Weldon Cooper Center PhD+ Internships


The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at University of Virginia works to improve governance and community life throughout Virginia through applied research, leadership development, and direct partnerships with communities and organizations across the state. The Center’s values include access, collaboration, community, and impact. 


Weldon Cooper Center is a PhD+ internship partner since the program's inception and consistently supports professional development of PhD students. Read stories of former interns below.

The different units of Cooper Center are offering three opportunities:

  1. Economic & Policy Studies
  2. Survey Research
  3. Media

Click on links below to learn about individual internships.