June 23, 2014

From the Director

Megan Wallace, Director of Employer Development

In May, the Class of 2014 walked across the stage in the Robins Center to receive their diplomas. We celebrated their graduation and accomplishments and are excited for what the future holds for them. I invite you to view the 2014 graduation day video that highlights students talking about their post graduation plans.

We are now planning for the next academic year and another recruiting season.  Registration is open for the 2014-2015 On-Campus and Remote Interview Program, as well as the Fall Spider Career Expo (formerly the Corporate Career Expo), which will take place on September 16. We invite you to register for both.

This summer we traveled to New York City and will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to host Spider Interns Receptions – opportunities for alumni and current students to network.  Alumni are invited to register online or by calling Bonnie Graham at (804) 289-8656.

Our team recently returned from professional conferences (NACE, VACE, EACE) where we conducted presentations on engaging employers and alumni through the Career Services Advisory Council and attracting first years and sophomores to Career Services through cross-campus collaborations and marketing strategies.  We were also thrilled to receive the EACE Innovation in Assessment Award.

We look forward to collaborating with you in the academic year ahead. Thank you for continuing to partner with the Office of Alumni and Career Services and for Hiring Spiders


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Megan Wallace

Director, Business Development
Office of Alumni and Career Services
University of Richmond

Save the Dates: 2014-2015 Recruiting Calendar

2014 Fall Spider Career Expo
- Registration Now Open
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Robins Center
Connect with undergraduate students from all majors. Annually, over 300 students attend.

Click Here to Register or phone (804) 289-8656 ~ Registration is Required.  The cost is $200 per organization and includes registration for two representatives, a table at the expo, buffet luncheon, and afternoon refreshments. Organizations that register by August 30, 2014 will be listed in the expo program. Space is limited.

Additional Expos
Science and Health Expo – Nov. 14, 2014
Government and Non-Profit Career Fair (Georgetown Univ) – Feb. 13, 2015
Spring Spider Career Expo – Tentatively Feb. 2015 (more details to follow)

2014-2015 On-Campus and Remote Interview Program
2014 Fall Semester Interview start date: Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
2015 Spring Semester Interview start date: Monday, January 26, 2015

To request your preferred interview dates, whether on campus, or via Skype, phone, or videoconference, please log into SpiderConnect with this e-mail address. Please note that you can request Information Session dates when you request your preferred interview dates.

For more information on, please contact Sarah Kuhn at skuhn@richmond.edu, or phone (804) 289-8139.

Student Preparation and Success
Shiksha Mahtani, '14Graduate stepped into a leadership role to fight famine in Somalia and spread South Asian culture on campus

Start an organization to fight famine in Somalia. Conduct research. Spread South Asian culture on campus. Make the most of her four years at Richmond. Check.

Bennett Jacobs, '14Senior finds an unexpected chance to combine his studies in international business and Italian
From an administrator to Career Services to the Office of International Education and the Modern Languages and Cultures Department, an opportunity to translate an international business meeting lands with Bennett Jacobs, ’14.
A New PathSenior interdisciplinary major Bianca Nikic reflects on a personal and rewarding academic journey
For Bianca Nikic, ’14, a natural interest in pop culture and experience with marketing and communications led to the creation of her own academic path: an interdisciplinary major in strategic marketing.

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