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VCU Business Career Services (BCS) believes every business student is capable of career success, and we offer support and opportunities to make it possible. We empower business students to connect with a variety of professional opportunities through individualized student coaching and curated employer partnerships.
Got career questions? We’re here to help! Maximize your career development through one-on-one coaching with our career coaches or using our virtual resources. You can make an appointment with a Career Coach at any step of the way! To schedule an appointment, log into Handshake at VCU or call us at 804-828-3710.
Are you a Business Student Organization seeking to provide career development resources to your members? Business Career Services Career Coaches can lead a workshop, connect you with employers for events, and more! Fill out this form to get started, and we will follow up with you via email within five business days. Please provide your request at least two weeks in advance.
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Get started on your job or internship search with these digital resources:
Find internships and jobs in Handshake. This is the #1 college level hiring database, so start here before you use other resources. Use the filters and searching criteria to tailor your options. Choose one posting to use as a practice for your first application. Watch our Handshake Search Tips video here.
Prep for the interviewing process by reviewing our interview guide or making a practice interview appointment with a Business Career Coach in Handshake.
Make an appointment with a Business Career Coach to review your application materials or fine tune your search and networking strategy. We are called coaches because we are here to support you and help you learn how to succeed in your career!
Utilize Handshake to search for thousands of jobs & internships, access career resources created just for VCU School of Business students, register for events, and schedule appointments with your Business Career Coaches.
Take four assessments and see which careers are the best match for you. Explore what these careers entail, and see currently open positions ranked by their match to your unique code. Click Join Now the first time you sign in.
Micro-Internships (Parker Dewey)
Parker Dewey offers students the ability to execute paid virtual professional assignments for companies. You can use this opportunity to build and demonstrate your skills while exploring various career paths.
Internship simulations (Forage)
Bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give students a career advantage with the world's top companies. Not sure what you want to do, or what it would be like to work in a field? Check out this resource!
BCS YouTube Playlist
Need some quick tips about writing your resume or cover letter, preparing for interviews, using LinkedIn or nailing your "elevator pitch"? Check out our quick tip videos on our YouTube playlist.
VCU's Suit Yourself Closet offers free gently used professional clothing and styling services to VCU students. Check out our professional dress style guides for tips on how to build your professional wardrobe.
VCU Major Maps
Major Maps are strategic career-planning tools to create individualized plans. We focus on your end goal and work backwards - determining what experiences, connections and skills best position you for after graduation.
Connect with professionals in your areas of interest with ties to the VCU community. Ask them honest questions related to how they got to where they are, what challenges they've faced and what a typical day looks like.
GoinGlobal is a career tool that supports students seeking jobs abroad, and students from abroad seeking jobs in the United States. Log in with your VCU credentials.