Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional transitioning between careers, we can assist you along your career path. VCU Career Services has the tools to help you get started, a place to begin or continue your job search through VCU’s online job portal, Handshake, and resume advice if you're thinking of switching careers.
You have access to unlimited one-on-one individual appointments and drop-ins at Career Services offices on both campuses during the first year after graduation. After your first year, you can receive career and professional development support from VCU Alumni Relations.
Are you a recent graduate still trying to figure it all out? Or a VCU graduate looking to become a mentor? Are you looking to change careers and would like to network with the VCU alumni community? Join VCU Link.
VCU Link is the university’s online community for connecting students, alumni and friends of the university for career advice, industry contacts and meaningful professional relationships.
VCU Link's industry networks connect current students and alumni with others in the VCU community who share their professional interests.
Join in on discussions and discover in-person and virtual events around specific industries:
- Fine, Design and Performing Arts Industry Network
- Communications, Marketing and Media Industry Network
- Education Industry Network
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network
- Finance Industry Network
- Health Care Industry Network
- Human Resources Industry Network
- Politics and Public Service Industry Network
- Science and Research Industry Network
- Technology Industry Network
VCU has endless talent eager to help grow your business. We want to give you the first opportunity to help shape VCU students into top professionals that will benefit you.
As an alum, you have something to offer. Sharing your personal and professional experiences with current students provides valuable learning and networking opportunities, insight into industry trends and experiences that will help shape their professional development.
Volunteering your time benefits you, too. Giving back to current students allows you to build skills, enhance your resume, develop a recruiting pipeline and impact the lives of fellow Rams.
Discover those opportunities on Volunteer VCU. Get rewarded for your volunteerism with exclusive VCU gear and experiences!
Speed network online via text chats with fellow members of the VCU community and expand your connections in just one hour.
Events are text based (no audio or video required), and participants can join from anywhere using a computer, smartphone or tablet. See upcoming events.
Wondering what comes next for your career? Now's the time to make a plan. Whether you want more from your current role or you want to change careers entirely, the Alumni Career Design Fellowship will help you get there!
The VCU Office of Alumni Relations has partnered with the career design experts at Mission Collaborative to bring you this 30-day online program that will give you the clarity and confidence you need to create a fulfilling career that fits you.
To learn more about the Alumni Career Design Fellowship, including the fellowships dates and how to register, visit the Alumni Career Design Fellowship website.
Join fellow VCU alumni professionals in your region for industry-based networking events such as panels, speakers, career insight and general networking. See upcoming events.