Internship Information
Organization:The Port of Virginia
Internship Title:Summer Internship - Various
Brief Internship Description:
The Port of Virginia's 8 Week Summer Internship Program runs from June 4-July 27 and is designed to develop, teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students as they explore career opportunities within the maritime industry. Students will be given the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to hands on project focused tasks in various departments throughout The Port of Virginia.
Full Internship Description:
Potential Internships include the following departments:
•	Human Resources
•	Legal
•	Maintenance
•	Marketing/Communications
•	Marine Incident Response Team (MIRT) 

•	Operations 
•	Process Excellence 
•	Environmental/Engineering 
•	Sustainability

Eligibility Requirements 

1. Must be available to work full time (40 hours per week) during June 4 - July 27. 
2. Must be currently enrolled in an accredited four year college program (having completed freshman year). 
3. Preferred 3.2 GPA or higher (must be able to provide proof of current enrollment and GPA if selected). 
4. Selected applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment background check which may include any of the following: Academic record and verification of education and/or certifications; Employment history (including references); Criminal history; Driving record; Fingerprinting; drug and alcohol testing, Fit for duty Physical, Other records or information related to the candidate's suitability for the position.

* In order to gain access to the Port of Virginia Marine Terminals you will need to have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.  If you do not have one, please go to UES Enrollment Center 232 Business Park Drive, Ste. 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6537 to apply. They are open from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday – Friday.  You can access additional information at to begin the enrollment process.  There is a cost of $125.25, you will be reimbursed.  Please bring the receipt with you on your first day.

To Apply 

1. Interested students must apply via The Port of Virginia career website between the dates of February 5th – March 2nd at  
2. Must attach a resume 
3. Must attach a cover letter/statement of interest that addresses the following: 
-	Why are you interested in this Internship Opportunity?
-	What impact do you feel this Internship Opportunity will have on your long term career goals?
-	What course work/classroom knowledge do you feel you would be able to apply to your work environment?
Internship Address: 600 World Trade Center

Norfolk, VA 23510 - 1605
Telecommute Option:No
Hours per week:40
Length (weeks):8
Internship ID:24500118