Employer Partner Program

Engineering Career Services Partner Program

Engineering Career Services is excited to launch our 2020-2021 Partner Program, designed to benefit organizations of all sizes and provide distinctive opportunities to engage with VCU College of Engineering students. The program will help build your brand on campus and facilitate connections with workforce-ready engineers and computer scientists.

The Partner Program is an annual program administered throughout the academic year and includes various levels of participation to best fit your organization’s goals.

See our 20 - 21 partners here.

 

$10,000 level

  • Custom recruitment plan and branding plan
  • Dedicated Engineering Career Services recruitment consultant and event management
    • Assistance with drafting compelling position descriptions including a close review of their Handshake ad to suggest ways to improve the ad.  (like too many documents requested, or wrong years for graduation put in, or don’t limit by GPA, etc.) 
    • Collaboration to identify students who meet employer’s target recruitment criteria
    • Assistance with developing targeted direct messaging campaigns to target student population
    • Resumes of students who meet target recruitment criteria
  • Engineering Career Fairs
    • Participation in both the fall and spring Engineering Internship and Career Fair with sponsorship recognition 
    • Primary table placement at the fair
    • Recognition on Career Fair app used by all students
  • One Custom Recruitment Day per semester including:
    • Table for an hour in the morning and hand out coffee vouchers - two tables for each employer based on majors recruited and one table outside of RamBytes. The first 50 students to stop by will get a coffee voucher. 
    • Participate in-person in the ENGR 395: Professional Development course 
    • Resumes of students who attend Recruitment Day events
  • Named sponsor for College of Engineering LIFE Lecture Series (Learning about Industry from Experts) lecture held three times per semester.
    • Sponsor has choice of lecture series dates during which to participate in the lecture series
  • Targeted emails to students to help drive application numbers 
    • All positions included in Jobs Newsletter and highlighted on the Engineering Career Services website 
    • Targeted emails from career advisors to students to promote open positions
    • Recognition as a sponsor in all student emails
  • Assistance with scheduling on-campus or virtual interviews
  • Meeting Coordination including:
    • On-campus meeting space and complimentary parking
    • Dedicated ECS events staff to moderate virtual meetings and assist with technology and logistics
  • Invitations to Dean’s Society events
  • Recognition and Branding
    • Partner companies highlighted on ECS student-facing landing pages on Career Services website
    • Slide displays in all Engineering buildings
    • Custom Zoom Background with sponsorship logos for all ECS student-focused events
    • COE alumni/interns/co-op students highlighted in special features throughout the year 
    • Logos prominently displayed in every student-facing email sent by ECS
  • Recruitment videos prominently displayed outside of the Engineering Career Services office space 
  • Resume book of target students 
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself and connect with the leadership of engineering student organizations during their by-weekly meeting

$5,000 level

  • Custom recruitment plan and branding plan
  • Dedicated Engineering Career Services recruitment consultant and event management
    • Assistance with drafting compelling position descriptions including a close review of their Handshake ad to suggest ways to improve the ad.  (like too many documents requested, or wrong years for graduation put in, or don’t limit by GPA, etc.) 
    • Collaboration to identify students who meet employer’s target recruitment criteria
    • Assistance with developing targeted direct messaging campaigns to target student population
    • Resumes of students who meet target recruitment criteria
  • Engineering Career Fairs
    • Participation in both the fall and spring Engineering Internship and Career Fair with sponsorship recognition 
    • Primary table placement at the fair
    • Recognition on Career Fair app used by all students
  • One Custom Recruitment Day per semester including:
    • Table for an hour in the morning and hand out coffee vouchers - two tables for each employer based on majors recruited and one table outside of RamBytes. The first 50 students to stop by will get a coffee voucher. 
    • Participate in-person in the ENGR 395: Professional Development course 
    • Resumes of students who attend Recruitment Day events
  • Keynote speaker for one Engineering LIFE Lecture Series event (Learning about Industry from Experts) 
  • Targeted emails to students to help drive application numbers 
    • All positions included in Jobs Newsletter and highlighted on the Engineering Career Services website 
    • Targeted emails from career advisors to students to promote open positions
    • Recognition as a sponsor in all student emails
  • Assistance with scheduling on-campus or virtual interviews
  • Invitations to Dean’s Society events
  • Recognition and Branding
    • Partner companies highlighted on ECS student-facing landing pages on Career Services website
    • Slide displays in all Engineering buildings
    • Custom Zoom Background with sponsorship logos for all ECS student-focused events
    • COE alumni/interns/co-op students highlighted in special features throughout the year 
    • Logos prominently displayed in every student-facing email sent by ECS
  • Recruitment videos prominently displayed outside of the Engineering Career Services office space 
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself and connect with the leadership of engineering student organizations during their by-weekly meeting

$2,500 level

  • Custom recruitment plan and branding plan
  • Dedicated Engineering Career Services recruitment consultant and event management
    • Assistance with drafting compelling position descriptions
    • Collaboration to identify students who meet employer’s target recruitment criteria
    • Assistance with developing targeted direct messaging campaigns to target student population
  • Engineering Career Fairs
    • One table at the fall and spring Engineering Career Fairs with sponsorship recognition 
    • Recognition on Career Fair app used by all students
  • Recruitment videos prominently displayed outside of the Engineering Career Services office space 
  • One Custom Recruitment Day including:
    • Table for an hour in the morning and hand out coffee vouchers - two tables for each employer based on majors recruited and one table outside of RamBytes. The first 50 students to stop by will get a coffee voucher. 
    • Participate in-person in the ENGR 395: Professional Development course 
    • Resumes of students who attend Recruitment Day events
  • Targeted emails to students to help drive application numbers 
    • All positions included in Jobs Newsletter and highlighted on the Engineering Career Services website 
    • Targeted emails from career advisors to students to promote open positions
    • Recognition as a sponsor in all student emails
  • Assistance with scheduling on-campus or virtual interviews
  • Invitations to Dean’s Society events
  • Recognition and Branding
    • Partner companies highlighted on ECS student-facing landing pages on Career Services website
    • Slide displays in all Engineering buildings
    • Custom Zoom Background with sponsorship logos for all ECS student-focused events
    • Recognition in all ECS staff signature blocks
    • COE alumni/interns/co-op students highlighted in special features throughout the year
    • Logos prominently displayed in every student-facing email sent by ECS
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself and connect with the leadership of engineering student organizations during their by-weekly meeting

$1,500 level

  • Custom recruitment plan and branding plan
  • Dedicated Engineering Career Services recruitment consultant and event management
    • Collaboration to identify students who meet employer’s target recruitment criteria
    • Assistance with developing targeted direct messaging campaigns to target student population
  • Engineering Career Fairs
    • One table at the fall and spring Engineering Career Fairs with sponsorship recognition 
    • Recognition on Career Fair app used by all students
  • One Custom Recruitment Day including:
    • Table for an hour in the morning and hand out coffee vouchers - two tables for each employer based on majors recruited and one table outside of RamBytes. The first 50 students to stop by will get a coffee voucher. 
    • Participate in-person in the ENGR 395: Professional Development course 
    • Resumes of students who attend Recruitment Day events
  • Targeted emails to students to help drive application numbers 
    • All positions included in Jobs Newsletter and highlighted on the Engineering Career Services website 
    • Targeted emails from career advisors to students to promote open positions
    • Recognition as a sponsor in all student emails
  • Assistance with scheduling on-campus or virtual interviews
  • Meeting Coordination
    • Dedicated ECS events staff to moderate virtual meetings and assist with technology and logistics for all student engagements
  • Invitations to Dean’s Society events
  • Recognition and Branding
    • Partner companies highlighted on ECS student-facing landing pages on Career Services website
    • Slide displays in all Engineering buildings
    • Custom Zoom Background with sponsorship logos for all ECS student-focused events
    • Recognition in all ECS staff signature blocks
    • COE alumni/interns/co-op students highlighted in special features throughout the year
    • Logos prominently displayed in every student-facing email sent by ECS

Registration

To register to participate in the Partner Program, please log in to Handshake and follow the directions below:

  1. Click "Fairs"
  2. Search for "VCU College of Engineering Partner Program"

Once registration is complete, a member of the employer relations team will reach out to confirm your participation.

For additional information, please contact:
Engineering Career Services
engrcareers@vcu.edu