Film Project (Nov. 3rd - 6th) is back. Look for updates on their Facebook page.

Volunteers with International Students,Scholars, and Staff (VISAS) is accepting applications. If you are an English language learner,  apply HERE. If you are a UVa student with high-level English proficiency who would like to become a volunteer, apply HERE. If you are a RETURNING volunteer with VISAS, register HERE 

NextDay has several fall 2021 internships. See attached for more information.

St. John’s Church in Washington, DC, the historical yellow church across from the White House, is looking for a Communications Manager

Navy ROTC at UVA is looking for a student to help in the making of a new video about their unit. Contact Catherine Cornicelli for more information [email protected].

Contact Cat Cornicelli in the Public Affairs Office for Navy ROTC at UVA if interested at [email protected].

Arts & Sciences Learning Design & Technology is accepting applicants for a Media Studio Technology Consultant position.Questions should be directed to Jessica Weaver-Kenney at [email protected].

Warner Brothers U is looking for college ambassadors. More information here.

New York based visual artist Esther Podemski seeks to hire a Media Studies student with excellent cinematography skills. If interested, please contact Esther Podemski at [email protected].

In the first quarter of 2022, CNN anticipates hiring hundreds of journalists for its new streaming service. Find more information at this link.

UVA's Department of Student Health and Wellness is looking for a Teaching Kitchen Media Assistant.

Reflections: Oral Histories at UVA is hiring 3 positions--Podcast Editor, Podcast Host, and Assistant Director.

The Internet Society seeks a Program Support Intern with their Fellowship Team.

Registration is now open for an Arts Journalism Institute to occur June 21 – 25.

The National Museum of American History is looking for a fall Special Events intern.

Registration is now open for a National Arts Journalism Institute to occur June 21 – 25. 

UVA Women's Soccer seeks volunteer students managers and others to help with social media creation. Anyone interested should contact Maggie McMullan([email protected]) and  provide your schedule for the 2021 fall semester.

Apply to become a summer writer for Juice at this link

NFL Film has paid internship opportunites...deadline to apply is May 28.

The Vox Media Writers Workshop is a no-cost, hands-on training and mentorship program that pairs Vox Media editors and writers with talented people curious about a career in journalism. 

CONEX is hiring a part-time videographer to aid in the creation and production of communication videos. 

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society's Summer Research Assistant program has paid summer internship opportunities across seven projects and programs.

rppl (Ripple), an educational platform to bridge the gap between prospective pre-med students and specific medicine tracks, seeks a Media Lead. If interested, please email [email protected] or [email protected].

C-VILLE Weekly is in the market for a reporting intern to join them this summer. For more information, go to their website here

Internship opportunities are currently available at Slate in Washington DC.

The Better Angels Society is hiring two summer interns in the areas of communications outreach and development . See the job listings here.

The Virginia Film Festival is accepting applications for the 2021 Internship Program and Fall 2021 seasonal staff positions.

Professor Aynne Kokas is looking to hire two research assistants for this summer, one focused on marketing and communications, and the other focused on writing/research.

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists offers financial assistance for Virginia college students who will be interning this summer with news organizations. Fellowship application deadline is April 15.

NextDay, a DC-based start-up in the functional beverage space, is accepting applications for summer and school-credit internships

Shelton Award Media Studies scholarship applications close April 2, 2021.

The Shenandoah Film Collaborative, based in Strasburg, VA, is looking film submissions for its first ever Shenandoah Youth Festival being held online from June 19th to July 3rd. Click here for details.

The Virginia Football Program is looking for creative interns (graphic design, photography, video, etc.) to help in their recruiting department and with social media for the football program (see attached graphic). Email Alex Keller at ([email protected]) if interested.

The UVA Women's Center is looking for Women of Color to be a part of the Speaking in Hues podcast internship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Students can apply here.

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

UVA Global Internships/Education Abroad and Global Studies are excited to be welcoming applications for two virtual academic internship programs in SUMMER 2021.

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists offers financial assistance for Virginia college students who will be interning this summer with news organizations. More information here.

WTJU seeks 3-5 paid student interns to lead summer youth ratio camps and produce lots of good radio and podcast segments.

Serpentine Society Scholarships are due Sunday, March 14. This webpage provides an overview of all three open scholarships. 

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 [email protected] 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 [email protected]

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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected] - 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