We hope you're having a great summer break and are looking forward to a new academic year starting in just a few weeks!

If you're planning on searching for a Summer 2023 internship or post-grad full-time job, the fall semester is a perfect time to start your search.

  1. Carve out 10-15 minutes in your day to review the early fall career-related events below.
  2. Save the date! Add events of interest to your calendar now.
  3. If registration is open for an event already, register today.
  4. Look for future emails from our team as we share more details about each event.


Engineering Career Fairs

Engineering Career Fair & Conference
IN-PERSON Thurs., Sept. 8 | 9am-5pm | Newcomb Hall, 3rd Floor | More info 
Want to connect with employers who love hiring UVA Engineering and Computer Science students? The 1st annual Engineering Career Fair and Conference will have something for everyone, no matter where you are in exploring your interests and future.
Career Fair: Chat 1:1 with recruiters from 50+ employers in the Expo Hall. These employers are hiring Summer 2023 interns and new grads for full-time opportunities.
Conference: Alumni, recruiters, and career advising pros will lead skill-building workshops throughout the event. Plan your day around visiting the Expo Hall and attending conference sessions focused on exploring career pathways and building career readiness skills. A list of conference sessions will be announced as soon as we finalize the schedule.
Wellness Room: Need a wellness break during the day? Drop by the Wellness Room for healthy snacks and mindfulness activities.
Virtual Engineering Career Fair
VIRTUAL Wed., Sept. 14 | 1-4pm |Event takes place within Handshake | More info
In addition to the in-person Engineering Career Fair and Conference, UVA Engineering is hosting an event for employers who want to connect with UVA Engineers virtually. Closer to the event, you’ll have an opportunity to register for the fair and sign up for 1:1 chats with employers and/or group info sessions.

Career Fair & Networking Events Prep

If you’re thinking about participating in the Engineering Career Fairs or other networking events this fall, you can start learning now how to prep for and navigate them:

Virtual Career Fairs on Handshake: Complete guide to event prep
How to Navigate a Virtual Career Fair, hosted by Accenture
Elevator Pitch tips from our team
Elevator Pitch Workshop, hosted by Engineering & School of Data Science
Elevator Pitch Workshop, hosted by Co-Star
Get instant feedback on your pitch with VMock's Elevator Pitch Review Tool

More Early-Semester Skill-Building & Recruiting Events 

Student Employment Fair: Federal Work Study, Community Partners, and UVA Departments
VIRTUAL Fri., Aug. 19 | 12-2pm | Registration opens Aug. 1 | More info
Connect with UVA departments and community partners to find a part-time for the academic year.

Diversity Career Fair
IN-PERSON Wed., Aug. 24 | 6-8pm | More info 
5-6pm - Meet and connect with CIO leaders serving as Diversity Ambassadors at the Career Center.
6-8pm - Talk with employers about the opportunities at their organizations, learn about their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build relationships with recruiters.

Consulting & Strategy Conference
IN-PERSON Thurs., Aug. 25 | 6-8pm | More info 
Meet with recruiters and alumni from consulting firms.
Mock Interviews: Case & Behavioral Interviews
VIRTUAL Fri., Aug. 26 | 9am-4pm | Registration is open until Aug. 21 | More info 
Sign up for a 45-minute, stress-free session with an employer to practice your interviewing skills and receive personal feedback on your resume.
Tech Night Takeover
VIRTUAL Tues., Sept. 6 | 6-8pm | Registration is open | More info 
IN-PERSON Wed., Sept. 7 | 6-8pm | More info 
Connect with tech companies and recruiters representing various areas of technology, including leading web and software development firms, FinTech (finance + tech), HealthTech, Data Analytics, Renewable Energy, and more. Participate in info sessions, 1:1 career conversations, and/or 1:1 mock technical interviews.
Resume Reviews @ Resume Marathon
IN-PERSON Wed., Sept. 7 | 10am-3pm | More info 
Receive personalized feedback on your resume from employers and alumni! Each session will be approximately 15-20 minutes. If you have never had your resume reviewed or plan to start submitting applications for internships or jobs, this is a great opportunity to get helpful, constructive feedback from people that review resumes every day in a safe environment.

Want to get feedback on your resume TODAY? Use VMock’s instant resume feedback to enhance your resume.
Need to draft your first resume? Review our resume tips and advice for Engineers and CS students.
Mock Interviews: Technical & Non-Technical
IN-PERSON Wed., Sept. 7 | 9am-3pm | More info 
Sign up for a 45-minute, stress-free session with an employer to practice your interviewing skills and receive personal feedback on your resume.
Behavioral Interviewing Workshop
VIRTUAL Thurs., Sept. 8 | 5-6:30pm | More info
Learn about the most common style of interviewing – the behavioral interview – and then enjoy an opportunity to practice what you’ve learned in casual, stress-free small groups.

Additional Events – Save the Date

Virtual Commerce Career Day | Fri. Sept. 9 | 9am-1pm
In-Person Civil Engineering Career Fair & Networking Night | Wed., Sept. 14 | 5:30-8:30pm 
Virtual Fall Finance Night | Wed., Sept. 14 | 6-8pm
In-Person Fall Finance Night | Thurs., Sept. 15 | 6-8pm
In-Person Economic & Litigation Consulting Night | Tues., Sept 20 | 6-8pm
In-Person Intelligence & Security Career Day | Fri., Sept. 23 | 10am-3pm
In-Person Graduate & Professional School Fair | Wed., Sept. 28 | 12-3pm
Virtual Biotech, Science, and Healthcare Career Fair | Thurs., Oct. 13 | 1-4pm
In-Person Data Analytics Night | Thurs., Oct 13 | 5-7pm
In-Person Non-Profit, Government, Public Service, and Education Career Fair | Thurs., Oct. 20 | 1-4pm
In-Person Fall Job & Internship Fair for All Fields | Wed., Oct. 26 | 1-4pm
Virtual Fall Job & Internship Fair for All Fields | Thurs., Nov. 3 | 1-4pm