Come in to discuss major or career choices, resume and cover letter writing techniques, or internship and job search strategies. We also offer behavioral mock interviews and review the results of career assessments by appointment.
Engineering Career Development Center:
Drop-In Hours - perfect for a quick 15 minute question or resume review.
Mondays: 1:30-3pm in Thornton A115
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10-11:30am in Thornton A115
Thursdays: 1:30-3pm in Thornton A115
Fridays: 10:00-11:30am Executive in Residence Drop In Hours AND
12:00 - 2:00pm Entrepreneurship Drop In Hours with Alex Zorychta AND
1:30-3pm in the Center for Diversity in Engineering (off Engineer's way): Casual conversations around various career topics
Scheduled Appointments - Use Handshake to schedule 30 or 45 minute appointments with a counselor.
The UVA Career Center:
Newcomb Hall 170 Drop-In Hours - Monday - Friday 10-1pm: Resource Hours and 1-5pm: Drop-In Hours
1515 University Ave - 10-1pm: Peer Advising and 1-5pm: Coffee Chats with Career Counselors
Scheduled Appointments - Longer appointments with a UVA Career Center counselor - schedule through Handshake.
Julia manages all facets of career development by providing strategic and tactical leadership and direction to the SEAS career development team. She also maintains and nurtures existing relationships, as well as develop new relationships, with a significant base of employers.
Associate Director and Career Coach
Frances provides comprehensive career counseling and development services to undergraduate and graduate students. She also implements career education programs, consults with students on career search strategies, and conducts career assessments.
Assistant Director and Career Counselor
Heather advises undergraduate and graduate students on career exploration, gaining experience, and decision making through individual coaching and small group workshops. In addition to advising, she manages our social media, web, and email marketing to students.
Employer Relations Manager
Peggy is experienced in corporate human resource management, including employee communications on an international level. She also organizes & arranges employer events and visits, and increases employer and student interaction.
Assistant Director of Graduate Education
Amy provides career and professional development services to master’s and doctoral students, including individual advising to students at all stages of the career planning process. She also leads career education programs and facilitates opportunities for professional skills development.
Associate Director for Career Connections and Community Engagement
Reggie builds and stewards relationships with employers and creates opportunities to explore and prototype their careers. He also spends a significant amount of time cultivating connections between students, and communities of technical and scientific practice.
"The career counselors have helped me to discover and take advantage of so many of the resources UVA has to offer. They've given me great advice on everything from networking with alumni, preparing for career fairs, practicing for interviews, and applying to jobs. Through their guidance my job application materials and soft skills necessary for a professional career have improved drastically."