April Job & Internship Fair
The April Job & Internship fair will bring recruiters from more than 60 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to UVA to meet students from all disciplines seeking full-time employment or internship experience. Don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, and talk with them about your experiences! Fair will be held from 12:00-3:00 pm in Newcomb Hall. Click here to see which employers will be at the fair.
SPI at UVA: Science Policy Career Panel
The Science Policy Initiative (SPI) at UVa is a new student organization for graduate students who are interested in careers in science policy, or just learning more about how to be engaged in science policy. You can learn more about our organization and sign up for our mailing list to receive announcements about meetings and events on our website (https://spiuva.wordpress.com/) or Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/uvaspi/)
We are excited to announce our first inaugural science policy career panel! The panel will be on April 24th from 3:30-5pm in MEB 3110 auditorium with a networking reception to follow in the first floor atrium from 5-6pm. The panel will highlight Ph.D. scientists and engineers who are currently working in science policy, their career path, and their advice for getting involved in science policy as a graduate student.
Academic Job Search Series: Orienting the Search and CV Review
The first session of the Academic Job Search Series, Orienting the Search, is intended to provide job seekers with a broad overview of how to approach the search for an academic position. The first half of the session will include a panel discussion with experienced UVA faculty members who have lead faculty hiring committees as well as recenlty hired faculty who have navigated their own successful searches. Participants should come prepared with questions for the speakers about how to best approach the search for an academic position. In the second half of the session we will offer some tips on how to tailor your CV for different academic job applications, including reasearch intensive institutions, and small liberal arts colleges. Attendees are asked to upload the most recent version fo their academic CV to the registration site so that we can highlight important areas of emphasis in the discussion.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Cover Letters
This workshop will offer guidelines and best practices for academic cover letters. Please come with one printed copy of your academic cover letter (rough drafts are fine - you're bringing it to get feedback!) AND one academic job advertisement.
Science Policy Initiative: Lunch Seminar Series
Academic Job Search Series: Reflective Teaching Statements
What is a reflective teaching statement and what makes one effective? In this third part of the Academic Job Search Series, facilitators from the Center for Teaching Excellence will offer participants the opportunity to evaluate sample teaching statements from a variety of sources, to examine the conventions of teaching statements across disciplines, and to begin to articulate their own teaching philosophy.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Interviewing
This workshop will provide an overview of the academic interviewing process and tips for how to be successful. Time wil be reserved for participants to practice interviewing skills with peers and program participants.