Are you interested in making a real difference in the world? Did all your other internship options get shut down due to the coronavirus? A Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) internship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Digital Media Engagement (DME) team provides the perfect opportunity to: gain practical work experience, apply current skills, learn new skills, network and collaborate with a team of dedicated interns from across the country and VA employees while also supporting and honoring our nation’s Veterans.
Benefits and opportunities
An internship with DME provides an array of benefits to interns, which include:
Maintaining a flexible work schedule (10 hours/week online and on your schedule).
Teamwork, inter-departmental collaboration, and communication experience in a virtual setting.
Gaining a greater understanding of Veterans’ lives and how VA supports them.
Using interactive tools, such as Slack and Trello, to gain valuable communication skills while working on various team projects.
Gaining relevant and transferable work experience while working with VA collaborators to highlight Veterans’ stories, contributions, and issues across VA’s digital platforms.
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