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Student Council Service Scholar Program

Halley Trinh – March 8th, 2017

The first Service Scholar Program event is tentatively on March 30th from 6-8 pm in the Newcomb South Meeting Room. The Public Service committee plans to have an introduction of the program by the project’s working group and an introduction to the new logging system with time for questions from participants. In addition to food and time for attendees to network with each other, there will be design thinking workshops to develop solutions for community problems, such as homelessness, hunger, illiteracy, and refugee rights.

Loving What You Can Do With LinkedIn? Check Out CareerShfit.

Christie Julien – March 7th, 2017

So often we will encourage students to add networking to their list of career activities.  Networking can connect you to potential mentors, opportunities, jobs and internships that might not necessarily be available to the wider public.  Add to this the fact that UVA alumni are often very eager to connect with current students.  LinkedIn is available to everyone, but the Career Center pays for an amazing resource named CareerShift. 

CareerShift allows you to 

Perella Weinberg Partners - Women's Advisory Prep Program

Kelly Kennedy – March 7th, 2017

At Perella Weinberg Partners, we strive to recruit Analysts of exceptional
ability and dynamic points of view. We’ve found that diverse perspectives
produce the most innovative solutions to complex problems. Our
Women’s Advisory Prep Program provides a collaborative environment
where you’ll acquire the skills, knowledge and network to prepare you for
your professional pursuits in investment banking.

April 20-21, 2017

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New York City, NY

The 5 Jobs Robots are Least and Most Likely to Take

Christie Julien – March 6th, 2017

Shelly Palmer, head of the Palmer Group, which advises on technology and business development outlines the 5 careers that are in the most and least danger of being taken over by robots or Artificial Intelligence in the near future.  Concerned about the future of work? Wondering what work like will be like as we continue through the digital revolution?  Without further ado, take a look at the jobs that will most and least depend on humans in the future.


The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First

Ericsson Innovation Award

Christie Julien – March 6th, 2017

The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition (EIA) is underway.  EIA is an opportunity for students to participate in a global student competition that gives them the opportunity to develop their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts from around the globe. . 

Learn About the Competition and the Prize Money -

Strategies for Success on the LSAT

Winnie Tsao – March 6th, 2017

Law schools rely on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) when making admission decisions and allocating many types of scholarship aid. This webinar will offer an informative overview of the LSAT, suggestions for creating an effective LSAT preparation plan, and recommendations for optimizing performance on the LSAT. Following the 45-minute presentation, our expert presenter will respond to questions during the Q&A segment. the webinar is presented by Jon Denning, Vice President of PowerScore Test Preparation, is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost LSAT experts.

Free Kaplan Test Prep for a Cause

Christie Julien – March 3rd, 2017

This month, Kaplan is offering three different types of free grad school (like MCAT and GRE) practice for UVA students! Here is the link to the site: There is a 5 minute pop quiz, a 20-minute workout, and a full length practice test. In addition, every time somebody practices on this site, Kaplan will donate to help the Boys & Girls Club earn scholarships! This practice will be available until the end of March.