Internships, Majors, and More!

Emily Leventhal – February 14th, 2017

If you're a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year trying to decide on a major OR trying to find an internship and don't know where to look or even begin...this is the event for you! At Internships, Majors, and More, you'll find employers, alumni, graduate school admissions representatives, Association Deans, Career Community leaders, AND free food from Zoe's Kitchen!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to get answers to all of your questions about majors, resumes, and what you could do this summer!

Details:

When: February 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Newcomb Hall 3rd Floor

Dress Code: Business casual

Registration Link: virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/41097

What can I get out of attending this event?

  • Major exploration advice from Association Deans, Career Center staff, and your peers
  • Skills for how to search for internships in Handshake
  • An improved resume just in time for summer internship applications
  • Tips for how to create a LinkedIn profile/network
  • A professional LinkedIn profile photo from our photobooth
  • Information on how to network with alums through the Virginia Alumni Mentoring (VAM) program
  • and the chance to win prizes and gift certificates from:
    Wegmans, Harris Teeter, Zoes Kitchen, Tom Tom Festival, & Ragged Mountain Running

Schedule

Time Event
5:30-5:50pm
Ballroom

"Designing your Summer Experience"

Keynote Speakers, Cynthia & Mark Lorenzoni
Ragged Mountain Running

Raffle for Ragged Mountain Running Shop gift certificate!

6:00-7:00pm
Ballroom
  • Roundtable Resume Reviews with employers & Career Center staff

  • Major Exploration with Association Deans

  • Resource Fair: Experiential and Internship Opportunities

  • Career Community Exploration Stations

  • LinkedIn Photobooth

  • Prize Wheel

6:00-7:00pm Featured Session:
Engineering Major Selection by Engineering Student Council
6:00-6:20pm

Session #1

  1. How to Search for Internships in Handshake
    OR
  2. Alternative Summer Experiences
6:30-6:50pm

Session #2

  1. Telling Your Story/Networking
    OR
  2. LinkedIn: How to Create a Profile/Network
7:00pm-7:30pm Employer Networking Reception

Sponsored By
UVA Career Center, UVA Class of 2018, Class of 2019, Class of 2020