Spring 2021 Course – Options in Healthcare

Learn about various career fields within healthcare through guest speakers, class discussions, and individual research.

Develop professional skills that will support the achievement of your career goals.

Develop an understanding of the complex issues and choices confronting healthcare professionals and the surrounding community.

10AM – 10.50AM, Fridays

Online Synchronous


Instructor: Danielle Stubbs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs applications are now OPEN! Students who complete the programs are given opportunities for incredible experiential learning and the ability to build social capital by connecting with admissions faculty in the various health professions programs.

For Juniors, Seniors, and Post-Baccalaureate Students, they have SAEP (Summer Academic Enrichment Program)

For Freshman – Seniors they have ACHE (Allied Health Career Exploration) and Pharmacy Preview Day. Check out an awesome video from their AHCE program last Summer: AHCE Video.

For more information and to apply, please visit dhsd.vcu.edu.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorayah Lenore at ltlenore@vcu.edu

‘Near Misses in Applied Research’

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

VCU’s Department of Forensic Science presents “From Biblical Plagues to Extraterrestrial Life and Microbial Forensics: Near Misses in Applied Research.” The lecture will be in Room 2201, Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Ave. For more information, contact Jo Murphy at jsmurphy@vcu.edu.

Money Mondays: Building Credit

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m.

Learn how to build a positive credit score and pull your own credit report at annualcreditreport.com at this workshop, in the Alumni Association Board Room of the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. Bring your laptop. Money Mondays is brought to you by VCU TRIO Student Support Services, the Money Spot at VCU, and the Virginia Credit Union. For more information, contact TRIO Student Support Services at trio@vcu.eduor (804) 828-9517 or visit http://www.trio.vcu.edu.

October Career Advising Events!

October is full of opportunities to learn, connect, and build your skills. Register for upcoming events in Handshake today!

VCU BEST MCV, How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Wed, Oct 3 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
MCV Campus, Kontos Medical Sciences Building, 104 & 105


Graduate and Professional School Fair

Thu, Oct 4 10:00 am EDT – 1:00 pm EDT
907 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23220, United States


VCU BEST, Science Alumni Panel

Fri, Oct 5 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
Richmond Salons IV, University Commons


Careers in the Commons: US Coast Guard Contracting – Oct 2018

Tue, Oct 9 12:00 pm EDT – 2:00 pm EDT
University Student Commons


Exploring Health Careers

Tue, Oct 23 12:00 pm EDT – 1:30 pm EDT
University Student Commons Virginia Rooms A&B


Careers in Education Symposium and Open House – Fall 2018

Thu, Oct 25 4:00 pm EDT – 7:00 pm EDT
University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom


VCU BEST MCV, How to Cope & Capitalize on Failure

Fri, Oct 26 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
MCV Campus, Kontos Medical Sciences Building, 104 & 105

Did you know that VCU Career Services has a professional clothing closet called Suit Yourself?? They also have a great event, JCPenney College Suit Up, to build your professional wardrobe on Sunday, October 7th from 6:30 – 9:30pm. 

JCPenney College Suit Up is a collaborative event with VCU Career Services and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) to provide students with a special shopping event for career wear. *With a VCU ID, students and alumni will receive exclusive discounts not available to the public. VCU Career Services will be providing transportation. Sign up here!! 

Career Services Events for Transfer Students

Resumes, Part-Time Jobs & All Things Career! Join Career Services on January 18th or January 24th from 4:00-4:30pm in the Alumni Board Room, Student Commons for information about finding a part-time job, creating or improving your resume, networking and more!

Veteran Professional Development Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

VCU Military Student Services Office sponsors a professional development workshop in the University Student Commons, Forum Room, for veterans and anyone who is interested in jobs in the IT industry post-graduation. The workshop will feature Mike Powers, national IT recruiter and veteran, who will offer insight on resume writing, interview tips and elevator pitches. Refreshments will be served. Open to all. For more information, contact William Morley at wemorley@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8674 or visit http://militarystudents@vcu.edu.