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Career Fairs & Events

Career Week - March 29-April 1

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Join us for Career Week (sponsored by VCU Career Services and Alumni Relations) for a series of events designed to connect students and alumni with employers, information, and opportunities to support your professional development. See full list of events and register!

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!

Pre-Health Advisory Committee Personal Statement Live Q&A

Tuesday, March 9th, 1:30-2:30 pm | Pre-Health Advisory Committee (PHAC) is designed for and open to VCU undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and recent alumni students on ANY pre-professional health track and are planning to apply to professional health programs during the summer/fall 2021 semesters for Fall 2022 admissions. Students who are participants of a guaranteed admissions program are eligible to participate in PHAC. This workshop is for students that have completed the PHAC introduction video, that have registered to participate in the process. Attendees should come prepared with questions about creating, writing, and editing their personal statement for the PHAC process. This is not a personal statement review workshop. Students from all pre-professional tracks are welcome to attend. Please register on Handshake. You will be directed to register on Zoom to receive the link to access the event.

Work towards Working Part 4: Job Searching / Career Prep Workshop Series - Spring 2021

This event is part 4 in a series of six sessions to help make you feel as confident as possible in your career prep journey! Part 4 will focus on job searching.

Work towards Working Part 4: Job Searching

This event is part 4 in a series of six sessions to help make you feel as confident as possible in your career prep journey! Part 4 will focus on job searching.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Declaration Q&A

Wednesday, March 10th, 1:30-2:30 pm | This workshop is for students that have completed the Pre-Veterinary Medicine declaration process on the Pre-Professional Health Hub available on Canvas and want to discuss any questions or concerns they have about the declaration process, being a Pre-Professional Health student, or being on the Pre-Veterinary Medicine track. If you have not yet completed the Pre-Veterinary Medicine declaration process and would like to you can use this link, (https://virginiacommonwealth.instructure.com/enroll/YNNNJ7) to register for the Canvas hub and begin your declaration process. Please register on Handshake. You will be directed to register on Zoom to receive the link to access the event.

Effective Interview Strategies and Tips to Earn that Admissions Spot or Job Offer

The interview process can be stressful for most people. Having the knowledge and skills on how to effectively interview can make the experience less stressful and help you obtain that admissions spot or job offer. This session will focus on the various types of interviews including Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI), strategies and techniques for each type and how to demonstrate that you are the best candidate. This workshop is part of the Division of Health Sciences Diversity Career Services Spring 2021 Series.

Careers with NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Virtual Panel

Join panelists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to talk about internship and career opportunities with NIH and NIAID. A welcome and introduction will be provided by JR Smith, followed by small group breakout sessions for you to learn more from these NIAID professionals: Kol Zarember, Staff Scientist (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kol-zarember-780978118/) Andrea DiCarlo-Cohen, RNCP Director (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-dicarlo-cohen-7975997/) Darrell Hurt, Chief: Bioinformatics Branch (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dehurt/) Meghan McCarthy, Program Lead: 3D Printing & Biovisualization (https://www.linkedin.com/in/meghancoakleymccarthy/) Students at all levels welcome to attend, as well as alumni. Please register using the "External Registration" button at the top right of this event page. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This program is brought to you in partnership between NIH/NIAID, VCU Career Services, CNU Center for Career Planning, and William & Mary Cohen Career Center.

VCU School of Medicine - Med Student Q&A

Interested in hearing from medical students at MCV? Join Keli Doe, President of Student National Medical Association 2018 (SNMA) medical student at MCV and his friends to learn about their journey to medical school! They will be discussing why they chose VCU, how they got in, and what their experience was like. You will also have the chance to ask them questions during the Q&A at the end.

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