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.
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.
This fair is designed for our Federal Work-Study employers and students who have been granted Federal Work-Study as part of their Financial Aid package. All students are welcome to visit the fair but please be aware all available positions are for students granted Federal Work-Study in their financial aid package.
This fair is open to all VCU students who want to learn about part-time and hourly opportunities both on- and off-campus. If you are looking for a job that will help you learn to balance academics and weekly shifts, this fair is the place or you.
This career fair will enable you to connect with recruiters and hiring managers from organizations that are committed to building a diverse workforce by hiring candidates like you. These organizations are seeking students and alumni for internship and full-time job opportunities. Everyone is welcome!
This fair will connect VCU students to employers offering opportunities for relevant, experiential and applied learning. Whether you are hoping to volunteer, intern, conduct research or create, this fair is for you!
This fair is open to all VCU students who want to learn about part-time and hourly opportunities with your organization. If you are looking for employees who can balance academics and their weekly shifts, this fair is the place to find them.
This fair is your chance to connect with VCU students who are seeking full-time jobs following graduation and summer internships as well as part-time and full-time summer jobs!
VCU Education students interested in licensed teaching and counseling positions, as well as undergraduate students exploring teaching as a career should plan to come and network with districts and employers during the fair.
This year's event will offer ONLY a career fair format.
This fair will connect VCU students to employers who are committed to serving their community. VCU Students contribute more than 1.3 million hours of community service annually so they can develop skills to be successful in the public and social service sector. Employers will be offering careers and internships in local, state and federal government, as well as in public & social services agencies including nonprofit organizations.
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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!
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| 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!
|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.
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.