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Economics Undergraduate Career Forum

Winnie Tsao – March 20th, 2017

Please join the department of economics as we welcome back alumni and other guests with undergraduate economics degrees to share their career stories with you and provide tips and advice about your internship and job research. Meet these guests at panels and office hours. You must sign up to reserve your spot. All programs, except the evening reception, are casual dress. We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Friday, March 24

Location: Monroe 130

Register now!

Tech Ladies

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

Founded by Alliison Esposito, TechLadies is a site dedicated to connecting women in tech to each other.  What started as a Meetup has turned into a movement of over 10,000 women in tech roles.  Members get access to a jobs page with connections to hiring managers in organizations such as Slack, Wikipedia, and Buzzfeed, as well as access to an exclusive Facebook group where like minded tech-ladies can get together and network their hearts out.  With in person and online events such as "Negotiate L

University of Baltimore School of Law Summer Program

Winnie Tsao – March 20th, 2017

The Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program at the University of Baltimore School of Law builds on the University’s commitment to diversity by educating, enriching and empowering underrepresented students in the spirit of Houston’s own values. Scholars develop the tools they need to be successful academically while learning about the legal profession through field trips, guest speakers and job shadowing.  Weekly workshops designed and conducted by legal experts help empower students to meet and overcome these challenges.

Interview Journals

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

From Vault:

Interviews are the most crucial parts of the job search process and often the most stressful. They can cause an endless amount of anxiety as well as an endless number of sleepless nights. It's no wonder that interview tips are the most sought after career advice by jobseekers. However, most advice about interviewing concentrates on what you can do before an interview, and little concentrates on what you can do afterward.

The Art of the Cold Email

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

From Uncubed:

Allison Esposito gets a lot of cold emails – between five and ten every day, she estimates. People want to know how to break into tech, how to switch careers, and what’s wrong with their resume, among other things.

Allison has been a copywriter for Foursquare, a content manager at Google, and now she runs Tech Ladies, a community that connects women to tech jobs and generally supports women in tech. Her roles are impressive, but she’s approachable, she said. And so are most people. You just have to write the right cold email.

CIO Spotlight: The Society for Cognitive Science

Christie Julien – March 18th, 2017

The Cognitive Science Society is an organization dedicated to the promotion of the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Virginia. Members of the Cognitive Science Society can be any student interested in basic cognition--the structure, acquisition, and use of knowledge. The scientific study of information processing systems has developed in a number of interrelated yet distinct disciplines.

Increase Your Technology Literacy

Christie Julien – March 18th, 2017

From Uncubed

Technology literacy is a serious problem, and we’re not just talking about your parents’ inability to figure out the DVD player.

It’s time to overcome your fear, loathing, or inability to stop talking about The Bachelor and start going deeper on the apparent magic that happens behind your computer screen.

Thrive Conference

Christie Julien – March 18th, 2017

 

Come join Virginia Bio’s one-of-a-kind statewide conference where hundreds of executives from large companies to startups, healthcare providers, nonprofits, research universities, public sector, professional service providers, and an extensive group of large investors will be – ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! 

 

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