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UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, Dec. 12

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.

Thursday, Jan. 12

Total Internship Management Workshop
Employers! Learn how to build top-notch internship and entry-level talent programs at the Richmond Area Total Internship Management Workshop on July 28 from 8:30am – 3:30pm. APPROVED for 6 Hours of HRCI Credit! To register click here. Enter promo code VCU for 15% off the registration fee!

Thursday, Jan. 19

Coffee Hour with Engineering Career Services
Mingle with the staff of Engineering Career Services while enjoying FREE coffee, bagels and donuts! Engineering Career Services will provide information on all of the programs and services offered throughout the semester. This is great chance to learn how you can prepare for the Internship and Career Fair!

Partnering with Engineering Career Services 101: An Info Session for Student Orgs
Engineering Career Services wants to partner with your student organization! As an engineering student leader, you make a positive impact on your peers on a regular basis. Engineering Career Services would like to discuss how we can partner together during the upcoming school year to best serve engineering students…all while enjoying some pizza! So, mark your calendars, bring your ideas, and plan to join us for a fun and informative info session with FREE pizza!

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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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