Tech Night Takeover 2021

Tech Night Takeover 2021

Join us for our upcoming Tech Night Takeover event! Come and meet recruiters and software engineers who are doing AMAZING things in tech. If you want premium access to amazing employers and inside tips on how to break into the tech scene, this is the event for you.

This year we're hosting a mix of virtual and in-person events. Throughout the various events, you’ll have an opportunity to participate in engaging breakout sessions and one-on-one career conversations with employers and alumni. Students will also be able to engage in one-on-one mock technical and non-technical interviews to practice for interviews! 



 August 31st – September 3rd

Please note that the events listed above require separate registrations in Handshake!

How Personal Identity Intersects with Career Development in Tech

August 31st from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our sponsors will be participating in a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion within the tech industry, to help students explore how personal identity intersects with career development. Representatives joining us for the panel are included below:

Virtual Keynote Presentation with Yext and Capital One

August 31st from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Sponsors Yext and Capital One will provide two 30-minute keynote addresses during this session.

Tom Meyer, Software Engineer, will be presenting for Yext

Capital One Technology is excited to have Melanie Frank, MVP of Technology speak with UVA about her career journey! Interested to learn what Rocket Science and Banking have in common? Hear Melanie walk through her journey from a rocket scientist to a software engineer at Capital One.

Tech Night Takeover (Virtual Networking)

August 31st from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This virtual session is a great opportunity to learn about full-time job opportunities and internships. Students can sign-up for group and one-on-one conversations with employers. Spaces are first-come-first-served, so sign-up in advance! To get started click on 'Available Sessions' to start building your networking schedule! 

In-Person Keynote Presentation with CoStar

September 1st from 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Tech Night Takeover Sponsor, CoStar, will provide a 30-minute keynote address ahead of the in-person networking night. Mike Fulkerson, VP, Software Development will review what CoStar actually is and how they are using technology to change how the real estate industry operates.*

Tech Night Takeover (In-Person Networking Fair)

September 1st from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The On-Grounds Tech Networking Night 2021 allows students the unique opportunity to engage tech industry firms.*

*Bonus: Food from Stick's and Auntie Anne's will be provided in the CoStar suites after the keynote address!

Virtual Keynote Presentation with Appian (and Watch Party) 

September 2nd from 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Technical Mock Interview Day

September 3rd from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The UVA Career Center is offering Mock Interviews with Employers and UVA Alums on September 3rd. Sign up for a 45-minute, stress-free session with an employer to practice your interview skills and receive personal feedback on your resume.

Mock Interviews are being offered from the following organizations: