About the Career Center

University of Virginia Career Center engages and supports students in the discovery and pursuit of meaningful lives.

Main Office

1815 Stadium Road
Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone

434-924-8900


The University of Virginia Career Center provides a wide array of programs and services to empower students to take ownership of their continuous career development process. UVA students who come to us get trustworthy guidance for each stage of their journey - whether it's figuring out what you really want to do, choosing your major, gaining work experience or prepping for that first interview. Career counseling can help guide you with every aspect of career exploration and development. Meet with an experienced career counselor in a one-on-one session to clarify career goals, develop an action plan, or enhance search strategies for internships or jobs.


Drop-in Advising Hours

Career Center Express

Newcomb 170, Monday - Friday

  • 10A - 1P: Resource Hours
    Learn about exclusive career resources like Handshake, Vault, ArtSearch, CareerShift, InterviewStream, and more. Also take your Linkedin profile picture!
  • 1P - 5P: Drop-In Hours
    Resume and cover letter reviews, networking, career fair prep, job offer negotiations, and more!
  • 1P - 3P: Peace Corps Drop-In Hours (Monday & Thursday) 

Career Communities

Newcomb 170, Monday - Friday, 1P - 5P

1515 University Ave.

1515 University Ave 2nd Floor, Monday - Friday

  • 10A - 1P: Peer Advising
  • 1P - 5P: Coffee Chats with Career Counselors
    Design your semester plan, explore your interests, choose a major, find internships or On-Grounds employment, get a mentor, and more.

Pre-Health & Pre-Law

Georges Center in Clemons Library
Monday - Thursday

  • 1:30 - 4:30P: Pre-Health & Pre-Law Advising

Appointments

All appointments are in Bryant Hall in Scott Stadium, unless otherwise indicated.

Make an appointment with a career counselor or pre-health and law advisor to discuss major or career choices, resume and cover letter writing techniques, internship and job search strategies, complete a mock interview or to interpret your Strong Interest Inventory or Myers Briggs Type Indicator assessment results. 

  • Schedule an appointment online through Handshake
  • Call (434) 924-8900
  • Stop by Bryant Hall to schedule an appointment at the front desk

Having trouble scheduling an appointment? 
Come to drop-in hours for a walk-in appointment with a counselor.


Who We Serve

The UVA Career Center serves all degree-seeking students, regardless of major or year. Students in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, McIntire School of Commerce, Curry School of Education, Department of Economics, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences can also use career counseling services offered through those schools. Masters and Ph.D. students in the College of Arts & Sciences can schedule an appointment with the Graduate Career Development Office in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs.

Darden School of Business, Law school, and Medical school students should seek counseling from their own career services offices. The UVA Career Center does NOT serve students in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, with the exception of Bachelor of Independent Studies students.

UVA Career Center provides services and Handshake to undergraduates for one semester after they graduate.

More to Explore

Discover updates, opportunities, and trending career-related topics important to UVA students.

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