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Designing Your Service Experience: May 3 Workshop

Winnie Tsao – April 24th, 2017

On Wednesday, May 3 from 9:30-11:30am Julia Lapan and Anna Sullivan offering a design thinking workshop for students heading into the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other service roles in which they have a big job to do in an unstructured environment with limited resources. The goal of the workshop is to help participants mentally prepare for their service experiences, reduce anxiety around the many unknowns of what they’ll be doing, and equip them to design their own toolkits that they can draw upon when feeling stuck or unsure in their new roles.

China Insight Trek: A Tale of Two Cities

Rachel Ross – April 24th, 2017

We would like to invite you to the “China Insight” Trek this coming July, with a focus on business and economy.

Held by World Youth Development Forum, “China Insight” Trek has been hold for over 10 years. In the past, we visited the State Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce, Development and Reform Commission, the Bank of China, Alibaba, Didi, etc. We also met many high-level state and business leaders, such as the Vice Premier of PRC, the Governor of People’s Bank of China, Vice President of Alibaba, Vice President of China Development Bank; etc.

Law School Career Services Summer Research Assistant

Winnie Tsao – April 24th, 2017

The Career Services Office at the University of Virginia School of Law is seeking a summer research assistant beginning in late May through mid/late August 2017. This is a paid position that will require 15-20 hours/week, but the position can be up to 40 hours/week for a student who would like to work full-time (specific hours and schedule are flexible). This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in law school or who would like to learn more about the legal job search process.

Making the Most of Your Research Internship

Christie Julien – April 20th, 2017

Getting past the frustration--and in the process learning how real research differs from science learned in the classroom--is what undergraduate research internships are all about. Yet despite the focus on real research, real progress in most programs is regarded as a bonus and not the main objective.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science offers tips on how to make the most of your summer internship conducting research and what to really expect on the job. 

COMM 1559 Exploring the World of Business

UVA Career Center – April 13th, 2017

The Career Center’s Business Community is partnering with the Comm School to offer a 1-week long, 1 credit course in Washington D.C. to help students explore the world of business through company visits, alumni mentors, and hands-on cases.  This course is a residential course in DC. Students will be housed at Catholic University. Due to the case projects and evening assignments, students are required to stay in housing provided through UVA. There is a $650 course fee that includes all room and board associated with the course.

 

18 mental health apps to help keep you sane!

Yuyan Zhang – April 12th, 2017

Are you pulling through a stressful time of the year? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the midterms and commitments you have to do? Maybe these Apps will help relieve your stress and recharge!

Sanity Defense

Whether it’s mindfulness, meditation, or Mai Tai’s, people will do much of anything if they believe it will alleviate their stress.

We’ve tracked down 18 of the best apps to help you keep sane through everything from deep-breathing to talk therapy.

18 mental health apps to help keep you sane!

Yuyan Zhang – April 12th, 2017

Are you pulling through a stressful time of the year? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the midterms and commitments you have to do? Maybe these Apps will help relieve your stress and recharge!

Sanity Defense

Whether it’s mindfulness, meditation, or Mai Tai’s, people will do much of anything if they believe it will alleviate their stress.

We’ve tracked down 18 of the best apps to help you keep sane through everything from deep-breathing to talk therapy.

Sustain-a-Pitch Night.

Christie Julien – April 10th, 2017

Looking for funding for your project? Green Grounds, UVA Sustainability, the Minority Rights Coalition, and Hackcville are hosting the second annual SustainaPitch Night: Social Justice Edition on Thursday, April 20th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Open Grounds (located across the street from Boylan Heights). Free Mellow Mushroom will be provided. The event will consist of pitches for projects that explore environmental and equitable themes from students, CIOs, faculty, and staff.

Last Minute Summer Plans

Mengjia Luo – April 10th, 2017

Still unsure of your summer plans? No worries! There are plenty of opportunities left for you, regardless of what you are interested in.

Charlottesville Area

In general, Handshake is your best friend! There are still plenty of opportunities posted on the website. Use the filter function to find what is the best for you. Have coding chops? Our local startup Center for Open Science, is still up for hiring summer developer interns! https://jobs.lever.co/cos/b50ccb99-e5b8-40cf-abc2-b0aecf440789

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