L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Build valuable connections

Take advantage of advising, career services, internships, student organizations and more.

The Wilder School connects you from day one to make sure you have the resources you need to succeed. Our advising staff offers invaluable academic support, and our Office of Student Success provides career services and internship programs to all students within the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

Our students offer each other a lot, too — at the Wilder School, you’re part of a diverse network of peers you can learn from and build valuable relationships with throughout your career. You’ll connect with undergraduates, graduate students and professionals from across our academic areas.

Develop as a leader, meet like-minded peers and serve the community through service learning or in one of the organizations below. Whatever your interests, the Wilder School offers an opportunity that matches.

Wilder School Student Resources Site

This is a one-stop resource page for multiple student resources and documents specific to Wilder School undergraduate, graduate and prospective students.  

Wilder School Student Ambassador and Advisory Council (WS SAAC)

The Wilder School Student Ambassador & Advisory Council Program is for volunteers who wish to represent VCU Wilder School by providing support and participation for special events, campus tours, and other Wilder School special programs.  Wilder School SAAC ensures that students have a voice and serves as the link between students and Wilder School faculty and administration. SAAC will be comprised of a minimum of two representatives from each Wilder School undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applications are accepted year-round. Please contact the Office of Student Success at wsinternship@vcu.edu or 804-827-2791 for additional information.

Student Success Campus Resources

As a VCU student, you have access to a wide variety of resources! Learn about some of them using the links below: 

Career Services

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Counseling Services 

Wellness Resource Center

Campus Learning Center 

Additional VCU resources