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Category: Education & Learning

Applying to Grad School in the New Normal, with UVA Alumni Career Engagement (for 2015-2020 grads)

COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders have affected the job market, how we work, and the grad school application process. How will your application process look different than in years past?...
Aug 11, 2020

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

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

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

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

How To Use Storytelling to Boost Your Career

Everyone enjoys hearing a good story! As young children, we clamored for just one more story before bedtime. As adults, we surf the web for engaging talks by professional...
Nov 3, 2017

Decide if Graduate School is Right for You

Deciding to apply to graduate or professional school is one of the most important career decisions you can make. There are many factors to consider, and it is critical that you research your options carefully and be organized and well-prepared through the application process.

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Refresh. Reflect. Refocus: Planning a Personal Transformation Retreat

Do you want to experience change in one or more areas of your life? Are you feeling stuck and need strategies to gain and keep momentum to reach your...
Jun 2, 2017

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is a far greater predictor of professional success than intellectual intelligence. But it’s a vast subject, and it’s hard to know where to begin if you really...
May 19, 2017