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March on Washington Film Festival

Taylor Lamb – March 2nd, 2017

Calling all Student and Emerging Filmmakers

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 March on Washington Film Festival Student and Emerging Filmmaker Competition for short films on Civil Rights and Social Justice. This year, filmmakers are asked to grapple with the following topic: Speaking truth to power.

Looking for Volunteering Opportunities?

Melvin Walker – March 1st, 2017

Day in the Life

Day in the Life is a Community Service Learning initiative administered by the Curry School of Education. DITL supports teaching and service learning by connecting UVA/Curry students with local public schools. Community partner sites are located in Charlottesville City schools (CCS), Albemarle County schools (ACPS) and area community agencies.

Want to Work in Charlottesville? Here Are 4 Can't Miss Resources!

Amber Wang – February 28th, 2017

In addition to being the home of our beloved university, Charlottesville is a great city to live, play, and work in. Whether you are hoping to find work during the academic year to pay for school expenses or if you want to stay in the city after graduation, check out some of the local opportunities below to jump-start your employment search in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area.

Admission Trends, Summer & Bridge Year Options for Pre-Health Students

Jessica Bowers – February 28th, 2017

What GPA does my student need to achieve in order to get into _____ school?

It is often difficult to get your hands on this information because most of the time, the answer is, “It depends.”  So the pre-health advisors at UVA have gathered this information to give you and your students the best information possible to make decisions for their future.  The data in the chart below should be considered with the following in mind:

Spring 2016 Employer Relations Update

David Lapinski – February 28th, 2017

There are a lot of myths about Career Services, but one of the most prominent is that career centers only support students interested in business or technology careers. While organizations in these areas tend to dominate campus recruiting programs across the country (simply because of their planned recruiting models and high staffing needs), these disciplines don’t reflect the diverse interests of UVA students.  Many students will pursue opportunities in consulting, finance, and technology, but our team is always looking to diversify UVA’s reach within other industries.

Tips for Talking to Your Student about Career over Spring Break

Hannah Guffey – February 28th, 2017

For many students, spring break can feel like a long awaited respite from a hectic semester. For parents, spring break can seem like an opportune time for students to take advantage of a lull in their studies and focus on the future. The following are just a few ideas for how to engage your student in more career related activities over break.

A Day in the Life: Accountant with Mitchell Wiggins & Co.

Tiffani Kennedy – February 27th, 2017

So, you've enrolled in the necessary coursework, declared your Accounting major, and snagged that summer internship. Now what? Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an Accountant is like?

  • How do CPAs impact the success of clients?
  • What are the auditing and tax processes like?
  • What kind of coffee do Accountants drink (or, do they even drink coffee)?

Well, lucky for you, Mitchell Wiggins & Company's Engage Leadership Program will answer these questions and more!