Public Health

Blockchain Technologies: UN Agencies Employ Blockchain to Help People In Crisis Situations

Tyler Macaluso – March 25th, 2018

Blockchain technologies have rapidly risen in prominence within recent years, alongside Bitcoin and other cryptocurricies that operate based upon the a blockchain, allowing for digital payments through a peer-to-peer system. The basic functioning of a blockchain is as its name suggests- a series of 'blocks' that contains information ranging from financial transactions to personal identity information.

NGIC Career Fair

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

On March 29th (10am – 3pm) the National Ground Intelligence Center (in Charlottesville – just past the airport) will be hosting a Career Fair! There over 30 fulltime and internship positions available and NGIC is authorized to make same day offers to qualified candidates.

UVA Career IDEAs Externship Program: George Washington University Miliken Institute School of Public Health

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Cristalle Madray Career IDEAs Extern

Though the duration of my externship was only three days, I learned a lot, not only about the roles of admissions team, but also about all that GWSPH has to offer students seeking a graduate degree in one of the 30+ programs offered.  After obtaining unique insight into a school of public health, I am now more confident in my pursuit of a Masters in Public Health and a future career in the field. My name is Cristalle Madray, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

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.


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Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight

Hannah Guffey – October 12th, 2017

The unpaid Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight in New Haven, Connecticut provides outstanding undergraduate, public health, medical and other clinical students, and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health delivery programs.  This internship has a minimum of a full-time 4 week commitment, but at least an 8-10 week commitment is preferable.

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