1st Year

Become a YAART Fellow!

Jasmine Jackson – July 13th, 2017

The YAART Fellos Programs provides an opportunity for young adults to receive training in research methods and act as advisors to research projects. The goal of the program is to partner with the community to discover and design research that answers important questions about the health of transgender and gender non-conforming young people. Check out these FAQS to learn more about YAART fellows.

Who can become a YAART fellow?
Any transgender or gender nonconforming person 18–26 can become a fellow.

Career Exploration Workshops

If you are a first or second year student struggling to determine how to choose a major that feels right for you, or curious to learn how your current academic pursuits can help you identify potential career paths, you may also consider registering to participate in a Career Exploration Workshop.

How to close the tech-job gap for minorities and low-income earners

UVA Career Center – April 26th, 2017

Last year, White House economists predicted that low-income workers — those who make less than $20 an hour — face the highest probability of losing their jobs to robots. But people of color are especially at risk: an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a report last year finding that just about 8 percent of tech-sector jobs are held by Hispanics and 7.4 percent by African-Americans.

But there are some organizations out there trying to close the gap and make sure low-income workers and people of color aren’t displaced by robots and automation.

Quiet off-Grounds study space: Morven Farms Reading Days May 3rd, 10am-4pm

UVA Career Center – April 26th, 2017

Morven Farms Reading Days

May 3rd, 10am-4pm

791 Morven Dr. Charlottesville, VA 22902

Looking for a quiet place off-Grounds to study for finals? Morven Farms, a University owned property, is opening its doors to students on May 3rd. So grab a couple friends and carpool out to the venue to study in the illustrious gardens of one of Charlottesville's hidden gems! 

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