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Combine a Master's Degree with Peace Corps Service

Sophia Naide – October 6th, 2015

Can't decide whether to go to graduate school or serve abroad? Peace Corps has an innovative partnership that lets you do both! Through their "Masters International" program, you can integrate Peace Corps service with a master's degree in anything from environmental science to engineering to English, to name just a few. Here's a little information from the Peace Corps about how the program works:

Jobs and Internships in Environmental Justice

Sophia Naide – October 6th, 2015

If you are interested in working on issues like global warming, clean water, and a fair political process, consider a job with Impact. Impact is a nonprofit that runs action campaigns for "change in our environment, our democracy, and our future". The fall application deadline is October 18th for jobs starting immediately or in August 2016, and there are also internships available. Learn more here!

Virtual Grad School Fair for Global Development

Sophia Naide – October 6th, 2015

Are you thinking about taking your global development career to the next level with a master's degree? Join Devex at their upcoming Virtual Grad School Fair on Thursday, November 5 from 8am-1pm. During this event, Devex will bring together admissions officers from over 20 graduate school programs, including Duke Center for International Development, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, NYU's College of Global Public Health, University of Bath and many more.

Career Fair Countdown! Week 4: Preparing your Resume

Nicole Schneiter – October 5th, 2015

The Fall Job and Internship Fair is coming up on Oct. 28th and 29th! In order to make sure you’re fully prepared (and not waiting until the last minute), we’ve created a Career Fair Countdown! blog series. Whether you’re a fourth year looking for a job after graduation or a first year exploring your career options, tune in to stay ahead of the game for acing the career fair.


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: