Welcome to Alumni Career Services (ACS). Our goal is to support University of Virginia alumni with quality career management resources throughout their careers.
Scheduling an appointment with a career advisor is done online, not through email or phone. Appointments can be held over the phone, via Skype, or in person. Please see our Career Advising page for more information.
Amanda Panarese – Director. Amanda is enjoying her second career, in career advising and development, as Director of Alumni Career Services with the UVA Alumni Association. She began this second career in 2012 as a career advisor with the UVA Darden School of Business, advising hundreds of residential MBAs on careers in technology, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Previously, Amanda was a corporate marketing professional with proven success in strategic marketing/ communications, product marketing management, branding, project management, business development, and public relations.
Liz Sprouse – Associate Director and Senior Career Advisor. Liz joined Alumni Career Services in 2005; previously she worked in marketing and event management with the Alumni Association. Liz has primary responsibility and oversight for alumni career advising and related outreach. A Charlottesville native, Liz holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree from Mary Baldwin University. She is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS), as well as a practitioner of the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessments.