PhD Plus Highlights
Stories highlighting professional development experience and leadership of PhD students and PhD alums in following categories:
- PhD Plus grads: PhD students who completed PhD+ skills series
- PhD Plus liaisons: PhD students who participated in PhD+ liaison program
- PhD Plus interns: PhD students who participated in project based learning and internship program
- PhD careers: alums in diverse careers
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Natalia Diaz Montenegro
Natalia is one of two PhD Plus Liaisons from Department of Chemical Engineering in 2020-2021.
Thanh (Vi) Tran
Vi is one of two PhD Plus Liaison from Biomedical Engineering Department in 2020-2021.
Eniola was a PhD Plus intern at the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, a unit of the University’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service in summer 2021
Human Capital Consulting with PhD in English
Caleb Agnew graduated with a PhD in English from University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences in December 2019. He currently works as a Human Capital consultant at Deloitte in Arlington, VA.
Mary Elizabeth Allen
Mary was a PhD Plus Intern in Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Outreach at the University of Virginia in 2018-2019 under the mentorship of Louis P. Nelson, Vice Provost for Academic Outreach.
Shalmi was an Acquisitions Intern for UVA Press. Prior to completing her internship, she also participated in the PhD Plus Career Design series.
Kathryn Bennington is a 6th year PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She interned with the Institute for Shipboard Ed
Merci N. Best is a fourth year PhD candidate in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology. Merci’s research focus is understanding the pathogenic mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Rachana Bhave is a 5th year PhD student under the mentorship of Dr. Robert Cox in the Department of Biology. She is a graduate of the PhD Plus Career Design course.
Vanessa is a fourth-year PhD student in the Chemistry Department. She has participated in Career Design and Communicating Research modules of the PhD Plus program.
Christina was PhD Plus intern at the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence in fall of 2020 and spring of 2021, to support pedagogical development programs for graduate students, under the mentorship of Adriana Streifer, PhD.
Rebecca Bultman is a 7th year PhD Candidate in the Religious Studies department. She was an intern for the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service in the Demographic Research Group for the past year.
Diana Elizabeth Burden
Diana is a rising 4th year PhD Student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department. She is a graduate of both the Business in Society series and the Consulting series.
Jordan is a PhD Plus intern at Gazelle International, a young nonprofit based in Guilford, CT, through Summer and Fall of 2019, and Spring of 2020 under the mentorship of Nancy L. Ruther, the Principal and Founder of Gazelle.
Johanna internship with the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Outreach. Prior to completing her internship, she participated in the PhD Plus Foundations, Career Design, and Data Literacy skills series.
Clara Cho Wun Ma
Clara is a fourth-year PhD student in the McIntire Department of Art.
Sidney Christman Woram
Sidney Christman Woram is a 6th year PhD candidate in the Classics Department and was a Communications Intern at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
Lucia is a third-year doctoral student in the McIntire Department of Art studying Art and Architectural History.
Neal D. Curtis
Neal is a 6th year PhD candidate in the English Department at the University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. His dissertation examines forgery's relationship to the development of bibliographical techniques of detection in the eighteenth century.
Eliot interned with the American Institute for Indian Studies (AIIS) under the mentorship of Anandi Silva Knuppel.