NRV EXPERIENCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The NRV Experience is a program built to complement and enhance the internships at your company.
This is a seven-week-long summer curriculum that allows interns the opportunity to see if the New River Valley is a natural fit for them after graduation. Through the NRV Experience, participants can enhance their professional skills and establish community while in the region.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE NRV EXPERIENCE?
Outdoor excursions during the NRV Experience are designed to highlight one of the five unique communities in Virginia’s New River Valley. Onward NRV collaborates with local tourism directors from each of the communities to showcase the region’s outdoor amenities to the interns.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
The NRV Experience is a series of community engagement, professional development, and networking opportunities for students completing a summer internship program in Virginia’s New River Valley. These events connect collegians with one another while showcasing the wide variety of cultural, recreational, and outdoor amenities the NRV has to offer.
What Can Interns Expect from the NRV Experience?
The NRV Experience is an initiative through Onward New River Valley’s five-year economic development strategy for the region. The goals are to support employers’ summer internship programs, increase the number of young professionals living and working in the NRV post-graduation, and expose participants to the wide variety of cultural, recreational and outdoor amenities available in the region.