HYPE's Neighborhood Series: Jackson Ward
June 15 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The ChamberRVA’s HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage) is hosting this fun networking event for students and young professionals. HYPE introduces its second annual RVA Neighborhood series.
HYPE Happy Hour Capital Ale House
June 28 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The ChamberRVA’s HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage) is hosting this fun networking event for students and young professionals. Join the HYPE crew for a happy hour at the spot with the most beer selections in RVA. We will be hanging in the outside garden with delicious food & beverage.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours
Week of August 21 | 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Need 15 minutes of Career Advice? This is the week! Career Services is open Monday through Friday for drop in hours. No appointments necessary!
Co-op Info Session with AREVA
August 28 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What do you have to do to co-op? Did you know there is a pre-requisite for doing a co-op at VCU? Career Services will present the steps to take to be eligible for co-op. In addition, learn from an employer! Jackie Cawley, HR Director with AREVA, will be on hand to discuss what they look for in a potential co-op student.
Curious About Co-op?
August 29 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Want to hear from co-op experienced students? Have you wondered about the benefits of a co-op? Come to a pizza lunch and learn from former co-op students about their work experiences. How did they find housing? How did they navigate financial aid? Don’t miss your chance to ask!
Global Education Office: The Basics of OPT & CPT
August 30 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Are you interested in gaining valuable work experience in the US after you graduate? As an F-1 international student, you may be eligible to apply for Curricular Practical Training while on an internship, or Optional Practical Training (OPT), post-graduation temporary work authorization.
August 31 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Engineering Career Services is hosting a special Thursday morning coffee hour where you will have the chance to learn more about the Co-op Program, speak to former co-op students and reps from VCU Housing, Financial Aid, and Engineering Students Services so you can gain a better sense of what it would look like for you to complete a co-op.
Resume Express for Co-op Interested Students
September 1 | 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Is there a co-op in your future? Looking for some last minute resume help before the Internship and Career Fair? Stop by Resume Express for a quick 20 minute resume workshop and then sit down one-on-one with someone from Engineering Career Services to receive specific advice on how to improve your resume – all just in time for the Internship and Career Fair!
Mark Rhoads: Immigration Attorney
September 5 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hear from Mark Rhoads, an experienced immigration lawyer, on what types of visas and options exist for the international student's job search in the USA. How does the H1B visa program work from the employer’s perspective? What other visa options might a student pursue on their own? This event is also a great opportunity to connect with a local immigration lawyer.
Dan Beaudry: How to Find a Job in the U.S.
September 7 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dan Beaudry offers international students a formula for a successful job search. He has presented at universities across the country including Harvard, MIT, Georgia Tech and more! Hear from Dan, author of “Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding a Job in the US”, as he discusses how to create a strategic job search process that can lead to successful employment.
September 8 | 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
September 12 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
September 15 | 2:30 pm – 4:30p pm
Looking for some last minute resume help before the Internship and Career Fair? Stop by Resume Express for a quick 30 minute resume workshop and then sit down one-on-one with someone from Engineering Career Services to receive specific advice on how to improve your resume – all just in time for the Internship and Career Fair!
Coffee Hour with Accenture
September 14 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Accenture will be sponsoring a morning coffee hour on Thursday, September 14. This is a great opportunity to connect with an employer who helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future.
Info Session with Accenture
September 14 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Accenture will be sponsoring an info session on Thursday, September 14. This is a great opportunity to connect with an employer who helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future.
The 2-Hour Job Search: Laura Lemza Presents: Hack Your Job Search
September 14 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Learn a hassle free technique to search for a job! Laura Lemza will demonstrate a method developed by Steve Dalton, author of The 2-Hour Job Search. Steve Dalton is a senior career consultant and associate director at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Alumni Board Career Fair Prep Workshop
September 18 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the School of Engineering Alumni Board to learn how to best prepare for the Internship and Career Fair from individuals who were once in your shoes! These recent alums have the knowledge and experience to help you make the most out of your Internship and Career Fair experience. The alums will also be conducting resume reviews. You don’t want to miss this beneficial workshop!
October 3 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Mock interviews are your chance to work on your interviewing skills before the real thing. By participating in a Mock Interview you will have the opportunity to interview with a real employer and will receive feedback on how you did.
Coffee Hour with AREVA
October 12 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Are you looking for position with a premier supplier of services and products to the U.S. nuclear fleet? AREVA is sponsoring a coffee hour and they would like to connect with you!
Info Session with AREVA
October 12 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you looking for position with a premier supplier of services and products to the U.S. nuclear fleet? AREVA is sponsoring an info session and they would like to connect with you!
RVA Career Expo
October 13 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
100 employers representing a variety of professions will participate, recruiting for full and part-time positions, as well as internships. Companies such as Amazon, Altria, Federal Reserve Bank, Dominion, Geico, SunTrust Bank, CoStar and many more will attend.
Co-op Launch Party
December 5 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Help us send off the engineering students who are about to go on co-op rotation! Join us to celebrate their accomplishments at this fun event!