The Art of Networking
Co-sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs and Alumni Career Services.
Do these things make you feel uncomfortable or awkward?
Wednesday & Thursday
November 6-7, 2013
This behavioral mock interviewing workshop will give you tips and practice responding to behavioral questions which are extensively used by employers. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Have you made a LinkedIn profile, but aren't sure what to do next? Learn about actionable ways to improve your LinkedIn profile. We'll discuss how a LinkedIn presence can assist in your career development efforts. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Interviewing: Approaches and Practice
Friday, September 19, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will provide an overview of the academic interviewing process and provide time to practice interivewing skills with peers.
Please join us Thursday, September 25th in Newcomb Hall Ballroom at 3:00 pm for the 2nd Annual UVa Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Live Final Competition. Eight finalists will deliver their exciting and engaging Three Minute Thesis to a panel of interdisciplinary judges who will determine which UVa student will advance to the worldwide 3MT competition.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Cover Letters: Tailoring for Success
Thursday, September 18, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will offer guidelines and best practices for academic cover letters. Partipants will also work through an activity of tailoring their cover letter to an academic job posting.
Please bring a HARD copy of your cover letter and 1 academic job advertisement.
Academic Job Search Series: Job Search Panel: Faculty and Alumni answer your questions!
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00-1:30pm
Academic Job Search Series: Reflective Teaching Statements: Effectively Communicating your Work as a Teacher
Tuesday, September 16, 3:00-4:30pm
Reflective Teaching Statement: Effectively Communicating Your Work as a Teacher
Dorothe Bach, Associate Professor and Associate Director; Teaching Resource Center
Academic Job Search Series: CV Creation and Review: Practical Tips and Flash Critiques
Monday, September 15, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will offer practical tips for CV creation and an opportunity to have your CV reviewed by faculty/staff in a variety of disciplines.
Please bring two HARD copies of your CV for peer and professional review.
Engineering Career Days is sponsored by the Center for Engineering Career Development. The fair attracts approximately 2,100 (75% of) engineering students from all academic levels. Generally 140-185 employers participate to recruit for full-time and internship positions.
Registration is open via CAVLink.
Click here to register: https://virginia-csm.symplicity.com/events/ .
You are invited to learn about the launch of the new High Performance Computing Cluster and how it can advance your research. U.Va.’s new Cray cluster combines large amounts of processing with large amounts of memory to provide
a significant new resource for computationally-intensive research at U.Va.
Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, is an academic competition that challenges Ph.D. students to present their dissertation work and its significance within three minutes to a general audience with the use of just a single visual aid.
Join University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees to get firsthand experience with case interviewing. See event page for more information.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open! NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.
Gain strategies for maximizing technology in your teaching & research, learn about available technologies & services for your courses, and exchange best practices with fellow instructors at workshops and demos!
Sponsored by the Teaching Resource Center with additional support from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
All graduate students and postdoctoral fellows new to teaching at UVa are invited.