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Summer 2018 ModernGuild Accelerators Program

Anchita Khullar – February 22nd, 2018

The ModernGuild Business Accelerator is a four-week, online training program where students gain a deeper understanding of consulting or finance and the technical skills needed to succeed within those industries. Students are sponsored by well-known firms such as Barclays, Deloitte, PWC, and JPMorgan Chase, who also guarantee program graduates an interview at their companies. 

Google's Diversity Update

Katharine McDonough – February 22nd, 2018

Google has been getting a lot of flack recently for its lack of diversity. From a controversial memo that has been circulating in the media to the dismal number of non-asian people of color, that criticism may not be unwarranted. This shortcoming for Google is especially surprising given that the search engine amasses information about the entire world for all of its people every second of the day. You would think that a company responsible for delivering such an infinite variety of information would itself be a diverse place to work. 

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Alternative Spring Break

Kaitlyn Diaz – February 21st, 2018

Check out this week’s spotlight on Alternative Spring Break (ASB) featuring the President of ASB, Gillean Kelly, who is a fourth year majoring in Biology. ASB is a completely student-run service organization that sends UVA students on service trips during spring break. The trips are both domestic and international, and there is a wide range of service activities available. ASB service trips combine self-reflection, service learning, and group dialogue to stimulate an enriching and meaningful experience for every participant. Read on to learn Gillean’s journey with ASB.

Business-Related Podcasts

Anchita Khullar – February 21st, 2018

Podcasts are great way to get your daily news updates or listen to people speak on interesting topics anywhere and anytime. Whether you're looking to gain more knowledge in a new field or get some inspiration from hearing other people's stories, below is a list of podcasts you can listen to on the way to class or while traveling over break. Hope you enjoy!

Northern Virginia Minority Pre-Law Conference

Jessica Bowers – February 20th, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
George Mason University

The Minority Pre-Law Conference is designed to educate prospective law students about the opportunities in the legal profession, with the ultimate goal of increasing diversity.

Conference topics include:

  • Law School Admissions
  • Studying for the LSAT
  • Pre-Law School Programs
  • Legal Careers
  • Special Guest Speaker: Donald M. Temple

Breakfast and lunch provided.
Questions? Contact novaylc@gmail.com

UVA Development Hub

UVA Career Center – February 19th, 2018

The UVA Dev Hub was founded by Vice President of Information Technology, Ron Hutchins under the leadership of Gloria Felicia and Nadim El-jaroudi, with the help a group of 5 student interns. It is a platform for students to finalize their startup ideas, learn how to code, and build websites as well as mobile apps for their projects. UVA Dev Hub, which stands for “Development Hub,” seeks to solve two major problems that often prevent students from launching their ideas:

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