Curry's Career Services Newsletter

 February Edition Vol. 3. 2016

Dear Students,

Now that the Educators' Expo has concluded for this year, you are likely wondering what's next? For k-12 internship and job opportunities, now is the time to attend regional or local recruiting events (see the Education Recruiting Events sidebar for events of interest), and keep checking postings below and on CAVLink for openings. If you are conducting a geographic-specific search, you will want to identify people with whom you can conduct "informational interviews," and we are here to help. Now is the time to start, so please drop by walk-ins on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 12-2pm, or email to schedule an appointment. Speaking of networking: We are sending your LinkedIn photo to you individually within the next week if you participated in the  Ed Expo LinkedIn photo booth. What a great way to help you build a professional portfolio that portrays you as a pleasure to work with.  
Interested in Ed Tech? Try going to the Ed Techxpo on Thursday, February 25th at 6pm in Bryant Hall Recruiting Room (at Scott Stadium). See details in the announcements below.  

Spring 2016 Career Services walk-in hours are:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 12-2 pm
in Ruffner, Suite 102
To schedule an appointment with Hilary Kerner, please email (available Monday-Friday 10:30-2:30pm)

Opportunities below will be posted for at least 2 weeks. If you know of any opportunities that might fit in this section, please e-mail Hilary.
For more Curry-specific career and professional resources, check out our website.


Ed Techxpo
Thursday, February 256-7:30pm
Bryant Hall, Recruiting Room

Calling Teachers and Techies! This is an opportunity to learn about the education technology industry. Acquire knowledge from experts in the field, hear from entrepreneurs about innovations that are revitalizing education, and network with professionals and alums. Learn how you can be a part of this new and exciting field. If you’re looking for a role in education outside the classroom or interested in how you can use your technology skills to revitalize learning, then come to Ed Techxpo to learn more! 
Be on the forefront of innovation and education AND get some free food while you’re at it.
Apply here by February 17th to get exclusive access to innovative education organizations and engage with alumni working in the industry!
Meet Representatives from:
Jefferson Education Accelerator
Clayborne Education

Innovation in Education Career Trek
Washington, D.C
Friday, March 11th (Spring Break) (apply by Friday, February 17th!)

The UVa Career Center Education Community is taking students on a Career Trek to visit CityBridge Foundation, Kipp DC, and hopefully an ed tech company in DC over spring break.
Apply here by February 17th to get exclusive access to innovative education organizations and engage with alumni working in the industry! Apply here by February 17th to get exclusive access to innovative education organizations and engage with alumni working in the industry!


NEW: Specialized Youth Services of Virginia has a full-time special education teaching position in Petersburg and Harrisonburg, VA. Candidates must possess (or be eligible for) a Virginia teacher license. Specialized Youth Services of Virginia offers a competitive slary, supportive work environment and generous benefits, including group medical, 401(k), and tuition reimbursement. Fax resumes and completed applications to: 804-733-8502 or email

NEW: Charlottesville Day School, who attended our Ed Expo recently is urgently seeking a middle school math teacher. The position could be full time or part time. For more information click here.

Jobs@UVa Posting #0618142
The Assistant Director of Professional Development in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs is responsible for the implementation of University-wide programs and initiatives that support the professional, personal, and career development of graduate students and postdocs.
The Assistant Director will provide individual career advising for graduate students and postdocs and will collaborate in the development and delivery of new programs and opportunities in support of their professional development. Implementation of these programs will involve organizing and presenting at regular seminars, workshops, and other events designed to support career and professional development.
The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong desire to work with students, postdocs, faculty, and administrators from a wide range of fields across the University. Significant experience with advising and mentoring graduate students is strongly preferred, as is experience in a postdoctoral trainee-ship.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,000-$60,000 depending on qualifications Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree with 4-7 years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. or terminal degree in field with at least five years of experience in career development, placement, recruiting, and counseling.
Although the position will be listed as Open Until Filled, review of applications will begin on February 29th, 2016. We encourage candidates to apply before this date to be in the first round of reviews. 

Many thanks to Terri Perkins (Curry alum) for the following: "I'm reaching out with a Chemistry teaching opening at the Chesapeake Bay Governor's School."  CBGS is a 10th-12th grade school for high ability students in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck region of Virginia. CBGS serves approximately 240 students from 14 counties though a shared day program with the students' home school district high schools. We are currently accepting applications in all areas of teaching, including: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Marine & Environmental Sciences. 
If interested you can
apply on our website

Many thanks to current Curry student Monica Kohler who writes, “A friend of mine (who graduated 2 years ago from Curry) is a kindergarten teacher at Greenbrier Elementary School in Charlottesville City, and she recently sent me the information about a position that has become available in her classroom. It is a one-on-one assistant position, working with an ESL student.
Description of Position:
One-on-One assistant for Kindergarten boy
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Charlottesville City
This position is for a one-on-one assistant for a sweet ESL Kindergarten student who demonstrates a high rate of challenging behaviors. The assistant will be expected to implement a positive behavior support plan (e.g., use a visual schedule, token economy) and support the student academically. The ultimate goal of the assistant is to help this student transition into the general education classroom.
Contact Abby Watkins at or 703-282-2787 for more information.


Did you know Urban Teachers, who recently attended our Ed Expo, is also seeking interns?Internships: Urban Teachers is currently accepting applications for paid Summer Internships. Interested candidates should apply by March 30th. For more information click here.
Careers: We are seeking a National Recruitment and Selection Specialist for the West region. Interested candidates should apply by February 26th. For more information click here
We also are hiring several positions in our Dallas Ft. Worth office including an Executive Director, Assistant Director (2-3), Faculty (many!), Resident Experience Coordinator, Operations Coordinator, and Data Coordinator. Please encourage those in your network to apply!  Check out all our career opportunities here.

The Secretary of State’s Office of Global Partnerships is pleased to announce that the winning student will be awarded a paid internship at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. for summer 2016. Students can participate at
Wonk Tank is a competition platform for students (undergraduate and graduate) around the United States studying in all disciplines to pitch their foreign policy ideas directly to the U.S. Department of State, and the submissions window will close on February 19. Students identify a foreign policy problem, propose a solution, and address potential pitfalls while including a link to a brief YouTube video presenting their pitch.

The English Language Learning (ELL) group in the Assessment Development Division of Educational Testing Service (ETS) expects to hire approximately 35 interns for the summer of 2016.
ELL summer interns will produce materials for use on large-scale, high-stakes standardized tests of English language proficiency. Each intern will work on one of the following:
The TOEFL iBT and the TOEIC. 
The test development work is intellectually challenging and rewarding. The work may include: writing items that test knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension
identifying academic texts which are suitable for testing reading comprehension creating conversations and talks that test listening comprehension developing scenarios and prompts that allow candidates to demonstrate their speaking or writing skills
The six-week program begins on Monday, July 11, and ends on Friday, August 19. Interns are expected to work 8:30–5:00, Monday through Friday, for the whole program, and will receive attractive compensation. All work is conducted at the ETS Rosedale campus in Princeton, New Jersey. Interns must provide or arrange their own housing and transportation.
Each of the test sections hiring for the summer is associated with a specific work sample. You will need to complete and submit a separate work sample for each test section for which you would like to be considered. Directions for completing and submitting your work sample(s), along with a cover letter and résumé, are available on the ELL Summer Institute Web site.
Applications are due Sunday, March 27, 2016. Applicants are selected mainly on the basis of their performance on the work samples. Work samples will be evaluated in April, and you will be notified of your status by April 29. For questions, please contact Recruiting Consultant Monica Hopkins at

The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program in Richmond, VA is seeking students currently enrolled in college or graduate school as well as recent graduates (graduated within the last 6 months) seeking professional experience. They are currently seeking interns interested in working with the following departments.
Archives & Exhibitions
General Collections
Costumes & Textiles
Finance and HR (Accounting) 
Public Relations and Development
Visitor Services and Museum Store Merchandising
The deadline for completed applications is Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Education Recruiting Events

Henrico Country Public Schools, February 20, 2016.

Roanoke City Public Schools Instructional Job Fair, February 20, 2016,

NAIS Conference, San Francisco, CA (National Association of Independent Schools)
February 24 - 26, 2016.

Shenandoah Valley Teacher Job Fair, February 27, 2016.

Teach Maryland, March 11, 2016, Baltimore, MD

Diocese of Arlington Catholic Schools Teacher Job Fair, March 12, 2016.

UVA Datafest, March 18-20, 2016. 

SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair, April 5-6, 2016. 

Southern Teachers Agency (Private Schools) Virtual Job Fair
April 8, 2016.

Special Education Conference, April 9, 2016, Alexandria, VA. 

VASPA Job Fair, April 21-22, 2016. 

Career Center

Upcoming U.Va. Career Fairs – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
University Career Center Walk-ins (open to Curry students)
Open Office Hours available in Newcomb 170: 
Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm and Fridays 10am-3pm. Drop in and sign-up for a 15-minute session.

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