General Career Resources
We want to be your partner in the job search process. Whether you are meeting with an advisor or career ambassador, attending a career fair, or searching our website; we want to make sure you have the most helpful resources during all stages of your search. Below you will find general resources, tools, and guides to get you started.
- Vault - A definitive guide to thousands of careers
- What can I do with this major? - A list of career paths sorted by common majors
- Mynextmove - Explore possibilities and match your skills to your career
- Bureau of Labor Statistics - Find out about different roles, education requirements, salaries, and more
- Occupational Information Network (O*Net) - Search occupations, industries, and skills
- LinkedIn job search tool
- LinkedIn internship search tool
- Virginia Employment Commission
- Resources for Part Time Job Search
VCU Career Services advises international students to consult the Global Education Office prior to any job or internship search. At VCU, only Immigration Services, Global Education Office can advise international students (F-1), visiting researchers and scholars (J-1), and specialized employees (H-1B and TN) on their employment options in the U.S. Connect with this office at global.vcu.edu/students/immigration.
Information for individuals with specific questions regarding diversity employment, being out in the workplace, transitioning to the civilian job market, or career opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
- Diversity employers - Database of jobs with employers who are committed to diversity.
- Latpro - Database of jobs with employers in the Americas who are committed to diverstiy and inclusion with an emphasis on Hispanic and bilingual individuals.
LGBT CareerLink - Database of jobs at diversity-friendly companies with an emphasis on hiring LGBT and ally colleagues.
- Veterans employment toolkit - Government-wide tool that brings together real job opportunities, and provides transitioning Servicemembers, Veterans and their families tools to translate their military skills into plain language.
- Military Hire - Database of jobs created and maintained by a team of both military veterans and corporate recruiters.
- Military.com - Database of jobs, employers, and career events that are catered to veteran populations.
Individuals with Disabilities