Events

January 20, 2017 | 1:30 pm
Nau Hall, room 342
Lean a tool that communications experts use to help clients organize their thoughts and to identify key points about their research. We will discuss how this tool, the Message Box, can be used to help structure a presentation, outline a proposal, or prepare for an interview. Participants will leave with a completed draft of their own message box. ...more
January 24, 2017 | 10:00 am
Nau Hall, room 342
Beyond The Academy Series This bootcamp-style series of workshops will teach graduate students and postdocs everything they need to know in applying for jobs beyond the academy, and include hands-on exercises to provide a meaningful takeaway from the experience. ...more
January 25, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall, Commonwealth Room
Beyond The Academy Series This bootcamp-style series of workshops will teach graduate students and postdocs everything they need to know in applying for jobs beyond the academy, and include hands-on exercises to provide a meaningful takeaway from the experience. ...more
January 26, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall, Commonwealth Room
Beyond The Academy Series This bootcamp-style series of workshops will teach graduate students and postdocs everything they need to know in applying for jobs beyond the academy, and include hands-on exercises to provide a meaningful takeaway from the experience. ...more
January 27, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall, Commonwealth Room
Beyond the Academy Series This bootcamp-style series of workshops will teach graduate students and postdocs everything they need to know in applying for jobs beyond the academy, and include hands-on exercises to provide a meaningful takeaway from the experience. ...more
January 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm
Nau Hall, room 342
This session will focus on 7 different ways of connecting with and communicating research to audiences, particularly outside of your field. In this session, we will see examples of those 7 communication tools and participants will create and receive feedback on their own work using these tools. ...more
January 31, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall
Meet recruiters from over 100 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies looking for students from all schools and disciplines. This is a great opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, talk with them about your experience, and offer your resume. ...more
February 1, 2017 | 10:00 am
Brown Library Classroom
Funding discovery databases help researchers identify opportunities from public and private funders. UVa now has access to two discovery tools licensed by the Vice Provost of Research, Pivot and GrantForward. These tools allow faculty, students and staff to search for funding and set up email search alerts based on a researcher’s area of interest. ...more
February 1, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall
The fair will coincide with the University’s Annual Spring Job and Internship Fair. Connect with recruiters with jobs and internships in Environmental Science, Policy, Sustainability and more! This fair will run from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.       ...more
February 1, 2017 | 10:00 am
Newcomb Hall
Meet recruiters from over 100 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies looking for students from all schools and disciplines. This is a great opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, talk with them about your experience, and offer your resume. ...more
February 2, 2017 | 6:00 pm
Newcomb Hall
A career fair and mixer featuring the region's coolest startups. Meet fast-growing startups and innovative non-profits based in Charlottesville, Richmond, DC, and beyond. Connect with local entrepreneurs, students, and UVA alumni, discover internship/job opportunities, and learn the modern skills you'll need in tomorrow’s workforce. ...more
February 3, 2017 | 1:30 pm
Nau Hall, room 342
In this workshop, participants will learn techniques for creating and using visual aids for research presentations. We'll focus on designing slides that enhance instead of distract from your presentation, as well as presentation techniques to maximize audience attention and understanding. ...more
February 3, 2017 | 2:30 pm
Nau Hall, room 342
Students should come with a draft of their 3 minute presentation to share, receive feedback, and refine their presentation. This will be a fast-paced session where students will have a number of opportunities to practice presenting and will receive direct feedback on their presentation. Sign up for the draft workshop here!   ...more
February 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm
Whether you're networking, interviewing for a job, or just having a conversation at a party, it is essential to have an "elevator pitch" to describe your dissertation work. ...more
February 22, 2017 | 10:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Carter Classroom
Funding discovery databases help researchers identify opportunities from public and private funders.  UVa now has access to two discovery tools licensed by the Vice Provost of Research, Pivot and GrantForward.  These tools allow faculty, students and staff to search for funding and set up email search alerts based on a researcher’s area of interest.  After the workshop, the attendees will learn ...more
March 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm
Brown Library Classroom
Funding discovery databases help researchers identify opportunities from public and private funders. UVa now has access to two discovery tools licensed by the Vice Provost of Research, Pivot and GrantForward. These tools allow faculty, students and staff to search for funding and set up email search alerts based on a researcher’s area of interest. ...more
March 16, 2017 | 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Carter Classroom
Funding discovery databases help researchers identify opportunities from public and private funders.  UVa now has access to two discovery tools licensed by the Vice Provost of Research, Pivot and GrantForward.  These tools allow faculty, students and staff to search for funding and set up email search alerts based on a researcher’s area of interest.  After t ...more
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