UCS Career Blog

20 Things I’ve Learned as an Intern at UCS

Claire Mueller
August 1st, 2014

Claire Mueller worked with the UCS staff this summer as the Programs and Marketing Intern as part of University Human Resources’ internship program. Here, she shares words of wisdom from her eight weeks on the inside.

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Public Service Chose Me

Claire Mueller
July 28th, 2014

Brittany Everette is a 2013 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences who majored in Sociology and English.  She serves as a College Advisor for the Virginia College Advising Corp, an AmeriCorps program.

Graduate from high school. Check! Graduate from a prestigious university. Check! Attend another prestigious university, gain a Juris Doctor degree and become a world-saving attorney…PAUSE.
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The Spy Who Sold Me a Rolex on the Beach, by Larry Braman

Kate Melton
May 22nd, 2014

Guest blogger and UVA alum Larry Braman is a Los Angeles-based career consultant who helps people, from new grads to executives, find and create fulfilling, productive careers. For more of his career insights, visit his blog or Twitter feed—or work with him in person at next month’s 2 Day Land the Job You Want Summit! Read More »


An Open Letter to 2014 Graduates

Laura Craig
May 16th, 2014

Dear 2014 U.Va. Graduate,

Congratulations! While the summer after graduation is a great time to get some rest, it could also be the best time to take action on a job search or prepare for further graduate education. These major life transitions can provide exciting opportunities but also uncertainty. If you are feeling uncertain about your next steps, we want to remind you of the available resources at University Career Services (UCS). Read More »


Inside the Intern(Extern)ship: Gap Medics

Phoebe Weatherall
April 14th, 2014

Akwasi, a third-year and aspiring physician, took advantage of his spring break to learn more about the medical field. Supported by a grant from the Office of African American Affairs, he traveled to Thailand with Gap Medics. Keep reading to learn more about his trip and the Gap Medics program. Read More »


Inside the Internship: Theater Alliance

Phoebe Weatherall
March 20th, 2014

Stephanie LeBolt spent her summer with Theater Alliance in Washington D.C. working as an Artistic Associate. This was her first opportunity to work with a professional arts company in an artistic role. Read More »


Inside the Internship: Hollister, Inc.

Kate Melton
January 23rd, 2014

Like Jack, Andrew and Michael, Camille used the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) to find her summer internship. She worked for Hollister, Inc., which manufactures medical devices. Read More »


Inside the Internship: Open Roads Consulting

Kate Melton
January 7th, 2014

Like Jack and Andrew, Michael used the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) to find his summer internship. He worked for Open Roads Consulting, Inc. a company that has developed traffic management software. Read More »


Inside the Internship: Conflict Resolution in Bogotá

Phoebe Weatherall
December 9th, 2013

Alan Brody spent the summer in Bogotá, Colombia where he combined his passions for music, dance, and kids to work with Move This World on its innovative, conflict resolution programs. Read More »


Inside the Internship: CSIIP 2

Phoebe Weatherall
November 20th, 2013

Like Jack Radcliffe, Andrew Tucker used the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) to find his summer internship. He worked for HemoSonics, a small biotech company in the Charlottesville area. Keep reading to learn more about CSIIP and Andrew’s incredible summer.
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