Public Service & Government Community

Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below by Career Community

Tom Tom!

Katharine McDonough – March 20th, 2018

Hey everyone! I hope you're ready for this year's Tom Tom Founder's Festival!! Tom Tom is right around the corner: April 9-15

Don't know what Tom Tom is? Well get excited for one of the best weeks of the year. The 2018 Tom Tom Festival is jam-packed with speakers, concerts, art, food trucks, and so so much more! Experience Charlottesville in a whole new way this April with thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators, and civic leaders at the Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders festival. 

Get your tickets and find out more here: 

Real Talk with PSG Alum Schuyler Miller

Bhakti Raval – March 19th, 2018
Growing up with my father in the military, I was fortunate to live in diverse communities and befriend people from different backgrounds. In each place I lived, across America and overseas, I witnessed a common thread: public servants worked tirelessly alongside communities to support individuals, families, and broader associations.
Schuyler Miller

Welcome back from spring break! Many of the Real Talk Series blogs in the past have covered specific avenues you can take to grasp the financial viability of working in the PSG field. For example, taking up an extra job at the beginning of your career to make ends meet, reaping the extra benefits that come with a government job, or be patient as you work your way up the ladder. Today, let's hear from a PSG alum who encourages students to embrace the essence of being a public servant and revel in the positive impact a public servant can have! 

Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition

Christie Julien – March 15th, 2018

Join the Office for Sustainability, the UVA Career Center and the Charlottesville Community for the Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition.  Participate in some or all of these engaging breakout discussions, workshops and networking opportunities and truly connect with current and emerging leaders in sustainability.  RSVP here or on Handshake

Learn to Be a Leader in Feeding Virginia

Christie Julien – February 28th, 2018

The Virginia Food Systems Leadership Institute (VFSLI) prepares rising leaders in the area of sustainable food systems by combining pertinent content knowledge in food systems, competency development in leadership, and a means for students to gain practical skills and hands-on experience related to job opportunities and infrastructure improvement in local and regional food systems.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Alternative Spring Break

Kaitlyn Diaz – February 21st, 2018

Check out this week’s spotlight on Alternative Spring Break (ASB) featuring the President of ASB, Gillean Kelly, who is a fourth year majoring in Biology. ASB is a completely student-run service organization that sends UVA students on service trips during spring break. The trips are both domestic and international, and there is a wide range of service activities available. ASB service trips combine self-reflection, service learning, and group dialogue to stimulate an enriching and meaningful experience for every participant. Read on to learn Gillean’s journey with ASB.