May 05, 2021
As the summer season approaches, take some time to reach out to alumni! Beyond getting to know your fellow Wahoos, reaching out to alumni can be beneficial for a multitude of reasons as you progress through your career journey.
April 26, 2021
Have you ever wished you had contact info for someone at a company you're interested in?
Whether it's after a career fair or info session or during the application process, students often ask us "how do I find someone to reach out to for follow up" or say "I remember who I spoke with...but I didn't get their email address". Today let's look at a few ways to find helpful contact info!
April 19, 2021
My name is Ava Jundanian, and I’m a fourth year studying Systems Engineering. I first became interested in a career in Investment Banking in the fall of my second year after joining a long-short investment club at UVA.
April 13, 2021
From the Blog Archives...
What’s worse than hearing “Thanks for applying but we’ve decided to go with another candidate”?
April 05, 2021
The last career fair of the season is right around the corner! Learn how to register for the April Job, Internship and Graduate Heath School Fair this coming Thursday, April 8th from 1-4pm! This quick 5-minute video will walk you through how to sign up on Handshake for 1:1 and group sessions with employers to ensure the smoothest virtual experience for you.
March 30, 2021
We probably all need a soul cleansing break this summer and we hope your first priority is your mental and physical health! We also want to help relieve the stress of worrying about what to do over the summer so we’ve put together a guide with info on the many different ways you can spend your summer and have something for your resume too.
March 15, 2021
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting resources, events, and connections for Women Engineers!
March 03, 2021
A review by 4th year CS major, Andrew Ni
After recently being introduced with SkilledInc.com by UVA’s Career Center, I set out to learn more about the service. The process seemed simple enough:
- Interview one-on-one with a SkilledInc Mentor that has industry experience,
- Receive performance-based feedback from your interviewer,
- And obtain the necessary resources needed to succeed in job screening and searching.
February 25, 2021
Ever wish you could spend time with a company you're interested in – even if just a few hours – to learn what working there is really like?
You can through an EXternship!
Externships are short-term opportunities that allow you to gain insight into a career of interest. At a company of interest you might meet various employees in the organization, go on an office tour, participate in a hands-on activity, and/or sit in on team meetings.
February 23, 2021
In celebration of Black History Month, we’re highlighting resources, events, and connections for Black Engineers! Read on to find out about annual Black conferences and conventions, how to connect with the black community, various job boards, and more. We hope you’ll find these resources valuable in your career exploration and join us in observing Black History Month.