ECO Career Events

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How I Got This Job: Government and Non-profit [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, February 10th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST)

When: Friday, February 10th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Location: Unknown

Our select alumni working for the federal government will be serving on a virtual panel where you will have an opportunity to listen and ask questions. Learn how to build your network, develop the skills needed to impress potential employers, and ace your interview. Afterward, drop into the office hours of our panelists to get to know the alumni one-on-one. If you're interested in public policy, research, data analysis, and creating charts and graphs, this program is for you.

Panelists: Coming Soon

Link to office hours: TBA
Office hours are for economics majors only until the day before the program.

To learn more about careers in the federal government, check out this link: https://economics.virginia.edu/career/careers-federal-government

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Economics Career Office Orientation (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, February 17th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST)

When: Friday, February 17th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Location: Unknown

What will you learn during the ECO Orientation? Learn about the various ECO resources available to you as majors. Learn where to find information online about:
Assessing Your Interests
VMock, Resume and Cover Letter Writing
On Grounds Interviews
Recruiting cycle and which industries recruit when
Virtual Interviews
Behavioral and Case Interviewing
RocketBlocks
Career Fairs
ECO Events and Treks
Job Boards for Economics Majors
Industry Overviews
Networking with Alumni
International Jobs
ECO Student Advisory Board
and More!!!
Attending makes you eligible for individual advising with the ECO career advisor.
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The next orientations will be held on: 3/17, 4/14, and 5/12.

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Women in Economics Symposium Watch Party [Sponsored by the ECO] (Thursday, February 23rd 2023, 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST)

When: Thursday, February 23rd 2023, 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Location: Monroe Hall

Are you majoring in economics or know someone who is? Join us at the 2023 Women inEconomics Symposium. You'll hear from exciting role models with fascinating careers in economics while also learning some practical tips about job searching, finding a mentor and more. Leave inspired by the symposium's speakers and armed with actionable next steps to build your career in economics.

Featured Speakers
– Stephanie Aaronson, Vice President and Director of Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
– Daryl Fairweather, Chief Economist, Redfin

Surround yourself with fellow Econ enthusiasts so you can reflect with and learn from others before, during and after this event livestreams from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Food will be provided.

If you're unable to join us in Monroe Hall, register for your own viewing party at this link. https://events.stlouisfed.org/event/02af1694-13aa-442a-8199-52005d0f3869...

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How I Got Into Grad School: Law, MBA, Econ PhD, etc. [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, February 24th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST)

When: Friday, February 24th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

Location: Monroe Hall

Want to learn about graduate programs you may choose to pursue with your economics degree? All of the programs listed below are still accepting applications. Consider attending in the fall, in the future, and full or part-time. You’ll hear from admissions staff and current students, and will have the opportunity to speak with the panelists of your choice. Learn about admissions requirements, the programs’ course curricula, and about various paths graduates tend to pursue.

[Updated information for 2023 to come]

Graduate programs represented in last year's program:
- UVA MS in Commerce: https://www.commerce.virginia.edu/ms-commerce
- UVA Master of Public Health: https://med.virginia.edu/phs/education-programs-in-public-health-science...
- UVA MS in Data Science: https://datascience.virginia.edu/academics
- UVA Frank Batten Accelerated MPP Program: https://batten.virginia.edu/academics/graduate-programs/master-public-po...
- Econ PhD at University of Wisconsin-Madison: https://econ.wisc.edu/doctoral/
- MBA at Yale University: https://som.yale.edu/programs/mba
- Quantitative Methods in Social Science Masters at Columbia University: https://gsas.columbia.edu/degree-programs/ma-programs/quantitative-metho...
-MS in Econ at University of Texas- Austin: https://ma.eco.utexas.edu/

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Economics Career Office Orientation (Sponsored by the ECO) (Friday, March 17th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT)

When: Friday, March 17th 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Location: Unknown

What will you learn during the ECO Orientation? Learn about the various ECO resources available to you as majors. Learn where to find information online about:
Assessing Your Interests
VMock, Resume and Cover Letter Writing
On Grounds Interviews
Recruiting cycle and which industries recruit when
Virtual Interviews
Behavioral and Case Interviewing
RocketBlocks
Career Fairs
ECO Events and Treks
Job Boards for Economics Majors
Industry Overviews
Networking with Alumni
International Jobs
ECO Student Advisory Board
and More!!!
Attending makes you eligible for individual advising with the ECO career advisor.
______________________________________

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The next orientations will be held on: 4/14, and 5/12.

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2023 Economics Career Forum: Keynote [Sponsored by the ECO and Econ Club] (Thursday, March 30th 2023, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT)

When: Thursday, March 30th 2023, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Location: TBD

The Economics Undergraduate Career Forum is an annual professional development conference dedicated to conveying what you can do with an economics degree. Programming includes panels, office hours, and networking events with alumni from diverse sectors, industries, and job functions.

2022 ECO Forum Keynote Description:

Join 2010 Economics and Foreign Affairs alumna, Francesca Wahl, as she speaks with UVA undergrads about the future of sustainable transportation from her vantage point as the Senior Policy Charging Manager at world renowned clean energy firm, Tesla.

Francesca Wahl is a Senior Charging Policy Manager at Tesla. As an industry expert in business development, public policy, and sustainability, she’s a leader at Tesla organizing their charging infrastructure. Prior to working at Tesla, Francesca worked on sustainability policy for a number of different organizations. You can learn more about Francesca here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescawahl/

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about Francesca’s unique career path, the interesting problems she works on at Tesla, and how her background in Economics has contributed to her success.

Who Should Attend?
- Economics Majors looking to gain insight into unique career paths
- Those considering the Economics Major
- Any student interested in learning about the intersection of Economics, Policy, and Sustainability

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2023 Economics Career Forum: Office Hours Session 1 [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, March 31st 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT)

When: Friday, March 31st 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Location: TBD

What is This All About? Join UVA Alumni returning to Grounds to speak about their careers in the public and private sectors. Office hours provide you with 15 minutes of face-to-face time with the alums of your choice, and will give you a chance to ask questions that are on your mind. This program will be of interest to all students who are considering work in the fields of our guests, and to students who are considering what career path is the best fit for them!

This is a sign up for Office Hours to meet with alumni as part of the 2022 Economics Career Forum. Office Hours are reserved for Economics majors until 3 days before the program, at which time they open to all students in the College. Please sign-up to attend Office Hours on the Google Sheet below.

Note: You may only signup for a maximum of 2 office hour sessions. Signing up secures your spot and indicates your commitment to show up on the day of your appointment. Failure to show, results in suspension of ECO privileges for a period of time.

Sign-up: Link coming soon.

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More information on alumni guests coming soon.

Arrive 5 minutes before your designated time slot. Dress is casual.

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2023 Economics Career Forum: Panel 1 [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, March 31st 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT)

When: Friday, March 31st 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Location: Monroe Hall

Join the Department of Economics for the 2023 Economics Undergraduate Career Forum Panels!

2022 Description:

At this panel, you’ll hear from Economics Alumni in the finance industry, spanning functions such as investment banking, corporate finance, wealth management, portfolio management, credit, fintech, and corporate finance. You'll learn what led our alums to their current careers, you'll hear some industry insights and advice, and you'll have a chance to ask our alums questions about their current and past roles and experiences. This program will be of interest to all students who are considering work in the fields of our guests, as well as to students who are still figuring out the field of work they'd like to get involved with! This panel is open to 1st through 4th year students!

Panel 1 will be moderated by Professor Lee Coppock, Professor Coppock teaches Principles of Macroeconomics and Public Choice.

Who Should Attend:
1. Any Economics major looking for a job or internship in finance
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. Check out their LinkedIn profiles below for more details.

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2023 Economics Career Forum: Office Hours Session 2 [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, March 31st 2023, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm EDT)

When: Friday, March 31st 2023, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm EDT

Location: TBD

What is This All About? Join UVA Alumni returning to Grounds to speak about their careers in the public and private sectors. Office hours provide you with 15 minutes of face-to-face time with the alums of your choice, and will give you a chance to ask questions that are on your mind. This program will be of interest to all students who are considering work in the fields of our guests, and to students who are considering what career path is the best fit for them!

This is a sign up for Office Hours to meet with alumni as part of the 2022 Economics Career Forum. Office Hours are reserved for Economics majors until 3 days before the program, at which time they open to all students in the College. Please sign-up to attend Office Hours on the Google Sheet below.

Note: You may only signup for a maximum of 2 office hour sessions. Signing up secures your spot and indicates your commitment to show up on the day of your appointment. Failure to show, results in suspension of ECO privileges for a period of time.

Sign-up: Link coming soon.

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More information on alumni guests coming soon.

Arrive 5 minutes before your designated time slot. Dress is casual.

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2023 Economics Career Forum: Panel 2 [Sponsored by the ECO] (Friday, March 31st 2023, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm EDT)

When: Friday, March 31st 2023, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm EDT

Location: Monroe Hall

Join the Department of Economics for the 2023 Economics Undergraduate Career Forum Panels!

2022 Description:

At this panel, you’ll hear from Economics Alumni in the finance industry, spanning functions such as investment banking, corporate finance, wealth management, portfolio management, credit, fintech, and corporate finance. You'll learn what led our alums to their current careers, you'll hear some industry insights and advice, and you'll have a chance to ask our alums questions about their current and past roles and experiences. This program will be of interest to all students who are considering work in the fields of our guests, as well as to students who are still figuring out the field of work they'd like to get involved with! This panel is open to 1st through 4th year students!

Panel 2 will be moderated by Professor Lee Coppock, Professor Coppock teaches Principles of Macroeconomics and Public Choice.

Who Should Attend:
1. Any Economics major looking for a job or internship in finance
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. Check out their LinkedIn profiles below for more details.

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