Engineering, Science & Technology Community

Trek to Silicon Valley

Christie Julien – November 5th, 2017

The Center for Engineering Career Development and the Center for Diversity in Engineering announce the first annual San Francisco Bay Area Trek!  In this inaugural year, we are collaborating with the Data Science Institute (DSI) to host students in Silicon Valley January 8-10.*  This informational trip is intended to expose students to a variety of opportunities within Engineering and Technology.

*travel dates are likely January 7-10 or 11, 2018 



Hoo's Tech Interviews: The Algorithms Interview

Tyler Macaluso – October 19th, 2017

Have a technical interview coming up and have no idea what to expect? Want to learn how to gain a competitive edge in the interview process over other applicants?


This is the third publication of a multi-part series on Tech Interviews for Hoo's. Each publication will include different types of tech interviews you might be exposed to, a general overview of how each kind of interview works, and tips and techniques regarding the actions you should take during the interview to help you ace the interview and continue on with the rest of the hiring process.

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? 


STEM Careers in the Law!

Christie Julien – October 12th, 2017

If you love science, but don't want to do lab and bench work, consider working as a patent examiner.  

The US Patent Office is looking for patent examiners.  Join USPTO for a Twitter Chat on Tuesday October 17 from 2pm -3pm Eastern.  

Ask about examiner vaccancies

Hear about the patent examiner career path

Learn about USPTOs work environment and benefits.


#AskUSPTOjobs  @USPTOjobs

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.

Get Your Research Funded with the Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Christie Julien – October 4th, 2017

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence helps connect students to all kinds of research and scholarship opportunities. They have a number of opportunities listed on their website and will be holding information sessions on 2 awesome sources of funding.  See below for details. 

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award Information Session

4:00 to 5:00, Wednesday, October 11

Clemons Library, Room 204


Microsoft Coding Competition

Christie Julien – October 2nd, 2017

Microsoft College Coding Competition


Bring your laptop, charger, and some friends for your chance to win a $150 gift card or other great prizes! All skill levels welcome. Teams of up to 3 people. Free pizza!

No Purchase Necessary. Open only to students 18+. For Official Rules and a full list of events, see



Tuesday, October 10th
7:00 PM-10:00 PM


Thornton Hall E303

University of Virginia

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.