Career Pathways

General Career Resources

Career exploration resources

The 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 in health care, match your skills
Bureau of Labor Statistics - An encyclopedia of careers; find out about different roles, education requirements, salaries, and more
Occupational Information Network - Search occupations, industries, and skills

Part-time and general job search resources

A listing of general job search resources for finding a full- or part-time job in the Richmond area. 

Handshake

Snagajob

ConnectVA

LinkedIn job search tool

LinkedIn internship search tool

Indeed

Careerbuilder

Simplyhired

ZipRecruiter

Idealist

Virginia Employment Commission

Resources for Part Time Job Search 

Resumes and cover letters

General resources for writing a resume and a cover letter. Industry-specific information is available on the other career pathways tabs.

Resume Guide

Part-time Opportunity Cover Letter Guide

Full-Time Opportunity Cover Letter Guide

Interviewing

Information on the ins and outs of what to do before, during and after an interview, as well as an overview of the types of interviews you may encounter

How to interview

Informational interviews

Phone interviews

Behavioral interviews

Thank you notes and emails

Specialized advice

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 

Diversity employers

Latpro

LGBTQ+

LGBTQ+ career link

Veterans

Veterans employment toolkit

Military Hire

Military.com

Individuals with disabilities 

Getting Hired

Ability Jobs

Meet with an Adviser

To schedule an appointment with an exploratory adviser, call (804) 828-1645 or log into your Handshake account.

Haley Sims

Haley Sims

hgsims@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/haleysims

Empathetic listener, red pen ninja and MBTI nerd. Love planning and impersonating people more than I should.