Sustainability

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.

Energy Intern with Prince William County

Christie Julien – March 19th, 2018

Energy Intern
Prince William County Government | Manassas, Virginia
The Energy Intern position is for an undergraduate student with a desire to gain knowledge about energy efficiency, building science and control systems, utility usage tracking, and energy audits. The energy intern will work with Prince William County’s Energy Coordinator to manage ongoing energy efficiency efforts.

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

Paid Internship in Civil Engineering and Sustainability in Virginia Beach

Christie Julien – March 7th, 2018

Arcadis, in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), is pleased to announce a paid summer fellowship in Virginia Beach, VA focused on planning and engineering resilient coastal communities. The fellowship is seeking to train remarkable students to become leaders in innovative, pre-disaster, resiliency design strategies. The selected fellow(s) will be given the opportunity to participate in planning and engineering projects that are making our nation’s coastal cities more resilient.

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