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

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

Student-Athlete Tabling

Tabling for Student-Athlete Career and Internship Event

Careers in the Commons: Mosaic Catering + Events

Tuesday, March 12 from 11 a.m.​–2 p.m. | Come chat with staff from Mosaic Catering + Events about their local jobs and internships! Stop by their table outside VCU Career Services for more information. We are located across from Chick-fil-A and next to the P.O.D. Market. Students and alumni from all backgrounds can be a great fit for their opportunities. Learn more about Mosaic Catering + Events at: https://vcu.joinhandshake.com/edu/employers/324719. From their profile, you can learn more about them, then view & apply to their active openings.

Careers in the Commons: Richmond City Sheriff's Office

Wednesday, March 13th, 11:00am - 1:00pm | Come chat with Recruitment Manager, Rickie Garland and a sworn officer from the Richmond City Sheriff's Office about positions with their organization. Stop by their table outside VCU Career Services for more information! We are located across from Chick-fil-A and next to the P.O.D. Market. Students and alumni from all backgrounds can be a great fit for their opportunities. Learn more about careers with the Richmond City Sheriff's Office here: https://vcu.joinhandshake.com/edu/employers/323423

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

Identity + Career

At VCU Career Services, we affirm and celebrate the diversity of the VCU community. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all are welcomed, respected, and supported as they contribute their unique and important ideas, skills, and perspectives to the world. 

Learn more about Identity + Career

Thank you to our partners!

 

The generosity of these organizations enables us to deliver extra career development opportunities and events to students and alumni.