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Achieving Success in the Law Application Process Program

Jessica Bowers – March 25th, 2018

When Identified weekends in June, July, August

Where Washington, DC; Manhattan, NY; San Francisco, CA; Houston, TX; and Chicago, IL

How

Preparing talented, motivated, yet underrepresented students to successfully gain admission to and succeed in law school. The ASAP program curriculum will focus on aspects of the law school application process that are commonly overlooked or undervalued by students when applying to law school:

Blockchain Technologies: UN Agencies Employ Blockchain to Help People In Crisis Situations

Tyler Macaluso – March 25th, 2018

Blockchain technologies have rapidly risen in prominence within recent years, alongside Bitcoin and other cryptocurricies that operate based upon the a blockchain, allowing for digital payments through a peer-to-peer system. The basic functioning of a blockchain is as its name suggests- a series of 'blocks' that contains information ranging from financial transactions to personal identity information.

Women in Technology Job Fair March 29th in McLean, VA

Katharine McDonough – March 25th, 2018

Women in Technology has their Spring Job Fair coming up next Thursday, March 29th ! Many of DC’s top employers will be exhibiting at this event. Both the students and alumni of the University of Virginia are invited to attend.  Not only are the exhibitors looking for experienced professionals, but they are also seeking interns and new college graduates for entry level positions as well.

 

The address for the event is:

Valo Park (formerly the Gannett Building) 

Green Fin Studio Communications and Marketing Internship

Taylor Lamb – March 23rd, 2018

Green Fin Studio is a marketing and communications firm that focuses on environmental projects. Their team combines subject matter expertise with graphic design, crafted content and creative delivery to target messages and audiences. They work with a variety of clients within the U.S. and beyond including organizations focused on conservation, education, ecotourism & recreation, and research.

Hack Diversity with HackCville!

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2018

UVA Hacking Diversity--a FREE Tom Tom Festival event--is a coding hackathon exclusively for women, African-Americans, Latinos/Latinas, and other underrepresented groups. Come for the community, the coding, the food, and the swag. Cash prizes/gift cards for the best hacks.

When: April 14th, at the Jefferson School's African-American Heritage Center in Charlottesville, VA

 

Eli Lilly on Grounds

Christie Julien – March 23rd, 2018

Representatives from Eli Lilly and Company will be on grounds on April 4th to discuss careers in the pharmaceutical industry for chemistry, biology, and engineering majors.

 

Wednesday, April 4

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Location: Gilmer 141

 

Please join us for this informal information session to learn about Lilly and our employment opportunities in Manufacturing and Quality.

Capitol Hill Resume and Cover Letter Tips!

Hannah Guffey – March 22nd, 2018

It's that time of year again... time to get your resumes ready to include in one of our upcoming Capitol Hill Resume Books! Several times a year, the Public Service and Government career community accepts resumes and cover letters from students interested in being considered for internship and full-time opportunities on Capitol Hill and includes them within a "resume book" that is sent to a number of UVa alumni currently working on the Hill.

What Comes After Graduation: African-American and African Studies Alumni Panel

Halley Trinh – March 22nd, 2018

Come network with alumni from the African-American and African Studies program! Find out what awesome career paths AA/AS alums have taken and get information and contacts for your own career search. AA/AS majors and minors are particularly invited and encouraged to attend! Open to all students, not just African American/African Studies Majors! Check out Handshake for more details! Below are the brief descriptions of our panelists:

Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below:

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