Career Development

Morven Summer Institute

Humna Sharif – February 25th, 2018

The Morven Summer Institute is an innovative summer program hosted at Morven Farm, an emerging landscape for interdisciplinary learning for the University of Virginia.  At the Morven Summer Institute, undergraduate and graduate students with interests in sustainability, design, food systems, and ecology have the opportunity to escape traditional confines of the classroom while working on projects with real-world applications.

Participants may select one 3-credit course from either (or both) of the 10-day summer blocks.

Block A - May 21 - June 1

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Alternative Spring Break

Kaitlyn Diaz – February 21st, 2018

Check out this week’s spotlight on Alternative Spring Break (ASB) featuring the President of ASB, Gillean Kelly, who is a fourth year majoring in Biology. ASB is a completely student-run service organization that sends UVA students on service trips during spring break. The trips are both domestic and international, and there is a wide range of service activities available. ASB service trips combine self-reflection, service learning, and group dialogue to stimulate an enriching and meaningful experience for every participant. Read on to learn Gillean’s journey with ASB.

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.

Create a UVA Semester Plan in 1515!

Jasmine Jackson – January 16th, 2018

Enjoy FREE hot cocoa, coffee, treats, and giveaways while you create and organize your Spring 2018 semester strategy at UVA. Our team is here to help you feel confident and guide you as you develop your future vision and navigate opportunities such as:

  • Semester Goals
  • Potential Majors
  • UVA Involvement
  • Social Capital and Mentors
  • Well-Being and more

We are inviting students to visit us on certain days based on their residence halls so we can adequately meet demand. Find your day below:

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