Career Development

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Kinetic Sound

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 13th, 2017

Check out this week’s spotlight on Kinetic Sound featuring Karen Soohoo. Learn how your participation in Kinetic Sound can lead to the development of interpersonal intelligence, leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Karen is a third-year undergraduate double majoring in Biochemistry and Psychology and describes her role as President. Read on to learn Karen’s journey with Kinetic Sound.


What is Kinetic Sound?

Connecting your Student Involvement to your Future: Conflux Research Journal

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 8th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on the Conflux Research Journal featuring Jean Nunez who is currently serving as the Creative Director. Jean is a second year majoring in Global Public Health and pursuing a concentration in Music. Read on to learn Jean’s journey with Conflux.


What is the benefit of joining the Conflux Research Journal?

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Chi Alpha

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 6th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship featuring Landon Gragg who is currently serving as a Core Group leader for first year guys. Landon is a third year majoring in Public Policy and minoring in Middle Eastern Studies. Read on to learn Landon’s journey with Chi Alpha.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: X-tasee

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 2nd, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on X-tasee featuring Alexis Artis who is currently serving as Secretary of the CIO. X-tasee is a dance group that aims to bridge the gap between Charlottesville residents and UVA students through the artistic expression of dance. Alexis is a third year studying Speech Pathology in the Curry School of Education. Read on to learn Alexis' journey with X-tasee. 

Apply to the Latinx Leadership Institute (LLI) program

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 29th, 2017

The Latinx Leadership Institute serves as a leadership development program to empower Hispanic/Latinx students in maximizing opportunities at UVA and beyond. By joining this organization as a participant, you will enhance your professional skills, learn about the complexities of the Hispanic/Latinx culture, and learn how to use your leadership potential to create action. Third year undergraduate Hector Quijano is serving as the Latinx Leadership Institute’s first Executive Director. The six-week program will launch this upcoming spring. 

Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: VISAS

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 29th, 2017

Check out this week’s spotlight on Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars (VISAS), a special status organization, featuring Elma Adusei. Learn how your participation in VISAS can lead to the development of interpersonal and leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Elma is a third-year undergraduate double majoring in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Public Health and Foreign Affairs while minoring in African-American and African Affairs. Read on to learn Elma’s journey with VISAS.


What is VISAS?

Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: Second Year Council (SYC)

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 10th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on Second Year Council (SYC) featuring Omar Elhaj who is currently serving as the President of SYC. Omar is studying Foreign Affairs and Computer Science. Read on to learn Omar's journey with Class Council.  


What is the benefit of joining Second Year Council?

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.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Asian Student Union

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 5th, 2017

Check out this week's spotlight on Connecting your CIO to your Future blog series; Asian Student Union (ASU) featuring Brandon Kim. Learn how your participation in ASU can lead to the development of leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Brandon is a third year studying Political and Social Thought and describes his role as the Chair of the Prospective/Alumni-Relations Committee. Read on to learn Brandon's journey with ASU. 

Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: Third Year Council (TYC)

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 4th, 2017

Do you want to know how you can develop leadership skills through a student organization at UVA? Check out the following spotlight on Third Year Council (TYC), a special status organization, featuring Galen Green. Galen is a third year at the University of Virginia studying Commerce and is currently serving as the President of Third Year Council. Read on to learn Galen's journey with Class Council. 


What is the benefit of joining Class Council?

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