1st Year

Jopwell

Katharine McDonough – April 19th, 2018

Have you ever heard of Jopwell? It's a career platform that helps Black, Latinx, and Native American students find jobs, whether you are in school, graduating, or well into you're career. In 2017, Jopwell was listed as one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" and one of Entrepreneur's "100 Most Brilliant Companies." Launched by former Goldman Sachs employees Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams in 2015, the platform empowers members of their community to build their network and apply for professional opportunities.

Managing Crises & Clients: Applications of Sales in Finance with Anoop Dhakad

Cathryn Davis – April 19th, 2018

Join the Advertising and Marketing Association (AMA) in welcoming Anoop Dhakad, a McIntire and AMA alumni and current Partner and Head of Global Client Relations at MKP Capital. Mr. Dhakad has had extensive experience in the financial services sector, having previously conducted head fund manager due diligence for over 10 years at JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers. He also currently serves as a Well Member for charity: water and serves on the Board of Directors for Fedcap.

Thursday, April 26th 
5:00 pm
Rouss-Robertson 116

APT Puzzle Tournament

Tyler Macaluso – April 12th, 2018

Do you like puzzles? Word puzzles, mathematical puzzles, algorithmic problem solving… all is on the table for the fourth annual APT Puzzle Tournament. If you enjoy creative problem solving and you are interested in learning how APT uses analytics and mathematical problem-solving across roles on a day-to-day basis, please join us on Thursday, April 19, 2018 for an afternoon of puzzles! 

 

COMM 1100: Understanding the World of Business

Anchita Khullar – April 11th, 2018

Looking for classes to take next fall? Consider Comm 1100! This class is perfect for students from a variety of majors intereted in developing a better understanding of basic business disciplines (finance, strategy, marketing, accounting) and exploring careers in business. The format of this course will be a mix of lecture, led by Professor Kemp and industry professionals, and case activities facilitated by real companies. This is a great opportunity to get your hands dirty with business before deciding to pursue it further or before you go into an internship or job.

Register for Bain's Women's Case Competition

Anchita Khullar – April 4th, 2018

Apply to participate in Bain & Company's second annual Women's Case Competition in partnership with Madison House, the Virginia Consulting Group, and Smart Woman Securities! Teams can consist of four to five 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-year students. 

The project will kickoff on Sunday, April 15th,  and final presentations will be on Thurdsay, April 19th. The winning team will reeive guranteed first-round interview slots for next fall's recruiting cycle! If you're interested, apply here by April 13th.

Participate in APT's Case Competition

Anchita Khullar – April 4th, 2018

Are you interested in exploring consulting or gaining more experience before your summer internship? Sign up for APT's case competition! You and a three to five-person team of 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year students will have the chance to compete in an 24 hour case competition starting on April 11th. The case will consist of analysis, client interactions, and presentations, which will take place on April 13th. First place winners will take home a $1000 prize, second place winners will receive $500, and third place will get $250 in prize money.

IBM Consulting Mentorship Program

Anchita Khullar – April 4th, 2018

Attention first and second-years: IBM has launched a new Consulting by Degrees Early Identification Mentorship Program just for you! This is a yearlong program that includes one-on-one career coaching, networking opportunities, and access to private informational sessions. The majority of this program is conducted online and only involves a time commitment of one hour per week. Most importantly, program participants will be able to interview for a summer internship before their fourth year!

Capitol Hill Resume and Cover Letter Tips!

Hannah Guffey – March 22nd, 2018

It's that time of year again... time to get your resumes ready to include in one of our upcoming Capitol Hill Resume Books! Several times a year, the Public Service and Government career community accepts resumes and cover letters from students interested in being considered for internship and full-time opportunities on Capitol Hill and includes them within a "resume book" that is sent to a number of UVa alumni currently working on the Hill.

Tom Tom!

Katharine McDonough – March 20th, 2018

Hey everyone! I hope you're ready for this year's Tom Tom Founder's Festival!! Tom Tom is right around the corner: April 9-15

Don't know what Tom Tom is? Well get excited for one of the best weeks of the year. The 2018 Tom Tom Festival is jam-packed with speakers, concerts, art, food trucks, and so so much more! Experience Charlottesville in a whole new way this April with thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators, and civic leaders at the Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders festival. 

Get your tickets and find out more here: 

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