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 advisers cannot make appointments via email.

Arts & Design

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

jeanette hickl

Jeanette Hickl

Senior Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


Hokie-Highlander. Puppy mom. Lover of all things fitness and nutrition. Career nerd helping students to establish and translate industry talents into professional aspirations.

Communications & Media

To schedule an appointment regarding journalism, public relations, advertising, media relations, or marketing, call (804) 828-1645 or log into your Handshake account.

Rhonda Hall


Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


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, and education

Krystle Dorsey headshot

Krystle Dorsey

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


Health & STEM

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

jorge piocuda

Jorge Piocuda

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


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

Rhonda Hall

Cody Rogalski

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


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


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

Haley Sims

Haley Sims

Senior Associate Director, Career & Industry Advising


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

Career Adviser Melinda Snyder's professional headshot

Melinda Snyder

Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising


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


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


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

Megan Hollis, MCV adviser

Megan Hollis

Associate Director, MCV Campus