Career Services

Welcome to Curry Career Services available to any full-time student enrolled full-time in Curry degree programs. Interested in finding a K-12 education job as a teacher, counselor, SLP, or administrator? Check out our K-12 Job Search Tools K-12 Job Search Tools(linked below under resources) and attend Educators’ Expo, our annual job and interviewing fair.

Interested in work outside of K-12 education in research, clinical, or the non-profit sector, or have questions about future higher education opportunities? You might start your search with Curry Career Services, but may also decide to tap into the broader U.Va. career services offerings including: University Career Services (UCS) in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium (Offering both counseling appointments and walk-in hours to all students at U.Va. General walk-ins last about 15 minutes and are intended for quick resume and cover letter critiques. Appointments are offered throughout the year, Monday through Friday. Please call 924-8900 or drop by UCS to schedule a time.) Check out our Job Listings: K-12, Higher Ed, Counseling & Non-Profit (linked below under resources).

Interested in health careers? UCS offers Health Professions Advising drop-in hours in Monroe Hall, Room 263 Tuesday through Thursday from 1:30-4:30pm, sign up for the Health professions listserv link: https://lists.virginia.edu/sympa/subscribe/uva-healthprof and check out the Health Professions Advising Opportunities Blog.

Annual Programs & Events

Make the Most of Educators' Expo: Panel of Employers: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 (Holloway Hall, Bavaro Hall)

Educators' Expo K-12 Job & Interview Fair: RESCHEDULED (due to inclement weather) FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 (Newcomb Hall Ballroom and adjacent rooms)

 

Advising Services

Spring Semester 2014 Student Drop-in Hours: 3:30-5:30pm every Tuesday (while classes are in session during the academic year) in Bavaro 218C. Questions about resumes, CV’s, cover letters, job fair prep (for Educators' Expo k-12 Job & Interview Fair), internships, job search, interviewing, graduate school? Not sure where to start? Stop by and receive one-on-one assistance for up to 15 minutes.

Student Resume Assistance: Take advantage of walk-in hours and Education Resume Marathon (see above). Additionally, you can access University Career Services' walk-in hours for resume critiques, every Monday-Friday 1pm-3pm during the semester. Also, check out CareerShift's "Resume Wizard" available through the University Career Services (UCS) website, (by setting up a MYUCS account).  It is a good tool to help you create your first resume.

On-Grounds Interviewing (OGI)
Some education recruiting agencies, non-profit, government and public service organizations conduct interviews on-grounds. To participate and be considered for interviews, you will need to attend an OGI Orientation and then you will be set to start submitting your resume for organizations and companies that come here to interview you. If you have not yet attended an orientation and you want to participate in OGI, then you must complete the orientation that is now available online:

Getting into the Job Market

Resources for Job Seekers

  • CAVLink - U.Va.‘s main job listing service - Looking for a job or internship? Register on CAV-Link (if you haven’t already done so), and upload your resume!
  • Hoosonline - U.Va.‘s networking resources - check out Career Resources/UCAN & the NEW Social Network
  • Alumni Clubs - network through social events when visiting the geographic area
  • Interfolio - U.Va.‘s partner to help with managing letters of recommendation
  • University Career Services - U.Va.’s central career services office; be sure to set up a MyUCS account to access job listings purchased by UCS