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APPLYING FOR AN INTERNSHIP

  • Applications Received ONGOING. Interns are accepted for the following time frames (or any time in between):
    • Summer  (June – August)
    • Spring (January – April)
    • Winter (September – November)

An internship is a serious commitment. Our expectations are high but in return we guarantee you the attention you want, the experience you need, and the exposure to the profession/business that you desire before you start your own journey.  For this reason we require the following elements in order to select the intern that best fits our team:

Upon receipt of submission of video and application, our CEO Ruann Wood will review the video and application contents. Every applicant will receive follow up communication.

Intern Bio Video Instructions:

Please provide all information on video in American Sign Language.  completely in sign language.

  • Full name and sign name (if applicable)
  • Where you call home
  • The name and location of your ITP
  • Your first exposure to sign language and the Deaf community
  • Your current involvement in the deaf community
  • Why you selected interpreting as a career
  • Why you desire to intern with VCI
  • Your plans after your internship is complete

How do you know that you are applying to intern with a reputable interpreting agency? READ this article. VCI satisfies all of the writer’s suggested criteria.

What does a successful internship look like?  Read this blog by our CEO: 7 Ways to a Successful Interpreting Internship

Successful Interns may be invited to work with VCI and participate in the VCI Pathway to Certification.

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