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Innovating The Answer Company: An Interview with Katherine Manuel

Christie Julien – March 28th, 2017

This interview from WITI  by Brooke Lazar outlines how Katherine Manuel, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Thomson Reuters (The Answer Company), believes technology skills are critical to being successful in business today. Katherine began her career in consulting and climbed the ladder to become the global head of innovation for "The Answer Company." She takes a few moments to share her story.

Excerpt:

BL: What advice would you give to others following the career path you took?

Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

UVA Career Center – March 23rd, 2017

This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.

What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.

Multiple Paid Internships with the Federal Trade Commission

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is looking for summer interns. 

 

The positions are located in various Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offices including:

The Immediate Office of the Executive Director

Administrative Services Office

Financial Management Office

Human Capital Management Office

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Inclusion

Bureau of Consumer Protection,

How-To Guide for Finding a Major (Major Exploration Series)

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

As the spring semester draws closer to its end, many university students might be wondering about how they can choose their ideal major. By doing your share of the research ahead of time, you can avoid the possible headaches that might come in the future with making a hasty decision. See how you can make an informed major choice using these tips!

Second Year Women in Finance at Jefferies Opportunity

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

Jefferies is excited to invite females in the class of 2019 from all college majors to apply and spend an immersive day with us. We will provide an opportunity to meet professionals across divisions and experience a day in the life at a global Investment Bank.

Inspiring Women for Finance Symposium

  • When: June 16, 2017
  • Where: 520 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022

Apply by April 21, 2017:

Please email your resume along with an essay (300 words or less) on the following topic:

Genevieve Agar: How I Reconciled Creative Arts with Economics (Major Exploration Series)

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

A common misconception some students may have when deciding their major(s) is thinking they need to choose between something that aligns with their "passion" and something that will be considered "practical." Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), proved this myth wrong during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.

What's It Like to Intern in India? Ask a UVA student

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

My name is Heather Thompson, and I am a third-year student in the School of Arts and Sciences. I'm doubling in Foreign Affairs and Economics, and I'll be graduating this spring. My primary involvement at UVA is definitely rugby. I started playing my first year and absolutely love it. Now I'm also match secretary for the rugby team. I also am in Phi Alpha Delta (the pre-law fraternity), and volunteer with Campus Kitchen. Outside of school, I work for the Papers of George Washington and at Splendora's downtown. 

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