Our Team

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

Make a career advising appointment

We offer individual advising appointments to students and alumni (during their first year after graduation) and drop-in advising for students who are just beginning their career journey, no appointment needed. 

To schedule an appointment: Call 804-828-1645 or log in below to schedule your appointments in Handshake.

Please note: Our office and advisors cannot make appointments via email.

Arts & Design

Common Fields: Graphic design, performing arts, fine arts, film, photography, and entrepreneurship

Rhonda Hall

Anna Umbreit

Senior Assistant Director, Arts, Design, & Entrepreneurship

umbreita@vcu.edu

Communications & Media

Common Fields: Journalism, public relations, advertising, media relations, or marketing

Rhonda Hall

Julia Bailey

Career Advisor, Media & Communications

baileyje@vcu.edu

Education & Human Services

Commons fields: Psychology, English, human sexuality and gender studies, African American studies, and education

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Krystle Dorsey

Assistant Director, Education & Human Service

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

Health & STEM

Common fields: General science, forensic science, chemistry, life science, math, integrated life sciences, environmental studies, bioinformatics, and allied health

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Jorge Piocuda

Assistant Director, STEM & Health

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.

Health & STEM

Common fields: Pre-health, biology, health, physical education, and exercise science

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Cody Rogalski

Assistant Director, Health & STEM

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.

Discovery

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

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Haley Sims

Senior Associate Director, Career Advising & Discovery

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

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

Social Impact & Public Service

Common fields: Economics, philosophy, political science, sociology, social work, and public affairs

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Melinda Snyder

Assistant Director, Public Service & Nonprofit

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

General Appointments

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

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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 present to student and campus organizations on a variety of career-related topics. If you would like to request a presentation from a Career Ambassador for your student organization, email us at careers@vcu.edu.

Health & STEM

Common fields: Medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, allied health professions

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Megan Hollis

Associate Director, Health Sciences Career Advising

mghollis@vcu.edu
linkedin.com/in/hollismegan