Monthly Archives: October 2012

The University Career Center – Who are we? How can we help?

OUR MISSION 

The University Career Center is committed to providing support to our students and recent alumni in the life-long career development process.  We will accomplish this by:

  • Facilitating career and self-exploration
  • Helping students identify and participate in experiential learning opportunities
  • Engaging students in the decision-making process
  • Educating students and recent alumni on the professional job search process
  • Developing and maintaining collaborations with alumni, faculty, the university community and employers
  • Creating a learner-centered environment by making services and resources available through technology

OUR SPECIALTIES

Counseling/Advising

  • Choosing a Major.
  • Career Advising.
  • Career Decision-Making.
  • Career Assessments/Inventories.

 

Resources/Research Tools

  • Career Exploration Resources.
  • Occupational Information.
  • Job Search Materials.
  • Graduate School Resources.

 

Employment Assistance

  • Résumé Assistance.
  • Web-Based Job Search System (RamsRecruiting).
  • Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities.
  • Mock-Interview Program and InterviewStream Kiosk.
  • On-Campus Interviews.
  • Work-Study Jobs.
  • Full-Time and Part-Time Jobs.
  • Career Fairs and Special Events.

 

GAME PLAN

Strategize with your career consultant to:

  • Choose, confirm or change to your ideal major/career field.
  • Discover and explore career opportunities.
  • From job applications to résumés: Market yourself on paper.
  • Link up with successful professionals in your field of interest.
  • Access opportunities: Get real world experience.
  • Get ahead: Check out our events and activities.
  • Navigate job search options and launch your career plan.
  • Practice interviewing.

 OTHER RESOURCES

Psychology Majors

Psychology Majors – I have a B.S. in Psychology. What are my career options

CarMax Foundation Internship on RR

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

Administrative Support on RR

FYI.  This is a temporary position, full-time for 4 to 6 months.   Pay is $13.50/hour, 6:45-3:15.  Medical benefits at no cost plus free parking.  At MCV.

 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

Union Scholars Program

a stipend of up to $4,000;
on-site housing at your location;
a week-long orientation and training;
an academic scholarship of up to $5,000 for the school year, based on successful performance.

Ethnic Studies, Women’s Studies, Labor Studies, American Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Economics, or Public Policy;

 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

Claims Representative / Workers Compensation

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

VA Election Protection Fellow on RR

FYI.   A stipend is offered. Quick hire is desired.

 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

Mental Health Support Worker on RR

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

Sales Trainee – Electrical Market (Sterling, VA)

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours: