1st Year

Get Involved with the Undergraduate Real Estate Club at UVA

Jennifer Harvey – September 14th, 2017

The Undergraduate Real Estate Club at UVA is looking for members who are interested in anything real estate. The club was formed about a year ago and consists of 50+ loyal members. There is no application process and all interested individuals are encouraged to check out a meeting. This year, the Exec Board plans to facilitate group discussions ranging from real estate finance to development and brokerage. Additionally, guest speakers are lined up for presentations to share their insights and expertise of the real estate profession.

Business Community: New Year, New Faces

Jennifer Harvey – September 8th, 2017

We like to practice what we preach in the Business Community and take our own professional development seriously. This summer, Sara and Kelly, the OGs of the Business Community were promoted and started new roles in the office. While we are sad to see them go, we are happy for their growth and new contributions to the UVA Career Center. With their departure, we gained a new team member, Dillon Kuhn. Dillon joins us from the Employer Relations team and will focus his effort on entreprenuership and academic coursework.

Local Health Tech Company Spotlight: TypeZero Technologies

Brandon Thompson – September 8th, 2017

As part of the Healthcare Community Blog Series, throughout the year, we will highlight certain companies, both local and national, doing innovative work within the non-clinical health care field. TypeZero Technologies LLC is a local personalized medicine startup designed to alleviate the burden of Type 1 and 2 diabetes. The company's mission is to improve health outcomes for patients, reduce the stress of daily requirements of insulin intake and diet management, and dramatically reduce the treatment cost.

6 Health Care Jobs That Don't Require Medical School

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

If you're on the pre-med track and taking the world tour of life science courses, you know that those courses can be a bit of a grind.  It can also be a bit daunting to think of the years of graduate and professional training needed to be a clinician.  US News and World Reports offers 6 alternatives to consider before commiting to medical school. 

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NSA Virtual "Skip the Line" Career Event - September 11th!

Hannah Guffey – September 8th, 2017

Join NSA’s inaugural “Skip the Line!” session to get a leg up and ask your most burning questions!

NSA Skip the Line! provides viewers an opportunity to do their research before speaking to technical recruiters on campus. This session will make sure you’re prepared to discuss NSA’s opportunities and provide you the background you need to land an interview! If you aren’t free to attend your campus fall career fair, NSA Skip the Line! gives you a chance to get your questions answered from the comfort of your laptop, phone or desktop.

Global Health Mentorship Opportunity

Hannah Guffey – August 31st, 2017

In celebration of Global Health Month, the Center for Global Health (CGH) is hosting the Global Health Dinner Series for UVA students over the span of three weeks. The Center’s goals are to promote engagement and interest in global health as a field. The dinners will focus on mentorship and methodology, meaning that there will be opportunities to connect with faculty and to become aware of the various resources within UVA and globally.

What Did You Do To Explore This Summer?

Jasmine Jackson – August 31st, 2017

The new Exploration Community at the UVA Career Center can help you research and uncover possibilities for your future. We want to help you expplore and discover the connection between your personal interests and skills with potential majors and career paths. Did you gain a new experience, explore a new topic, or start a new project this summer? Stop by 'The Study' in 1515 to chat over coffee and let us know what you did to explore this summer!

Have lunch with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare!

Hannah Guffey – August 30th, 2017

Are you interested in activities such as research and development? Would you like to network with one of the biggest healthcare companies in the world? Join Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (PCH) as they host an upcoming luncheon event that's open to all UVA students! PCH is a manufacturer and marketer of the global market’s leading non-prescription medicine, such as Centrum (#1 multivitamin), Caltrate (#1 calcium supplement), and Advil (#1 ibuprofen analgesic brand).

Fall 2017 Career Exploration Workshops (CEWs)

Jasmine Jackson – August 23rd, 2017

How do I choose a major? How do I know that a major is right for me? How do I figure out what my interests and skills are?  How should I begin exploring career possibilities?

If you've ever caught yourself wondering these things, or are curious about these questions, then you might consider joining a Career Exploration Workshop. Career Exploration Workshops (or CEWs) are small 10 - 12 student workshops that meet once a week for four weeks. In a CEW, you will:

5 things I Would Tell My Freshman Self

Christie Julien – August 20th, 2017

Hey Girl,

It’s me. Actually, it’s you. If you’re reading this, then you’re me in my freshman year of college. You’re bubbling with excitement and overwhelmed by anxiety. First piece of advice: breathe. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to fixate on whether or not you nailed that biology test that you had no interest in taking anyway. So, here is my high school graduation gift to you: a few tips, guaranteed to save you some time and tears.

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