Internship Opportunities

Internships with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce offer hands-on experience working in a bilingual environment in a variety of fields.

 

 

As an intern at the VAHCC/VHF you will receive projects that will align your area of interest with our organization’s needs. Our internship opportunities engage a wide variety of disciplines which range from graphic media production to business development.

IDEAL CANDIDATES ARE

PERSONABLE

DEVELOPMENT

MINDED

CULTURALLY

AWARE

INQUISITIVE

RELIABLE

REQUIREMENTS & BENEFITS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 

9 to 20 hours a week between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

 

Events after regular business hours and on weekends are optional but encouraged. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Written and verbal proficiency in Spanish is preferred as well as strong written and verbal skills.

 

BENEFITS

 

Our internships allow students to focus on building upon their academic knowledge through hands-on experience. Interns are integrated into a depth of information regarding various economic, social and educational aspects of the Latino community in Virginia. They are also able to develop and stretch their Spanish language skills.

 

  • Internship credit and hours

  • Professional development

  • Networking opportunities and relationship building

  • Increased knowledge of the Hispanic Community and the Commonwealth

INTERNSHIP AREAS

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Preferred Majors

Management | Sociology | Business | Communications

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Preferred Majors

Public Policy | Government | Political Science | Public Relations

LEGAL CLINIC

Preferred Majors

Sociology | Social Services | Political Science | Pre-Law | Public Policy | Government | Public Relations

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Preferred Majors

Business | Public Relations | Marketing | Communications

EVENT PLANNING

Preferred Majors 

Communications | Business | Public Relations

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Preferred Majors 

Graphic Design | Marketing | Media/Public Relations

EDUCATION OUTREACH

Preferred Majors 

Education | Sociology | English | Social Services

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