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          City Internships runs immersive career training programs for college students and recent graduates. They’re designed to expand participants’ horizons and get them job-ready. Students and graduates develop real-world skills, build their professional network and fast-track their career.
 
Students can apply here.

What’s included?

- An eight week placement with a leading company
-Career seminars, skills workshops & networking events
-Social events & weekend excursions
-Local mentorship & 24/7 support
 -Optional accommodation package.

Industry choices

Placements are available in banking and financial services, art, fashion and design, marketing, advertising and PR, consulting and professional services, entertainment, media and journalism, law and politics and lastly, technology and engineering.

Competitions

City Internships offers four full scholarships to the Global Internship Program in either London, New York or Los Angeles for summer 2016:

- Stock market investing competition 
- Campus life video competition
- Entrepreneurship business plan competition
 - Graphic design competition

Each of the four competitions offers a different way for students to develop and showcase their skills in the fields of Banking & Financial Markets; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Business & Entrepreneurship; Art & Design.

A full description of each of the competitions, including directions on how to participate, can be found here.

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2)

          Bobby Chandler Internship Program. The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously funded by the Kip Kephard Foundation and the Henry Valentine Fund. A minimum commitment of 150 hours is required and an honorarium of $1000 will be provided upon completion.

          Funded internships are open to students currently enrolled in college or graduate school as well as recent graduates (graduated within the last 6 months) seeking professional experience. The deadline for completed applications is Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

          We are currently seeking interns interested in working with Archives & Exhibitions, General Collections Costumes & Textiles, Finance and HR (Accounting), Public Relations and Development, and Visitor Services and Museum Store Merchandising. Curious about what to expect out of your internship at the Valentine? Feedback from past interns is here. To apply for a Bobby Chandler internship please follow the instructions below:

1) Review intern job descriptions.
2) Fill out the online application.
3) Include your cover letter, resume, references and unofficial academic transcripts (hint - PDFs work best!). If transcript           cannot be uploaded to the application, please submit via email (by the March 1st deadline) as a pdf document to           intern@thevalentine.org.
4) Any supplemental materials that are not required (additional transcripts, letters of recommendation), should be
          mailed to the Valentine at the address below:
          The Valentine
          Attn: Marisa Day
          1015 E. Clay Street
          Richmond, VA 23219

Incomplete applications will not be considered. A review of applications will begin on March 2nd. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted on or around the week of March 21st with final decisions being made the 1st or 2nd week in April. If you have any questions, please contact Marisa Day, Student Programs and Tours Manager at 804.694.0711 ext 317 or via email intern@thevalentine.org.

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3)

Campus to Career Conference

Saturday, February 27, 2016
9:30am - 3:30pm
Location: Student Success Center - 4th floor
RSVP Now

Conference Schedule
9:30 Sign-In
10:00 Keynote Speaker
11:00-3:30 Sessions with Catered Lunch

Sessions

  • resume and cover letter writing
  • LinkedIn
  • interviewing
  • professional networking
  • Recruit-A-Duke 101, and much more!

Details
Registration: Feb. 3-23

Contact
Cassidy Lawson at lawsoncj@jmu.edu

         

 

 

 


 

 

 

          

 

 

 

 


 
     
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