ECO Career Events

ECO Career Events from Handshake

Business Development in Technology & Start-Ups with Alum Ian Feeney (Sponsored by the ECO) (Wednesday, January 30th 2019 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm EST)

When: Wednesday, January 30th 2019 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm EST

Location: TBD, TBD, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA

What Is this?
This Skype call event will feature a presentation of the mission, methods, and logistics behind alum Ian Feeney's Cannon Project, a service that connects high performing students with growing tech companies. Ian Feeney will also offer valuable job search and career preparation tips and insights for those pursuing careers in business development and Start-Ups in the tech industry.

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and business development.
2 . Anyone interested in technology start-up-related careers.
3. Anyone interested in Ian's background.

Check out the Cannon Project Below:
https://thecannonproject.com/

Check out Ian's LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianhfeeney

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Basics of the Internship and Job Search for 2018-19! (Sponsored by the ECO)Pre-req Workshop! (Wednesday, February 6th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST)

When: Wednesday, February 6th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Location: Monroe Hall, 120, Monroe Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

This program teaches the fundamentals of the job search process in addition to sharing numerous job search resources for economics majors. Many of these resources are for the exclusive use of economics majors. The workshop is required for any major interested in individual advising with the ECO, and it is worthwhile attending to learn about resources you may not be using for your search. Material intended to be covered:

What do Economics Majors do after Graduation?
How to talk about your economics major with alumni/employers
A job search structure to follow
Resumes and Cover Letters
Networking and ECO Resources
Interviewing
LinkedIn - It's Much More Than Your Profile!
How to Use Handshake to Optimize Your Job Search
Awesome Resources inside Handshake
FOCUS2/CareerLeader
Upcoming Important Events
Newsletters and How to Use Them

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Alumni in Residence: Careers in Technology featuring Yext (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, February 8th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST)

When: Friday, February 8th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
This event is a rare opportunity to meet successful UVA alum, Zach Herriott, from Yext to ask candid questions about career paths in technology.

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and technology.
2 . Anyone interested in technology-related careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guest's background.

Check out Zach Herriott's LinkedIn Profile Below:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/zherriott/detail/photo/

Click Below to Learn More About Yext:
https://www.yext.com/

This event is open to all majors as of 2/5/19.

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Alumni in Residence Panel: Women working with Data (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, February 15th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST)

When: Friday, February 15th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
Join us for a conversation with UVA alumni working with data across industries. Ask questions that are on your mind. Expect to be well-informed by candid comments and advice from our alumni. More info coming soon!

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and data analysis.
2 . Anyone interested in data-driven careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guests' background.

This event is open to all majors as of 2/12/19.

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Economics Undergraduate Career Forum 2019 (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, March 1st 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST)

When: Friday, March 1st 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

Location: Monroe

What's This All About?!
Successful and inspiring UVA Economics Alumni will return to Grounds to speak about their careers and yours! They want to meet with you and will participate in 8 career events in their 24 hours on Grounds. Every student will find something of interest.

Who Should Attend:
1. Any Economics major looking for a job or internship.
2. Any student considering the economics major.
3. Any student interested in learning more about our alumni visitors, the organizations they work for/have worked for, schools they've attended, or other experiences they have had.

To date guests include:
Ying Liu, Cornerstone Research https://www.linkedin.com/in/yingqi-ying-liu-56986266/
Karen Johnson Norman, Wells Fargo https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-johnson-norman-527684b/
Katrina Ngo, Global Impact Investing https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngokatrina/
Scott Allen, Electronic Arts https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottallen84/
Meghan Cover, Goldman Sachs https://www.linkedin.com/in/meghan-cover-04396065/
Francesca Wahl. Tesla https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescawahl/
Josh Wasserman, Boston Consulting Group https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-wasserman-4827ba92/
Mike Shebat, Uber https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-shebat-b9849556/

Dress is casual.
More information about each event will be posted in late January.

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Alumni in Residence: Careers in Healthcare (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, March 29th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, March 29th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
This event is an opportunity to meet a successful UVA alum whose experience includes work in the healthcare field either within business or policy. More info coming soon!

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and healthcare.
2 . Anyone interested in healthcare-related careers. (Our guests are not clincians.)

This event is open to all majors as of 3/26/19.

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Alumni in Residence Panel: Alums in Banking (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, April 5th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, April 5th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
This event is a rare opportunity to meet three successful UVA alums in banking and to ask candid questions about banking career paths. This panel will feature an alums in investment, commercial, and management banking. More info coming soon!

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and banking.
2 . Anyone interested in investment, commercial, or management banking careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guests' background.

This event is open to all majors as of 4/2/19.

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Alumni in Residence: Fortune 500 Careers in Management (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, April 19th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, April 19th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
This event is a rare opportunity to meet a successful UVA alum to ask candid questions about career paths in management, and to get a sense of what it is like to hold a management role in a Fortune 500 company. More info coming soon!

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in learning about the management.
2 . Anyone interested in holding a management role in a Fortune 500 company.
3. Anyone interested in our guest's background.

This event is open to all majors as of 4/16/19.

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