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Five Female Student Organizations At Virginia Tech To Join

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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Virginia Tech chapter.

One of the most exciting parts of college life is exploring all the different clubs and organizations on campus. This is where we get to meet new people, discover new passions, build our network, and work towards group goals. Virginia Tech has around 800 student organizations that offer amazing experiences and opportunities in multiple areas of interest. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are five female student organizations to check out and join at Virginia Tech.

Her Campus At Virginia Tech

Her Campus is the number one online magazine for college women. The chapter here at Virginia Tech is elite-level status and strives to empower Hokies daily through articles, brand partnerships and giveaways, interactive events, and an encouraging and aesthetic social media presence. Her Campus at Virginia Tech has a writing team, an editing team, a street team, and a social media team. The writing team is responsible for creating articles that will be posted on the official website. The editing team is responsible for reviewing the grammar, punctuation, style, and mechanics of the articles to ensure that they are ready for publishing. The street team is responsible for planning and executing events throughout the school year. The social media team manages and maintains our social media presence on Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. Applications open at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters for all team positions. Her Campus at Virginia Tech is a great student organization to meet amazing women, learn skills such as content creation and media marketing and management, build your resume, and even gain internship credit throughout the school year.

Instagram: @hercampusvirginiatech

The Women’s Network: VT

The Women’s Network (TWN) chapter at Virginia Tech is a women-led network open to all majors wishing to uplift female students to pursue and achieve their academic and professional goals. This organization connects women at Virginia Tech with internship and job opportunities through meetings with recruiters and the development of skill sets, such as marketing, communications, event planning, and graphic design. The Women’s Network presents female Hokies with the opportunity to strengthen their professional skill sets, expand their network and build supportive friendships. The organization has a marketing, finance, and events committee that students can apply to join. There are also opportunities to become a TWN Ambassador and attend the TWN Career Fair. If you want to lock in about your future and professional career, then this is a phenomenal organization to join.

Instagram: @thewomensnetwork_virginiatech

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Collegiate Women in Business

Collegiate Women in Business strives to empower, prepare and connect female Hokies as they pursue their career goals. This organization is open to all majors but primarily focuses on majors in the Pamplin School of Business. The membership fee ranges from $25-$35 and can be located on their official website (link in their Instagram link tree). Collegiate Women in Business offers career treks, committee position opportunities, mentoring, and events hosting various company representatives. Some of their sponsors include Ernst & Young and Altria. This organization is a great and uplifting community to join in order to reach your professional goals and grow your knowledge and experience of the corporate workplace.

Instagram: @vt_cwib

ScientistAs At Virginia Tech

Scientistas at Virginia Tech is a chapter of the Scientista Foundation with a mission to support undergraduate and graduate women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM). They offer mentorship, workshops, networking opportunities, and social events like game nights. This organization is a great one to join if you are a student in STEMM and want to build encouraging friendships and work with dedicated study groups for those challenging classes.

Instagram: @scientistas_vt

Girl Gains At Virginia Tech

Girl Gains at Virginia Tech is a community of women passionate about weight lifting, fitness, and exercise. They host fitness events that help members maintain a healthy workout routine that actually produces desired results. If you need workout buddies, want accountability for your fitness journey, or are interested in heavy weight lifting, definitely check out this organization.

Instagram: @girlgainsvt

Simone Smith

Virginia Tech '25

I am a junior at Virginia Tech pursuing a degree in Public Relations. I enjoy painting, hikes with friends, sunsets, and finding new music.