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Learning in Action is looking for a creative, motivated intern to manage our social media. Experience with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is required, as well as interest in and knowledge of public service at the University. 5-10 hours per week for the fall semester, with an opportunity to expand to the academic year. This is a great way to gain experience in organizing and implementing a social media campaign and to promote service opportunities to fellow students. The intern will work remotely and independently. All years are welcome to apply ...

Madison House Registration

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Madison House is the University's volunteer center and features 19 volunteer programs with over 100 community partners throughout the Charlottesville area. Volunteer opportunities range from medical services to animal wellfare to tutoring and more. Commitment is usually one to two hours a week for the semester or the academic year ...

Volunteer with Madison House Medical Services: Information Session

Aug. 31 through Sept. 3, 8 to 9 p.m., Maury 209

Interested in helping patients and their families in a hospital setting? Want to gain valuable pre-health experience while serving the Charlottesville community? Check out Madison House Medical Services. You can read about who we are and what we do online. If you want to volunteer with us, you must attend one of our information sessions on Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Sept. 2, or Sept. 3 ...

Fulbright for the Daring (or Last-Minute): An Information Session

Aug. 31, 4 to 5 p.m., Open Grounds

A year abroad to research, study, or teach English. This session is specifically geared toward the fourth-year, graduate, or alum, who may have only recently found out about the Fulbright U.S. Student Award and wants to consider submitting an application for the fall. Will it take some hard work? Always. Is it possible to be successful? We’ve seen it ...

Enactus: Information Session

Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 6 to 7 p.m., RRH 223

We are a McIntire affiliated consulting organization who provides exclusive opportunity for students to practice business skills in real life. We have over six awesome consulting projects, solving problems ranging from recycling to education to running a food cart ...

Sustainability Forum

Aug. 31, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Clark 108

Come learn about sustainability initiatives on Grounds and discover how you can get involved with different CIOs working to promote sustainability. There will be time for questions and informal networking ...

HackCville: Power Pitch

Sept. 1, 6 to 7 p.m., HackCville (#9 Elliewood Ave., on the Corner)

Come pitch an original idea at HackCville! 90 seconds. 3 judges. Awesome prizes. Send Powerpoints and other materials to ...

SEED at UVA: Information Session

Sept. 2, 5:30 p.m., RRH 123

Join SEED for an information session to learn more about their work and the application process. SEED strives to assist NGOs worldwide by providing consulting services that incorporate best practices to help them achieve a greater level of efficiency. In doing so, SEED aims to help foster development in local communities and facilitate the efforts of budding social entrepreneurs at the University of Virginia ...

become an arts mentor

Deadline: Sept. 4

The Arts Mentors program pairs UVa students with local elementary and middle school children to experience the fine and performing arts in Charlottesville, to expose the children to UVa and its resources, and to give UVa students an opportunity to connect with the local community. The program typically meets once a month throughout the academic year. For full details, requirements, and to apply, visit the website ...

The Vermonster Challenge: A Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society

Sept. 6, 2 p.m., McCormick Quad

Brace yourselves for the Vermonster: a sundae with 20 scoops of ice cream, bananas, brownies, whipped cream, hot fudge, nuts, and more toppings. The event fee is $10 per person. The winning team will receive a prize ...

Undergraduate Research Fair

Sept. 7, 4 to 6 p.m., Newcomb Hall

The Undergraduate Research Fair aims to help faculty and graduate students connect with talented undergraduates and add an interdisciplinary perspective to their team. Faculty members will give booth-style presentations to interested students …

Study Abroad Fair

Sept. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newcomb Ballroom

Come and find out about all the opportunities for study abroad at this annual event. Outside providers, faculty and exchange programs for any major, at locations all over the world ...

First Dinner! U.S. and China: Food Safety and Security

Sept. 9, 6 to 8 p.m., Kaleidoscope Room

China Dialogue Dinners is a biweekly event for Chinese and American students to discuss issues related to China and China-US relations. No background in Chinese or China studies necessary. We choose a new topic each time. Please join us for free dinner. Contact Anna Shaw at for more information ...

Enter the Green Dot T-shirt Design Contest

Deadline: Sept. 25

Green Dot UVa and the University Bookstore are partnering to host a T-shirt design competition. Submissions should be creative and encompass the Green Dot message. The winning T-shirt will be sold and displayed in the Bookstore and online for the academic year. The winner will be featured in the T-shirt display and receive a $25 Boylan Heights gift card. Proceeds from T-shirt sales will support the Green Dot initiative at UVa …

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