The Global Change Center transforms careers by providing unique opportunities for undergraduate students who experience barriers to access by providing research grants and unique science-policy fellowships in Washington DC.
Through hands-on experiential learning, our students develop clarity on their career paths, find inspiration from working with professionals, and build the credentials needed to be competitive in today’s job market.
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The GCC, with support from the FLSI, is proud to sponsor undergraduate students & their research projects that align with our mission for advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to address critical global changes impacting the environment and society.
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Government agencies, nonprofit organizations, & think tanks need a pipeline of young talent with strong science & engineering backgrounds. However, most undergraduates receiving degrees in these fields lack the opportunities & connections needed to explore these career options.
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The Hollins partnership provides summer research experiences at Virginia Tech for select Hollins undergraduate students, with the explicit goal of identifying possible mentor-mentee connections/relationships for their future graduate training.
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The Global Change Scholars program provides financial assistance to undergraduate students from the U.S. who demonstrate a commitment to academics, research, and community stewardship. Undergraduate Scholars conduct research with Global Change Center faculty.