Food for Thought

Cultures of Work: Japan

Anchita Khullar – April 12th, 2018

If you are interested in working aborad, come hear Mr. Tasuya Hasegawa, a 2nd year Darden student discuss his experience in the Japanese banking sector April 16th at 4:30PM in the Language Commons! This is a great opportunity to learn about the Japanese work and business culture. There will be a short presentation followed by time for an open Q&A as well as free snacks!

APT Puzzle Tournament

Tyler Macaluso – April 12th, 2018

Do you like puzzles? Word puzzles, mathematical puzzles, algorithmic problem solving… all is on the table for the fourth annual APT Puzzle Tournament. If you enjoy creative problem solving and you are interested in learning how APT uses analytics and mathematical problem-solving across roles on a day-to-day basis, please join us on Thursday, April 19, 2018 for an afternoon of puzzles! 

 

Blockchain Technologies: UN Agencies Employ Blockchain to Help People In Crisis Situations

Tyler Macaluso – March 25th, 2018

Blockchain technologies have rapidly risen in prominence within recent years, alongside Bitcoin and other cryptocurricies that operate based upon the a blockchain, allowing for digital payments through a peer-to-peer system. The basic functioning of a blockchain is as its name suggests- a series of 'blocks' that contains information ranging from financial transactions to personal identity information.

Hoo's Going to the Start-Up Fair!?

Tyler Macaluso – February 8th, 2018

I hope everyone had a fun and successful Career Fair last week, and that you are excited for the Start-Up Fair! The Start-Up Fair is a career fair and mixer featuring some of the region's most innovative and exciting start-ups, in partnership with the UVA Student Council Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee, Startup Virginia, The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Darden iLab, Data Science Institute, the Department of Economics, HackCville, the UVA Development Hub, and many more amazing organizations.

do not forget that your life is the greatest enterprise in the world

Anna Sullivan – January 29th, 2018

You may have defects, be anxious and sometimes live irritated, but do not forget that your life is the greatest enterprise in the world. Only you can prevent it from going into decadence. There are many that need you, admire you and love you.

I would like to remind you that being happy is not having a sky without storms, or roads without accidents, or work without fatigue, or relationships without disappointments.

Create a UVA Semester Plan in 1515!

Jasmine Jackson – January 16th, 2018

Enjoy FREE hot cocoa, coffee, treats, and giveaways while you create and organize your Spring 2018 semester strategy at UVA. Our team is here to help you feel confident and guide you as you develop your future vision and navigate opportunities such as:

  • Semester Goals
  • Potential Majors
  • UVA Involvement
  • Social Capital and Mentors
  • Well-Being and more

We are inviting students to visit us on certain days based on their residence halls so we can adequately meet demand. Find your day below:

Hoo's Tech Interviews: The Algorithms Interview

Tyler Macaluso – October 19th, 2017

Have a technical interview coming up and have no idea what to expect? Want to learn how to gain a competitive edge in the interview process over other applicants?

 

This is the third publication of a multi-part series on Tech Interviews for Hoo's. Each publication will include different types of tech interviews you might be exposed to, a general overview of how each kind of interview works, and tips and techniques regarding the actions you should take during the interview to help you ace the interview and continue on with the rest of the hiring process.

Leidos Tech and Networking Night!

Tyler Macaluso – October 12th, 2017

Are you interested in a career that gives you the opportunities to tackle the world's toughest challenges in defense, intelligence, homeland security and health markets? Want to learn more about what goes into the engineering, design and implementation of advanced technological systems, from smart grid design and development to integrated complete energy delivery solutions to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) designs? 

 

Check out the Diversi-TEA Career Conversations Series!

Jasmine Jackson – October 12th, 2017

Diversi-Tea Career Conversations is a series of informal chats with alumni and friends of the university around topics including: personal identity and career exploration, navigating recruitment and applications, and building community through mentors and networks.

Coming up:

Wednesday, 10/18, 4 pm, Multicultural Student Center - Diversi-TEA Career Conversations: Peace Corp Alum, Michael Swanberg

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