Special Populations

Morven Summer Institute

Humna Sharif – February 25th, 2018

The Morven Summer Institute is an innovative summer program hosted at Morven Farm, an emerging landscape for interdisciplinary learning for the University of Virginia.  At the Morven Summer Institute, undergraduate and graduate students with interests in sustainability, design, food systems, and ecology have the opportunity to escape traditional confines of the classroom while working on projects with real-world applications.

Participants may select one 3-credit course from either (or both) of the 10-day summer blocks.

Block A - May 21 - June 1

The Most Diverse Cities to Find a Job

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

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.

Career IDEAs Externship Program: Brown University

Christie Julien – February 7th, 2018

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.

                                                                                                                                                                                              

Bank of America Diversity Insight Week Programs - Applications Open!

Cathryn Davis – January 5th, 2018

Bank of America is excited to share details of their diversity insight programs taking place this April. These programs are open to first and second year students who want to expand their network, learn more about their business, and attend various professional workshops. 

Learn more:

Emerging Women’s Program

Inspire – Women who Tech

Ignite with Tech

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