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Interested in a fun and fascinating career that connects you with world-famous attractions, delicious dining and captivating history? Richmond Region Tourism is the ideal place for you.

Internship program 

Richmond Region Tourism is seeking an intern to assist all departments of Richmond Region Tourism.  Administration, Visitor Center, Community Relations, Marketing, Convention Sales & Services will all be areas in which the intern will support and work directly with staff. The ideal candidate must have strong computer skills, and be willing to work independently. Hours may vary and may include weekend event support for Convention Services. Familiarity with the Richmond Region attractions, restaurants and other tourist attractions is a plus.  Regular office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

Richmond Region Tourism welcomes all applicants for internships and believes they are important in preparing students for careers in the travel and tourism industry. Our internship program is geared toward:

  • College juniors, seniors and graduate-level students working for earned academic credit
  • Tourism, Parks & Recreation, Hospitality/Travel fields
  • Communication and PR fields

Intern Responsibilities

Create and edit spreadsheets in Excel. Work with Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Assist staff with research, marketing initiatives and social media updates

Stay informed of Richmond Region events, new attractions, restaurants, etc.

Have a positive attitude, willingness to work with a team of professionals

Design invitations, help update specialty brochures and online guides

Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills as well as great organizational skills

Maintain polite helpful relations with the general public at all times

Update RRT Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system as needed

Set up information booths for events and be able to work and break down the booths as well

Richmond Region Tourism is now accepting applications for one or two new interns this summer. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. All intern hours must be performed during that time frame. To apply for an internship, please email