How to get back to school
Lets say youve been working for 10 or 20 years,
and youve decided its time to go back to school to
further your education or career. Employee
Career Services is offering a workshop, Back to the Books:
How to be a Successful Student, for the first time July 31 to
help employees get prepared. The office is looking for input from
interested U.Va. workers to make sure they address as many questions
workshop will cover how to: decide what programs and/or courses
to take, handle placement tests, develop personal support networks
and discuss plans and schedules with supervisors. Youll
also learn about U.Va.s educational benefits.
individuals who have finished high school or the equivalent are
encouraged to send questions or topics to Emily Bardeen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She also welcomes feedback from employees who have already taken
this leap and might have advice to share with others.
July 10. Exploring What You Like, Doing What You Love:
Using the Strong Interest Explorer for Career Planning. 8:30 a.m.-4:30
17. CHOICES: Creating a Structured Career Plan for Satisfying
Work. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
24. Speak for Yourself: How to Shine in Interviews and Conversation
with Supervisors. 8:30 a.m.-noon.
243-5998. Location provided with registration confirmation. See
Web site for updates and additional events: http://www.hrs.virginia.edu/career.html.
For information, e-mail Emily Bardeen at ebardeen
@virginia.edu or call 4-4343. (Employee Career Svcs.)