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Internship Accelerator – 4 Week (Project) – Marketing Assistant and Grant Researcher

This internship is part of the Hoos Internship Accelerator and the position is funded by UVA. As part of this program, the UVA Career Center has planned a professional development series to support you during your experience. Students participating in the internships are required to engage in a 3-part professional development series that includes a pre-internship orientation, mid-summer networking reception, and a post-internship professional development workshop. Additionally, students will be required to participate in a pre and post assessment. Funding information is included below: 

  • Internship: 8 weeks (funded at $2000 to support living expenses) *We estimate the projects will typically run ~20-25 hours/week
  • Internship: 4 weeks (funded at $1000 to support living expenses) *We estimate the projects will typically run ~20-25 hours/week

Students who qualify who qualify for need-based financial aid from student financial services are eligible for additional funding. To receive these funds students must accept a Hoos Accelerator internship offer. Funds are limited.  

  • Supplemental Need-Based Financial Aid: 8-week experience (funded at $2000 to support living expenses)  
  • Supplemental Need-Based Financial Aid: 4-week experience (funded at $1000 to support living expenses)  

Students who qualify for need-based financial aid may submit their request for supplemental funded using this form. If you are qualified for additional need-based financial aid and you accept an offer from a company participating in the Hoos Internship Accelerator, you will receive supplemental funding based on the duration of your internship. Please note that only UVA funded internships are eligible, and funds are limited.  

Important: Students are eligible to apply to up to 10 internships in the pool (per application round) and are only permitted to participate in one experience during the Summer 2021.  
Interviews will be conducted between May 18th–28th. Offer letters will be sent to students no later than Friday, June 4th – students should respond to offers by Wednesday, June 9th. 

All Hoos Internship Accelerator opportunities can be found using this link.

Do you have questions about the program? Please visit our Hoos Internship Accelerator website. 

Marketing Assistant - Website Development
Support the VP of Business Development in building a new website for the organization.
Responsibilities: creation of the website, content migration from old website, new content creation, writing of reports, newsletter writing, blog posting.
Skills: website development in Squarespace, graphic design, photo & video editing, communication, copy writing, Google Suite. Knowledge of Spanish (writing & speaking) is a plus!

Marketing Assistant - Socia media
Support the Social Media Manager with our social media strategy, communication and fundraising campaign efforts.
Responsibilities: social media content creation, boosting of social media posts, outreach to similar accounts (organizations, influencers, companies) to lay the foundation for partnerships.
Skills: Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn use and communication, public relations, outreach, Google Suite. Knowledge of Spanish (writing & speaking) is a plus!

Marketing Assistant - Funding Opportunities
Support our Marketing Strategist with researching grants and funding opportunities.
Responsibilities: researching funding opportunities, filling out and submitting applications for funds and grants, redacting documents to apply for funding, organize and manage a dataset with information on funding opportunities, outreach to possible donors.
Skills: research, grant writing, budget redaction, Google Suite.


Internship Information: 

  • Internship Type: remotely
  • Internship Duration: 4 weeks (team of 3 students) *Project-based opportunity