Career Center Announcements

J Term and Spring 2021 Law-Related Courses

Hannah Jaegers

Uncertain about what to take in Spring 2021? Consider these law-related courses!

Securing a Global Internship

Dreama Johnson

If you would like to learn more from students who have experienced both virtual and in-person study abroad experiences please watch, “Securing a Global Internship Panel.” No matter where your road takes you, UVA Education Abroad and the UVA Career Center are here to help take those steps...

Hoos in Education #2: Leidra McQueen

Dreama Johnson

Our Education & Youth Development CPE Kirstena talked with UVA alum Leidra McQueen about her path to working in education and her advice for students considering EYD careers.

Hoos in Education #1: Kyle McCartin

Dreama Johnson

Our Education & Youth Development CPE Kirstena talked with UVA alum Kyle McCartin about his path to working in education and his advice for students considering EYD careers.

Global Development and Humanitarian Aid Virtual Career Series 2020

Dreama Johnson

Students interested in careers in global development and humanitarianism: this virtual career series is for you! Are you interested in how your future career could help fight disease, hunger, violence or poverty around the globe? Do you want a career that aligns with your values and purpose to promote human welfare?...

Guidance on Credit/No-Credit for Pre-Law Students

Learn more about what the CR/NC option will mean for your pre-law journey.

5 Tips on How to Make the Recruiting Process Easier

Megan Saunders

It’s no secret that recruiting is stressful for everyone, but there are ways to make this process easier. Getting a full-time job or internship will require you to prepare months ahead, network with professionals, and most importantly, know when the application deadline is. What makes this even more confusing is that the timeline varies by...

Tech Employers Attending October 2020 Virtual Career Fairs

Kyle Hodges

Check out which tech employers will be attending our Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fairs!

Business Employers at the 2020 Fall Job and Internship Fairs

Andrew Savage

Check out these organizations hiring for education-related positions that will be in attendance at the upcoming Job and Internship Fairs! The fairs will be held on Thursday, October 22 and Thursday, October 29, both from 1pm-4pm ET. Visit Handshake to register for the events and learn more about the attendees.

Education and Youth Development Employers at the 2020 Fall Job and Internship Fairs

Dreama Johnson

Check out these organizations hiring for education-related positions that will be in attendance at the upcoming Job and Internship Fairs! The fairs will be held on Thursday, October 22 and Thursday, October 29, both from 1pm-4pm ET. Visit Handshake to register for the events and learn more about the attendees.

Public Service & Government Programs at the 2020 Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair!

Stop by the Graduate and Professional School Fair to check out these graduate programs offering public service and government related degrees

Education & Youth Development Programs at the 2020 Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair!

Dreama Johnson

Check out these graduate programs offering education- and public service-related degrees that will be attending the upcoming Graduate and Professional School Fair!

Top 5 Case Interviewing Tips

Andrew Savage

If you're interested in consulting, you have probably heard of the case interview. If you are exploring consulting as a potential career path and unfamiliar with the case interview, it is a component of the interview process where the employer is looking to see how you would analyze and solve a business problem. As you...

Top 5 Tech Interviewing Tips - Center for Engineering Career Development

Andrew Savage

If you're interested in programming or software engineering, you'll likely experience one or more technical interviews with any given employer. The technical interview helps employers evaluate a candidate’s ability to use a technical skill in real time.

If you anticipate a technical interview this semester, check...

International Student Support Groups

Dreama Johnson

These are program through Counseling and Psychological Services and the International Studies Office that integrates the topics of multiculturalism and mental health.

Handshake Changes for International Students

Dreama Johnson

Handshake has made changes to the type of information they collect to determine if a student is qualified to apply for a position within Handshake.  This change impacts international students.

International Students: Interested in Working in the U.S.? Do You Require Work Authorization or Employer Sponsorship?

Dreama Johnson

U.S. Authorization Optional Employers in Handshake and at UVA Career Fairs

Are you an international student at the University interested in working in the United States and will require company sponsorship?  If this is you, going to a career fair and searching Handshake for jobs can be frustrating at times because you may not be sure...

U.S. Resumes and Cover Letters for International Students

Dreama Johnson

A well-prepared resume and cover letter are essential to getting a job interview. For a U.S. job search, your resume and cover letter must conform to basic, generally accepted standards. The U.S. resume is succinct, including only information which is relevant to an employer's needs.

Frequently Asked Career Questions by International Students

Dreama Johnson

When should I share my international student status to an employer? How do I enhance my candidacy? Your questions answered here!

Strategies for Searching for Opportunities Outside of the U.S. for International Students

Dreama Johnson

Given the shortage of U.S. work visas and uncertain climate toward immigration in the U.S., it is important that you also look for employment in your home country or another country/region in addition to your search in the U.S.

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