Launch a Student's Career

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This campaign ended on April 22, 2022, but you can still make a gift to Villanova University by clicking here!
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Immersion Programs Launch Careers đźš€

Villanova’s immersion programs launch student careers through on-site, real-world professional experiences and extensive networking opportunities. Over the course of several days to a week, competitively selected cohorts of students embark on excursions where they gain unparalleled access to companies and centers of industry while forging direct connections with experts in their field. 

Your Impact: Fuel Scholarships đź”Ą

Immersion programs and their transformational impact can feel out of reach for some students because of travel and other costs, but you can help. With your support, Villanova can offer more scholarships to give every student the chance to have the career-defining moments that make the immersion programs so special. Your gift today will fuel these invaluable experiences and ensure they are accessible for all. 

A Perfect Match: Your Gift Goes Further đź’™

Your support, no matter the amount, goes further thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor. Each gift will be matched $20, for the first 100 donors. That means $5 becomes $25 for immersion program scholarships, so every gift truly does make an impact!   

The Experiences You're Supporting âśŚď¸Ź

  • Villanova at the Agency is the University’s newest immersion program, launching with its first cohort next month. This four-day-long program will connect students with Villanovans who are leaders in public relations and advertising to develop their professional network and learn first-hand about industry trends and building a successful career.
  • Villanova on Set is a weeklong immersive experience designed to expose students to the various facets of the Hollywood television and film industry. Participants form connections with alumni in the industry while gaining a hands-on understanding of the culture and geography of Los Angeles and creative and production processes.
  • Villanova on the Hill offers students a weeklong immersive experience that explores all aspects of the policymaking and political ecosystem of Washington, D.C. Participants gain connections to professional pathways through networking opportunities and gain skills on how to craft policy solutions.
  • Villanova in the Valley allows students to engage with the innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem of Silicon Valley. Over a six-day period, participants learn firsthand from investors, entrepreneurs and Villanovans at tech companies how to launch a career in the San Francisco area.
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Thank You!

THANK YOU for coming together to help Villanova students launch careers! In total, 62 donors raised nearly $9,500 to ensure the hands-on experiences and invaluable connections made through Villanova’s immersion programs are accessible to every deserving student. Your generosity fuels student scholarships, reducing the barriers that travel costs and other expenses can present for some students. Your gift will make an immediate impact as students prepare to embark on the first Villanova at the Agency program hosted in New York City next month.

While the campaign has ended, you can give to Villanova’s immersion programs at any time—your support year-round makes Villanova’s immersion programs possible! 

101 days ago by Nicole Duhamel
Launch a Villanova Student's Career: Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Thank you so much for supporting the Launch a Student’s Career campaign, benefiting Villanova’s immersion programs. Today, Friday, April 22, is the last day of the campaign and we still need 40 donors to reach our goal! To help us get there, we hope you will consider spreading the word about this fundraising initiative. With your advocacy, we can ensure that the hands-on experiences and alumni contacts made through Villanova’s immersion programs are accessible to every deserving student. Let’s come together to finish strong and raise support for student scholarships!

You will find everything you need to get the word out and inspire support in the Launch a Student's Career resources toolkit. Thank you in advance for being an advocate on behalf of our students! 

108 days ago by Nicole Duhamel

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