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Career Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Student Organization Popsicle Social
Engineering Career Services wants to partner with your student organization! Come discuss how we can partner together during the upcoming school year to best serve engineering students…all while enjoying some popsicles from King of Pops!

Wednesday, Aug. 31

Career Workshop: Resumes and More
Developing a good resume is the first step to landing a job! Join us for a workshop on resume development and learn tips on how to best represent your academic and work experience.

Thursday, Sept. 1

Co-op Expo
Interested in learning how you can receive a year of paid work experience before you graduate? Come to this special Thursday morning coffee hour to hear about the School of Engineering Co-op Program and to speak to former co-op students and reps from Housing, Financial Aid, and Engineering Student Services.

Co-op? Say What? Information Session
Learn more about engineering co-ops, the benefits of co-oping, what it all means for you at this information session!

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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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