Our Team

Main number: (804) 828-1645
General contact email: careers@vcu.edu
Employers: hirevcurams@vcu.edu

Make a career advising appointment

We offer individual advising appointments to students and alumni (during their first year after graduation) and drop-in advising for students who are just beginning their career journey, no appointment needed. 

To schedule an appointment: Call 804-828-1645 or log in below to schedule your appointments in Handshake.

Please note: Our office and advisors cannot make appointments via email.

Arts & Design

Common Fields: Graphic design, performing arts, fine arts, film, photography, and entrepreneurship

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Anna Umbreit

Senior Assistant Director, Arts, Design, & Entrepreneurship


Communications & Media

Common Fields: Journalism, public relations, advertising, media relations, or marketing

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Julia Bailey

Career Advisor, Media & Communications


Education & Human Services

Commons fields: Psychology, English, human sexuality and gender studies, African American studies, and education

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Krystle Dorsey

Assistant Director, Education & Human Service


Health & STEM

Common fields: General science, forensic science, chemistry, life science, math, integrated life sciences, environmental studies, bioinformatics, and allied health

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Jorge Piocuda

Assistant Director, STEM & Health


North Carolina native. Audio and cinephile. Collector of vinyl and books. Career educator guiding the bright minds of today to become the influencers of tomorrow.

Health & STEM

Common fields: Pre-health, biology, health, physical education, and exercise science

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Cody Rogalski

Assistant Director, Health & STEM


Buffalo, NY native. Obsessed with Buffalo sports, unfortunately. Lover of history and Classics. VCU alumnus ready to help Rams during their career development.


Explore major options and career pathways that might be a good fit for you.

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Haley Sims

Senior Associate Director, Career Advising & Discovery


Empathetic listener, red pen ninja and MBTI nerd. Love planning and impersonating people more than I should.

Social Impact & Public Service

Common fields: Economics, philosophy, political science, sociology, social work, and public affairs

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Melinda Snyder

Assistant Director, Public Service & Nonprofit


General Appointments

To schedule an appointment with the graduate assistant advisor, call (804) 828-1645 or log into your Handshake account.

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Nicole Torres

Graduate Assistant

Drop-in Advising

Drop-ins are offered Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at VCU Career Services. No appointment needed!

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Career Ambassadors

Peer-leadership team


In addition to assisting students during drop-in hours, Career Ambassadors present to student and campus organizations on a variety of career-related topics. If you would like to request a presentation from a Career Ambassador for your student organization, email us at careers@vcu.edu.

Health & STEM

Common fields: Medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, allied health professions

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Megan Hollis

Associate Director, Health Sciences Career Advising


Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Success
907 Floyd Avenue, Room 143
Box 842007
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2007

Phone: (804) 828-1645
Fax: (804) 828-2060
Email: careers@vcu.edu
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