Make a Virtual Appointment

VCU Career Services is ready and able to offer virtual career advising appointments to current students and alumni within one year of graduation. Individuals can select or change the medium of any appointment type within Handshake to Zoom, phone, or email (best for document review). You can also cancel and/or reschedule appointments via Handshake or by calling our front desk at 804-828-1645.

Remember that Handshake and useful resources on the VCU Career Services website remain available all students and alumni 24/7. You may also visit our virtual services and support page to see other ways our team can help you, even in this remote environment.

If you have questions about an existing appointment, please email your career advisor directly. If you have questions about how to set up an appointment, please contact us at

Office Information

About us

Our goal is to help you develop a plan for defining and achieving your career and professional goals, starting your first semester at VCU. We offer individual advising appointments to students and alumni during their first year after graduation.

All VCU students may use our services. The School of Business and College of Engineering also have individual career centers.

Our office

Location: University Student Commons, first floor, across from Chick-Fil-A (with a satellite office in Hunton Student Center, Suite 205)

Virtual Advising Appointments and Document Review Available: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m
Fall 2020 Office Hours (Quick Questions): Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Suit Yourself Closet (By Appointment Only): Tuesday & Wednesday, 9 - 11 a.m.

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Upcoming Career Fairs and Events

HCA Healthcare Virtual Info Session

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 12-12:30 pm | Please use your VCU email to register on Zoom for this event. HCA Healthcare’s StaRN Nurse Residency is a specially designed program to help new graduate RNs make the leap from student nurse to professional nurse. With the help of our hands-on, supportive teams and dedicated leadership, we will prepare you and help you move with confidence toward long-term success in your nursing career. Attend our virtual information session to learn more! StaRN Recruiter, Regan Dillon, will discuss the Nurse Residency Program, Nurse Tech to RN Incentive, and Benefits. In addition, learn what departments hire new graduate RNs within our 7 Richmond-area hospitals and how you can apply to be considered. We look forward to having you join us!

Pre-Physical Therapy Track Declaration Workshop

Learn more about the specifics of preparing to apply for PT school and how VCU's Pre-PT track can help you on your journey there.

From Backpacks to Briefcases: Career Planning 101

Lauren Jackson's mentoring group; not a class, but invite-only like a class

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