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Internship Opportunities through AAAS and more!

Nicole Schneiter – October 2nd, 2015

AAAS Minority Science Writing Internship:

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is providing the opportunity for minority students who are interested in a career in journalism and writing about science. Students will have a chance to work under the guidance of professional science writers and editors covering many science and technology issues. For more information, visit

UX Wars Case Competition

Christie Julien – October 2nd, 2015 is hosting a UX Case Competition!!  For anyone trying to gain experience in the field, a case competition is a phenomenal way to boost your skills and it has a low barrier to entry.  Find a classmate or a friend and enter today!

The UX Wars Case Competitionis centered on usability testing and applying the newest generation of UX analysis tools to compare industry competitors.

Troubleshooting CavLink Access

UVA Career Center – October 1st, 2015

If you are experiencing difficulty logging into the UVA CavLink website here are a few steps you can take to fix any issues that may be preventing successful login. 

  • Update your browser to the current version.
  • Clear browser cookies or browse to CavLink in a Private browsing window
  • Disable browser Add-ons

Links to specific instructions for many browsers are located below.

Graduate School Online Resource Center

Sophia Naide – September 30th, 2015

You may know Idealist as a website to find jobs, internships, and volunteer positions in the nonprofit and public service sector, but did you know it also offers a comprehensive guide to graduate school? The Grad School Info Center has web pages on every step of exploring, choosing, and applying to graduate schools; information on the different areas of study and degrees available; and targeted advice for different populations.

50 Most Innovative Public Service Schools

Sophia Naide – September 30th, 2015

The Best Value Schools website has published a list of the 50 most innovative public service graduate programs, including a brief summary of each's programs key features. Of course, you shouldn't make your graduate school decision based on rankings alone, but this list is a good jumping-off point to begin exploring which programs are right for you. Check it out here:

ICYMI: Moving to LA to Find Creative Work

Jasmine Jackson – September 30th, 2015

Last Friday, the CAMD Community met with Patrick Adair, a CLAS '04 UVa alum, at OpenGrounds to discuss "moving to LA to find creative work."

Patrick has been working as an Art Director in LA since 2008. His nationally-televised set and graphic design work appears on the Streamy Awards, People Magazine Awards, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, Food Network Star, Cupcake Wars, and The Late Late Show. Patrick specializes in design conceptualization, 2D and 3D visualization, and the supervision of construction and installation of functional television environments.