The Art of the Cold Email

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

From Uncubed:

Allison Esposito gets a lot of cold emails – between five and ten every day, she estimates. People want to know how to break into tech, how to switch careers, and what’s wrong with their resume, among other things.

Allison has been a copywriter for Foursquare, a content manager at Google, and now she runs Tech Ladies, a community that connects women to tech jobs and generally supports women in tech. Her roles are impressive, but she’s approachable, she said. And so are most people. You just have to write the right cold email.

Thrive Conference

Christie Julien – March 18th, 2017


Come join Virginia Bio’s one-of-a-kind statewide conference where hundreds of executives from large companies to startups, healthcare providers, nonprofits, research universities, public sector, professional service providers, and an extensive group of large investors will be – ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! 


Loving What You Can Do With LinkedIn? Check Out CareerShfit.

Christie Julien – March 7th, 2017

So often we will encourage students to add networking to their list of career activities.  Networking can connect you to potential mentors, opportunities, jobs and internships that might not necessarily be available to the wider public.  Add to this the fact that UVA alumni are often very eager to connect with current students.  LinkedIn is available to everyone, but the Career Center pays for an amazing resource named CareerShift. 

CareerShift allows you to 

Perella Weinberg Partners - Women's Advisory Prep Program

Kelly Kennedy – March 7th, 2017

At Perella Weinberg Partners, we strive to recruit Analysts of exceptional
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produce the most innovative solutions to complex problems. Our
Women’s Advisory Prep Program provides a collaborative environment
where you’ll acquire the skills, knowledge and network to prepare you for
your professional pursuits in investment banking.

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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.

A Day in the Life: Accountant with Mitchell Wiggins & Co.

Tiffani Kennedy – February 27th, 2017

So, you've enrolled in the necessary coursework, declared your Accounting major, and snagged that summer internship. Now what? Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an Accountant is like?

  • How do CPAs impact the success of clients?
  • What are the auditing and tax processes like?
  • What kind of coffee do Accountants drink (or, do they even drink coffee)?

Well, lucky for you, Mitchell Wiggins & Company's Engage Leadership Program will answer these questions and more!