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Career Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, Aug. 20

Student Organization Ice Cream Social
Engineering Career Services wants to partner with your student org! Come enjoy some ice cream and share your thoughts on how we can work together this year.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Co-op? Say What? Information Session
Co-ops are a great opportunity for students to work full-time in a paid position while still maintaining student status at VCU. Come learn more about co-ops and how you can get started!

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Altria Presents: Resumes that Get Results
Come learn how to write a resume that gets noticed.  Throughout the presentation, you will learn how to fine-tune your resume to make the biggest impact.

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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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