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Career Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, Jan. 20

Resume Express
Looking for some resume help before the Internship and Career Fair? Stop by Resume Express for a quick 30 minute resume workshop and then sit down one-on-one with someone from Engineering Career Services to receive specific advice on how to improve your resume. Can’t make the resume workshop? No problem! Just stop by anytime between 2:30 and 4 pm to have your resume reviewed. No appointment needed!  

Tuesday, Jan. 24

VINE Breakfast and Professional Dress Workshop for Women
Siri Wiggins from WestRock will be leading a special discussion on professional yet practical dress for women in the workplace. Stop by this workshop to learn more and enjoy free breakfast! Registration is required!

HYPE Own Your Career: A Mentoring Guide
Come hear from Katherine Wintsch and John Kemper on their mentoring relationship. Finding the right mentor and then managing the relationship correctly can be tricky. Come learn how these two lean on one another to better themselves and one another. Registration is required and space is limited!

Legislation 101
Learn how you, as a student citizen, can advocate for clean nuclear energy with our elected state officials. Attend Legislation 101, sponsored by VCU’s Section of the American Nuclear Society, to learn more!

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Part-time Job Fair
Visit the Commons to learn more about on-campus and off-campus part-time jobs around RVA!

The mission of Engineering Career Services is to prepare engineering students for their careers and to build relationships within the engineering corporate community. We accomplish this through specialized programs to engage students and train them in all aspects of professional development — from job and internship search strategy to resume writing skills to learning how to evaluate an employment offer. We work diligently to build mutually beneficial relationships within the corporate community to increase opportunities for our students and to become a school of choice for employer recruitment.

Some of the events and programs offered through Engineering Career Services include:

  • Career counseling
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation
  • Internship opportunities
  • RamsRecruiting
  • Etiquette dinners
  • Career fairs
  • Employer site visits
  • Employer networking opportunities

Career Spots videos

Check out these videos for tips and strategies for your job search.

Contacts and office hours

Anita Hazel Taylor, director
Laura Lemza, career counselor
Rebecca Kurihine, career center coordinator

Phone: (804) 827-1801
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location and directions

VCU Engineering Career Services
School of Engineering West Hall, Room 235
601 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
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