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Wednesday, Sept. 28

L.I.F.E Talk with QRC Technologies
Join the president and CEO of QRC Technologies, Tom Challahan, for the first L.I.F.E Talk of the semester! Tom will be sharing information on his own career path and highlighting the flexibility VCU engineers have after graduation. Registration is required! 

Launch Your Career Now! INROADS Information Session
Attention Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors, are you seeking a paid summer internship with a top company? If so, this is your opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the INROADS professional development program and paid-internship placement process.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Coffee Hour with Dominion
Dominion will be sponsoring a morning coffee hour on Thursday, September 29. Come grab some breakfast, get to know the reps from Dominion, and learn about potential internship opportunities!

Dominion Info Session
Learn more about open internship and co-op positions with Dominion at this information session! Free pizza!

Explore Dominion
Join us for an exclusive event where you will be able to explore Dominion and learn more about internship opportunities and company’s diverse group of engineers and leadership. You will be able to ask questions and connect with Dominion professionals and VCU School of Engineering alumni. By invitation only – check your email for your invite.

Graduate and Professional School Fair
You’re invited to attend the VCU Graduate and Professional Schools Fair, which will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Commonwealth Ballroom, the Virginia Rooms, and the Richmond Salons on the second floor of the University Student Commons.

Friday, Sept. 30

Site Visit: Micron
Are you interested in seeing what it would be like to work at a large organization dedicated to building some of the world’s most advanced memory and semiconductor technologies? Attend the Micron Site Visit to learn more! Register today to visit Micron’s Northern, VA location on September 30.


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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