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.

The Advisory Board Company - 2017 Sales and Marketing College Summer Externships

Tiffani Kennedy – February 13th, 2017


Calling all college juniors and seniors!!! Are you looking to gain exposure to health care and education industries, a corporate office setting, and learn about entry level opportunities in sales and marketing? The Advisory Board Company’s Sales and Marketing Team is seeking students for two-day educational externships. This program is specifically geared towards students interested in sales and marketing, but open to all majors.

Resume Review with FAST Company

Christie Julien – January 27th, 2017

Join Fast Enterprises as they review resumes prior to the career fair!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Career Center/Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium
No appointments are needed, resumes will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. If you're interested in Software and Technology Consulting, be sure to stop by. 

How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

Amber Wang – December 9th, 2016

You’d never thought this day would come, but alas, it has arrived. Winter break is finally here! The sweetness that comes with having over a month to take back all that time you’ve lost to pulling all-nighters for the various exams and papers that you had to complete during finals season. However, seeing how winter break is so long, it can be easy to lose track of time and not do all the things that you’ve been meaning to do. In the hopes of avoiding this, here is a suggested to-do list that you can use to make the most of your winter break!

How to Develop Your Student's Career Over the Holiday

Hannah Guffey – December 5th, 2016

With winter break just around the corner, your student may be feeling a number of emotions about classes, majors, careers, and the future. One of the best things you can do as a parent is to listen and keep an open mind when it comes to your student’s academic major and career decision planning. Consider some of the following ideas from the UVA Career Center for supporting your student over the next few weeks as they reflect on the past semester and look for ways to actively explore their interests and career goals over vacation.

Government Career Conference Recap!

Bhakti Raval – November 16th, 2016

The Public Service and Government community hosted their first Government Career Conference during the first week of October. The event was a great opportunity to learn about the various career options within the government sector, but it was also a great chance to network with multiple UVA alums that now have government jobs. If you could not attend the event but are interested in having a career in government, then this blog post if just for you! Below are links to blog posts highlighting the main points from each session, and there are also links to presentations you missed! 

Diversity Virtual Career Fair - October 19, 2016

Phillip Menard – October 14th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, CareerEco will be hosting a Diversity Virtual Career Fair from 9:00am-6:00pm. The Virtual Career Fair will feature 40+ employers, across a variety of sectors, who are interested in hiring individuals with diverse backgrounds for internships and full-time positions.

Here is the full list of employers that will be at the Career Fair:

Intelligence and Security Internship and Job Resources

Dreama Johnson – September 9th, 2016

Many graduates from UVA find fulfilling career opportunities within Intelligence and Security.  Knowing this the Public Service and Government Career Community builders have researched and curated a number of valuable resources to help you as you explore these opportunities and apply for internships and jobs.  Please take time to carefully review this blog post and visit PSG office hours with further questions.

2016 Fall Job Jumpstart

Jennifer Harvey – August 23rd, 2016

With classes starting and friends back on Grounds, it can be hard to focus on career-related activities! Instead of trying to do it all yourself, join the Career Center at any of the below events to learn about the value of networking, how to feel more confident going into interviews, and tips for making that summer experience stand out on your resume. We also created special nights that feature different industries so you can learn about and meet different employers!