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Real Talk with Daniel Kirzane

Career Administrator

Many of the Real Talk blog posts have dealt with stories of alumni who work for the government or some form of public service, but there has been a prominent group that hasn't been represented yet. UVA has a large religious studies department, a considerable population of students who are strong in their faith and want to dedicate their...

Real Talk with PSG Alum Schuyler Miller

Career Administrator

Welcome back from spring break! Many of the Real Talk Series blogs in the past have covered specific avenues you can take to grasp the financial viability of working in the PSG field. For example, taking up an extra job at the beginning of your career to make ends meet, reaping the extra benefits that come with a government job, or be...

PSG Real Talk: Working for the Local Government

Career Administrator

This blog post is for those of you who already know that you want to work in the realm of public service and government, but more specifically the local government. There are so many different careers and then several opportunities within these careers and it can get overwhelming figuring out what exactly it is you want to do. Working for...

Real Talk with PSG Alum Ann Marie McKenzie

Career Administrator

Last week's real talk with Priya Vithani focused on whether dedicating your life to the public service and government sector is worth it and whether it is financially viable. While the question of financial viability is one that always lingers and will be a question each alum story will address to varying degrees, there are of course other...

Real Talk with PSG Alum Priya Vithani

Career Administrator

Is dedicating my life to the public service and government sector worth it? Will I be able to survive financially? These two questions are on the minds of every college student trying to land a job in PSG. In the competitive environment at UVA where there is pressure to land a job with a high salary, it can be easy to lose sight of why the...