Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: VISAS

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 29th, 2017

Check out this week’s spotlight on Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars (VISAS), a special status organization, featuring Elma Adusei. Learn how your participation in VISAS can lead to the development of interpersonal and leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Elma is a third-year undergraduate double majoring in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Public Health and Foreign Affairs while minoring in African-American and African Affairs. Read on to learn Elma’s journey with VISAS.

What is VISAS?

Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight

Hannah Guffey – October 12th, 2017

The unpaid Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight in New Haven, Connecticut provides outstanding undergraduate, public health, medical and other clinical students, and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health delivery programs.  This internship has a minimum of a full-time 4 week commitment, but at least an 8-10 week commitment is preferable.

The Business of Saving Nature in Costa Rica COMM 4589

Humna Sharif – October 8th, 2017

There are many pathways that a student can take to include sustainability in their academics. If you are a student interested in learning more about how economic development, business practices and conservation of biodiversity interact with each other then this study abroad course is perfect for you. The Business of Saving Nature COMM 4589 is a 2018 spring break study abroad course that will take place in Costa Rica.

CIO Spotlight: Project Peanut Butter

Brandon Thompson – September 21st, 2017

With the Healthcare Career Community, we aim to highlight organizations on Grounds that provide non-clinical involvement opportunities for students. One of these organizations is Project Peanut Butter (PPB), led by President Sammi Rappaport. PPB is an international organization that focuses on providing severely malnourished children ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Ghana, Africa. Founded by Dr.

Environmental Science Department Seminar

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Every semester the department of Environmental Science offers a weekly seminar featuring speakers from different fields of environment and sustainability. The guest speakers hail from all over the sustainability spectrum and their areas of expertise include everything from atmospheric models, water conservation, dam building, species diversity, oyster farming, cloud physics, gulf stream mechanisms, environmental policies etc.

All roads can lead to Sustainability

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Hi Students!
The Career Center has begun to work on a sustainability initiative with the Engineering, Science, and Technology community. The purpose of this Sustainability Initiative is to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.

International Students: Here are your Essential Resources for your Job/Internship Search

Halley Trinh – September 7th, 2017

Our annual International Student Series is designed for international students to prepare for opportunities in the U.S. and in your home region. Our first event was hosted by Ms. Heather Palmer, Assistant Director and Career Counselor in the UVA Center for Engineering Career Development about critical resources for your job/internship search. If you missed this session, but are curious about how to maximize your use of our resources, below is a brief overview.

What does the recruiting landscape look like?

2016-2017 UVA Career Center Recap

UVA Career Center – May 8th, 2017

As the year comes to a close the Career Center celebrates with graduating students both their success at UVA and their futures.  One of our goals in the Career Center this year has been to engage more students in their career development by partnering with faculty on unique,  appealing events.  Here are some highlights.