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Connect with Students

Engineering Career Services is here to help you connect with VCU engineering students and alumni. Follow the steps below to make your recruitment plan as successful as possible.

  1. Post a job, internship or co-op.
  2. Attend the Internship and Career Fair.
  3. Brand your organization and connect with students by attending signature recruitment events. See the full list below.
  4. Connect on a deeper level by creating a strategic recruitment plan. See below for ideas on how to connect and contact Engineering Career Services to learn more.
  5. Interview on campus.

Signature Events

Share your organization’s brand with VCU engineers by attending the following signature recruitment events:

  • Internship and Career Fair
    Meet hundreds of undergraduate and graduate career-ready students at the Fall and Spring Engineering Internship and Career Fairs.
  • Mock Interviews
    Sign up to help VCU engineers sail through their next interview.
  • Capstone Project sponsorship
    Learn more about how sponsoring a team of VCU students can help you solve real-world problems.
  • Design-a-thons
    Our 24-hour coding and design competitions are excellent opportunities to connect with and evaluate engineering student talent.

Connect on a Deeper Level

After signing up for our signature events, it is time to start strategically connecting with students. Engineering Career Services is here to help you create a customized recruitment plan consisting of on-campus interviews, site visits, networking events and much more!

  • On-campus Interviews
    Use our career center facilities to conduct interviews, providing convenience for you as well as our students.
  • Custom Recruitment Day
    Work one-on-one with Engineer Career Services to create a day full of recruitment events designed to help you meet your hiring goals. 
  • Site Visits
    Schedule a field trip to your site, where students can experience firsthand what it’s like to work at your business.
  • Engineers on the Road: Computer Science Tour of RVA
    Engineering Career Services is hosting a bus tour of RVA for computer science students and we would love to come visit you! This is your opportunity to connect with 20-30 highly motivated computer science students and test their logical thinking and problem-solving skills. Contact Rebecca Kurihine by emailing rskurihine@vcu.edu for more information.
  • Co-op Expo
    Brand your organization, share information about your open co-op positions, and review resumes at the College of Engineering Co-op Expo.
  • Sponsor Engineering Student Organizations
    Connect with students directly by reaching out to student organizations to share your company info or plan an event. Ready to connect? Contact Rebecca Kurihine by emailing rskurihine@vcu.edu for an introduction to the organization leadership.
  • Hire Interns
    Hiring interns can be exceptionally beneficial for companies. Not only are you granting VCU students the opportunity to develop professionally, but the role of the intern can prove to be an extremely valuable asset to your company.
  • Hire Co-ops
    Use the advanced engineering and problem solving skills of VCU engineers on a full-time basis to benefit your organization through the College of Engineering Co-op Program.
  • Hire International Students
    Hiring international students for internships is easy. Take advantage of the the diverse perspective these exceptional students will bring to your organization.