Join our team!  Available positions are listed below.  Application instructions are included with each job description.

Applications for staff positions are open until filled unless otherwise noted.

FIRST Chesapeake/VirginiaFIRST Paid Internship Available for High School Junior or Senior in Richmond Area

Again this year, Veritas is generously sponsoring a paid summer internship at FIRST Chesapeake/VirginiaFIRST in the Metro Richmond area. Applicants must be available Mid June-August, for 20 hours a week, (Monday-Friday), not to exceed 140 hours. Duties will include some light technical work, on-line research, program outreach, and other duties as assigned. Desired internship qualities include: 

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-starter
  • Organized
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willingness to help with some day-long projects not directly related to development or programs (example, help staff ​inventory warehouse in July.)

​Interested parties should submit the following to Stan Southworth, Executive Director, with the subject line: FIRST Chesapeake Internship.

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • 3 references with contact information​

Application deadline is May 31, 2017. No phone calls, please.

FIRST is accepting applications for the FIRST Senior Mentor position in Washington, DC.

FIRST Senior Mentor Program Program Description:  For a job description and contact name, please visit

Posted December 1, 2016:

Temporary Part Time. Classroom Instructor, after-school robotics program in Richmond City school(s)

Compensation: $10/hr, not to exceed 40 hours/month. Contracted position for January - March with the possibility of the position being extended to June.

Description:  VirginiaFIRST Robotics, a 17 year old education-based non-profit, is seeking a part time employee to work with approximately 10 middle school students in Richmond City. This position requires approximately 2 hours of afternoon on-site classroom instruction per week. Additional hours are flexible and will be used for lesson prep and other duties as assigned. VirginiaFIRST is willing to coordinate these hours with university career services for possible internship credit for the 2017 Winter semester. The position reports directly to the Team Sustainability Program Manager.


  • self-starter
  • excellent time management skills
  • familiarity with FIRST programs and technical experience preferred but not required
  • experience working with teens/adolescents and/or under-resourced communities
  • access to own transportation

Application:  Email a cover letter and resume to by December 20th. No phone calls, please.