Resumes

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.

How to Create a STEM Resume: The Basics

Tyler Macaluso – February 6th, 2018

Resumes are often seen as daunting or difficult to create, especially for STEM majors that might be earlier on in their college careers, causing them to feel less qualified. However, this should not be the case because STEM majors actually have more freedom and variability when it comes to what they can include on their resumes compared to many other majors. As a STEM major, you can include almost anything relevant to the job/ position you are applying for, including technical skills, research positions and publications, shadowing, projects, certifications and much more!

 

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.

Virtual Resume Reviews for Tech Careers

Christie Julien – January 18th, 2018

SILA VIRTUAL RESUME REVIEW & INFORMATION SESSION

 

Join Sila, a national technology and management consulting firm headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, for an online Resume Review and Information Chat Session on Wednesday, January 24th from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Don’t miss this opportunity to get one-on-one time with a Sila Recruiter from the comfort of your own couch – ten minutes, a computer or a mobile device and an internet connection is all you will need to chat with Sila!

 

Sign up for the Resume Marathon

Cathryn Davis – January 18th, 2018

Drop by Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium on January 23rd from 10:00am – 3:00pm to have your resume reviewed by employers and alums, each session will be approximately 15-20 minutes. If you have never had your resume reviewed or plan to start submitting applications for internships or job, this is a great opportunity to get helpful, constructive feedback from people that review resumes every day in a safe environment! Don’t forget to bring a hard copy of your resume!

Leidos Tech and Networking Night!

Tyler Macaluso – October 12th, 2017

Are you interested in a career that gives you the opportunities to tackle the world's toughest challenges in defense, intelligence, homeland security and health markets? Want to learn more about what goes into the engineering, design and implementation of advanced technological systems, from smart grid design and development to integrated complete energy delivery solutions to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) designs? 

 

Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: Second Year Council (SYC)

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 10th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on Second Year Council (SYC) featuring Omar Elhaj who is currently serving as the President of SYC. Omar is studying Foreign Affairs and Computer Science. Read on to learn Omar's journey with Class Council.  


What is the benefit of joining Second Year Council?

Google Google Everything

Tyler Macaluso – September 8th, 2017

Are you interested in pursuing a career in a career in software development, data management, or web development? Have a tech interview coming up and don't know how to prepare for it or what to expect from a technical interview? Want to learn more about the diverse possibilities and paths within STEM fields and other related sectors?

Google will be hosting events at UVA to that will provide information to all of the questions above and more! These events include

 

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.

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