VCU Career Services is a community committed to respect by upholding values that promote collaboration, diversity, inclusion, integrity and learning. Our mission is to provide career education and build partnerships to support student success as they become engaged citizens in a diverse community.
COLLABORATION: We value our current relationships and create new strategic partnerships to enhance the services we provide for the benefit of all internal and external stakeholders.
DIVERSITY: We strive to recognize, understand, appreciate, and utilize differences to better inform our work while advocating for and practicing inclusion to create better outcomes for all groups.
INCLUSION: We hold ourselves accountable to encourage recognition and contribution of all persons and groups to the whole, that results in all members and participants feelings valued, appreciated and fully utilized and having similar chances for successful outcomes and that emphasis the value of cultural pluralism.
INTEGRITY: We respect one another and hold each other accountable.
LEARNING: We engage in learning as the transformative process of taking in information that, when internalized and mixed with what we have experienced, changes what we know and builds on what we do.*
*From The New Social Learning by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner