Student Resources

Resources for UVA Students

Commerce LibGuide: Databases, research tools, and other useful resources related to Commerce, maintained by UVA Library 

Coursera for UVA: free access to UVA content on Coursera 

LinkedIn Learning: free courses covering many topics 

New York Times: free subscription with email address 

Wall Street Journal: free subscription with email address 

UVA Career Center

Anxious about Your Career? UVA Has a Center for That 

UVA Entrepreneurship 

UVA Sustainability (classes and opportunities) 

UVA Writing Center 

Virginia Alumni Mentoring: networking between students and alumni 


80,000 Hours: "80,000 Hours provides research and support to help students and graduates switch into careers that effectively tackle the world’s most pressing problems." 

Forage: "Bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give students a genuine career advantage with the world's top companies" 

Managing Family Career Expectations 

Recommended Reading (Books)

Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stake are High by Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, and Emily Gregory 

Deep Work by Cal Newport

Financial Intelligence by Karen Berman , Joe Knight, and John Case 

Getting Things Done by David Allen

How to Win at College by Cal Newport 

The Essentials of Contemporary Marketing by Mo Willan 

The Visual MBA by Jason Barron

Recommended Reading (Blogs, Columns, etc.)

Behavioral Scientist 

Big Think - Business 

Harvard Working Knowledge - Business Research for Business Leaders 

How to Build a Life (The Atlantic column) 

The Ethicist (The New York Times column) 

Work and Life (Wall Street Journal column)

Work Friend (The New York Times column) 

For Parents of College Students