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Mini Human Library

Part of UVA Global Week

The Human Library is essentially a library, but the “books” will be represented by individuals who have faced challenges, stereotypes and prejudices. Readers (ie UVA students, faculty, staff, community members) will have the chance to “read” these books. Each reading time is 20 minutes, with 5-minutes for the books to share their stories, and 15-minutes to have an open Q&A.

J-Term/Summer Engineering Programs & New Programs

Faculty will discuss their programs in Argentina, Sweden, Germany and Guatemala for J-Term and Summer 2017. New programs, student exchange programs and service learning projects will be introduced. Some programs are limited only to engineering students.

Complementary pizza will be served.

RSVP: Maya Drake/Engineering International Programs Advisor by Tuesday, October 24th – mel2j@virginia.edu

Sponsored by Engineering International Programs

Peace Corps Information Session

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. The information session will be followed by the Teaching Careers Abroad event in the same location.

Sponsored by Peace Corps at UVA

Global Experience Mini Film Festival

Create and submit a 2-5 minute film that celebrates and highlights your global experience at UVA. Upload your video to YouTube and email the link to PeaceCorps@virginia.edu. Deadline for submission is October 18th at midnight. Winning selections will be screened, and prizes awarded at the Film Fest. Part of UVA Global Week.

Sponsored by: International Studies Office, Peace Corps at UVA, and McIntire School of Commerce

Securing a Global Internship: Panel and Resource Fair

Interested in finding an internship abroad? Join us as we hear from current UVA students who have pursued international internships and learn what steps they took to obtain these experiences. Panelists will represent a variety of industries, regions of the world and majors. We will transition the room to a resource fair following the panel where you can learn more about specific opportunities.

Event Agenda
5:00-5:45pm: Panel
6:00-6:15pm: Room re-organization for fair
6:15-7:00pm: Mini Resource Fair

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