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Tech Networking Secrets

Christie Julien – February 15th, 2018

We’ve all heard the saying “it’s not about what you know, but who you know.” Online and offline, networking can help expose career opportunities. Learn how to raise your profile and increase your chances of being at the right place at the right time. Join Uncubed for a panel with Perry Piep, Product Specialist @ Splash, and Joshua Ness, Senior Manager of Open Innovation @ Verizon Thursday, February 22 from 7-8PM EST.

 

RSVP Here: https://uncubed.com/learn/virtual-panels/networking-advice

 

The Most Diverse Cities to Find a Job

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

In order to find the best cities for diveristy in STEM, SmartAsset.com compiled a list of cities with the largest STEM workforce. They analyzed the industry to see who had the largest racial and gender diveristy. Check out their methodolgies through this link and the top ten below.  You can also take a look at the numbers from 2016 to see how the landscape has changed.

NGIC Career Fair

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

On March 29th (10am – 3pm) the National Ground Intelligence Center (in Charlottesville – just past the airport) will be hosting a Career Fair! There over 30 fulltime and internship positions available and NGIC is authorized to make same day offers to qualified candidates.

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Melvin Walker – February 12th, 2018

Overview

 The ABA Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students. You will be awarded $5,000 of financial assistance annually if you attend or plan to attend an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.

 

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North Carolina Bar Association 4th Annual Minority Pre-Law Conference

Melvin Walker – February 12th, 2018

Overview

This conference is designed to reach minority high school and college students who are considering or planning to attend law school. You will have the great opportunity to:

  1. Hear from law school deans

  2. Find out what admissions officers are looking for in an applicant

  3. Participate in a mock law school class

  4. Speak with current law school students and practicing attorneys

Intel's Progress On Its Bold Diversity Goals.

Katharine McDonough – February 11th, 2018

It looks like Intel is taking the lead for tech companies who realize the importance of diversity in the workplace. Intel made a $300 million investment to diversify its workforce, entrepreneur funding, and supply chain in 2015. Since then, the overall gap between Intel's workforce and full representation is down by 65%. In 2014, Intel reported that its workforce was unrepresentative by a gap of 2,300 people. In 2017, that number has gone down to 801.  

Design Your Dream Career and Find Work that Matters

Christie Julien – February 11th, 2018

Finding Work that Matters: A Career Design Workshop for UVA Undergraduates

The thought of finding a job feels totally overwhelming. You want to do work that matters, but you’re stuck on where to start and feeling pressure to make decisions.

Figuring out what we want after college requires action, but we usually don’t have the time or the tools to find a clear answer.

Become confident in how you talk about what comes next in a way that gets people to help you succeed.

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