Applying and interviewing

The application and interview phase of the job hunt is your opportunity to let employers know what sets you apart from other candidates. But making a great impression requires the right amount of research, preparation and practice.

Whether it's building and strengthening your resume, brushing up on interview skills or creating your professional network, VCU Career Services has the resources and support you need. 


Learn how networking can help you explore your chosen career field and create opportunities for yourself.

Job search tools

We offer a number of tools that can help VCU students and alumni find jobs, internships and other opportunities.

Preparing to apply

Explore our guides for developing a resume and cover letter, conducting a gap analysis and creating a personal statement.


See our guides on interview types, common interview questions and writing thank-you notes.