Business Community

Surety & Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students

Amare Osei – November 7th, 2017

The Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.

Member companies are looking for underwriting interns which would be responsible for a variety of tasks, including financial analysis of risk, accounting, data entry, and underwriting surety bond requests.

Healthcare Consulting Night Recap: My Experience

Brandon Thompson – October 20th, 2017

On Monday, October 16, 2017, I attended the Healthcare Consulting Night hosted by the UVA Career Center. In an effort to help those unable to attend learn more about opportunities in this industry, I have provided an overview of the companies in attendance, as well as their unique approaches to healthcare consulting through example cases below.


Leidos Tech and Networking Night!

Tyler Macaluso – October 12th, 2017

Are you interested in a career that gives you the opportunities to tackle the world's toughest challenges in defense, intelligence, homeland security and health markets? Want to learn more about what goes into the engineering, design and implementation of advanced technological systems, from smart grid design and development to integrated complete energy delivery solutions to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) designs? 


The Business of Saving Nature in Costa Rica COMM 4589

Humna Sharif – October 8th, 2017

There are many pathways that a student can take to include sustainability in their academics. If you are a student interested in learning more about how economic development, business practices and conservation of biodiversity interact with each other then this study abroad course is perfect for you. The Business of Saving Nature COMM 4589 is a 2018 spring break study abroad course that will take place in Costa Rica.

Become a Multicultural Peer Educator

Hannah Guffey – September 29th, 2017

Multicultural Student Services is proud to introduce the Multicultural Peer Educators program (MPEs). The MPEs will serve as a collaborative and diverse group of students who aim to educate their peers on issues of social justice. As an MPE, you have the opportunity to facilitate impactful conversations at the University of Virginia by highlighting social justice issues, promoting an inclusive community, and expanding cultural competency.