RVA Career Expo Friday, October 13, 2017! See the list of companies & register!

RVA Career Expo

The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association hosts our professional job fair held every March and October.

RICHMOND’S PREMIER PROFESSIONAL JOB FAIR
Friday, October 13, 2017 – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Cultural Arts Center, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Full-time – Part-time – Internships – FREE for ALL Job Seekers
YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A HOKIE TO PARTICIPATE!
           
                 JOB SEEKER FAQ’s                                    EMPLOYER/COMPANY FAQ’S
            JOB SEEKER TIPS FOR SUCCESS                      EMPLOYER/COMPANY TIPS FOR SUCCESS
QUESTIONS?  Contact Patrice Strachan  patrice.strachan@richmondhokies.org  804-313-7041
              
 Virginia Tech Human Resources   

   

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

More Employers Added to the Mock Interview Program!

Sign up for an Employer Mock Interview!

Former IS student:  Partap and one of our former Federal Reserve Bank reps having a mock interview

Employer Behavioral Mock Interview Program:  Wednesday, 9/27 and Tuesday, 10/3  – time slots b/w 9-4pm.

WHAT

Business students and alumni will be able to sit down with employers and have a one-on-one practice interview.  Employers will give you feedback and suggestions regarding your resume, interviewing responses and your professional attire.

Employer representatives will be conducting the mock interviews, and while you won’t be aware of the employer who will conduct your interview, each representative will be interviewing for the mock position of Business Associate.  I will send you the mock job description when I confirm your appointment.

Each mock interview will last an hour.  ***Professional dress is required and you will need to bring a hard copy of your resume for your interview.

WHO

The Employer Business Mock Interview Program is specifically intended for Business students and alumni.

This fall, employers include:  Two new employers have been added:

  • CH Robinson
  • Geico
  • Altria
  • Dominion
  • Co-Star
  • AMF Bowling
  • VDSS
  • Mitchell Wiggins
  • State Corporation Commission
  • VHDA
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Owens & Minor
  • Randstad

WHERE

Interviews will be conducted in Snead Hall.  Please check in at our office at B1102.

HOW

Registration is now open and it is on a first come, first served basis!  Please download and then email the completed registration form or drop off the form in the Business Career Center.  On the form, indicate ALL of the time slots that work best for you on both days or either day.  I am going to assign each person who registers one interview.

If you are going to email the form, send it to  dward@vcu.edu and put “mock interview” in the subject line.

Link to mock interview registration form:

Mock Registration form fall 2017 (1)

Behavioral Interviewing Workshop for Monday, 9/25 from 2-3pm!

Monday, 9/25  2-3pm (B-2165):  Behavioral Interviewing Workshop:  This workshop will give you tips to make sure you are ready for behavioral interviewing: what to expect, how to frame your answers, and provide examples of good vs not so good answers to interviewing questions.

You do not have to RSVP or dress professionally for this workshop.  Just come as you are!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you need some practice interviewing? Behavioral Interviewing Prep Workshop & Employer Mock Interviews!

Former IS student:  Partap and one of our former Federal Reserve Bank reps having a mock interview

 

 

Employer Behavioral Mock Interview Program:  Wednesday, 9/27 and Tuesday, 10/3  – time slots b/w 9-4pm.

WHAT

Business students and alumni will be able to sit down with employers and have a one-on-one practice interview.  Employers will give you feedback and suggestions regarding your resume, interviewing responses and your professional attire.

Employer representatives will be conducting the mock interviews, and while you won’t be aware of the employer who will conduct your interview, each representative will be interviewing for the mock position of Business Associate.  I will send you the mock job description when I confirm your appointment.

Each mock interview will last an hour.  ***Professional dress is required and you will need to bring a hard copy of your resume for your interview.

WHO

The Employer Business Mock Interview Program is specifically intended for Business students and alumni.

This fall, employers include:

  • CH Robinson
  • Geico
  • Altria
  • Dominion
  • Co-Star
  • AMF Bowling
  • VDSS
  • Mitchell Wiggins
  • State Corporation Commission
  • VHDA
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

WHERE

Interviews will be conducted in Snead Hall.  Please check in at our office at B1102.

HOW

Registration is now open and it is on a first come, first served basis!  Please download and then email the completed registration form or drop off the form in the Business Career Center.  On the form, indicate ALL of the time slots that work best for you on both days or either day.  I am going to assign each person who registers one interview.

If you are going to email the form, send it to  dward@vcu.edu and put “mock interview” in the subject line.

Link to mock interview registration form:

Mock Registration form fall 2017 (1)

Prep Workshop for Behavioral Interviewing:

Monday, 9/25  2-3pm (B-2165):  Behavioral Interviewing Workshop:  This workshop will give you tips to make sure you are ready for behavioral interviewing: what to expect, how to frame your answers, and provide examples of good vs not so good answers to interviewing questions.

If you have any questions, please let me know

Thanks!! (dward@vcu.edu)

 

VCU BIZCONNECT Program from the Office of Student Engagement!

Our VCU BizConnect mentoring platform is now live: Sign up here!

Do you want to narrow down your major or career path options? Sit down with alumni, business professionals and industry experts to learn about career options & company culture and expand your network through Explore Interviews.

Have you found the field or career that’s right for you and want to gain meaningful guidance from someone who’s been in your shoes? Join Connect Mentoring Program for a year-long mentor. 

Any questions? check out our student FAQ page or email bizconnect@vcu.edu

Deadline to Apply is September 26th.

Office of Student Engagement, VCU School of Business

 

List of the 104 Companies Attending our Business Career Fair on 9/19!

Please get your resumes ready!  The Career Fair is Tuesday, 9/19.  Have you researched the companies?  Do you have a strong elevator pitch?

 

 Current Employer Positions Available/Majors Sought
Adecco All
Aldi Inc District Manager / District Manager Intern
ALKU Recruiting/Sales – Entry-Level Staffing, Recruiting/Account Management Intern / All Majors
Allianz Worldwide Partners Rotational Analyst, Business Analysts
Altria Client Services Accounting & Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Market Research, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, General Business
Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. Risk Management / Insurance / Finance
ASL Account Manager and Production/Underwriting
Auditor of Public Accounts Full Time Positions with Accounting, Information Systems and MBA degrees
AXA Advisors Financial Advisor/Financial Planning Representatives (All Majors)
Bankers Life Insurance Sales Agent/All Majors
Bowlmor AMF Accounting, IT, Human Resources
Buckeye International, Inc. Sales Management Program
C.H. Robinson Account Manager, Carrier Manager, Sales Executive, Internship, Account Coordinator
Capital One Small Business Customer Service Team in the Retail Bank
Car Pool Car Wash Car Wash Associates
Carpenter Co. Accounting, Chemical Engineering
CBRE | Richmond All majors, but focus on business and finance
Central Intelligence Agency All
Century Distribution Systems, Inc Account Support Representative, Business Analyst, IT, Marketing
ChamberRVA Positions for our Chamber members
Chesapeake Bank Management Trainee & Internships
Chick-fil-A X.C.C.L. an Entrepreneur and Leadership Program/All Majors
CMA CGM (America) LLC Fast Track Program Trainee, Summer Internships, Various Operations Roles / All Business Majors
Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. Summer Intern-Management Training, Management Trainee
CoStar Group Research Associate, Tenant Research Associate, Tenant Surveyor
Crown Automotive Sales
DMG Securities, Inc Account Executive/sTOCKBROKER
Dodson Property Management, LLC Real Estate Majors – Property Manager/Asst Property Manager
Dominion Energy Internships
Dominion Packaging, Inc. Staff Accountant
DRT Strategies Junior Business Analyst/PM Support/Junior Financial Analyst/Management Information Systems/Computer
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Internship, Financial Advisor Career Development Program / Finance
Elephant Auto Insurance IT/Finance/Product/Sales/Service/Claims

 

 

Eli Lilly & Company
Enterprise Holdings, Inc Management Training Program – All Majors Considered
Estes Forwarding Worldwide, LLC Sales, Operations, Advanced Leadership Program
Farmers and Mechanics Insurance Companies Underwriting / Claims / Marketing
Fastenal Sales Associate – Business, Marketing and Sales Majors
FedBid, Inc. Paid Post-Grad Internship – all majors
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation accounting, banking, business administration, commercial or banking law, economics, finance, marketing,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Summer Internship Program
Federal Reserve Board Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting
Foresters Financial Financial Services Representative
FUTURE HOUSING LEADERS internships/All Majors
Ge Information Systems Entry Level and Internships
GEICO Insurance Management Development Program, Business Leadership Summer Internship Program
Genworth Finance, Accounting, Actuarial, IT
Hantzmon Wiebel LLP Staff Accountant – Accounting Majors
Hurricane Fence Accounting, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Supply Chain
ICMA-RC Financial Planner, Investor Services Associate, Client Services Coordinator, Sr. Project Analyst, Network
Insight Global Recruiter/Account Manager
J.B. Hunt Transportation Logistics Sales Development Program, Managers in Training, internships, entry level operations positions
James River Petroleum Entry Level Sales Representatives
Kinsale Insurance Associate Underwriter, Underwriting Assistant, Information Technology, Legal
Kroger Assistant Store Managers
Lidl US All
Mango Salon Guest Services, Manager in Training, Bookkeeper
Marine Corps Community Services Accounting, Economics, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management,
Markel Corporation All Majors
Marten Transport Ltd Fleet Manager and Account Manager
MassMutual Greater Richmond Financial Services Representatives
McAdam Financial Group Financial Advisor
McBee Associates, Inc Accounting, Finance, Health Policy, Health Administration
Metro Systems, Inc. Recruiter/Account Manager
NAPA Auto Parts Management Trainees/All Business Majors
Northern Neck Insurance Company Risk and Insurance Majors
Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative Intern & Financial Representative
Owens & Minor, Inc Financial Operations/Purchasing, Inventory Performance, Customer Service
Parallon Richmond Shared Service Accounting, Economics, Economics/Business, Mathematics, IT&S
Pepsi Beverages Company Full Time Sales Management Associate and Full Time Summer Sales Management Intern
PIEtech, Inc Front End Developer, Business Analyst, Back End Developer/ Computer Science, Information Systems,
Printpack Inc. Sales Trainee, Internships
Randstad Professionals Accounting, Finance, Mortgage, Marketing, Human Resources
Receivables Management Systems Business Management, Collections Specialists and Administrative/Operational
Republic National Distributing Company Sales and Operations
RetailData, LLC Pricing Analyst, Account Exec, several IT
Robert Half All Accounting/Finance, Administrative, Creative, Legal
Roger CPA Review Seeking Accounting Majors for Campus Rep Roles
Rush Enterprises New Graduate Trainee
School of Business Graduate Studies Applicants for Graduate Programs
Selective Insurance Company of America claims representatives / all majors
Sheehy Auto Stores Sheehy Management Training Program / Bachelor’s Degree all majors
Signature Consultants IT Recruiter
Snagajob Coming soon
STR Software Company Content Marketing Specialist, Marketing Intern / Marketing majors
SunTrust 2018 Consumer Operations Summer Associate/ Business Majors
Target Executive Team Leader, Executive Team Leader Intern / all majors
Tech Marketing Group Inc. Management Trainee Marketing, Promotions, Sales
TEKsystems Recruiter/Sales Management Trainee
The Sherwin Williams Company Management/Sales Trainee (Entry Level)
Total Quality Logistics Sales Representative
Travelers Insurance Business Insurance Underwriting Professional Development Program, Claim Professional Trainee/Operations
United States Postal Service Management Trainees/Summer Interns/Industrial Engineers
VCU Brandcenter Art Direction, Copywriting, Creative Brand Management, Experience Design, Strategy
VCUHS – Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc. Analyst Development Program, Business and IT Analyst, Clinical Nurses
Verizon Wireless Retail
Virginia Association of Broadcasters Summer Internships in Radio/Television
Virginia Department of Transportation Interns, Engineering Scholars, Architect Engineer I, Business
Virginia Lottery Associate Sales Representative

 

Are you SURE you know how to Work the Career Fair??! The Workshop is Tomorrow, 9/13!

If not, I hope I will see you all at this workshop?  Our Business Career Fair is on Tuesday, 9/19.  The Engineering Career Fair is on 9/20.  With over 100 companies at each Fair, are you sure you know how to handle this event?

All of you are welcome to attend our “How to Work the Career Fair” program on Wednesday, 9/13 at 3pm!  We have pocket guides to share with you!  Our guest presenter is John Worth, Director of Professional Development!

You do not have to RSVP or dress professionally.  Come as you are!

Dominion’s Resume Workshop is Monday, 9/11/2017 at 1pm; Resume Express is Thursday, 9/14/17

All,

We may not be able to see all of your resumes before the career fair.  Here are two additional programs that can help get your resume in tip-top shape:

Resume Workshop: Monday, 9/11 at 1-2pm (B2165).  Guest Employer Presenter: Dominion

Employer Resume Express:  Thursday, 9/14 from  10-12 & 1-4pm.  Check in at Business Career Services.  There will be employers reviewing resumes.  Bring your hard copy of your resume and in 15 minutes, you will be all set to go!  Employer guests: Dominion, Altria and the Federal Reserve Bank.

COME AS YOU ARE TO BOTH EVENTS:  Professional dress & RSVP are NOT required for these events.  See you soon!