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

WRP Application Process

Are you a student or recent graduate with a disability seeking an internship or job? A WRP Recruiter will be interviewing students from VCU this fall! Jumpstart Your Career Gain work experience in Federal Government and use your skills and talents to serve the public. The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) connects students and recent graduates with disabilities to employers. Your application and resume will be available to employers for one year through the WRP website. Find Your Dream Job through WRP! - Get access to Federal Government jobs and internships nationwide. Employers can contact you directly about positions that match your skills and qualifications. - Strengthen your resume and interview skills. A WRP Recruiter will personally help you with career advice and an application review as part of an informational interview. - Expand your knowledge of Federal Government employment, including the Schedule A hiring authority for people with disabilities. - Explore career opportunities and take advantage of the career and disability services at your school as part of the WRP application process. Participation is Easy! Current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students with disabilities, and recent graduates who received a postsecondary degree on or after April 1, 2021 from a U.S. accredited college or university, are eligible to apply for WRP in fall 2023. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are eligible for the federal Schedule A Hiring Authority. How to Register: Students and recent graduates with disabilities apply through the WRP website.

Wix.com Portfolio Workshop

VCU Career Services is joined by professionals with Wix.com to teach students how to build their online portfolio. Join Elery Rojas, Academic Partnership Managers of Wix, to learn more about creating your online portfolio website. Discover the basics in creating a Wix website as well as features to take your portfolio to the next level. And... a one-year FREE Wix premium plan to all attendees! Workshop will be virtual and hosted on Zoom. Register on Handshake first, and then click the "External Registration" link to complete the second part of the registration process to receive your unique Zoom invitation for the workshop.

Fall 23 Crafts _ Job Search, Interview, Personal Brand _ Fayle _ Sims

Interviewing, Personal Brand & Professionalism

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.