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CodeJam - Google's 14th annual Algorithmic, Global Coding Competition

Khanh Tran – March 29th, 2017

CodeJam is here!

Registration is now open for Google’s 14th annual algorithmic, global coding competition. And back for the third year is the Distributed CodeJam track, giving contestants even more ways to test their programming skills. This year, the competition is bigger than ever!

Join for your chance to:

2017 Masergy STEM Scholarship ($5000)

Christie Julien – March 28th, 2017

Masergy is proud to support the next generation of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students by providing a scholarship of $5,000 to a student demonstrating excellent promise in their area of study. As an innovator in the tech industry, we understand the importance of the STEM fields and wish to advocate for the industry’s future leaders by assisting their efforts toward a degree.

Innovating The Answer Company: An Interview with Katherine Manuel

Christie Julien – March 28th, 2017

This interview from WITI  by Brooke Lazar outlines how Katherine Manuel, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Thomson Reuters (The Answer Company), believes technology skills are critical to being successful in business today. Katherine began her career in consulting and climbed the ladder to become the global head of innovation for "The Answer Company." She takes a few moments to share her story.


BL: What advice would you give to others following the career path you took?

Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

Genevieve Agar – March 23rd, 2017

This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.

What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.

Multiple Paid Internships with the Federal Trade Commission

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is looking for summer interns. 


The positions are located in various Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offices including:

The Immediate Office of the Executive Director

Administrative Services Office

Financial Management Office

Human Capital Management Office

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Inclusion

Bureau of Consumer Protection,

How-To Guide for Finding a Major (Major Exploration Series)

Amber Wang – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

As the spring semester draws closer to its end, many university students might be wondering about how they can choose their ideal major. By doing your share of the research ahead of time, you can avoid the possible headaches that might come in the future with making a hasty decision. See how you can make an informed major choice using these tips!