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Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

Genevieve Agar – March 23rd, 2017

This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.

What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.

Multiple Paid Internships with the Federal Trade Commission

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is looking for summer interns. 


The positions are located in various Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offices including:

The Immediate Office of the Executive Director

Administrative Services Office

Financial Management Office

Human Capital Management Office

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Inclusion

Bureau of Consumer Protection,

How-To Guide for Finding a Major (Major Exploration Series)

Amber Wang – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

As the spring semester draws closer to its end, many university students might be wondering about how they can choose their ideal major. By doing your share of the research ahead of time, you can avoid the possible headaches that might come in the future with making a hasty decision. See how you can make an informed major choice using these tips!

Second Year Women in Finance at Jefferies Opportunity

Rachel Ross – March 22nd, 2017

Jefferies is excited to invite females in the class of 2019 from all college majors to apply and spend an immersive day with us. We will provide an opportunity to meet professionals across divisions and experience a day in the life at a global Investment Bank.

Inspiring Women for Finance Symposium

  • When: June 16, 2017
  • Where: 520 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022

Apply by April 21, 2017:

Please email your resume along with an essay (300 words or less) on the following topic:

Genevieve Agar: How I Reconciled Creative Arts with an Econ Major (Major Exploration Series)

Amber Wang – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

A common dilemma some students may face when deciding their major(s) is whether or not they should choose something that aligns with their passion or choose something that will be practical. Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), did just this during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.

What's It Like to Intern in India? Ask a UVA student

Genevieve Agar – March 22nd, 2017

My name is Heather Thompson, and I am a third-year student in the School of Arts and Sciences. I'm doubling in Foreign Affairs and Economics, and I'll be graduating this spring. My primary involvement at UVA is definitely rugby. I started playing my first year and absolutely love it. Now I'm also match secretary for the rugby team. I also am in Phi Alpha Delta (the pre-law fraternity), and volunteer with Campus Kitchen. Outside of school, I work for the Papers of George Washington and at Splendora's downtown. 

Attend the Undergraduate Research Symposium sponsored by the LSAMP VA-NC Alliance!

Khanh Tran – March 21st, 2017

Do you have a desire to go to graduate school? Interested in presenting your academic research? Want to acquire a summer research opportunity?

There will be a host of activities at the symposium, including poster and oral presentations, academic workshops, and a graduate school recruitment fair. See the website to view the agenda and read about the keynote speaker!


Date: March 31st - April 2nd

Location: Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC.

Taking the Lead in Entrepreneurship and Diversity

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

Achieving diversity and inclusion at the startup level is as important, if not more important, than diversity at companies like Apple, Google, Facebook and the lot. Startups are, in theory, the future of the tech industry, and it’s easier to get diversity and inclusion right at an early stage, rather than when the company already has thousands of employees.

Check out how Y Combinator is leading the charge.

Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop, 3/31

Sophia Naide – March 20th, 2017

Want help with your personal statement or application essays? The UVA Writing Center is hosting a free Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop. The workshop will take place Friday, March 31, 2-4pm at 229 Bryan Hall. You'll be able to get advice from a panel of writing tutors, complete generative writing exercises, and work with a tutor on your current draft. Whether you're a fourth-year applying to graduate school, a second-year applying to a major or school (e.g.