Healthcare Community

Jopwell

Katharine McDonough – April 19th, 2018

Have you ever heard of Jopwell? It's a career platform that helps Black, Latinx, and Native American students find jobs, whether you are in school, graduating, or well into you're career. In 2017, Jopwell was listed as one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" and one of Entrepreneur's "100 Most Brilliant Companies." Launched by former Goldman Sachs employees Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams in 2015, the platform empowers members of their community to build their network and apply for professional opportunities.

Healthcare Community Alumni Spotlight: Julia Scully, '14; Business Developer of Cityblock Health

Brandon Thompson – April 5th, 2018

For the next several weeks, the Healthcare Community will be highlighting alumni who recently responded to a survey during Fall 2017 to provide our students with real-life perspective on a career in healthcare. The first alumni we will be highlighting is Ms. Julia Scully, a Class of 2014 English major and Media Studies minor graduate.

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.

Eli Lilly on Grounds

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2018

Representatives from Eli Lilly and Company will be on grounds on April 4th to discuss careers in the pharmaceutical industry for chemistry, biology, and engineering majors.

 

Wednesday, April 4

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Location: Gilmer 141

 

Please join us for this informal information session to learn about Lilly and our employment opportunities in Manufacturing and Quality.

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:

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: 

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