Friday Forum Webinar - This week's webinar, entitled "How to Create a Standout LinkedIn Profile that Gets Results" will be help on Friday October 23 at 12:00 Noon. This weeks webinar will be hosted by Kitty Boitnott (Educ '00) who will explain how to stand out from the crowd by fully utilizing the tools and features available on LinkedIn. If you are interested in participating please register here.
2015 Fall Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday, October 28th 10:00am-3:00pm & Thursday, October 29th 10:00am-3:00pm at Newcomb Hall will feature recruiters from over 100+ corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies come to U.Va to meet students from all majors seeking full-time employment or internship experiences. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, and talk with them about your experiences!
Of particular interest to Curry students are the recruiters that are involved with education including: Bright Horizons Family Solutions, City Year Inc., Elluian, JET Program, KIPP DC, Match Education, SAGA Innovations, Search Associates, Southern Teachers Agency, St. Anne’s Belfield School, Strayer@Work, Urban Teacher Center, Virginia College Advising Corps, Virginia Institute of Autism. For a full list of participants please visit here.
Southern Teacher's Agency at Fall Job & Internship Fair October 28 | 10:00AM-3:00PM | Newcomb Hall Southern Teachers helps college graduates find great jobs in great K-12 schools. We are coming to meet your best and brightest and talk with them about teaching in college-preparatory, private/independent schools.
Teach for America Events
Please see below for two upcoming TFA events:
"Education Policy In Virginia" Movement Builder, Eva Colen Discusses Local Education Policy, Thursday, October 22 at noon. See here.
"The Education of Black Men: A Dialogue with Teach for America's Chief Diversity Officer," Tuesday, October 27 at 6 PM - Monroe 118. See here.
Teaching Abroad presented by Search Associates. If you are interested in teaching internationally, you'll want to check out this presentation. Dr. Gunther Brant of Search Associates, a recruitment organization for international education, will speak about his experience during the UVa Fall Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday, October 28th at 11am. In addition to Search Associates, Network of International Christian Schools and Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) will also attend the fair.
International Education Week: October 24th to 30th! The week will highlight arts and technology in international education. The fun kicks off Saturday with CultureFest and International Tea Festival in the amphitheater with artistic performances, interactive booths, free international food and tea. IEW will be rounded out with activities such as a photography exhibit, Fralin Art Museum tours in world languages, career and education abroad fairs, movie screenings, seminars, a language symposium, and dance nights. Visit the IEW website for a full list of events and join the fun.
Global Development Organization
Global Development Organization is a diverse community of students interested in exploring development through a critical lens. We host weekly events including free catered dinners with guest lecturers, TED Talk study breaks with coffee, career preparation workshops, study abroad and research information sessions, and more. There are no membership fees; simply come to events that interest you! Whether you're interested in public health, environmental sustainability, politics, gender, economics, technology, or business, there's a place for you in GDO. We'd love to see you at our next event. Subscribe to our newsletter and like our Facebook page.
Global Development Career Day and Recruiting Fair
Thursday, November 5th & Friday, November 6, 2015
The University of Virginia and the MetroLink DC consortium (The College of William and Mary, Swarthmore College, and Yale University) host this special event, held in partnership with the Society for International Development Washington DC chapter. This Fair is an opportunity for organizations and institutional members to meet with students from these universities who are interested in international development careers. The program will consist of a Diversity Reception on Thursday evening, followed by panels and an exhibitor showcase on Friday. Register here.