Career Services

A drive to match talent with opportunity

In today's competitive job market, industry leaders are looking for graduates who possess the powerful combination of business knowledge, creativity and passion.

At VCU School of Business, we’re all about bridging this connection. Our Career Services team will help you define your career goals and showcase your skills — and we’ll introduce you to our recruiters from top companies across the nation.

Internships and job opportunities

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Handshake at VCU is a tool to connect students, alumni and employers for career opportunities. Sign in to Handshake at VCU to explore internships and jobs, events, interviews, career counseling and more.

We recommend that undergraduates complete at least one or two internships before graduation. Most business internships are paid.

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Our services

  • Career coaching
  • Career development planning
  • Internship and co-op preparation
  • Etiquette programs
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews
  • Employer branding events
  • On-campus interviews
  • Employer office hours
  • Career fairs

Career coaches

Maximize your career development through one-on-one advising with our career coaches. To schedule a career coaching or professional document review appointment, log in to Handshake at VCU

Appointments Monday - Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Drop ins Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We're located in Snead Hall, Suite B1102.


Spring 2020 Career Fair

Spring 2020 Career Fair

Date: Tuesday, February 11
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open to:Graduate students Undergraduate students Alumni Business community

Outcome surveys

Each semester, our graduating class provides information about post-graduation plans and first-destination career outcomes. We also collect information related to job searches, motivation, satisfaction and engagement with VCU resources. Students receive follow-up surveys at 3, 6 and 12 months after graduation. See survey results

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  • VCU Business Career Services gave me the tools and support I needed to be competitive and desirable in the job market.
    Suganthi Kumareshan
    Post-baccalaureate certificate, accounting, 2015
  • I used the Career Center as much as possible! I attended presentations and mock interviews with REAL companies and received great feedback to improve my confidence for the next time. I felt that I aced my interviews for Bank of America because of those services.
    Lisette Gachet
    B.S. in information systems, 2015