Find your School, Make a Difference in Education. Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair!

Kalea Obermeyer – September 6th, 2017

Researching graduate schools and their programs specifically for education can be a daunting task, but luckily the ECYD community has you covered. If you’re looking to pursue an education beyond your undergraduate degree, then attend the UVA Graduate & Professional School Fair! The fair features schools from around the world and includes all majors. Add the fair on your calendar for Sept. 27th from 12:00pm-3:00pm in Newcomb Hall, 3rd floor. Make sure you join the event via Handshake as well!

 

What is the Graduate & Professional Fair?

The UVA Graduate & Professional School Fair includes graduate and professional schools who are looking for UVA students inspired to continue pursuing a higher education through their top-tier programs.

Representatives from each school will be pitching their program to you at tables around Newcomb Hall. Fliers, brochures, FREEBIES and more will be featured at each stand. Make sure you come prepared with your elevator pitch and a resume to help you stand out from the crowd (see resources below).

All University of Virginia students of all majors are encouraged to attend the event to learn more about program opportunities, details, and requirements.

 

Who’s attending?

There are plenty of schools that provide professional degrees for both education and similar majors. Featured here are just a few we found:

American University, College of Arts & Sciences

Binghamton University Graduate School

Birkbeck, University of London (US work authorization required)

Bluefield College

Columbia University, Teachers College

Drexel University

DSU Graduate Studies and Research

George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government

George Washington University- Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

James Madison University Graduate School

Old Dominion University

Pace University Graduate School- School of Education

Roger Williams University

Virginia Tech

Johns Hopkins University School of Education

SCAD- The University for Creative Careers

Shenandoah University

University of Kent (US work authorization required)

University of Pennsylvania-Graduate School of Education

William and Mary Public Policy Program
 

For More Information...

Be sure to check out the following resources to brush up on how you should prepare yourself for the event, and don’t forget to refer to Handshake!

How to Navigate a Career Fair

Preparing Your Resume

Creating Your Perfect Pitch

Research Prep

Last Minute Tips