School of Business Career Services
Virginia Commonwealth University
Snead Hall, Suite B1102
301 W. Main Street
P.O. Box 844000
Richmond, VA 23284-4000
Phone: (804) 827-1801
In your decision to transfer to the VCU School of Business, you likely identified academic goals and are on the path to accomplishing them. Can you say the same about your career development and planning? If obtaining a full-time job related to your major is included in your list of objectives, as a transfer student, it is essential that you understand the career preparation process and time horizon, particularly if you’re aiming to secure employment by your graduation date.
|One of the many resources available to you at the School of Business is a team of experts available to help with your career preparation. The VCU Business Career Services team views career development as a part of your overall educational experience. We provide a broad range of services and resources to help you develop and showcase your skills and experience. We also cultivate opportunities for you to gain exposure to and interact with employers, and gain practical experience.|
We encourage you to utilize the resources available to make the most of your educational experience. We also encourage you to engage early and take the lead in driving your career preparation. A resource guide has been developed to help you understand this process. The Career Preparation Life Cycle will explain the stages of development and help you understand where your efforts should be focused. Recommended activities are outlined for each phase, along with the various tools and resources available to support your efforts.
|We wish you the very best in your academic and career journeys and look forward to hearing about your successes.|