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Career Services


Tuesday, Oct. 25

Info Session: RISE & SMART Scholarships
Learn more about two great scholarship opportunities for STEM majors!

Co-op? Say What? Information Session
Co-ops give students the opportunity to work full-time in a paid position while taking a semester away from coursework. Learn more at this info session

Mastering the Mainframe
Join RamDev for an interactive presentation on mainframe technology and careers. Presented by Mr. Leonard Santalucia, CTO of Vicom Infinity, an IBM Premier Business Partner.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

L.I.F.E Talk with Evonik Corporation
During this lunch presentation, Lyndon McClure from Evonik Corporation will be sharing information on his own career path and highlighting the flexibility VCU engineers have after graduation. Registration is required! 

Thursday, Oct. 27

Coffee Hour with Axalta
Come grab some breakfast, get to know the reps from Axalta, and learn about their open internship opportunities for chemical and mechanical engineers.

Axalta Info Session
Learn more about Axalta’s manufacturing & operations internship, supply chain management internship, and technology R&D internship at this information session! Free pizza!


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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