Career Planning

Career Planning

UVA has lots of resources available to help you explore your interests, priorities, and strengths, and to help you connect these to a career path. There are experienced staff available to help you at every stage, whether you’re not sure what you want to do after graduation, are wondering what kinds of careers connect with your major, or need help preparing for an interview. Get in touch with one of the offices listed below to get personalized guidance.

The UVA Career Center serves all UVA students. Some schools and departments have career services offices that specialize in supporting students enrolled in their programs.

UVA Career Center


The UVA Career Center offers a wide range of services including advising appointments, drop-in advising, resume review, interview prep, career fairs, and more. They also offer specialized advising for students interested in law school or medical/dental school.


  • You can reach the front desk for the main office at 434-924-8900 or [email protected]
  • Visit their website for updated hours and locations.
  • Log in to Handshake for appointments and access to more information and opportunities.


The UVA Career Center’s main office is at Bryant Hall, which is located on the side of Scott Stadium (see view below). Most pre-scheduled appointments take place at the main office or virtually on Zoom.

The Career Center also holds drop-in advising hours with professional staff in the Georges Student Center on the second floor of Clemons Library and with Career Peer Educators at 1515 on the Corner (a few doors down from Starbucks).

Above is a view of the exterior entrance to the main UVA Career Center office, located at Bryant Hall. (Image links to Google Maps.)

Additional Career Services

Many schools offer their own career services. These offices offer specialized services for their students.

For Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

PhD Plus: A University-wide initiative to prepare PhD students and postdoctoral scholars across all disciplines for long-term career success.

For Alumni

Alumni Career Services offers networking and counseling opportunities.