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WV Innocence Project Summer Internships Available

There are two summer internship positions available at the WV Innocence Project at the WVU College of Law. See the internship descriptions below. You can find out more about the WV Innocence Project at this link.

Media Intern

Part-Time Off Campus, Unpaid

Eligible to receive class credit

The WV Innocence Project is looking for a current WVU student who is proficient in web design and social media. The media intern can work off campus during the summer for 5-10 hours a week. The intern can work on the projects from home. The intern will work on the project’s branding, updating the website, the social media, and other duties as assigned. The media intern should be self-motivated and knowledgeable about the program CleanSlate. 

Qualifications: 

-Strong proficiency with web design

-Full-time student

-Responsibility, reliability, confidence, and self-motivation

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to valena.beety@mail.wvu.edu and Nathan.maxwell@mail.wvu.edu by May 1st with the subject line as WVIP Media Intern


Event Planning

Part-Time On Campus, Unpaid

Eligible to receive class credit

The WV Innocence Project is looking for a current WVU student who has experience with event planning and fundraising. The WVIP is a non-profit branch of the Innocence Network, so fundraising is necessary to continue the efforts of the clinic. The intern will be asked to work 10-15 hours a week in the WVIP clinic. The intern will be tasked with planning and executing a fundraising event at the end of August or beginning of September. The intern should be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about event planning, management, and hospitality. 

Qualifications:

-Strong communication skills

-Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and work on various projects simultaneously

-Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

-Full-time student

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to valena.beety@mail.wvu.edu and Nathan.maxwell@mail.wvu.edu by May 1st with the subject line as WVIP Event Planning Intern

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