Business Community

Google's Diversity Update

Katharine McDonough – February 22nd, 2018

Google has been getting a lot of flack recently for its lack of diversity. From a controversial memo that has been circulating in the media to the dismal number of non-asian people of color, that criticism may not be unwarranted. This shortcoming for Google is especially surprising given that the search engine amasses information about the entire world for all of its people every second of the day. You would think that a company responsible for delivering such an infinite variety of information would itself be a diverse place to work. 

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:

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.

Come to PSG Day in DC!

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Get access to employers and programs focusing on the non-profit and government space as UVA heads up to DC for it's first annual Public Service & Government Day. There are many roles and opportunities spanning numerous industries.  Check out a few of the places you can access during this dynamic career fair and networking opportunity! Plus, we can offer transportation, and help you get prepped for the program. 

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!

 

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.

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