Topic: Career

Your career, our services

Your career, our services

Here’s a quick overview of career resources available to alumni. Plus, here’s how alumni can help students explore career possibilities.

October 18, 2016

Organized Time

Organized Time

How some highly successful Hoos manage their time

Busy-ness seems to be an epidemic. We asked several UVA students, professionals and alumni how they manage their time. Here are their answers.

February 12, 2016

How to Ace an Interview

How to Ace an Interview

Alumni experts emphasize the importance of human connection

Job interviews will always be stressful. The stakes are high, and the margin for error is slim. Here's how Alumni Career Services can help.

Winter 2015

Bringing the Team Together

Bringing the Team Together

Three key understandings can help any group work better

Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.

Fall 2015

Look Closer

Look Closer

To truly understand the gender wage gap, we need a holistic understanding of the data

Annie Rorem (Batten ’13) conducts research on education and labor force participation with a particular interest in gender.

Fall 2015

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

UVA alumni fare better than others in employment and well-being, Gallup survey shows

The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index measures the long-term success of college graduates along three axes—and shows that UVA alumni come out ahead of their peers on each.

Fall 2015

Careers and More

Careers and More

President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.

Fall 2015

Pass It On

Pass It On

Alumni reach out to undergraduates through the Virginia Alumni Mentoring program

The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.

Summer 2015

Weird Is Wonderful

Weird Is Wonderful

How workplaces can benefit from eccentric employees

Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

Spring 2015

The People’s Historian

The People’s Historian

Alumna Libby O’Connell brings the past to life as The History Channel’s chief historian

As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O’Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

Winter 2014

How to be a Mad Man

How to be a Mad Man

Real-life Mad Man Scott Cooney (Com ’94) offers the inside scoop.

August 18, 2014

Alumni Tell You How To:

Alumni Tell You How To:

Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more

Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

August 15, 2014

The Slick Bib

The Slick Bib

An alumnus describes his new invention for runners

During my undergraduate studies at UVA I strengthened a habit and a mindset of constantly identifying inefficiencies in products, processes and systems and working to come up with unique...

May 14, 2014

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Highlights

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

How did CBS Executive Producer Mary Hager end up in political media, and why does she have UVA's former football coach to thank for her career path?

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Economics Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga reflects on the characteristic of UVA graduates who seem to keep talking about their University experiences even after entering the workplace.