In order to find the best cities for diveristy in STEM, SmartAsset.com compiled a list of cities with the largest STEM workforce. They analyzed the industry to see who had the largest racial and gender diveristy. Check out their methodolgies through this link and the top ten below. You can also take a look at the numbers from 2016 to see how the landscape has changed.
Over this January externship at New City Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia, I had the opportunity to learn more about how a non-profit arts organization is run. New City Arts Initiative is an amazing organization that links together art and community in ways I did not know possible. My name is Victoria Armstrong and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
Though the duration of my externship was only three days, I learned a lot, not only about the roles of admissions team, but also about all that GWSPH has to offer students seeking a graduate degree in one of the 30+ programs offered. After obtaining unique insight into a school of public health, I am now more confident in my pursuit of a Masters in Public Health and a future career in the field. My name is Cristalle Madray, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
I had the amazing opportunity to be an extern at Brown University’s Graduate School Office during the 2018 J-term. I was able to meet and shadow professionals who are currently working in career fields within higher education. My name is Victoria Hodge, and I am a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
This winter I participated in a three-day job shadowing experience at the Partnership for Public Service through UVA’s Career IDEAs Externship Program. My name is Shivani Dimri, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
I externed for four days at the Georgia Conservancy, a member-supported environmental nonprofit in Atlanta, Georgia. During those four days, I learned about their sustainable growth initiatives, recreational trips, membership process, and outreach activities. My name is Anne Heyse, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
For four days I worked as an extern in the Office of Student Development, the Swearer Center, at Brown University in Providence, RI. My name is Kalea Obermeyer and I'm a Career Peer Educator and a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.
UVA SUIT UP!
Make sure you look the part at your next interview or networking opportunity! JCPenney is partnering with the UVA Career Center to provide professional clothing at a hugely discounted price (40% off, in addition to existing sales!). During this private event, students can purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.
My name is Humna Sharif, and I am a 4th year Environmental Science and ETP major. I am also a Career Peer Educator with the UVA Career Center. At the Career Center, we have developed a sustainability vector to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.