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Wednesday, Dec. 2

Tech Talk: Accenture vs. Vim
Come learn the basics of Vim from a professional developer from Accenture!

Career Workshop: Making LinkedIn Work for You
Come learn how to put your LinkedIn profile to use. Find contacts, join groups, and connect with alumni in this workshop.

Thursday, Dec. 3

A Perspective of What it Takes to Succeed Beyond College
Join IEEE to hear from Altria’s George Karles, Ph.D. on his model for success that led to being awarded 35 patents.

Monday, December 7

Cookie Break with Career Services
Even the smartest of cookies need to take study breaks! Join us for a Cookie Break with Engineering Career Services, enjoy a FREE cookie, and take a break from studying for your final exams.


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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