Public Service & Government Community

Congressional Intern Program- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Amare Osei – November 9th, 2017

The CHCI Congressional Leadership Program in Washington D.C. offers Latinx undergraduates with the opportunity to gain work experience, learn leadership and professional skills, and build a lasting professional network with Hispanic leaders in government, fortune 500 companies, and NGOs dedicated to progressing the latinx community.

Interns should have superior analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, and should be committed to public service.

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?

Free Design Thinking Coursera Course through UVA Darden

Halley Trinh – November 3rd, 2017

Are you interested in a career in nonprofit or in the social sector? Are you struggling to solve the problems and meet the needs of the people you serve? Come learn more about how design thinking, a human-centered approach to problem-solving, can help you truly understand an issue, generate ideas worth testing and iterate to find solutions that make a real difference.

Intern with the Society for International Development: Spring 2018

Hannah Guffey – November 2nd, 2017

Interested in gaining experience in the field of international development? Looking for a an opportunity that starts in January 2018? Consider applying to this internship with the Society for International Development in DC! Great opportunity for May and December 2017 grads.

An internship at SID-Washington is an invaluable opportunity for young people interested in pursuing a career in international development. As a Spring Associate, you will meet high-level professionals with years of experience in the field and in Washington, DC – perhaps even your future employer!

Office Hours with Public Service Program Coordinator, Katie Heimer

Hannah Guffey – October 27th, 2017

Have questions, concerns, or ideas regarding public service or community engagement that you would like to discuss with Katie Heimer, Program Coordinator for Public Service? Stop by 164-I in the Newcomb PAC for Public Service Office Hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., starting Tuesday, Oct. 17.

If you cannot make it during these hours, contact Katie at to schedule another time to meet.