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elite intern partnerships 

Students applying or led to these Elite Intern Partnerships might be asked to meet additional standards of application by providing relevant writing samples, an updated ePortfolio, and demonstration of top skills sought after by intern supervisors and employers.

Often times these are the PAID internships and are more competitive, so reach out early!


Reach out to the Current Director or your Academic Advisor to learn if you qualify for or are interested in preparing an application package for an elite partnership.

Student Research & Internship Opportunities


"Studio Center is 45,000 square feet of "Creative Firepower". We employ over 800 super talented peeps who ideate, design, develop, write, book, shoot, record, voice, edit, mix, light, and FINISH thousands of award-winning projects every year."

Read about the student experience directly!

Want to Intern at a TV station?

WAVY-TV intern applications (links in list below) for the Summer 2024 are open until March 18, 2024.  


We are primarily looking for rising students interested in working in the following areas: 

  • broadcast journalism

  • TV studio production

  • lifestyle TV 

  • sales and marketing 

  • sports broadcasting

  • digital journalism

  • graphics design

  • videography and video editing 

  • commercial production

  • and broadcast engineering


WAVY interns are placed in specific departments of the television station, but they have the chance to shadow/work in all departments.  You are encouraged to apply to any department! Sometimes a review of qualifications can prompt a redirect to another department.


WAVY internships are unpaid & students must register for COMM/THEA 368. Interns must be available to work on-site at the station 12-15 hours per week. 

Links to all 8 internship opportunities available here.

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"We are an advertising, public relations and digital marketing firm with over thirty years of experience in guiding both small and large companies and organizations to become the leaders in their respective category."

City of Norfolk Executive internship program


The City of Norfolk Executive Internship is a 10-week program that provides work-based learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students with a desire to work in local government.

Paid at $17/hr for 40 hours a week, students will gain practical work experience and insight into the functions, operations, and public policies of municipal government. All while making important contributions to the City and impact the
community through meaningful hands-on work assignments and projects.


Link for job listing and application.


Deadline to apply is January 12, 2024. 

Student Research & Internship Opportunities


"Each year, ODU-VMASC research faculty and project leads hire numerous diverse students to work on innovative projects through paid and un-paid internships, assistantships, project development, and various applied research."


Deadlines: Contact the designated project lead for more information

Read about the student experience directly!

See more here!

Liebherr USA, Co. is seeking a paid intern to work in the marketing department. As a marketing Intern you will be joining a dynamic team of marketers providing support to a diverse group of companies under the Liebherr umbrella. This position reports to the Head of Marketing. The purpose of this role is to assist in the planning and implementation of sales and marketing activities in order to meet company targets for retention, growth and profitability, and to contribute to the overall marketing efforts of the company.


Summer internships available!

Apply NOW!

The Frank Batten College of Engineering & Technology is one of the largest colleges on campus with over 2500 students. We offer eight undergraduate and multiple master's and doctoral programs across five departments: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Engineering Management and Systems Engineering.

Apply NOW!

Be a part of the team designing communication about scientific discoveries and more at Jefferson Lab. "Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time."


General intern information:

Jefferson Lab Internship Program  

You could participate as an extracurricular activity with student clubs, tryout for our varsity teams, or work towards developing a career path in the game design & development industry. Whatever your goal, ours is to support yours with a well-rounded and developmental environment for all students to enjoy.

Send your resume and interest statement to

Interns needed

Directors, Production Support,

Game Casters, Student Manager, Twitch Chat Moderators, Social Media Content Creators

Read more about the experience here.

Imagine That!, an engaging team-building and communication-enhancing activity structured as a classic game show.


Scott is the creator and host of Imagine That! and partners with Old Dominion University to engage students in their entrepreneurial and communications programs and to develop the Imagine That! podcast. - About Us

Interns needed: Social Media Content Creator/Manager, Live Event Management & promotions, and A/V Recording and Production, read more here.​

"The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) is Virginia’s main access point for cybersecurity research, innovation, workforce development, and news. In this community, researchers find funding and collaboration, students discover diverse career possibilities, and new innovations come to life."

Learn more about internship opportunities here.

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