Career Sponsored Events

Career Sponsored Events from Handshake

Economics Resume Marathon Prep for Career Fairs! Day 1 (sponsored by the ECO) (Wednesday, October 24th 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT)

When: Wednesday, October 24th 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 209

Have your resume critiqued by representatives from Altria, who will be here to help you prepare for the Career Fair!
Sign up for your 25 minute slot by registering at the link below. (If you can't make it on 10/24, sign up for 10/25!)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m-GnzLbGm4E0PpvAlwbR_EeYAYmpK6k5...

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Economics Resume Marathon Prep for Career Fairs! Day 2 (sponsored by the ECO) (Thursday, October 25th 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT)

When: Thursday, October 25th 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 209

Have your resume critiqued by representatives from Altria, who will be here to help you prepare for the Career Fair!
Sign up for your 25 minute slot by registering at the link below. (If you can't make it on 10/25, sign up for 10/24!)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m-GnzLbGm4E0PpvAlwbR_EeYAYmpK6k5...

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Office Hours with Econ Alumna in Conservation (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, October 26th 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, October 26th 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
A special event with economics alumna Emily Steinhilber, who will visit Monroe Hall to share insights about her career and opportunities in environmental conservation, research, and law school. Emily has been involved with environmental public policy for more than a decade. She will also cover topics such as incentivizing innovation and entrepreneurship in water management and changing coastal risk. This event is a rare opportunity to meet a successful UVA alum in a one-on-one setting to ask candid questions about career paths involving economics and/or conservation.

Emily has worked for the Virginia Coastal Commission, City of Virginia Beach, Environmental Tax Policy Institute, League of Environmental Voters, Sidley Austin LLP.

In college, Emily studied Economics and History at the University of Virginia. Emily received her doctorate in Law at Vermont Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude She is currently an associate research professor at Old Dominion University. .

Don't miss your chance to meet with Emily, click the link below to register:
15-minute slots are available from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Sign up on the Google Sheets Link Below. You will receive an email confirmation of your slot from Leah Silverman at lds2bh@virginia.edu.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MCy5Vg_4yOzqlf20O7xGBYaFVv5OL0v3...

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and the environment/conservation.
2 . Anyone interested in conservation/environment careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guests' backgrounds.

Please review Emily's LinkedIn profile by clicking the link below for more details.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/esteinhilber/

Check out Emily's talk at noon by clicking the link below.
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/167468
(Note: You do not need to register for her talk in order to attend office hours)

This event is open to all majors as of 10/19/18.

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WAITLIST for Economics and the Environment Career Talk (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, October 26th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, October 26th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

**** This is a WAITLIST for the ECO's Economics & the Environment Career Talk.
Check to see if this event has spots open, and register for the event if it is not full by following the link below.
https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/167468

What's this All About?
Econ alumna, conservationist, researcher, and academic Emily Steinhilber will be here to discuss her career path and opportunities in environmental conservation careers. Emily will also cover topics like changing coastal risk and incentivizing innovation and entrepreneurship in water management.

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and the environment/conservation.
2 . Anyone interested in conservation/environment careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guests' backgrounds.

Please review Emily's LinkedIn profile by clicking the link below for more details.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/esteinhilber/

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Economics and the Environment Career Talk (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, October 26th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, October 26th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall Room 120

What Is this?
A special event with economics alumna Emily Steinhilber, who will visit Monroe Hall to share insights about her career and opportunities in environmental conservation, research, and law school. Emily has been involved with environmental public policy for more than a decade. She will also cover topics such as incentivizing innovation and entrepreneurship in water management and changing coastal risk. This event is a rare opportunity to meet a successful UVA alum to ask candid questions about career paths involving economics and/or conservation.

Emily has worked for the Virginia Coastal Commission, City of Virginia Beach, Environmental Tax Policy Institute, League of Environmental Voters, Sidley Austin LLP.

In college, Emily studied Economics and History at the University of Virginia. Emily received her doctorate in Law at Vermont Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude She is currently an associate research professor at Old Dominion University.

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersect between economics and the environment/conservation.
2 . Anyone interested in conservation/environment careers.
3. Anyone interested in our guests' backgrounds.

Please review Emily's LinkedIn profile by clicking the link below for more details.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/esteinhilber/

This event is open to all majors as of 10/19/18.

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Congressional Budget Office Coffee Chats (Sponsored by the ECO) (Wednesday, October 31st 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

When: Wednesday, October 31st 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analyses to the Congress. We are seeking full-time and summer analysts. Please join us at noon for lunch to learn more about the opportunities we have available.

Since 1975, CBO has produced independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process. Each year, the agency’s economists and budget analysts produce dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates for proposed legislation.
CBO is strictly nonpartisan; conducts objective, impartial analysis; and hires its employees solely on the basis of professional competence without regard to political affiliation. CBO does not make policy recommendations, and each report and cost estimate summarizes the methodology underlying the analysis. Learn more about CBO's commitment to objectivity and transparency.
CBO’s work follows processes specified in the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (which established the agency) or developed by the agency in concert with the House and Senate Budget Committees and the Congressional leadership. Congressional Budget Office, a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress, seeks a several analysts. Below are a list of positions that can be found on our website.

Policy Analyst/Modeler: Developing and maintaining CBO’s long-term microsimulation model, constructing and improving models that underlie CBO’s policy analyses, conducting analyses of long-term budgetary issues, and preparing CBO reports. Strong quantitative skills and an in-depth knowledge of at least one computer language.

Immigration Analyst: Improve the agency’s projections of immigration and other demographics and assist with estimates of legislative proposals related to immigration policy. May also assist in the development and use of CBO’s long-term microsimulation model.

Financial Modeler: Develops financial models to estimate the cost of credit and insurance programs and to forecast financial variables such as stock prices, interest rates, and housing-market variables. Work focuses on the risks and costs facing the federal government and how various policies might mitigate them. Significant experience with econometric programs such as Stata, SAS, R, MATLAB, and Python (SciPy or StatsModels).

Analyst - Natural and Physical Resources: Covers a wide range of federal programs including agriculture, commerce, justice, energy and the environment, and the management of federal lands and natural resources as well as public investments in science, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure. The analyst’s specific responsibilities will evolve over time and will depend on the needs of the Congress.

Qualifications
Applicants must hold a degree in public policy, economics, or a related discipline with an economic and quantitative background. The position requires the following:
· U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain top secret security clearance;
· Strong quantitative skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel;
· Resourcefulness in investigating unfamiliar issues; and
· Superior written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical material to nonspecialists.

Preferred skills include the following:
· Familiarity with programs, policies, and procedures of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense; and
· Experience with policy development and budget formulation and execution.

Salary and Benefits
Salaries at CBO are competitive with those at other organizations and commensurate with experience, education, and other qualifications. CBO offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.

Contact
Annita Gulati Cox, Washington, DC, 202-226-2628, careers@cbo.gov.

CBO is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/V/D

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ECO Alumni in Residence: Myron Santos - Careers in the Media and Reality TV (Sponsored by the ECO and CAMD Community) (Tuesday, November 6th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST)

When: Tuesday, November 6th 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Location: Newcomb Hall, 170, Newcomb Hall (Student Center), Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

What's this All About?
You are invited to a special Skype talk with economics alumnus Myron Santos. Myron Santos has worked as an editor on Rupaul's Drag Race, Big Brother, Glam, and other short films and shows.

Myron, who currently works in LA, will speak on his own career path and opportunities in the media, then answer questions about his work and experiences. He will also cover topics such as the intersection of economics and media, different occupations in the industry, and more.

Myron graduated from the University of Virginia in 2001 with a degree in Economics. He is a board member on the UVA Entertainment Club of Los Angeles and belongs to both the Motion Picture Editors Guild and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Who Should Attend?
1 . Anyone interested in the intersection between economics and the media.
2 . Anyone interested in media/television careers.

Please review Myron's LinkedIn profile by clicking the link below for more details.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/myronws/

This event is open to all majors.

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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: Unknown

What's This All About?!
UVA Alumni will return to Grounds to speak on panels about their careers and yours! They want to meet with you and will participate in 8 events in one and a half days. Everyone will find something of interest.

Who Should Attend:
Any Economics Major Looking for a Job or Internship
Any student considering the economics major
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. Check out their LinkedIn profiles for more details.

Dress is casual.

Guests and Schedule from the 2018 Forum:

Andrew Cahill - Accenture, Management Consultant
John Brandberg - Procter & Gamble, Finance Leader, Operational Insights (Consumer Goods, Corporate Finance)
Noah Deich – The Center for Carbon Removal, Founder and Executive Director (Sustainability and Energy)
Christy Gillmore - U.S. Department of State, Program Officer (Background in Human Trafficking; Work in Ghana, Mali, Nepal, Haiti)
Jeff Hall – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Deputy Director, (Education K-16 Policy, Advocacy, and Communications; Foundations)
Melinda Heard - BetterDoctor, Data Engineer (Data Analytics, Big Data, Healthcare - private sector)
Kenton Kivestu – RocketBlocks, Founder (Tech Start-up, Management Consulting, Mobile App Development, worked at Google)
Millie Knowlton - Tesla Energy, Account Manager - Solar Energy and Energy Storage (Energy, former employment with the World Bank)
Kristina Koutrakos – Virginia Retirement System, Director of Portfolio Strategy (Black Rock, Kyria Capital Management, Institutional Asset Management)
Jeremy Martin – Commonwealth Coffee Roasters, Director of Finance and Investor (Consumer Goods, Trade and Imports)
Connor Wood - Harris Williams, Analyst (Investment Banking)
Ian Yanusko - Cornerstone Research, Analyst (Economic Consulting)

Program: (Links are below or search by title in Handshake)
4/12 Dinner at Junction in Belmont with Alumni (By application only)
4/13 Panel 1 10-10:50 am
4/13 Panel 2 11- 11:50 am
4/13 Networking Luncheon 12 - 1pm
4/13 Office Hours with alumni - Sign ups required 1pm - 3 pm (registration opens 3/28)
4/13 Everything but the Carbon Sink Talk 1 - 2pm
4/13 Face the Case Workshop 2 - 3 pm
4/13 Farewell Reception - Informal Meetings with Alumni - 3 - 4 pm.

Registration Links:
4/12 Dinner at Junction
4/13 Panel 1
4/13 Panel 2

4/13 Networking Luncheon
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/141365

4/13 Office Hours with alumni
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZJTMlCraHHj5mxsPmtNKH4UpK5AErzpR...

4/13 Opportunities in Carbon Energy - Public and Private Sector
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/141912

4/13 Face the Case Workshop
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/140350

4/13 Farewell Reception - Informal Meetings with Alumni
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/142548

4/13 Morning Panel 1 with 6 Alumni
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/140738

4/13 Morning Panel 2 with 6 Alumni
https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/140739

Image from 2018 Forum)

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