Graduate & Professional School Advising

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program: A Great Opportunity for Graduate-Level Studies

Tyler Macaluso – March 1st, 2018

Are you passionate about a career in the physical or biomedical sciences, but need additional coursework, training, or research experience before beginning PhD-level work? Really want to pursue a graduate degree in a STEM field but need finical help or guidance on the required actions and qualifications to qualify for such a degree?  The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's to PhD Bridge Program can fulfill all of these questions, concerns and more!

Morven Summer Institute

Humna Sharif – February 25th, 2018

The Morven Summer Institute is an innovative summer program hosted at Morven Farm, an emerging landscape for interdisciplinary learning for the University of Virginia.  At the Morven Summer Institute, undergraduate and graduate students with interests in sustainability, design, food systems, and ecology have the opportunity to escape traditional confines of the classroom while working on projects with real-world applications.

Participants may select one 3-credit course from either (or both) of the 10-day summer blocks.

Block A - May 21 - June 1

Graduate Rotational Program in Science, Operations and Commercial Concenrations with Johnson Matthey

Tyler Macaluso – February 6th, 2018

Johnson Matthey is currently looking to fill a number of openings for their US Graduate Rotational Program, which is an 8-month program meant to help fulfill and develop rapid professional progression and future leadership roles, with different locations in the US and spanning across various business sectors. Current opportunities to join JM's Graduate Rotational Program are available in three streams: Science, Operations and Commercial.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Chinese Students and Scholars Society

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 27th, 2017

Check out the following spotlight on Chinese Students and Scholars Society (CSSS) featuring Chengxing He, who is a third year obtaining his PhD in Physics. CSSS at UVA consists mainly of UVA students, scholars and staffs from China. CSSS at UVA is dedicated to provide support for the local Chinese community, as well as promoting Chinese culture on grounds. CSSS is responsible for holding and sponsoring multiple large-scale Chinese students’ activities including annual Spring Festival Gala, and Annual Chinese Drama Club production.

2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair

Halley Trinh – September 22nd, 2017

Are you considering going to graduate school to advance your career, but not sure what options are out there that fit your needs? Check out the 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair this Wednesday, September 27th from 12-3 pm on the third floor of Newcomb Hall! There will be countless schools tailored to your specific interests, whether that includes  law, counseling, public policy, public health, social work or international affairs.

Find your School, Make a Difference in Education. Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair!

Kalea Obermeyer – September 6th, 2017

Researching graduate schools and their programs specifically for education can be a daunting task, but luckily the ECYD community has you covered. If you’re looking to pursue an education beyond your undergraduate degree, then attend the UVA Graduate & Professional School Fair! The fair features schools from around the world and includes all majors. Add the fair on your calendar for Sept. 27th from 12:00pm-3:00pm in Newcomb Hall, 3rd floor. Make sure you join the event via Handshake as well!


Global Health Mentorship Opportunity

Hannah Guffey – August 31st, 2017

In celebration of Global Health Month, the Center for Global Health (CGH) is hosting the Global Health Dinner Series for UVA students over the span of three weeks. The Center’s goals are to promote engagement and interest in global health as a field. The dinners will focus on mentorship and methodology, meaning that there will be opportunities to connect with faculty and to become aware of the various resources within UVA and globally.

Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop, 3/31

UVA Career Center – March 20th, 2017

Want help with your personal statement or application essays? The UVA Writing Center is hosting a free Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop. The workshop will take place Friday, March 31, 2-4pm at 229 Bryan Hall. You'll be able to get advice from a panel of writing tutors, complete generative writing exercises, and work with a tutor on your current draft. Whether you're a fourth-year applying to graduate school, a second-year applying to a major or school (e.g.