Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fall 2011 University-wide Career and Internship Fair

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 10am-3pm 
Second floor of the Student Commons
Check-in at the Richmond Salons

We expect and encourage students to:
*Dress professionally (wear a suit if you’ve got one, business casual is the next best thing).

*Bring several updated copies of your resume on nice resume paper (available at Wal-Mart, Target, Office Depot, Staples, etc.) with you.

*See which employers are attending and do your homework on them.

*Know what to say and how to act.

Need a resume?
*Check out our Resume Writing Guidelines first!
*Get a professional’s opinion on your resume before the Career & Internship Fair atResume Express.

Critical Language Scholarship Information Session, Fri, 9/23 @ 3pm

The National Scholarship Office (NSO) in The Honors College will be hosting Mr. Michael Halvachs from the Critical Language Scholarship program this Friday, September 23, 2011 at The Honors College (701 W. Grace Street), Room 1303 at 3pm.   
The CLS program is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. 
CLS provides full summer (eight to ten weeks) funding for beginning, intermediate and/or advanced study of Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. All CLS programs are held in countries where the language is spoken and many involve home stays in addition to intensive classroom instruction.  Some programs offer only intermediate and advanced training and some are open only to graduate students and graduating seniors. Check the CLS website ( for specific details. 
Carolyn Morris, a graduate student in the Wilder School who studied Azerbaijani in Baku, Azerbaijan this past summer, will also be available to answer questions and discuss her experience with CLS. 
All applicants must be U.S citizens enrolled in a U.S degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level.  The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 15, 2011.  If you are unable to attend the session, but are interested in applying for the CLS, please email the NSO at 

We are now accepting applications for the T. Howard Foundation Internship Program Class of 2012!

T. Howard Foundation Class of 2012 Application is Now Open!!
The T. Howard Foundation internship program provides minority students* with full-time paid internships in the multimedia and entertainment industry.
To learn more information and to apply visit:
Program Overview
How to Apply    
Program benefits include:
Full-time paid summer internship 
Scholarship opportunities 
Networking events
Two-day Professional Orientation in NY or DC 
Experienced mentors
Access to our exclusive job board
Alumni Connections
Complimentary memberships into professional organizations
Common Internship Areas:
Broadcast Journalism
Digital Media
Engineering/Information Technology
Government Affairs
Human Resources
Public Relations
Law (Law Students Only)
 This is one opportunity students will not want to miss! 
*The Foundation defines minority students as those who self identify as African-American/Black, Asian/Asian-American, Latino/Hispanic, Multi-Racial, Native American, Pacific Islander or South Asian.
Questions?  Please email

Federal Bureau of Investigation/Recruiting on Campus and Jobs Posted on RamsRecruiting/Application Deadline is 9/23/11

Interested candidates should review the website and submit a resume through RamsRecruiting.  You do not select a position from the website prior to submitting your resume to RamsRecruiting.   This resume shows that you are a general candidate for multiple positions.  Some candidates will then have an initial interview at VCU.  Second-round interviews for some candidates will be scheduled in D.C. at a later date.  DO NOT APPLY THROUGH: www.