Career Options

UVA Development Hub

UVA Career Center – February 19th, 2018

The UVA Dev Hub was founded by Vice President of Information Technology, Ron Hutchins under the leadership of Gloria Felicia and Nadim El-jaroudi, with the help a group of 5 student interns. It is a platform for students to finalize their startup ideas, learn how to code, and build websites as well as mobile apps for their projects. UVA Dev Hub, which stands for “Development Hub,” seeks to solve two major problems that often prevent students from launching their ideas:

The Most Diverse Cities to Find a Job

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

In order to find the best cities for diveristy in STEM, SmartAsset.com compiled a list of cities with the largest STEM workforce. They analyzed the industry to see who had the largest racial and gender diveristy. Check out their methodolgies through this link and the top ten below.  You can also take a look at the numbers from 2016 to see how the landscape has changed.

Design Your Dream Career and Find Work that Matters

Christie Julien – February 11th, 2018

Finding Work that Matters: A Career Design Workshop for UVA Undergraduates

The thought of finding a job feels totally overwhelming. You want to do work that matters, but you’re stuck on where to start and feeling pressure to make decisions.

Figuring out what we want after college requires action, but we usually don’t have the time or the tools to find a clear answer.

Become confident in how you talk about what comes next in a way that gets people to help you succeed.

Connecting your Student Involvement to your Future: Alpha Kappa Psi

Kaitlyn Diaz – February 9th, 2018

Check out this week’s spotlight on Alpha Kapppa Psi (AKPsi) featuring Winnie Tsao, who is a third year majoring in Commerce and minoring in Religious Studies. AKPsi is UVA's only co-ed professional business fraternity. During AKPsi’s pledging process, you have the opportunity to learn about the different aspects of business and different fields in the business world. AKPsi provides various service events and professional development events throughout the semester and you are challenged to think outside the box to discover what career path is best suited for you.

Hoo's Going to the Start-Up Fair!?

Tyler Macaluso – February 8th, 2018

I hope everyone had a fun and successful Career Fair last week, and that you are excited for the Start-Up Fair! The Start-Up Fair is a career fair and mixer featuring some of the region's most innovative and exciting start-ups, in partnership with the UVA Student Council Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee, Startup Virginia, The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Darden iLab, Data Science Institute, the Department of Economics, HackCville, the UVA Development Hub, and many more amazing organizations.

Graduate Rotational Program in Science, Operations and Commercial Concenrations with Johnson Matthey

Tyler Macaluso – February 6th, 2018

Johnson Matthey is currently looking to fill a number of openings for their US Graduate Rotational Program, which is an 8-month program meant to help fulfill and develop rapid professional progression and future leadership roles, with different locations in the US and spanning across various business sectors. Current opportunities to join JM's Graduate Rotational Program are available in three streams: Science, Operations and Commercial.

UVA Suit Up!

Kelly Kennedy – February 5th, 2018

UVA SUIT UP!

Make sure you look the part at your next interview or networking opportunity! JCPenney is partnering with the UVA Career Center to provide professional clothing at a hugely discounted price (40% off, in addition to existing sales!). During this private event, students can purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.

Apply to be a Sustainability Career Peer Educator

Humna Sharif – January 27th, 2018

Hi Students,

My name is Humna Sharif, and I am a 4th year Environmental Science and ETP major. I am also a Career Peer Educator with the UVA Career Center. At the Career Center, we have developed a sustainability vector to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.

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