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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

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

Digital Marketing Career Opportunities

Digital Marketing is a booming industry with plenty of growth yet to come. It is also an enormously diverse industry with opportunities for quants as well as creative folks,...
Oct 20, 2017

Make a Career Transition to Consulting

We’ve all heard about someone who is a “consultant.” Have you ever wondered if that’s the right career for you? Join Parke Muth (Col ’79), a consultant to consultants,...
May 12, 2017

LinkedIn Alumni Profiles

Using the Find Alumni tool in LinkedIn, you can see alumni from your school (or others), and search by geography, industry, or company.


Finding the Right Fit

Have you ever been attracted to a company because of its culture, or experienced a job where the company culture just wasn’t a good fit? Finding the right cultural fit is key to overall job satisfaction. Researching a company’s culture is therefore an important part of job search due diligence. Not only will researching help […]

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Careers in Advancement: More Than Fundraising

Join AJ Davidson, Talent Acquisition Manager for the UVA advancement community, to learn more about what it means to pursue a career in advancement. Advancement is a relatively young...
May 6, 2016

Use Your Business Skills to Succeed in Data Analytics

Are you looking for a way to leverage your background into the burgeoning area of data science? A career in data analytics requires more than technical expertise – analysts...
Mar 18, 2016

Inside Scoop: Careers in Nursing

Attracted by healthy demand, good salaries and prospects for more meaningful work, many career changers and retirees are giving nursing a closer look. Also, mid-career nurses who want to...
Feb 5, 2016

Crafting a Corporate Career with a Liberal Arts Degree

As a Spanish and Latin American Studies major, Cheryl Battles Fudge learned firsthand the challenges of leveraging a liberal arts degree to create fulfilling and challenging professional opportunities in...
Jan 22, 2016

Career Options for Academics and Other Intellectuals

Graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs are primarily trained to enter careers in academic teaching and research. But where else do academics and other job seekers who thrive on intellectually...
Dec 4, 2015

Spotlight on Government Careers: Federal Contracting Officers

Federal contracting officers help the government buy nearly half a trillion dollars’ worth of goods and services every year – from paper to engineering services to aircraft carriers. Contracting...
Sep 25, 2015