Graduate School

New Grad Student Organization for Science Policy!

UVA Career Center – April 3rd, 2017

The Science Policy Initiative (SPI) at UVa is a new student organization for graduate students who are interested in careers in science policy, or just learning more about how to be engaged in science policy. You can learn more about the organization and sign up for the mailing list to receive announcements about meetings and events on the website (https://spiuva.wordpress.com/)

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.

Free Kaplan Test Prep for a Cause

Christie Julien – March 3rd, 2017

This month, Kaplan is offering three different types of free grad school (like MCAT and GRE) practice for UVA students! Here is the link to the site: http://ktp.events/UVA. There is a 5 minute pop quiz, a 20-minute workout, and a full length practice test. In addition, every time somebody practices on this site, Kaplan will donate to help the Boys & Girls Club earn scholarships! This practice will be available until the end of March. 

Tips for Talking to Your Student about Career over Spring Break

Hannah Guffey – February 28th, 2017

For many students, spring break can feel like a long awaited respite from a hectic semester. For parents, spring break can seem like an opportune time for students to take advantage of a lull in their studies and focus on the future. The following are just a few ideas for how to engage your student in more career related activities over break.

How to Develop Your Student's Career Over the Holiday

Hannah Guffey – December 5th, 2016

With winter break just around the corner, your student may be feeling a number of emotions about classes, majors, careers, and the future. One of the best things you can do as a parent is to listen and keep an open mind when it comes to your student’s academic major and career decision planning. Consider some of the following ideas from the UVA Career Center for supporting your student over the next few weeks as they reflect on the past semester and look for ways to actively explore their interests and career goals over vacation.

Career Fair 101

UVA Career Center – October 10th, 2016

One of the best resources you have in college is ready access to Career Fairs! Not sure what a Career Fair is or what it can do for you (whether you’re a First Year or a Fourth Year)? To find out more, keep calm and read on.

Janklow Arts Leadership Program

Taylor Lamb – October 10th, 2016

This 15-month master's program at Syracuse University prepares you for leadership in the visual and performing arts and allied industries. By combining interdiscipinary coursework with professional mentorships, competitive internships, and unique immersion opportunities, they make you more competitive in today's knowledge economy. If you thrive on working in a fast-paced environment... traveling and dealing with creative people... and making a difference in your community, the Janklow Arts Leadership Program is for you. 

RVA Career Expo - 10/14/16

UVA Career Center – October 5th, 2016

Planning on being in the Richmond area on the weekend of October 14? Check out the RVA Career Expo, which will be held on Friday, October 14 at the Cultural Arts Center - Glen Allen. Hosted by the Richmond VT Alumni Chapter, the event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL JOB SEEKERS - not just Hokies.

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