International Students

Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

Genevieve Agar – 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.

Global Alumna Profile: Dena O'Brien

Genevieve Agar – March 15th, 2017

UVA alumni span the globe in a variety of career industries and geographic locations. One such alumna is Dena O'Brien: originally from Pelham, Alabama, Dena graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology. She was also a Track and Cross Country athlete during her time at UVA. Since graduation, Dena has created a life for herself outside of the United States.

What's your experience working abroad?

Global Careers: Multinational Organizations at the Fall Job and Internship Fair

Mengjia Luo – September 27th, 2016

Intersted in working outside of your home country?  One way of understanding the landscape of organizations who have opportunities outside of your home country is to talk to multinational organizations.  Multinational companies are those with offices in more than one country.  Often times these are great organizations to speak with if you are thinking about working for a company that provides opportunities for its employees to rotate abroad.

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International Student Series and Resources

Hannah Guffey – September 23rd, 2016


Networking & Interviewing in the U.S.

One of the biggest steps to your job search as an international student is clearly understanding the setting in which you are operating, especially when it comes to networking and interviewing. Job searching and interviewing in the United States comes with many opportunities to network and promote yourself, which may be different from customs in your home country. Discuss common cultural differences and develop strategies to help you ace future networking and interviewing opportunities.

2016 Finance Week

Sara Greene – August 3rd, 2016

Considering finance as a potential career option? The 2016 Finance Week will run from Thursday, September 8th to Wednesday, September 14th and will feature events to learn more about the world of finance and prepare you for finance interviews. If you have any questions about specific events please check Handshake or reach out to Sara Greene at

*always check Handshake for the most up-to-date information on dates/times


Christie Julien – June 15th, 2016


We've been talking about it for what seems like months but it's finally here. Starting today you can access your Handshake account and start using the system that's sweeping the nation!

Enough Talk. Time For Action. How Do I Access My New Best Friend, Handshake?