"HackCville is a place like no other. I'm surrounded by a passionate, entrepreneurial community and I'm learning practical skills to help me bring my ideas to life."

- Rachel Malinowski, HackCville Member

HackCville accelerates your ideas, trains you in critical skills, and connects you to jobs, opportunities, and a community you’ll love.

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Welcome to HackCville.

Here's how you can get involved.

Public Events

Get an introduction to everything from artifical intelligence to video production to entrepreneurship. Our events are free and open to all.

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Startup Trips

Tour dynamic startup offices and meet with hiring, young alumni in places like San Francisco, New York, Richmond, Washington DC, and more.

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Semester Programs

Learn the ins and outs of data science, marketing, social entrepreneurship, and more. Join our tight-knit community and complete real-world, hands-on projects.

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Internships + Jobs

Get paid to learn in an immersive bootcamp and get matched with a guaranteed internship this summer. Or, get help finding a full-time job from our hiring partners.

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Our Sponsors + Hiring Partners

This is just a fraction of the dozens of companies, organizations, and UVA departments we work with.

"HackCville is an incredible institution", a "unicorn", and "like nothing else at any university we work with."

"HackCville's startup trip showed me career paths I hadn't even considered at UVa, and it's where I found a job I absolutely love."

Our Community

Talented, inspiring, empowering, and inclusive - ask any HackCville member and you’ll hear just how incredible our community is. We're 300+ strong.

We have two clubhouses on the UVA Corner that we call home. Our members get 24/7 access to these fun and functional spaces on Elliewood Avenue. Members also get exclusive events, job opportunities, and more.

Anyone, regardless of year or major, can apply to join HackCville. We're mostly UVA students, but also some alumni and Cville community members, too.

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Looking to hire a superstar?

We vet and train top talent in software development, design, marketing, video production, and more. We have freelance, part-time, and full-time hires available for companies of any size.

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"As we seek to build our creative economy, HackCville will play a crucial role in training and keeping talent here in Charlottesville."

Hear what our members have to say.

"HackCville teaches you the skills you need to succeed in high-impact careers - skills that a traditional university education may not. "

"HackCville is a unique, vibrant community where people come from various starting points to learn to become better problem-solvers and future change makers. There is no place like it here in Charlottesville and it is increasingly becoming an integral part of the college experience for its members. "

"I really enjoyed the actual skill I learned the most which has introduced me to something new I never would have learned otherwise. Seeing a bunch of random code and letters turn into an actual website is really cool, and a skill I now possess. By the end of the program I will have a personal site and will have worked on designing sites for some other cool challenges."

"I loved having a community I felt connected to. Having the houses available to just hangout in and having access to tons of cool opportunities was incredible. "

"The network of motivated people is unlike anything else at UVA. You can always find someone interested in something new and exciting which is inspirational and can come in handy."

"HackCville provides a space to explore oneself in a number of ways and the community of people loves to embrace newcomers and help them grow. I have felt the skills I have learned through HackCville are invaluable as I prepare for the real world."

"There are a lot of different programs at HackCville, so at least one of them is likely to pique your interest and help you develop skills in an area where you might not be able to or have the resources to explore it at UVa. "

"HackCville opened me to a whole new way of thinking about myself, my skills, and my career goals. It also introduced and exposed me to a whole new group of insanely talented, driven, and inspiring people that have supported me and provided me with amazing opportunities."

"My favorite part about HackCville is learning a new skill with a group of like-minded but unique peers. The community feel and new friends are just the icing on the cake to the phenomenal program I was in this semester. I feel like I have skills I can continue using during college, (hopefully) in the workplace, and for my own enjoyment in years to come."