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The Consulting Series: Fourth Year Secure a Job

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS, fourth year! You have made it to your FINAL YEAR at UVA and you’re  almost at the home stretch. Cheers to you, Young Scholar.

If you’re reading this, you’re either in one of two positions. You’ve either received an full-time offer with a company of your liking (yay, congrats to you!) or, you are searching for a full-time offer at a company of your choosing (ooo, exciting!). Either way, you are right on track! Here are some things to keep in mind as you work your way towards graduation.

The Consulting Series: Second Year Planning Phase

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

Now that you know consulting is the right field for you, it is time to start planning! Familiarize yourself with the case interview/ recruitment processes, network and conduct informational interviews, find a mentor, and take advanced courses in departments that can effectively prepare you for a career in consulting.

  1. Case Interviews and the Recruitment Processes

The Consulting Series: First Year Exploration Phase

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

So, you’ve heard about consulting from a friend, family member, or through social media. Based on what you’ve been told, it sounds like consulting is a good fit for someone with your interests and talents. There is no need to dedicate the rest of your life to one career path at this point in your professional career, but now IS the time to explore your options and expose yourself to as many opportunities as possible. At this stage in your first year of college, take the time to ask yourself some key questions:

Did you miss the Education Policy Trek to D.C.?

Julia Thompson – April 5th, 2017

Didn’t get a chance to make the Education Policy Trek up to D.C. on March 24? Don’t worry! Here’s a quick summary of what went down…


AMERICAN YOUTH POLICY FORUM

We first met with members of the American Youth Policy Forum, a nonpartisan convener that brings policymakers, practitioners, and researchers together to frame issues, inform policy, and create conversation about improving education and young people's lives.

Take Back The Night By Hacking!

Christie Julien – April 5th, 2017

Women in Computing Sciences and Take Back the Night are co-hosting a Hackathon from April 22nd - 23rd.   The goal is to create hacks preventing sexual assault and violence. It will start at 9am in Rice Hall in the Common Area on the first floor. Everyone from the UVA community is welcome to attend to meet new people, develop new skills, and create hacks to prevent sexual assault. No prior experience or skills necessary! All you need is a computer, a sleeping bag, and a few ideas! There will be food, prizes, and fun!

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