My name is Jody Symula. I am the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs here at VCUarts. What does that mean? What does the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs do? Essentially I’m here to help you, advocate for you, and help create new (and streamline current) processes to help guarantee you have a great experience at VCUarts, as well as a smooth transition to the world of work. I am also a source of information about University policies, advising questions as well as opportunities.
I have earned an Associate in Science in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, a Bachelor of Art with a concentration in Painting from Humboldt State University, and a Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting & Printmaking from VCUarts.
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Hands down the best way to get in touch with me is via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would rather call, my direct line is: 804.828.9313.
You can find Jeanette Hickl, Career & Industry Advisor at VCU Career Services (University Student Commons, 1st floor) M-F from 8:30-5 for appointments and from 1-3 on Fridays for drop-in hours in the fall semester.
To schedule an appointment to meet with her at VCU Career Services, please visit careers.vcu.edu and click on HireVCURams on the right hand side.
Join us Friday November 17th at 1pm in Pollak 201 for a virtual information session with Darius Epps from Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. During his talk, Darius will share information about Wolf Trap, internship and apprentice options, the application process and what it’s like to work at this culturally rich venue for
The Wellness Resource Center (The Well) is seeking interns for Fall 2017 to Spring 2018. The deadline to submit application, resume, and cover letter is July 15. The Well’s mission is to maximize student success by fostering a healthy campus environment. We fulfill this mission through programs, policies, and services and seek to empower the
The Valentine is now accepting applications for students interested in interning in one of the following departments. Costumes & Textiles Development Finance and HR (Accounting) Public Relations Public Programs and Education How to apply 1. Review Internship Job Descriptions (posted above) and determine which departments you’d like to work with. 2. Fill out the online
Office of Sustainability is looking for a summer design intern! Send us an email, with the subject line OOS- Graphic Design Intern, with your resume, cover letter and either website or portfolio as well as answers to the following questions: 1) Please describe your experience advertising for events. Attach an example of a flyer/poster for an event.
1708 is seeking a few interns for the summer! The internship is part-time and unpaid, but can qualify for school credit depending on the students department. The ideal candidate is someone who is currently earning a BFA or has recently earned a BFA and is a motivated, self-starter that has a passion for Contemporary art
If you’re going to be in the DC area over the summer, I strongly encourage you to apply for this internship. Summer is a perfect time to get hands on experience, and the bonus is that this is actually PAID. We all have bills…right? My name is Audrey Pfund and I’m the Associate
We heard through the grapevine that many of you were not able to attend last Friday’s Nickelodeon careers and internships info session. Two representatives from Nickelodeon and their parent company Viacom joined us via Skype to offer their tips for landing a job or an internship with their organization. Both Amy Wu and Ashley Mettille offered
Erin Stanforth in the Office of Sustainability is looking for an intern with graphic design skills. If you fit this bill, continue reading below! Advertisement for Design Intern Office of Sustainability is looking for a summer design intern! Send us an email, with the subject line OOS- Graphic Design Intern, with your resume, cover
The Branch Museum is offering unpaid internships! Any students that are looking for a last minute Spring internship are welcome to apply. It is a wonderful opportunity to work with a non-profit organization and gain experience through a variety of departments. The departments that are looking for interns are listed below: Administration Curatorial Development Education
Bobby Chandler Internship Program The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously funded by the Kip Kephard Foundation and the Henry Valentine Fund. This summer, up to six funded internships will be awarded. A minimum commitment of 150 hours is required and an honorarium of $1000 will be provided upon completion. Funded internships are
Thanks to the University Career Center for the great heads up below. They’re kinda killin’ it, and Wolf Trap is a tremendous opportunity, so check it out…knowledge is power after all. Searching for a summer internship? Learn about PAID opportunities with Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts at a January 28 information
VCUarts is proud to say that Ashley Hawkins, Director of Studio Two Three is an alumna of VCUarts. She clearly calls Richmond home and her work through this nonprofit is making a mark on the rough and tumble arts community. I’m excited to be partnering with her on some upcoming projects, but for now I’m