Internships for credit

Recent Internships

Public Affairs students in all major complete internships during the Washington Semester Program (in D.C.), in their home towns over the summer, AND in the Roanoke Area, year round.

Below are just a few examples of recent internships in the Roanoke Area, along with the majors of the student interns:

  • Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office (CJ major)
  • Blue Ridge Literacy (IR major)
  • CASA of Children’s Trust (POLI major)
  • Roanoke Refugee Partnership (IR major)
  • Department of Veteran Affairs (virtual internship, POLI major)
  • Roanoke City Parks and Recreation (CJ major)
  • Local Colors (IR major)
  • Salem Court House, Commonwealth’s Attorney (CJ and POLI majors)
  • Virginia Department of Corrections – Probations Office (CJ major)
  • Roanoke Valley Sister Cities International (IR major)
  • Various Law Firms (e.g., Gentry Locke, Steidle) (CJ, IR, POLI majors)