We came across this job posting for an opportunity to work at the VA General Assembly.
It is an unpaid internship for university credit beginning January 6 through March 7. Knowledge of # and @ is preferred. (If you looked at those symbols and thought "what?", then you're probably not that into social media, and may be at disadvantage).
The job is offering parking and other perks for 'like-minded' individuals. Please note this position is in Richmond, VA.
Here's the ad in its entirety.
This opportunity is only limited to Students seeking an internship only. Parking is available for interns on an as needed basis.
Dates of Internship - Monday, January 6th through Friday, March 7th
Virginia State Delegate: Republican (while it is preferred to have an intern with like values, it is not a requirement).
Job Description: This internship is an unpaid internship for credit through your university. It is a learning experience for the intern as well as staff support for the State Delegate's office. The intern will be assisting vital functions in the Delegate's office which include but are not limited to bill tracking, email/mail correspondence, attending some committee meetings and communicating with visitors, social networking messages and weekly newsletter updates. Interns will be allowed to attend some special events and receptions with the supervisor's permission. Internship credit information should be communicated to our office and is the responsibility of the intern.
- Professional business attire required
- Advanced written and verbal skills
- Ability to understand "#" hashtags and "@" links in social networking...or willing to learn
- Ability to be a team player
- Excited to learn, grow, and connect/network with people (this is a great place to advance)
- Be willing to go the "extra mile" by working beyond minimum expectations.
Availability: The work schedule will be arranged to accommodate an intern's class schedule, however, class schedules should also be arranged to accommodate working at the General Assembly. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 30 hours per week during the Session. Part Time opportunities may also be available (upon request). Master's students encouraged to apply.
- Please reply to this ad with your resume
- Include your current availability to work (Hours for General Assembly are from 8am-5pm)
Thank you for your interest in this great opportunity to work in the oldest continuously running legislative body in America.