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Career Fairs & Events

VCU hosts career fairs during fall and spring semesters. Each fair offers for students and alumni the opportunity to network with employers from a wide range of industries. More information about career fairs and participating employers can be found in Handshake.

Although professional dress is not required to attend these events, it is recommended in order to support your best first impression with employers.

How to register for a career and internship fair 

Register for any of our career fairs through Handshake. If you would like to discuss networking during a career fair, update your career materials, or update your professional wardrobe before attending a career fair, you can make a career advising or Suit Yourself Closet appointment through Handshake.

Upcoming events from VCU Career Services

Select an event title below to learn more and sign up via Handshake!

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

Thompson Creek - Information Session (Virtual)

| Tuesday, Sept 22 @ 3:30 PM | Thompson Creek Window Company, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier home improvement company, and a Richmond Times Top Workplace is looking for part time Field Marketer’s to join our team. As a Field Marketer, you will represent the company at shows & events and go door-to-door in designated neighborhoods to educate interested homeowners about our quality products to secure leads for future in-home product demonstrations. Your responsibility is not to close sales, but to generate leads. WHY FIELD MARKETING? - Get your foot in the door of a lucrative sales or marketing career in this entry level position. - Evening and weekend hours, offering you aflexible schedule as a student! - NO TRANSPORTATION NEEDED, pick up located on campus! - The opportunity for high earning potential - our top performers earn $36 an hour!

Pre-Physician Assistant Track Declaration Workshop


Pre-Medicine Track Declaration Workshop

|Wednesday, September 23, 2:00 – 3:30 pm| Please use your VCU email to register on Zoom for the event. Registration will be limited to 75 seats so make sure you register on Handshake to secure a seat. If there are no remaining seats check the other pre-medicine declaration workshops available in Handshake.

Resumes and Cover Letters for Social Work - Fall 2020

Are you preparing to apply for a master's degree in Social Work, applying for field placement, or applying for a job after graduation? Join VCU Career Services to learn how to avoid common mistakes and how to customize your resume and cover letters to the field of Social Work.

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