1st Year

Intelligence and Security Careers Day: Recap

Hannah Guffey – September 29th, 2017

Last Friday, September 22nd, marked the date of the UVA Career Center’s inaugural Intelligence and Security Careers Day program. We had over 20 representatives from seven different intelligence and security agencies in attendance, including the CIA, NSA, FBI, DIA, and more. Over 130 students from all years and academic majors attended and reported an overall positive and enlightening experience.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Latinx Student Alliance

Kaitlyn Diaz – September 26th, 2017

Want to learn how to get involved with the Latinx community while achieving personal career development? The Latinx Student Alliance (LSA) is the representative voice of the Hispanic/Latinx community on grounds, and is the umbrella organization for other Latinx organizations. LSA is made up of the following 5 committees: Cultura, Advocacy, Community Outreach, First Year and Admissions, and Social. Raquel Talbott is a fourth year currently serving as President of LSA. Read on to learn how LSA helped Raquel grow during her journey here at UVA.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Women's Business Forum at McIntire

Kaitlyn Diaz – September 26th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Courtney Peters is a second year at the University of Virginia currently serving as the Treasurer for Women's Business Forum at McIntire (WBFM). Read on to learn Courtney's journey with WBFM.

What is your current role and overall experience of being involved in WBFM? How have you achieved, or hope to attain personal development?

CIO Spotlight: Women’s Business Forum at McIntire (WBFM)

Jennifer Harvey – September 22nd, 2017

What is WBFM?

The Women’s Business Forum at McIntire (WBFM) provides an open forum to discuss issues that are unique to gender and explore the challenges faced in work and family relationships. Although we are McIntire-affiliated, we accept students from across the University. This group is open to all female-identifying students.

Environmental Science Department Seminar

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Every semester the department of Environmental Science offers a weekly seminar featuring speakers from different fields of environment and sustainability. The guest speakers hail from all over the sustainability spectrum and their areas of expertise include everything from atmospheric models, water conservation, dam building, species diversity, oyster farming, cloud physics, gulf stream mechanisms, environmental policies etc.

All roads can lead to Sustainability

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Hi Students!
The Career Center has begun to work on a sustainability initiative with the Engineering, Science, and Technology community. The purpose of this Sustainability Initiative is to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.

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.