Semester Breaks

Thanksgiving Break and Spring Break are part of college life, here’s how Karina spends her breaks.

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Ana C. Z. de Oliveira

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Escola Politécnica da USP
Graduation: Engenharia de Materiais

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I’ve known Vioo’s mission for a while and have always admire their work as a startup, and how they have grown. So I chose to work at Vioo, not only because I share a personal dream with the company, which is to help people and spread knowledge, but also because I admire everybody who works at Vioo and how they conduct things, that is why being part of the team is being such an amazing experience for me. “

Sofia Bonavena

Age: 22
Nationality: Argentinian
University: Maimonides University
Graduation: Multimedia technology

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
” I love working at Voo because from day 1 I’ve believed Vioo makes students decision and academic life easy going, and I wanna be part of that solution”

Aleksander M. Hildebrand

Age: 25
Position: Founder
Nationality: Brazilian
University: University of California – Berkeley
Graduation: Political Economy & Psychology

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“Aleks grew up in Brazil blindly thinking Yale was meant for him due to his family legacy. Fortunately, he had the time, resources and opportunity to spend time on-campus before applying and noticing it was nothing like he imagined. When in college, he was certain banking was the right fit, leading him once again to frustration after his internships.
No 18 year old knows what they want to do in life. It’s no coincidence that there are so many memes addressing this “existential” crisis. Students need Vioo because we provide a bias-free virtual resource for college and job discovery regardless of where you are in the world – job portals just don’t cut it with Gen-Z.”

Christian de Abreu

Age: 25
Position: Founder
Nationality: Brazilian
University: University of Pennsylvania
Graduation: Bioengineering

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“Vioo was created for students who want a better understanding of their future lives. I remember spending hours prepping for interviews that I didn’t care for and working on problems that did not excite me. I hope that students around the world can make a more fulfilling decision about their role as they start working with Vioo.”

Amanda Braga

Age: 21
Nationality: Brazilian
University: University of California – Berkeley
Graduation: Economics & Environmental Economics and Policy

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“Vioo gives me the opportunity to give back to students, helping them achieve their academic and career aspirations in a positive and nurturing environment.”

Camilla Benedetti

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Graduation: Political Science and International Relations

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I chose Vioo not only because I believe in the company’s mission to make students’ lives easier, but also because of the amazing work-dynamic and startup environment that Aleks and Chris have successfully created. We all learned far more than we could possibly have imagined, and are still learning.”

Enzo T. Viciguer

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
Graduation: Relações Internacionais

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“For the possibility of personal and professional growth. Whether it’s the greater maturity within the labor market, as well as greater development in language proficiency. In addition, a great desire to participate in a project that for me is innovative.”

Marina G. Corsini

Age: 22
Nationality: Brazilian
University: University of Miami
Graduation: Broadcast Journalism

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“When you’re in High School getting ready to apply for universities, or already in college getting ready to apply for jobs and internships… you have no idea how your life is going to be like. Vioo was created to give the opportunity of students seeing what they are getting into even before applying. From those they can relate to, students just like them, who’ve already been in their shoes.”

Ana Rivelli

Age: 21
Nationality: Brazilian
University: University of California – Berkeley
Graduation: Economics & Business Administration

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I am passionate about giving back to the community and am constantly trying to find ways to cause positive impact to those around me. This is one of the main reasons I decided to work at Vioo. The company’s vision of helping students find what they love to do is so empowering and will bring about positive change to the lives of many. I hope I can help Vioo continue to expand and help students around the globe make informed decisions.”

Gabriela Kastrup

Age: 20
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Nottingham Trent University
Graduation: Psychology with Criminology Administration

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I chose to work at Vioo because I enjoy the community and information exchange. Everyone helps everyone and you get to meet interesting people from so many different places. “

Julia G. Zahary

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Pontifícia Universidade de São Paulo | PUCSP
Graduation: International Relations

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
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Lucca Barreto

Age: 20
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Florida International University
Graduation: International business

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I took the decision to work at vioo, because for me it’s a place that i could work and improve every single day, but at the sime time I don’t get stressed. Vioo for me is the perfect place for work.”

Lígia Rabello

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo | PUCSP
Graduation: International Relations

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I chose to work at vioo because I saw an opportunity to help students find what will make them happier, as well as so that I could develop myself professionally by learning about new working methods.”

Maria Attie

Age: 20
Nationality: Brazilian
University: The George Washington University
Graduation: International Affairs

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“As a growing startup, I wanted to have the feeling of working in an environment of constant change, growth, with lots of room for innovation, and with a horizontal culture of continuous learning.”

Nina Sunago

Age: 21
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Fundação Getulio Vargas | FGV
Graduation: Business Administration

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“What I love about Vioo is the opportunity to work with young people from all over the world, who have an energy and passion that cannot be contained.”

Priscila F. Lima

Age: 19
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Fundação Getúlio Vargas | FGV
Graduation: Business Administration

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I choose to work at Vioo not just for the sense of family and gleam in the eye I felt in here, early in the onboarding week, but also I wanted to be part of the positive impact that the company has in the future of others. “

Isabela Lopez

Age: 21
Nationality: Brazilian
University: Imperial College London
Graduation: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose to found Vioo?
“I think Vioo is addressing a problem that has existed for far too long, while fostering an inspiring community of excellent people across the globe! I care deeply about our mission and I am honoured that I get to be a part of making it a reality.  “

Gabriel A. Melo

Age: 20
Nationality: Brazilian
University: The University Center of FEI
Graduation: Engineering Automation & Control

Why did you choose to work at Vioo?
“The fusion of different universities and nationality diversity, bringing together new experiences and innovative ideas are what enchants me everyday.