4th Year

Three easy steps to market your research experience

Yuyan Zhang – April 28th, 2017

Academic research is one of the most effective ways to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to real-world problems. However, sometimes we spend years of efforts working with a faculty member or in a research lab, but only finding ourselves overwhelmed with all the things we have done and not knowing what to do with the resume. Have you ever wondered what the best way to market your research experience is? Read this blog to find out!

How to close the tech-job gap for minorities and low-income earners

Yuyan Zhang – April 26th, 2017

Last year, White House economists predicted that low-income workers — those who make less than $20 an hour — face the highest probability of losing their jobs to robots. But people of color are especially at risk: an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a report last year finding that just about 8 percent of tech-sector jobs are held by Hispanics and 7.4 percent by African-Americans.

But there are some organizations out there trying to close the gap and make sure low-income workers and people of color aren’t displaced by robots and automation.

Quiet off-Grounds study space: Morven Farms Reading Days May 3rd, 10am-4pm

Yuyan Zhang – April 26th, 2017

Morven Farms Reading Days

May 3rd, 10am-4pm

791 Morven Dr. Charlottesville, VA 22902

Looking for a quiet place off-Grounds to study for finals? Morven Farms, a University owned property, is opening its doors to students on May 3rd. So grab a couple friends and carpool out to the venue to study in the illustrious gardens of one of Charlottesville's hidden gems! 

China Insight Trek: A Tale of Two Cities

Rachel Ross – April 24th, 2017

We would like to invite you to the “China Insight” Trek this coming July, with a focus on business and economy.

Held by World Youth Development Forum, “China Insight” Trek has been hold for over 10 years. In the past, we visited the State Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce, Development and Reform Commission, the Bank of China, Alibaba, Didi, etc. We also met many high-level state and business leaders, such as the Vice Premier of PRC, the Governor of People’s Bank of China, Vice President of Alibaba, Vice President of China Development Bank; etc.

The Consulting Series: Fourth Year Secure a Job

Tiffani Kennedy – April 5th, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS, fourth year! You have made it to your FINAL YEAR at UVA and you’re  almost at the home stretch. Cheers to you, Young Scholar.

If you’re reading this, you’re either in one of two positions. You’ve either received an full-time offer with a company of your liking (yay, congrats to you!) or, you are searching for a full-time offer at a company of your choosing (ooo, exciting!). Either way, you are right on track! Here are some things to keep in mind as you work your way towards graduation.

Guarantee yourself an Interview with Modern Guild!

Rachel Ross – 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. 

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