FAQ

HireVCURams

How do I advertise an opportunity?

All part-time, full-time, internship and co-op positions are posted on HireVCURams, VCU’s student and alumni employment portal.

Is there a fee to post job or internship openings at VCU?

There is no fee to post opportunities through HireVCURams.

Is HireVCURams just for job postings?

No, in addition to job postings, you can also sign up for one of our 10 career fairs, manage your on-campus interviews, review previous events, and review job applicants.

What are the policies for posting a position?

Organizations that recruit VCU students and alumni are expected to follow VCU Career Services’ posting policies. In addition, recruiters are encouraged to review the Principles for Professional Practices established by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

It is the policy of VCU to provide its employment, educational programs, health care services, research activities and other services to the public in a manner to ensure that the university’s commitments to nondiscrimination are implemented and access to all its services are based on sound principles of nondiscrimination.

I'm having trouble with HireVCURams

Check out the employer troubleshooting guide on our post a job or internship pageEmployer troubleshooting guide. If you need additonal assistance, please call us at 804-828-1645.

Recruiting at VCU

How can I recruit on campus?

We offer a variety of ways to recruit including career fairs, information session, information tables, on-campus interviews, open office hours, mock interviews and collaboration with student organizations. Contact our Employer Development team if you have any questions on how to develop your recruitment plan.

Internships

Are there VCU guidelines regarding receiving credit for internships?

Internship guidelines are established by the department from which the student is seeking credit. Some departments award academic credit for internships and others do not. If academic credit is awarded, the student is required to register for the course and to pay the class registration fee. To learn more about internship requirements at VCU visit our Internship page.

Who is the main internship contact for a specific academic unit?

A list of program specific contacts is kept on our internship page.

Are employers required to pay interns? 


The U.S. Department of Labor has established guidelines under the Fair Labor Standards Act to help employers determine if they are required to pay interns.

Federal work-study

Where can I find more information about the federal work-study program?

Information on the federal work-study is available on the Office of Financial Aid’s website.