Our Team

Main number: (804) 828-1645
General contact email: careers@vcu.edu
Employers: hirevcurams@vcu.edu

Make a career advising appointment

Our goal is to help you develop a plan for defining and achieving your career and professional goals starting your first semester at VCU. We offer individual advising appointment to student and alumni (during their first year after graduation.) Each of our advisers can help you with general career questions. Make an appointment with the next available adviser for immediate assistance.

To schedule an appointment: Call 804-828-1645 or log In below to schedule your appointments through your HireVCURams account.

Please note: Advisers cannot make appointments via email.

Arts & Design

Common fields: Graphic design, performing arts, fine arts, film, and photography

jeanette hickl

Jeanette Hickl

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

jwhickl@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/jeanettewhickl

Career and industry professional who plays well with creatives. Over ten years of experience. Aspiring to be the next toughest fitness trainer.

Communications & Media

Common fields: Journalism, public relations, advertising, media relations, and marketing

kim hanneman

Kim Hanneman

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

hannemanka@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/kimberlyhanneman

Italophile and wannabe Roman fluent in the art of the gesture. Last child in the woods.

Education & Human Services

Commons fields: Psychology, english, human sexuality and gender studies, african american studies

Rhonda Hall

Krystle Dorsey

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

careers@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/krystledorsey

Health & STEM

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

jorge piocuda

Jorge Piocuda

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

jepiocuda@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/jpiocuda

North Carolina native. Audio and cinephile. Collector of vinyl and books. Career educator guiding the bright minds of today to become the influencers of tomorrow.

Discovery

Explore major options and career pathways that might be a good fit for you.

Haley Sims

Haley Sims

Associate Director, Career & Industry Advising

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

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

Health & STEM

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

Rhonda Hall

Cody Rogalski

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

rogalskict@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/codyrogalski

Buffalo, NY native. Obsessed with Buffalo sports, unfortunately. Lover of history and Classics. VCU alumnus ready to help Rams during their career development.

Social Impact & Public Service

To schedule an appointment with a Social Impact & Public Service adviser, call (804) 828-1645 or log into your Handshake account.

Career Adviser Melinda Snyder's professional headshot

Melinda Snyder

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising

mwsnyder2@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/melindawsnyder

General Appointments

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

Rhonda Hall

Sultan Hubbard

Graduate Assistant


linkedin.com/in/sultan-hubbard-a074908b

Michigan native pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and studying social factors that impact black racial identity and mental health outcomes. 

Drop-in Advising

Drop-ins are offered Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at VCU Career Services. No appointment needed!

Rhonda Hall

Career Ambassadors

Peer-leadership team

csambassadors@vcu.edu

In addition to assisting students during drop-in hours, Career Ambassadors engage in outreach by presenting to student and campus organizations on a variety of career-related topics, further engaging with VCU students on a peer-to-peer level. If you would like to request a presentation from a Career Ambassador for your student organization, email us at careers@vcu.edu