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2015 Water Resources Conference of the Virginias

Callie Uffman – September 29th, 2015

The Water Resources Conference of the Virginias will be held October 5-6 at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia.

The event will include educational presentations and the latest information on West Virginia's and Virginia's water resources. The conference will offer many opportunities to network with professionals in the water and energy industries and discuss important water resource issues.

The registration fee is $59.00 for students. Register here by October 2.

Community Outreach Coordinator for Environmental Education Non-profit

Christie Julien – September 29th, 2015

Hiring Organization: Alice Ferguson Foundation

The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator to implement a regional grassroots public education campaign to address litter prevention. AFF is an environmental educational organization focused on connecting people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy.

Volunteer Opportunities Through the Government

UVA Career Center – September 28th, 2015

The federal government provides a wide variety of volunteer opportunities accessible to people all over the country. Check out this link and think about what might be interesting to you! There's a volunteer program for just about every interest. Science students could look into volunteering for NOAA or Citizen Corps, politics students might be interested in serving as poll workers for elections, and social science and humanities students may find that Peace Corps or Change Corps is a great real-world experience for them - just for starters.

Summer Internship Series: Teach for America (AAPI Initiative)

Austin Gogal – September 28th, 2015

Trisha Hongcharti is a member of the University of Virginia Class of 2016, studying Spanish and Foreign Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences. She has been an instrumental part of many diversity initiatives on grounds during her time at the University, and plans to continue to play a pivotal role in the development of minority programs and students through a career in working in higher education.

Use VAM to find an alumni mentor

Jasmine Jackson – September 27th, 2015

How can an alumni mentor help you prepare for life after UVA?  

Students interested in working with an alumni mentor through the Virginia Alumni Mentoring Program (VAM) must attend a mandatory Orientation workshop to learn how to access the database of available mentors and identify what type of mentor is best suited to their career interests.

 Email mentoring@virginia.edu or visit the website for more information!

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