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Software Engineer Role at Startup!

Christie Julien – September 27th, 2016

Have you heard of MapMyCustomers?  Probably not, because they are a startup - BUT they are a startup that is hiring for a full time software engineer.

Map My Customers is a high-growth software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that serves as a map-based CRM for salespeople. Our target market spans numerous industries, from medical device sales to insurance representatives. During the fall of 2016, we will be participating in a
nationally recognized accelerator in Richmond, VA.

Graduate & Professional School Fair

Winnie Tsao – September 27th, 2016

Come out to the Graduate & Professional School Fair TOMMOROW: Wednesday, September 28th from 12pm-3pm in Newcomb Hall! The Professional School Fair includes graduate and professional schools from across the world who will be here to recruit UVA students for their top-notch programs. All University of Virginia students of all majors are encouraged to attend the event to learn more about program opportunities, details, and requirements. Law schools in attendance include:

Best Cities For Diversity in STEM

Christie Julien – September 27th, 2016

If the American economy was the Titanic and the iceberg that sank the Titanic was the financial crisis, then STEM jobs would be the few available life boats rescuing passengers. Similar to the dilemma of who had access to those life boats, who works in STEM fields has not been equally distributed. While it was mostly woman and children saved from the icy arctic waters, today it is mostly whites and men being spared the effects of a sluggish economy.  READ MORE HERE

Uncubed Field Trip Orientations Next Week!

Christie Julien – September 25th, 2016

Uncubed Basics:

  • What: Uncubed is an out-of-the-box approach to your average career fair. Speakers from successful startups will share the secrets of the trade for entrepreneurial minds. Representatives from companies including ThrillistVimeo and Rent the Runway will be discussing open positions with interested candidates.
  • When: Tuesday, October 18
  • Why: Not feeling satisfied by just a desk job? There’s an alternative. Connect with creative thinkers and dedicated visionaries to start mapping out your future in the tech field.
  • Interest form: Fill out the Uncubed Interest Form if you would like to go on the trek.

International Students: Resumes and Cover Letters, in Simple Terms

UVA Career Center – September 23rd, 2016

“Please send us your resume and cover letter.”

If your first reaction was “Huh?” to the above statement, then welcome to the club of “students who are trying to "adult" by searching for an internship but have no idea how to.” But no worries! Practically every college student (including me) had that moment.

And if you are an international student, it’s completely understandable why you don’t get it. Throughout this post, please look at the * symbol for international student focused advice!

What is a resume?

International Student Series and Resources

Hannah Guffey – September 23rd, 2016


Networking & Interviewing in the U.S.

One of the biggest steps to your job search as an international student is clearly understanding the setting in which you are operating, especially when it comes to networking and interviewing. Job searching and interviewing in the United States comes with many opportunities to network and promote yourself, which may be different from customs in your home country. Discuss common cultural differences and develop strategies to help you ace future networking and interviewing opportunities.