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Guarantee yourself an Interview with Modern Guild!

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

What: ModernGuild (MG) offers college students intensive 4-week, finance/consulting Accelerators incorporating 1-on-1 coaching sessions, rapid skill-acquisition exercises, and networking opportunities with industry experts - all at no cost whatsoever to the student. All those who successfully complete the Accelerator will be guaranteed interviews with one of their company partners, including Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Citi and Deloitte. 

2017 Masergy STEM Scholarship ($5000)

Christie Julien – March 28th, 2017

Masergy is proud to support the next generation of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students by providing a scholarship of $5,000 to a student demonstrating excellent promise in their area of study. As an innovator in the tech industry, we understand the importance of the STEM fields and wish to advocate for the industry’s future leaders by assisting their efforts toward a degree.

Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

UVA Career Center – March 23rd, 2017

This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.

What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.

How-To Guide for Finding a Major (Major Exploration Series)

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

As the spring semester draws closer to its end, many university students might be wondering about how they can choose their ideal major. By doing your share of the research ahead of time, you can avoid the possible headaches that might come in the future with making a hasty decision. See how you can make an informed major choice using these tips!

Genevieve Agar: How I Reconciled Creative Arts with Economics (Major Exploration Series)

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

A common misconception some students may have when deciding their major(s) is thinking they need to choose between something that aligns with their "passion" and something that will be considered "practical." Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), proved this myth wrong during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.

What's It Like to Intern in India? Ask a UVA student

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

My name is Heather Thompson, and I am a third-year student in the School of Arts and Sciences. I'm doubling in Foreign Affairs and Economics, and I'll be graduating this spring. My primary involvement at UVA is definitely rugby. I started playing my first year and absolutely love it. Now I'm also match secretary for the rugby team. I also am in Phi Alpha Delta (the pre-law fraternity), and volunteer with Campus Kitchen. Outside of school, I work for the Papers of George Washington and at Splendora's downtown. 

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