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A+D Weekly

Week of October 31, 2016
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming:
Friday, November 18th - Deadline for undergrads to request rescheduling of final exams that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours -- see Carolyn Harris or Kathryn Albright in the dean's office (202 Cowgill Hall)
Saturday, November 19th - Thanksgiving Break begins
Saturday, November 26th - Web drop/add begins for Spring
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SCHOOL NEWS

The Washington Alexandria Architecture Center is calling for papers and works for the Frascari III Symposium "Ceilings and Dreams: the Architecture of Levity." more

COMPETITIONS

DEADLINE TOMORROW - The student Holiday Card Challenge is finally launching! It's a quick turn-around but we're hopeful that we'll still end up with some great submissions. The website is live now. Submissions are due by November 1st. flyer

SCHOLARSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. In 2017, the Udall Foundation anticipates awarding 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each. Deadline is late January.
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Scholarship
Each year the VTFWC gives two to three scholarships to Virginia Tech Women who are rising junior and senior students in the amount of $2,000. Criteria includes a 3.0gpa, involvement in the campus community, strong recommendations, and registered as a full time student. Deadline is February 10, 2017. flyer

JOB POSTINGS

NEW - The Shadowing Internship is a four-day program for undergraduate and graduate students, and gives interns an opportunity to observe and participate in all aspects of the firm.  Selected participants will spend the week rotating through the SOM departments to provide a well-rounded perspective on the work of the firm and the day-to-day experience of SOM design professionals.  The program gives invaluable experience, mentorship and guidance to talented students who plan to pursue a career in architecture or related fields. Applications due November 28th. flyer
NEW - The iScholars program is an interactive 12-week PAID summer internship that integrates a “hands-on minds on” experience in the National Capital Region. The selected cohort of students will be immersed into entrepreneurship working with iScholars corporate partners to develop the necessary abilities to thrive in the new innovation-based economy. Students from any discipline demonstrating academic success and an interest in entrepreneurism should apply. Successful applicants will participate in supportive coursework, receive intense mentoring, and live and work in our nation's capital. Get more information and access the online application form. The application deadline is November 11, 2016 at 11:59pm, with the interviews starting November 30, 2016. flyer
2017 Summer Internships
Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all background through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunitites to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly museum seminars instrocude interns to the broad spectrum of museum work, and to Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions. Deadline for applications is January 13, 2017.
Career and Professional Development is looking for new Peer Advisors (PCAs) for Spring 2017 - We are looking for enthusiastic students to join our team and serve as a vital link between Virginia Tech students and the Career and Professional Development staff, as well as fill essential roles in advising and educating students and providing project and programming assistance to the Career and Professional Development staff. There will be an OPen House Information Session on Wednesday, October 26th for students to meet and hear from current PCAs about their experience. Q&A: 3:30-4pm; Information Session 4-4:30pm; Q&A: 4:30-5pm. Applications are due Monday, November 7th.
Find previously posted job opportunities still available here.

SCHOOL EVENTS

Faculty Lecture
Thursday, November 3rd
2pm
Hancock 100

This week's lecture will be from Architecture Professors Joe Wheeler and Clive Vorster
In The Lobby

Mon - Chicago Studio

CAMPUS EVENTS

SURVEY PARTICIPATION REQUESTED
Research on Financial Wellness here at Virginia Tech.

This survey is requesting students and faculty participate -- more
SURVEY
FREE DONUTS
Tuesday, November 1st & Wednesday November 2nd
9am-12:30pm
Drillfield on Tuesday, in front of Squires on Wednesday

Find us to enjoy some donuts and learn more about how we can help you in your career development journey! flyer
Kevin O'Connell
Tuesday, November 1st
7-8:30 pm
New Classroom Building, Room 260

Kevin O'Connell presents on leveraging social media to find the job of your dreams.  flyer
Etiquette Dinner
Wednesday,
November 2nd
5-7:30pm
Owens Banquet Hall

Hosted by Career and Professional Development  flyer
Communicating Research Series
Every Wednesday at 4pm (Sept 28th - Nov 16th)
Pamplin Hall, 3028

Introduces undergraduate students to the principles of communicating their research to their peers, as well as to those outside their field of study. flyer website
STEAMup Carnival
Sunday, November 6th
Sunday Afternoon, exact times TBD
Old Dominion Ball Room in Squires

The STEAMup Carnival is looking for student organizations to provide activities for the students to teach them about something in the STEAM disciplines. Please email Taylor Cupp for more information if your student organization is interested in participating.
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