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October 22, 2009
Aleena Sorathia, '11
Planning a path to a career in law
Exactly how does a first-year student in college prepare herself for law school? Maintaining high grades, preparing for the Law School Admissions Test and gaining meaningful experience all take priority.
Benjamin Telsey, '08
Becoming a doctor for all the "right reasons"
“Anyone can learn the facts that are covered in medical school, but my dream is to connect with others when they are most vulnerable and be their advocate.”
Bridget Swartz, '09
On-campus interview program helps senior get her start
For Bridget Swartz, '09, the tight job market didn’t get her down. It got her motivated.
Carter Quinley, '11
Preparing for an international career
Carter Quinley, ‘11, has been preparing for a career that will take her around the world since she was a small child.
Christie Howe, '08
Alum turns environmental passion into "green" career
“When I was growing up, my parents always encouraged me to be environmentally aware, but it wasn’t until I got to Richmond that I realized this was something I wanted to make into a life long career,” said Christie Howe, ’08.
Dan Cosgrove, '11
Early start to internship search gives rising junior a jump on competition
Exploring the University of Richmond Career & Internship Fair last fall, Dan Cosgrove had one thing on his mind: landing an internship for the following summer.
Retreat focuses on second-year students' connections, aspirations
When students start college, many of their apprehensions center on their first year. But long after their first dining hall meals and spring break trips, students find their first year is over without a lot of personal questions answered. That's why the CDC started Destination Unknown, a two-day retreat for second-year students.
Jamie Cooney, '09
Persistence and drive lead senior to "perfect fit" job
“I love studying foreign languages and learning about different cultures, and I’ve always enjoyed community service,” said Jamie Cooney, ’09, who found her dream job during a CDC career expo trip.
Spider Road Trips
Career exploration on the road
Although every year more than 100 organizations come to recruit students at the University of Richmond, many students want to explore a diverse variety of career paths and industries that don't necessarily recruit on campus.