Professional Development &
VCU Business Career Services

We understand graduate students pursue advanced degrees for a variety of reasons, which is why we offer tailored professional development within VCU Business. Take advantage of:


Whether you are looking to become more competitive for opportunities within your current organization, looking to build skills and networks to make a complete career shift or are planning to launch your own business, you will have access to the resources that support your personal goals. 


Some examples of recent workshops include:

  • Why You Need LinkedIn
  • Your Strategic Job Search
  • Why Should Someone Hire or Promote You?
  • Negotiating for a Raise
  • Finding Allies, Making Them Advocates
  • Answering “Tell me About Yourself” 


VCU Business graduate students have the opportunity to participate in Alumni Perspectives Panels, discussions and networking. These sessions open the door to learning from those who have leveraged their own VCU School of Business advanced degrees.

Frequent Employers

Our graduates work in many different sectors, but this is a sample of where recent graduates have gone to work: 

Business Career Services Resources


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.

Access Handshake


VCU Link

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.

Access VCU Link

VCU Link

LinkedIn Learning

Check out this curated list of learning modules to build your skills in career management. 

Access LinkedIn Learning

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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.

Explore Parker Dewey

Parker Dewey

Virtual internship simulations (Forage)

Bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give students a genuine 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!

Go to Forage



GoinGlobal is a career tool that supports students seeking jobs abroad and students from abroad seeking jobs in the United States, with access to opportunities in over 120 countries. Log in with your VCU credentials.

Log in to GoinGlobal


Suit Yourself

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.

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Suit Yourself Closet


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.

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Candid Career

Whether you are exploring majors or careers or preparing for a job interview, Candid Career has the videos to help! 

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