Participate in Family Webinars
Beginning in June 2019, VCU will launch a monthly webinar series exploring various topics relevant to families who are trying to help their students achieve success. Webinars will feature a presentation followed by the opportunity for participants to ask questions and have them answered live. All webinars will be posted for those who could not participate live.
Tuesday, October 8 @ 11 am
Helping Your Ram Be Well
Dr. Jihad Aziz, University Counseling Services
Lisa Joyner, The Wellness Resource Center
Dr. Margaret Roberson, University Student Health Services
This webinar will feature information on how a student can be well while part of the VCU community. Presenters from Student Health Services, University Counseling Services, and the Wellness Resource Center (The Well) will talk about everything from flu shots to recovery resources to support groups. Find out more about how your Ram can be at their best.
Tuesday, October 29 @ 11 am
Getting the Offer - Job and Internship Searching
Samara Reynolds, Career Services
Career Services will speak with families about the resources they offer to help students prioritize, find, apply and land jobs and internships. Special attention will be paid to VCU’s career development approach, the industry recruiting timeline, and key resources that students can use to identify opportunities and connect with employers in their field(s) of interest, including campus recruiting, the Handshake job and internship database, interview coaching, and more.
How early is too early to start looking and applying for internships and jobs? What should your student wear to an interview? It’s never too early for students to begin making connections with professionals in their industry. In this webinar, you’ll learn all the tips and tricks when it comes to internships, interviews, job shadows, and more!