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Virginia Association of Museum's Certificate Program

Taylor Lamb – October 19th, 2016

Employees, board members, and volunteers at VAM member museums are eligible to participate in VAM's Virginia Certificate in Museum Management program - the only one of its kind! Get affordable professional development while earning credits toward a recognized statewide certificate. Increase your value to your current and future employers, and benefit from experts in the field while creating valuable career connections through the VAM network.

Personal Experience: Catered Workshop

Khanh Tran – October 19th, 2016

Background: I'm VP of my fraternity, Sigma Omicron Rho, UVA's only Queer and Allied, Gender Inclusive, Fraternity. A majority of us are currently 3rd and 4th years so we're all at that time when we're looking for internships and jobs. I thought, "what better way to help my peers with career development than to utilize the career center?"

Here I am now, writing about my workshop experience. 

Join the Virginia College Advising Corps

Julia Thompson – October 18th, 2016

The Virginia College Advising Corps seeks service-minded, motivated fourth years to serve as College Advisers in partner high schools. The Corps places recent graduates in Virginia high schools to encourage and assist high school students with college applications, financial aid, scholarship searches, and making the transition to post-secondary education. 

Advisers receive a stipend in addition to gaining eligibility for an educatin award to use towards loan repayment or future education. 

Public Service and Government Industries at the Fall Job and Internship Fair!

Bhakti Raval – October 14th, 2016

Interested in working in the nonprofit or government sector? Many Public Service and Government organizations are coming to the Fall Job and Internship Fair next week and want to hire UVA students like you! Take a moment to preview these organizations and visit them in person next week at the job and internship fair, October 26th and 27th from 10 am-3pm on the 3rd floor of Newcomb.

Government Related Opportunites: 

American Enterprise Institute:

Diversity Virtual Career Fair - October 19, 2016

Phillip Menard – October 14th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, CareerEco will be hosting a Diversity Virtual Career Fair from 9:00am-6:00pm. The Virtual Career Fair will feature 40+ employers, across a variety of sectors, who are interested in hiring individuals with diverse backgrounds for internships and full-time positions.

Here is the full list of employers that will be at the Career Fair:

Building Your Network on LinkedIn

Sophia Naide – October 14th, 2016

LinkedIn is a networking website that enables you to represent yourself professionally, connect with people of interest (such as alumni and employers), and exchange ideas and opportunities. The Career Center offers several resources for getting started with LinkedIn, including our LinkedIn webpage, the “Are You LinkedIn?” Career Peer Educator workshop, and the “Using LinkedIn Effectively” handout.