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Category: Rising Professionals

iRelaunch Return to Work Roadmap

The structured and results-oriented way back to work The University of Virginia Alumni Association is pleased to partner with iRelaunch, the Return to Work Experts, to provide our alumni with a proven and effective online “workbook” to help you transition back to work after a break. We believe you’ll find everything you need to prepare […]

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CareerShift: Info and Instructions

Alumni Career Engagement is committed to bringing you the best resources available to help you in your job search. CareerShift offers the most comprehensive online resource designed to support the #1 request of job seekers: an easy to use web site to conduct and organize their job search. CareerShift’s tools and applications provide a unique […]

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The Dazzling Tonic of Silence

In this webinar, alumna and Associate Professor Charlotte Matthews (Col ’88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) will offer both practical and notional thoughts on silence. She will argue...
May 18, 2018

Billion Dollar Business: How to Become a Successful Life Coach

Do you like helping people? Have friends and family told you that you’d make a great coach? Have you dreamed about starting your own coaching business? You aren’t alone!...
May 4, 2018

Tackle Your Job Search Like a Pro!

The prospect of a job search can be daunting, particularly if you’re preparing for your first post-graduation job, or if it’s been a while since your last search. Whether you’re new or returning to the job market, or just ready to level up in your career, it can be hard to take the first step. […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Make a Plan, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals

Design Your Dream Job: Even If You Don’t Know What You Want

You want more from your career, but the thought of change feels totally overwhelming. Maybe you feel undervalued, bored, or burned out. Maybe you enjoy your job, but lack...
Apr 27, 2018

The Joy Imperative: How Prioritizing Joy Drives Revenue

In this webinar, Lauren Fritsch (Col ’03) will share her model for strategic decision making called the Joy | Money Matrix. A simple mental model, the Joy | Money...
Apr 13, 2018

LIVE Career Q&A with Alumni Career Engagement

Ask us anything! Seeking that next great job, getting ready to ask for that promotion, or finishing your grad school application? Director of Alumni Career Engagement Amanda Panarese (Col...
Mar 23, 2018

Take the Lead: 5 Ways to Direct & Control Your Career

From your first job out of college, to the day you decide to hang it up, your career path will include challenges, detours, and unexpected twists and turns. Elation,...
Mar 9, 2018

Beyond Academia: 5 Steps to Your Nonacademic Job Search

Graduate students and postdocs receive a wealth of information and mentorship on securing an academic position. But what about when you decide to pursue professional options in industry, nonprofit,...
Feb 23, 2018

Navigating Organizational Politics

Many of us hear the words ‘organizational politics’ and say “I want nothing to do with that!” However, organizational politics are a reality and can impact everyone in an...
Feb 9, 2018

Ditch the Elevator Pitch! Tell Your Story Instead

Want to make a strong first impression in job interviews and at networking events? Forget the elevator pitch and harness the unparalleled power of storytelling instead. In this session...
Jan 26, 2018