Welcome to VCU Career Services.

We support students and recent alumni as they explore their interests and gain experience to reach their career goals. Our Career Services team provides individual advising, as well as career resources and guides. We offer ways to search for jobs, internships, and other experiential and employment opportunities, as well as customized career events focused on skill-building, learning about industries and career paths, and networking with employers and alumni.

  • 76% of May 2019 graduates reported being employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation

Career Week - March 29-April 1

Join us for Career Week (sponsored by VCU Career Services and Alumni Relations) for a series of events designed to connect students and alumni with employers, information, and opportunities to support your professional development. See full list of events and register!

How can we help you?

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Make a virtual appointment

If you're a current student or an alum who graduated within the past year, make a career advising appointment through Handshake. You can choose from meeting types that include Zoom, phone or email (best for document review).

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Explore majors and career pathways

Find tips for choosing a major and learn about different career paths.

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Access resume and interview guides

Discover resources to help you feel confident and prepared as you search for job opportunities.

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Browse postings

Check out VCU's search tools to help connect you with jobs, internships and more.

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Connect with an advisor

Learn about our team of career advisors. Note: The School of Business and College of Engineering have individual career centers.

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Employers, partner with us

You need talent. Let us help you find it. Connect with our Employer and Experiential Development team.

Upcoming career fairs and events

What is Handshake?

Handshake connects students and alumni directly with employers and opportunities, along with career advisors and career-related events and workshops. Handshake was created with students in mind and hosts the largest number of opportunities specifically for students and new college graduates.

Learn about Handshake