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


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


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

Education & Human Services

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

Health care & STEM

Katybeth Lee 2016

Katybeth Lee


Strategic change agent and connector of people to find the place where their talents meet the world's needs, lifelong learner, avid home cook.

Jorge Piocuda

Jorge Piocuda


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.

Latisha Taylor 2016 rev

Latisha Taylor


Richmond native, bargain shopping fanatic, and a proud card-carrying member of the Beyhive. Ready to foster the career development of VCU students one Ram at a time.

Social Impact & Public Service

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

Associate Director, Career & Industry Advising

Haley Sims

Haley Sims

Associate director, career & industry advising


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

Career Ambassadors

The Career Ambassadors promote the importance of early and often engagement with VCU Career Services and serve an integral role as the first point of contact for VCU students with their career and professional development needs. Trained to provide information on a wide array of career development needs, Career Ambassadors connect and assistance students during our drop-in times with resume and cover letter writing and critiques, job (part-time/full-time) and internship searching, strategies for finding volunteer and shadowing opportunities, as well as provide advice and tips on overall professionalism.

Amanda Bates

Part-time Career Adviser


Third culture kid, Storyteller. Lover of mangoes, the beach, and airports. Advocate for students and helping them put their best professional face forward.

Rhonda Hall

Autumn Randell

Part-time Career Adviser


Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral student dedicated to helping students of all backgrounds reach their career goals.