Alumni

Find a Business Mentor

Jennifer Harvey – August 31st, 2017

Identifying and working with a mentor can be a great way to explore careers and industries and build your network.  We wanted to make sure you knew about these two tremendous mentoring opportunities right here at UVA!

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.

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.

Global Alumna Profile: Dena O'Brien

UVA Career Center – March 15th, 2017

UVA alumni span the globe in a variety of career industries and geographic locations. One such alumna is Dena O'Brien: originally from Pelham, Alabama, Dena graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology. She was also a Track and Cross Country athlete during her time at UVA. Since graduation, Dena has created a life for herself outside of the United States.

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Alumni Spotlight – William Chichester, III

Phillip Menard – October 31st, 2016

William Chichester, III (College ’05)

Major: Foreign Affairs (Concentration: Middle East North Africa/Arabic Language)

As a native of Fauquier County, Virginia, the University of Virginia was a natural choice for William. “UVA was the top ranked school in the state, and I had quite a few mentors in high school who were UVA alums.” As a first generation college student who grew up on a farm in a predominately white and black neighborhood, UVA provided him with the opportunity to interact with a lot of different types of people.

Alumni Spotlight - Javona Braxton

Phillip Menard – October 7th, 2016

Javona Braxton (College ’99)

Major(s): Sociology and African American Studies

Having grown up in Richmond, Virginia, Javona knew that she wanted an undergraduate experience that included diverse cultures and opportunities. She had family members who went to UVA and upon visiting the university, she instantly fell in love. She was blown away UVA’s focus on “providing its students with the opportunity to grow and impact the community.”

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