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.
Internships are part-time (7-12 hrs./week) and unpaid, but can qualify for school credit depending on your department. The ideal candidate is currently earning a BFA or has recently earned a BFA, is a motivated, self-starter, and has a passion for contemporary art and the Richmond arts community. Interns receive hands-on experience and resume-building skills
The Valentine Museum Spring 2016 internships are due TOMORROW 11/20! YIKES! http://thevalentine.org/programs-tours/internships# General Internships (Spring internship deadline, November 20th) Which departments are taking on interns this semester? For the spring 2016 semester we are accepting applications from students interested in working in the following departments: Costumes and Textiles Development General Collections Museum Store
Erin Stanforth in the Office of Sustainability is hiring an intern that can do design work. It’s paid! All the details you need (as well as an email address for questions) is below. Office of Sustainability is looking for a graphic design intern! Send us an email, with the subject line OOS- Graphic
Below is a fantastic email from a recent graduate who is doing great work out in the community. I spent a lot of time on the Think of Us site and it’s a really fantastic thing. If you’re looking for an internship opportunity, this may be a great match for your interests and skills.
Sediment is a fantastic local gallery started by Claire Zitzow, one of our proud Sculpture + Extended Media alumna. It would be a great opportunity to see first hand a new nonprofit in the works and have a strong impact! We have been operating since January of 2014 and have had non-profit status
If you’ve been around this summer, you know that 1708 is ROCKING IT with their 10×10 series, which included work and ideas from lots of our undergraduates. Great stuff, and a great organization to be part of. (If you are a major that doesn’t have an internship course affiliated with it, I can grant you
The Valentine is currently seeking candidates for Fall 2015 Internships! The following unpaid internship opportunities are available for the Fall 2015 semester (click links for descriptions) Archives/Collections Management Costume & Textile Collections Museum Store Merchandising General Collections Public Relations & Marketing Public Programs/Community Conversations