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Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below by Career Community

Tom Tom!

Katharine McDonough – March 20th, 2018

Hey everyone! I hope you're ready for this year's Tom Tom Founder's Festival!! Tom Tom is right around the corner: April 9-15

Don't know what Tom Tom is? Well get excited for one of the best weeks of the year. The 2018 Tom Tom Festival is jam-packed with speakers, concerts, art, food trucks, and so so much more! Experience Charlottesville in a whole new way this April with thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators, and civic leaders at the Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders festival. 

Get your tickets and find out more here: 

Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition

Christie Julien – March 15th, 2018

Join the Office for Sustainability, the UVA Career Center and the Charlottesville Community for the Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition.  Participate in some or all of these engaging breakout discussions, workshops and networking opportunities and truly connect with current and emerging leaders in sustainability.  RSVP here or on Handshake

Learn to Be a Leader in Feeding Virginia

Christie Julien – February 28th, 2018

The Virginia Food Systems Leadership Institute (VFSLI) prepares rising leaders in the area of sustainable food systems by combining pertinent content knowledge in food systems, competency development in leadership, and a means for students to gain practical skills and hands-on experience related to job opportunities and infrastructure improvement in local and regional food systems.

Design Your Dream Career and Find Work that Matters

Christie Julien – February 11th, 2018

Finding Work that Matters: A Career Design Workshop for UVA Undergraduates

The thought of finding a job feels totally overwhelming. You want to do work that matters, but you’re stuck on where to start and feeling pressure to make decisions.

Figuring out what we want after college requires action, but we usually don’t have the time or the tools to find a clear answer.

Become confident in how you talk about what comes next in a way that gets people to help you succeed.

EdExpo & Upcoming Career Fairs

Kalea Obermeyer – February 9th, 2018

Looking for opportunities in education? Keep an eye out for the potential fairs and employers listed here! Additional details about the days and times of the EdExpo fair can be found on your Handshake account. To prepare for these events, stop by the 1515 or Newcomb 170 Career Center drop-in office hours from 12-5pm Monday through Friday for general advice!