Welcome Back – Now Breathe!

Who knew summer would fly by as fast as it did! Whether this is your first week on the University of Richmond campus or the first week of your last year here, you are probably just as excited – and maybe a bit overwhelmed?

Not to worry – if one of your concerns is how to make the most of your UR experience or what will your post-grad plans look like, we can help. Breathe, settle in and then make an appointment with a career advisor in Career Services. From helping you decide on a major, determining your strengths with the help of assessment tools, to outlining a four year career plan for success, we are a one stop shop! And we cannot stress this enough: visiting us EARLY is key. It will make it so much easier down the road. Trust us, you will thank us later!

And why follow The Spider Way? This no nonsense career blog gives you focused snapshots of useful information through our Career Tip Tuesdays, written by Anna Todaro, our career advisor and social media aficionado, and Thursday posts written by guest bloggers. Who are these guest bloggers? People whom you want to know: employers, alumni, UR students and representatives of our schools on campus.

So what are three immediate steps you can take?

  • Make an appointment with Career Services by calling (804) 289-8547 or stopping by our office in THC 306.
  • Take a look at our upcoming events through logging into SpiderConnect and clicking on the “Events” tab at the top of the page. Here you can view our programs, workshops, information sessions and expos, and even RSVP for these events. Mark them down in your planner now to save the date!
  • Bookmark The Spider Way and follow us weekly for additional career advice (and Like us on Facebook too for helpful reminders!).

Don’t forget to breathe – and have an amazing semester!


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