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2016 Fall Job Jumpstart

Jennifer Harvey – August 23rd, 2016

With classes starting and friends back on Grounds, it can be hard to focus on career-related activities! Instead of trying to do it all yourself, join the Career Center at any of the below events to learn about the value of networking, how to feel more confident going into interviews, and tips for making that summer experience stand out on your resume. We also created special nights that feature different industries so you can learn about and meet different employers!

Exploring a Legal Career related to STEM

Christie Julien – August 17th, 2016

Exploring A Legal Career -Luncheon And Round-Table

Friday, August 26th, 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Wilsdorf Conference Room, 200

Gain insight on legal career paths as a professional shares her stories and experiences. Whether you’re sure a career in law is for you, or just curious about the field, join us for round-table conversations and networking.

Getting Hired at Google

Christie Julien – August 17th, 2016

The hiring experience for engineers isn't what it used to be—and that's partly by design. Here at Google, we've intentionally broadened the number of schools where we actively recruit, from 75 a few years ago to 305 today. We're as interested in English or philosophy majors as we are in computer science degree holders. We don't really care if you have a 4.0 GPA, and we're not interested in whether you can figure out how many golf balls fit inside a 747.

But here's what we do look for in engineering candidates in 2016—and why we look for it. 

STEM Grad Seminar Series

Christie Julien – August 17th, 2016

We welcome you to join a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1pm ET. During this 1.5 hour session, our panelists, who represent several different agencies, will be sharing tips and advice on how to successfully apply for federal fellowships and traineeships. There will be time for Q&A following the panelist presentations.  
Our panelists include:

Fall 2016 Employer Relations Update

David Lapinski – August 15th, 2016

To support students through their development, the Career Center relies on the engagement of alumni and parents to help students through their professional and personal growth. As parents, there are numerous ways you can support these phases, but one of the most critical is offering your time to help students understand industry specific trends and job search strategies. 

Careers in Clinical Healthcare

Kimberly Sauerwein – August 15th, 2016

The Pre-Health Advisors in the UVA Career Center advise students interested in a variety of clinical careers: Dentistry, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, and Veterinary Medicine. Our website highlights clinical and research opportunities, academic requirements, and the application process for each of the clinical health career paths.