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

Fall 2022 oSTEM Dress to Express Night

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Careers in the Commons: Virginia College Advising Corps (January 2023)

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Representatives from Virginia College Advising Corps will be in the Student Commons to chat with students about post-grad opportunities with their program. They are a two-year AmeriCorps program that places recent college graduates in high schools throughout the Commonwealth to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students who enter and complete higher education. Stop by to chat with them, and learn more about how to get involved!

Careers in the Commons: Robins School of Business (January 2023)

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | A recruiter from the new Master of Science in Management program at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business will be on campus to chat with students about their program. They are interested in connecting with any and all interested undergraduate students from liberal arts and sciences majors at VCU. This new program, welcoming its first cohort in Fall 2023, is designed for recent undergraduates from non-business backgrounds in order to provide them with valuable business skills to help accelerate their careers. Stop by to chat with them, and learn more about this new program.

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.