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WVU Law's Bridging the Gap

Winnie Tsao – October 25th, 2016

Bridging the Gap provides individuals who may not have had the opportunity for legal mentoring the chance to meet with current law students and faculty to gain an insider’s view of the field. Program sessions include the law school admissions process, financing a legal education, interacting with current practitioners and students, and the simulation of a first-year law class. Lunch is provided.

Bridging the Gap includes:

How You (Yes, You!) Can Benefit from Attending a Career Fair

Sophia Naide – October 24th, 2016

Still on the fence about attending the Fall Job and Internship Fair (FJIF) on October 26th and 27th? FJIF can greatly benefit you and your career development: it’s a way to discover job and internship opportunities, hone your networking skills, and build professional relationships. Let’s take a look at some ways to make the most of a career fair, wherever your career interests may lie.

Search for Unexpected Opportunities

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2017 Student Day

Kelly Kennedy – October 23rd, 2016

Call for teams.

The third Global Grand Challenges Summit<> (GGCS) on the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering (GCs) will be held July 18–20, 2017. It is being jointly organized by the US NAE, the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). Following previous summits in London (2013) and Beijing (2015), the 2017 GGCS will be hosted by the NAE in Washington, DC.

Working on the Hill!

Bhakti Raval – October 21st, 2016

Our first ever Government Career Conference hosted a panel of two former UVA students who now work on Capitol Hill! Jason Steinbaum is a 1988 graduate with a degree in Foreign Affairs, and Virginia graduated in 2012, also with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs. If you missed this session, but are curious about how to pursue opportunities on the Hill, take a look at what Virginia and Jason had to say!

What are some fundamental undergraduate experiences that helped get Virginia and Jason their first opportunities?