UVA Guaranteed Interview Program For Certificate Students

students at graduation
Blue Background
Off

What’s next after finishing a certificate at UVA? It could be a guaranteed job interview with select partner companies.  

The University of Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies is proud to offer guaranteed interviews with partner companies for students of eligible certificate programs. 

The program is just what it sounds like: certificate students and certificate graduates are guaranteed interviews with partner employers across multiple industries.

Scheduled interviews are held three times are year – March, June, and November. Students sign up for individual interview time slots with partner employers. Students and alumni are sent notifications about these opportunities in advance so they can prepare accordingly.

Certificate students interested in finding out more can email Alexa Jeffress at akh4ev@virginia.edu.

Blue Background
Off
What are certificate programs?

Certificates typically require fewer hours than a master's degree and focus on key skill areas. Some are designed for graduate level work, while others are open to undergraduate students. Certificate programs typically can be completed in as little as 12-18 months.

Are all certificate programs eligible for the Guaranteed Interview Program?

Employers choose which of our certificate programs to offer guaranteed interviews for. If you have questions about whether a program offers guaranteed interviews, email Alexa Jeffress at akh4ev@virginia.edu.

Do I need to apply for admission to certificate programs?

Yes! You can find information on how to apply here

About Our Partners

UVA SCPS frequently receives interest from recruiters for the Guaranteed Interview Program and will update our partners periodically. Organizations offering guaranteed interviews include:

Alpha Omega Integration
Drawing upon the experience of more than 250 leading IT professionals and subject matter experts (SME), Alpha Omega Integration's award-winning team brings decades of experience – including professional IT consulting, small business and 8(a) certified business development, Health IT program development, and market research and analysis –  to develop robust, disruptive solutions that solve problems efficiently and effectively for your organization. 

Coastal Cloud
Coastal Cloud is a Salesforce Multi-Cloud Expert Partner with deep experience across all aspects of a business: Marketing, Sales, Revenue, Billing, Service, Field Service, Community, Customer Success, ERP, Finance & Accounting, and Nonprofit Success Pack. Coastal Cloud is #1 on G2.com and maintains a 5 Star Salesforce AppExchange rating.

Definitive Logic
Definitive Logic is a transformational Information Technology leader based in Arlington, VA, that uses 20+ years of experience directly Powering Mission Outcomes at the Edge of Technology for our Defense, Federal, and Commercial clients. We deliver performance-based and tailored innovative solutions of the highest quality, using ISO 9001-certified and CMMI Level 3-appraised management frameworks. Customers select us because we provide objective, no-nonsense, vendor-neutral guidance that keeps their mission outcomes as the highest priority. Our history of “Exceptional” Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) ratings validates our reputation of ensuring execution success while maintaining a client-first approach.

RIVA
RIVA Solutions, Inc. (RIVA) is a new kind of government contractor providing Digital Transformation to the public sector. It specializes in DevSecOps, Cloud, Data and Analytics, and Cybersecurity for the Federal Civilian, DOD, National Security, and Federal Health markets. At RIVA, we are managers, technologists, and scientists, providing solutions through our people. We are committed to growing with our employees by investing in training and career development to grow their management and technology skillsets, helping us mentor the workforce of tomorrow. Our Innovation Solutions Center (ISC) brings subject matter experts together to recommend new technologies or business processes to produce greater efficiency, cost savings and innovation. It’s through this approach that we’ve earned recognition as one of the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) 75 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington, been named as one of NVTC’s Top 100 Tech Companies, and are #44 in the DC Metropolitan area on the Inc. 5000 List. 

Virginia Linen Service
As a local, family-owned company founded in 1934, Virginia Linen Service provides top quality linen, mat and uniform rental services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 52 weeks a year. Its Service Centers are staffed and strategically located to effectively stay close and responsive to you. Its modern processing facilities are equipped with the latest technology available, enabling them to be efficient and provide cost effective products and services. 

Alpha Omega, Coastal Cloud, Definitive Logic, Virginia Linen service, RIVA logos
Blue Background
Off

Become a Partner

Certificate of interest