Career Adviser Spotlight: Ed Yu
By Jay Hodgkins
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business consistently ranks in the top-tier for its career services among MBA programs. On the Discover Darden MBA admissions blog, the Career Development Center‘s Ed Yu, senior associate director of career education and advising, recently discussed the role of career advisers and how incoming MBA students can prepare for a successful career search before they start school.
What is your favorite part about serving as a career adviser?
I really enjoy helping students who are facing challenges in their search find a good internship or full-time job that’s the right fit for them. I’m a very empathetic person and I use that empathy in my role to relate to students as they are going through the job search process and help them achieve success.
What career advice would you give to an incoming student to help them prepare for their career search before they arrive at Darden?
I would advise them to do their research and narrow down their focus to around three areas of interest or less. Everyone is in a different point in their career exploration, but having that narrowed down focus will help them get the most out of their MBA experience.
Read the full Q&A with Yu on the Discover Darden blog.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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