Graduate School

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.

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.

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 (

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: 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.