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VirginiaDBA Intern Program Positions are not currently available, but please inquire if interested.

Applicants will be considered for a VirginiaDBA internship if they meet the following criteria:

Applicants must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • currently be enrolled in an accredited college/university/community college program, or fulfilling a program's practical training requirement
  • have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA


  • Send resume & cover letter to global@vdba.virginia.gov.
  • PDF preferred, text, doc, or other common formats will be accepted.

Length & Commitment:

  • Intern positions vary based on the project and need.
  • Summer intern positions begin in June and continue, at up to 40 hours per week, until the fall semester begins.
  • Interns can serve in their position for up to two years.

Work Overview:

Depending on your interests and VirginiaDBA business needs, you will be assigned to an area that will help you achieve the most rewarding educational experience possible. Some of your work experience may be to:

  • Assist in design and production of VirginiaDBA's marketing materials
  • Plan for seminars to assist entrepreneurs in starting their own business
  • Contribute to special projects for accounting, financing, database administration
  • Conduct surveys and impact analyses on the need of Virginia businesses
  • Assist in development of public policy or public information
  • Use current technology, web, social media, and professional video production to communicate Virginia DBA programs to the business community
  • Assist with accounting, database management, website management
  • Experience a high-performance, values-based team environment to accomplish meaningful work assisting Virginia businesses

International students:

Students must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university and meet the legal requirements set forth by DHS Citizens Immigration Services for optional practical training programs. 8 CFR 214.2(f)(10)(ii).

My family has planned a summer vacation, will I be able to go?

Based on your project assignment, you may be able to take the vacation during the period of the internship. Be sure to give your supervisor as much notice as possible.

You will not be paid during the time that you are not working, but every effort will be made to adjust your schedule.


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