In a competitive job market, experience is an important commodity. Internships provide you with valuable skills and real-world perspective regarding your chosen career field while giving you the opportunity to explore the possibilities for the future.
Our students have pursued internships with organizations such as the FBI, Guinness World Records, Glassdoor, Roanoke County Police Department, Hokies on the Hill, Accenture Federal Services, NASA, EMILY's List, and Virginia Tech.
- Arabic – Nadine Sinno
- Childhood Pre-Education – Mary Ellen Verdu
- Cinema- Natasha Staley
- Classical Studies - Trudy Becker
- Communication Science and Social Inquiry– Brandi Quesenberry
- Consumer Studies - Chelsey Hancok
- Creative Writing – Laura Ferguson
- Criminology – Donna Sedgwick
- English – Laura Ferguson
- Family and Consumer Studies - Chelsey Hancok
- Fashion Merchandising and Design - Chelsey Hancok
- French – Corinne Noirot
- German – Debra Stoudt
- History – Trudy Becker
- Human Development – Mary Ellen Verdu
- Humanities for Public Service – Amanda Villar
- International Public Policy - Phoebe Peterson Jennifer Hanratty
- International Relations - Phoebe Peterson Jennifer Hanratty
- International Studies – Phoebe Peterson Jennifer Hanratty
- Multimedia Journalism - Brandi Quesenberry
- Music – Jason Crafton
- National Security and Foreign Affairs - Phoebe Peterson Jennifer Hanratty
- Philosophy – Joe Pitt
- Philosophy, Politics, and Economics – Michael Moehler
- Political Science – Courtney Thomas
- Professional and Technical Writing – Laura Ferguson
- Property Management - Chelsey Hancok
- Public Relations - Brandi Quesenberry
- Religion and Culture – Amanda Villar
- Residential Environments and Design – Chelsey Hancok
- Russian – Nyusya Milman-Miller
- Sociology – Donna Sedgwick
- Spanish – Annie Hesp
- Sports Media and Analytics - Brandi Quesenberry
- Theatre Arts – Natasha Staley
Internships are one of the great ways to get experience in your field. Career and Professional Development office offers resources for students looking to connect with companies. Some of these include:
Career and Professional Development office and the departments of the college offer career and internship fairs for students to meet and network with employers each semester.
For the latest information, see the schedule here.
Katarzyna Goebel, English
I interned for a full-service law firm in Pittsburgh, PA. I learned a lot about working in a large law firm and I had the opportunity to network with practicing attorneys. This experience helped me make the decision to pursue law school.
Allison Hankins, Human Development
I completed my field study at Virginia Tech's Adult Day Services. It provided valuable experience for me to apply to my master's degree in healthcare administration.