Virginia Alumni Mentoring

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.

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.

Mentoring Opportunities

Kelly Kennedy – August 24th, 2016

Identifying and working with a mentor can be a great way to explore careers and industries and build your network.  We wanted to make sure you knew about these two tremendous mentoring opportunities right here at UVA!

Darden Mentor Program

Updated application deadline - now it is September 23rd! There is still time to register!

E-Mentoring Relationships

UVA Career Center – August 9th, 2016

Most mentors in the Virginia Alumni Mentoring Program will not be in the Charlottesville area. Having productive and fulfilling mentoring partnerships is possible with the thoughtful use of a combination of tools ranging from phone to online or video chats.

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