Women

The Most Diverse Cities to Find a Job

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

In order to find the best cities for diveristy in STEM, SmartAsset.com compiled a list of cities with the largest STEM workforce. They analyzed the industry to see who had the largest racial and gender diveristy. Check out their methodolgies through this link and the top ten below.  You can also take a look at the numbers from 2016 to see how the landscape has changed.

UVA Career IDEAs Externship Program: New City Arts

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Victoria Armstrong, UVA Career IDEAs Extern

Over this January externship at New City Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia, I had the opportunity to learn more about how a non-profit arts organization is run.  New City Arts Initiative is an amazing organization that links together art and community in ways I did not know possible. My name is Victoria Armstrong and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

UVA Career IDEAs Externship Program: George Washington University Miliken Institute School of Public Health

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Cristalle Madray Career IDEAs Extern

Though the duration of my externship was only three days, I learned a lot, not only about the roles of admissions team, but also about all that GWSPH has to offer students seeking a graduate degree in one of the 30+ programs offered.  After obtaining unique insight into a school of public health, I am now more confident in my pursuit of a Masters in Public Health and a future career in the field. My name is Cristalle Madray, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

Career IDEAs Externship Program: Brown University

Christie Julien – February 7th, 2018

For four days I worked as an extern in the Office of Student Development, the Swearer Center, at Brown University in Providence, RI.   My name is Kalea Obermeyer and I'm a Career Peer Educator and a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

                                                                                                                                                                                              

UVA Suit Up!

Kelly Kennedy – February 5th, 2018

UVA SUIT UP!

Make sure you look the part at your next interview or networking opportunity! JCPenney is partnering with the UVA Career Center to provide professional clothing at a hugely discounted price (40% off, in addition to existing sales!). During this private event, students can purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.

Apply to be a Sustainability Career Peer Educator

Humna Sharif – January 27th, 2018

Hi Students,

My name is Humna Sharif, and I am a 4th year Environmental Science and ETP major. I am also a Career Peer Educator with the UVA Career Center. At the Career Center, we have developed a sustainability vector to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.

11 Female Founders Fighting Sexism in Tech

Christie Julien – January 23rd, 2018

Despite the uphill battle women face in tech, there are countless female entrepreneurs breaking down barriers every day. We’ve highlighted 11 awesome female founders who are doing their part to change the tech industry.

Each of their innovative companies is paving the way for women of the future. These companies help women and girls learn the skills to enter tech, break down pay gaps, and take control of women’s health.

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