Paid Summer Internships

Williamsburg, VA and Arlington, VA

The Office of Advancement is excited to announce the Summer 2020 Advancement Internship Program for William & Mary students.  For the first time, the program will include an internship in our regional office in Arlington, VA, as well as internships in our offices in Williamsburg, VA.

In this internship, you can:

  • Collaborate closely with advancement professionals
  • Present your work or research to a cohort of students and professionals
  • Build the foundation for a career working in Advancement

Application deadline:  Monday, March 9, 2020

Internship dates: June 1 through August 7, 2020 (approximately 10 weeks)

Location: Williamsburg, VA and Arlington, VA

Pay: $12/hour; interns will work 30+/- hours per week over the course of the 10-week program

The 2020 summer internship program will hire up to 11 students. Interns will gain experience in writing, research, events support, strategic and creative planning, creative design and volunteer management projects, while learning about the power and impact of philanthropy -- all for the benefit of William & Mary.

All students are encouraged to apply. You must be a current W&M student to apply. Rising juniors and seniors are preferred, and we will also consider rising sophomores who have enough coursework and/or work experience to benefit from this program. Applicants should have relevant skills or coursework related to the projects for which they apply.

What is Advancement? University Advancement encompasses the leadership and strategy of private philanthropy among alumni, parents, and friends of the university to benefit William & Mary for all time coming.  Advancement strengthens William & Mary by integrating alumni engagement, annual giving, development, marketing, communications, stewardship, and events teams.  Our departments work together to build a culture of engagement and philanthropy across the William & Mary community and beyond.  Our $1B For the Bold campaign has raised more than $950M to date.

How do I apply?

  • Fill out the online application and submit your resume and a cover letter
  • You will be considered for up to two internships
  • Interviews will be held through March 31, 2020

Contact Becky Parsons if you have any questions.