Resource library

Internships and Jobs

  • AdjunctNation
    A job board specifically for adjunct positions, both part- and full-time

    [Suggested tags:Adjuct, professor, teaching, Adjunct Nation, university, jobs, Ph.D., PHD]
  • AmeriCareers
    Three job career job boards including listings for faculty and staff positions at universities, postdoc jobs and science jobs

    [Suggested tags:university jobs, universities, faculty, teaching, teach, teacher, science, science jobs, postdoc, jobs, job]
  • Building Relevant Work Experience
    A short article on why internships are a critical component of your education

    [Suggested tags:internships, intern, interning, interns, work experience, job, experience]
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    A top news website for people in academe featuring a frequently updated database of opportunities

    [Suggested tags:academic jobs, higher ed, higher education, job, professor, teach, teaching, post doc, ph.d, Ph.D.]
  • ConnectVA
    Information, resources and instant access to nonprofits, civic leaders, volunteers and others interested in improving Metro Richmond. The Job Finder is a great place to find local area jobs and internships focused on the nonprofit community.

    [Suggested tags:ConnectVA, Connect VA, ConnectVirgina, Connect Virginia]
  • Exams2Jobs.com
    Extensive resources on various certification exams, as well as more than one million job listings searchable by industry

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Glassdoor
    Salary details, company reviews and interview questions for more than 280,000 companies — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers

    [Suggested tags:]
  • GoGovernment
    Information on the variety of career paths in the federal government

    [Suggested tags:]
  • HigherEdJobs
    A leading source for jobs and career information in academia, featuring more than 5,000 faculty and administrative positions

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Idealist
    A searchable database of nonprofit organizations and opportunities and a great resource for Washington, D.C.-area nonprofit internships and international opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Indeed
    A comprehensive search engine for jobs, allowing search based on geographic preference and job type or title

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Inside Higher Ed
    An online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Introduce yourself to employers in 60 seconds
    Ten tips to mastering the art of introducing yourself at a career fair or networking event

    [Suggested tags:elevator pitch, introduction, networking, career fair, employers, interns, internship, networking]
  • LinkUp
    A job search engine searchable by zip code, job title, company or keyword

    [Suggested tags:]
  • LinkedIn
    A network to connect with VCU alumni who can alert you to job opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Locating and Applying for Internships
    An overview of the process for finding and getting an internship that adds value to your education

    [Suggested tags:internship, intern, interning, interns, finding, an, internship, internship, search]
  • mySkills myFuture
    An excellent tool for changing careers

    [Suggested tags:]
  • O*Net
    Official government tool to help you understand career trends, skills, and outlook

    [Suggested tags:]
  • OUT for Work LGBTQ Career Center Library
    LGBTQ career resources, including job and internship search, resumes, interviews and info on coming out at work
    User name outforwork Password: cccp2013

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resources for Part Time Job Search 

    A guide of resources for finding a part-time job in Richmond. 

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Postdoc Jobs
    A niche recruiting channel offering resources and opportunities for postgraduate research and employment

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Timeline: Finding an internship
    A breakdown of the steps and time considerations for finding an internship

    [Suggested tags:finding, internship, interns, interning, intern]
  • USA.gov
    A website to explore all the different departments within the government

    [Suggested tags:]
  • USAJOBS
    The official federal government source for federal job listings and employment information and opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Virginia Employment Commission
    Information about job opportunities, unemployment insurance and the labor market in Virginia

    [Suggested tags:]
  • VolunteerMatch
    Volunteer information and listings for paid and volunteer opportunities in your local community

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resources for Part Time Job Search
    A list of search resources for finding a part-time job

    [Suggested tags:part-time, part time, job, job search, pt, PT]
  • What can I do with this major?

    An excellent tool for exploring career options by major

    [Suggested tags:]
  • VCU Libraries career guides

    Comprehensive lists of research resources for many careers

    [Suggested tags:]

Resumes and Interviews

  • 10 Tips for references
    Ten tips for developing and keeping good references, which can make or break your chances for getting a job

    [Suggested tags:References, interview, job, job search, interviews]
  • Accepting and declining offers
    Sample letter to formally accept or decline job or internship offers in writing

    [Suggested tags:Job offers, job, negotiation, interviews, interview, interviewing]
  • Backing out of a job offer
    An overview of the ethical and legal aspects of backing out of a job offer

    [Suggested tags:backing out, turn down job, job offer, job, back out]
  • Behavioral Interviewing
    A guide to nailing a behavioral interview, an interview format that has become increasingly common

    [Suggested tags:Behaviorial interviews, interviewing, interview, interviews, job, jobs, job search]
  • Cover Letter Guide

    A one page guide that explains the building blocks of a good cover letter.

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Rubric Cover Letter
    A checklist for developing the content of good cover letter.

    [Suggested tags:cover letter, cover letters, cover, letter, correspondence, career, application]
  • Dress for success [PNG]
    An infographic detailing proper men’s and women’s attire for an interview or business professional environment

    [Suggested tags:interviews, business professional, business casual, business dress, suits, attire, business attire, what to wear for an interview, dressing for an interview]
  • Evaluation and comparision of job offers

    A guide for determining the pros and cons between competitive job offes

    [Suggested tags:]
  • How to handle a salary request
    Straightforward advice on what to do if a potential employer requests a salary history or asks for a desired salary

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Informational Interviewing
    How to recognize and respond to informational interview questions.

    [Suggested tags:informational interview, informational interviews, informational interviewing, interview, interviewing, interviews]
  • Interview Success
    A guide that explains how to prepare, plan and perform well during a job interview

    [Suggested tags:interview success, interviews, interviewing, job interview, interview]
  • Resume Action Verbs
    A list of action verbs grouped by topic that can turn a dull resume in to a great one

    [Suggested tags:resume, resumes, resume writing]
  • HireVCURams resume creator guide

    A step-by-step guide to accessing HireVCURams' resume creator 

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resume development guide
    A one page guide that explains the building blocks of a good resume.

    [Suggested tags:resume, resumes, resume writing, writing a resume, (final)]
  • Resume Rubric
    A checklist for developing the content of an entry-level resume.

    [Suggested tags:resume rubric, resume, resumes, resume writing, writing]
  • Writing Salary Requests
    How to respond when an employer requests a salary history

    [Suggested tags:salary request, salary, money, paid, interview, interviewing, interviews]
  • Thank You Letters
    A guide to writing the perfect thank-you note

    [Suggested tags:thank you, follow up, interview, after the interview, thank you letters, thank you email, email, thank, you]
  • Understanding Genuine Job Offers
    How to understand the subtle difference between a interest and a genuine job offer.

    [Suggested tags:job offers, job, accepting an offer, offer, interviews, interview, interviewing]
  • Understanding phone interviews
    Tips and tricks for nailing a phone interview, the first step to the actual interview

    [Suggested tags:phone, interviews, screening interview, phone, call, skype, interviewing]
  • Writing Curriculum Vitae

    A breakdown of the building blocks of the curriculum vitae, often used when applying to graduate programs or academic positions

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Writing Emails
    A guide to writing professional emails

    [Suggested tags:emails, email, email etiquette, email guide, writing emails, email application, job, applying]
  • Writing Thank You Notes
    A guide to crafting the perfect thank you note

    [Suggested tags:thank you note, thank you email, thank you, interview follow up, after the interview, after an interview, interviews, interview, interviewing]

Graduate School Prep

  • A Doctor in the House

    An excellent youtube channel focused on all things Med. school


    [Suggested tags:medical school, med school]
  • Getting in to grad school
    A guide to finding and applying to the right graduate program


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Getting into medical school
    The AAMC definitive guide to getting in to medical school


    [Suggested tags:Med school, medical school, pre health, medicine]
  • Global Ambassadors for Patient Safety
    An online, self-directed, workshop series on patient safety when participating in health care activities abroad


    [Suggested tags:Healthcare, health care]
  • OnlineMastersPrograms.org
    A comprehensive website for evaluating online master's degree programs


    [Suggested tags:Grad school, grad, graduate school, master's degree, applying, graduate, masters, master's]
  • Peterson's

    A definitive website for all things graduate school, includes information on programs, scholarships and test prep


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Personal statement worksheet
    A handy step-by-step guide to developing the elements of your personal statement


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Grad School: To go or not go
    A guide to help you evaluate if pursuing a graduate program is right for you


    [Suggested tags:Grad School, graduate school, professional school, master's degree, masters, master's, Ph.D.,law school]
  • Versitle Ph.D.
    An online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM


    [Suggested tags:Ph.D. jobs, phd jobs, non-academic jobs, jobs, research jobs]
  • Writing a personal statement

    a guide to the elements of a good personal statement


    [Suggested tags:Personal statement, personal, statement]

For Specific Populations

Networking

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Internships and Jobs

  • AdjunctNation
    A job board specifically for adjunct positions, both part- and full-time

    [Suggested tags:Adjuct, professor, teaching, Adjunct Nation, university, jobs, Ph.D., PHD]
  • AmeriCareers
    Three job career job boards including listings for faculty and staff positions at universities, postdoc jobs and science jobs

    [Suggested tags:university jobs, universities, faculty, teaching, teach, teacher, science, science jobs, postdoc, jobs, job]
  • Building Relevant Work Experience
    A short article on why internships are a critical component of your education

    [Suggested tags:internships, intern, interning, interns, work experience, job, experience]
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    A top news website for people in academe featuring a frequently updated database of opportunities

    [Suggested tags:academic jobs, higher ed, higher education, job, professor, teach, teaching, post doc, ph.d, Ph.D.]
  • ConnectVA
    Information, resources and instant access to nonprofits, civic leaders, volunteers and others interested in improving Metro Richmond. The Job Finder is a great place to find local area jobs and internships focused on the nonprofit community.

    [Suggested tags:ConnectVA, Connect VA, ConnectVirgina, Connect Virginia]
  • Exams2Jobs.com
    Extensive resources on various certification exams, as well as more than one million job listings searchable by industry

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Glassdoor
    Salary details, company reviews and interview questions for more than 280,000 companies — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers

    [Suggested tags:]
  • GoGovernment
    Information on the variety of career paths in the federal government

    [Suggested tags:]
  • HigherEdJobs
    A leading source for jobs and career information in academia, featuring more than 5,000 faculty and administrative positions

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Idealist
    A searchable database of nonprofit organizations and opportunities and a great resource for Washington, D.C.-area nonprofit internships and international opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Indeed
    A comprehensive search engine for jobs, allowing search based on geographic preference and job type or title

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Inside Higher Ed
    An online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Introduce yourself to employers in 60 seconds
    Ten tips to mastering the art of introducing yourself at a career fair or networking event

    [Suggested tags:elevator pitch, introduction, networking, career fair, employers, interns, internship, networking]
  • LinkUp
    A job search engine searchable by zip code, job title, company or keyword

    [Suggested tags:]
  • LinkedIn
    A network to connect with VCU alumni who can alert you to job opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Locating and Applying for Internships
    An overview of the process for finding and getting an internship that adds value to your education

    [Suggested tags:internship, intern, interning, interns, finding, an, internship, internship, search]
  • mySkills myFuture
    An excellent tool for changing careers

    [Suggested tags:]
  • O*Net
    Official government tool to help you understand career trends, skills, and outlook

    [Suggested tags:]
  • OUT for Work LGBTQ Career Center Library
    LGBTQ career resources, including job and internship search, resumes, interviews and info on coming out at work
    User name outforwork Password: cccp2013

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resources for Part Time Job Search 

    A guide of resources for finding a part-time job in Richmond. 

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Postdoc Jobs
    A niche recruiting channel offering resources and opportunities for postgraduate research and employment

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Timeline: Finding an internship
    A breakdown of the steps and time considerations for finding an internship

    [Suggested tags:finding, internship, interns, interning, intern]
  • USA.gov
    A website to explore all the different departments within the government

    [Suggested tags:]
  • USAJOBS
    The official federal government source for federal job listings and employment information and opportunities

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Virginia Employment Commission
    Information about job opportunities, unemployment insurance and the labor market in Virginia

    [Suggested tags:]
  • VolunteerMatch
    Volunteer information and listings for paid and volunteer opportunities in your local community

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resources for Part Time Job Search
    A list of search resources for finding a part-time job

    [Suggested tags:part-time, part time, job, job search, pt, PT]
  • What can I do with this major?

    An excellent tool for exploring career options by major

    [Suggested tags:]
  • VCU Libraries career guides

    Comprehensive lists of research resources for many careers

    [Suggested tags:]

Your search returned no results.

Resumes and Interviews

  • 10 Tips for references
    Ten tips for developing and keeping good references, which can make or break your chances for getting a job

    [Suggested tags:References, interview, job, job search, interviews]
  • Accepting and declining offers
    Sample letter to formally accept or decline job or internship offers in writing

    [Suggested tags:Job offers, job, negotiation, interviews, interview, interviewing]
  • Backing out of a job offer
    An overview of the ethical and legal aspects of backing out of a job offer

    [Suggested tags:backing out, turn down job, job offer, job, back out]
  • Behavioral Interviewing
    A guide to nailing a behavioral interview, an interview format that has become increasingly common

    [Suggested tags:Behaviorial interviews, interviewing, interview, interviews, job, jobs, job search]
  • Cover Letter Guide

    A one page guide that explains the building blocks of a good cover letter.

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Rubric Cover Letter
    A checklist for developing the content of good cover letter.

    [Suggested tags:cover letter, cover letters, cover, letter, correspondence, career, application]
  • Dress for success [PNG]
    An infographic detailing proper men’s and women’s attire for an interview or business professional environment

    [Suggested tags:interviews, business professional, business casual, business dress, suits, attire, business attire, what to wear for an interview, dressing for an interview]
  • Evaluation and comparision of job offers

    A guide for determining the pros and cons between competitive job offes

    [Suggested tags:]
  • How to handle a salary request
    Straightforward advice on what to do if a potential employer requests a salary history or asks for a desired salary

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Informational Interviewing
    How to recognize and respond to informational interview questions.

    [Suggested tags:informational interview, informational interviews, informational interviewing, interview, interviewing, interviews]
  • Interview Success
    A guide that explains how to prepare, plan and perform well during a job interview

    [Suggested tags:interview success, interviews, interviewing, job interview, interview]
  • Resume Action Verbs
    A list of action verbs grouped by topic that can turn a dull resume in to a great one

    [Suggested tags:resume, resumes, resume writing]
  • HireVCURams resume creator guide

    A step-by-step guide to accessing HireVCURams' resume creator 

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Resume development guide
    A one page guide that explains the building blocks of a good resume.

    [Suggested tags:resume, resumes, resume writing, writing a resume, (final)]
  • Resume Rubric
    A checklist for developing the content of an entry-level resume.

    [Suggested tags:resume rubric, resume, resumes, resume writing, writing]
  • Writing Salary Requests
    How to respond when an employer requests a salary history

    [Suggested tags:salary request, salary, money, paid, interview, interviewing, interviews]
  • Thank You Letters
    A guide to writing the perfect thank-you note

    [Suggested tags:thank you, follow up, interview, after the interview, thank you letters, thank you email, email, thank, you]
  • Understanding Genuine Job Offers
    How to understand the subtle difference between a interest and a genuine job offer.

    [Suggested tags:job offers, job, accepting an offer, offer, interviews, interview, interviewing]
  • Understanding phone interviews
    Tips and tricks for nailing a phone interview, the first step to the actual interview

    [Suggested tags:phone, interviews, screening interview, phone, call, skype, interviewing]
  • Writing Curriculum Vitae

    A breakdown of the building blocks of the curriculum vitae, often used when applying to graduate programs or academic positions

    [Suggested tags:]
  • Writing Emails
    A guide to writing professional emails

    [Suggested tags:emails, email, email etiquette, email guide, writing emails, email application, job, applying]
  • Writing Thank You Notes
    A guide to crafting the perfect thank you note

    [Suggested tags:thank you note, thank you email, thank you, interview follow up, after the interview, after an interview, interviews, interview, interviewing]

Your search returned no results.

Graduate school prep

  • A Doctor in the House

    An excellent youtube channel focused on all things Med. school


    [Suggested tags:medical school, med school]
  • Getting in to grad school
    A guide to finding and applying to the right graduate program


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Getting into medical school
    The AAMC definitive guide to getting in to medical school


    [Suggested tags:Med school, medical school, pre health, medicine]
  • Global Ambassadors for Patient Safety
    An online, self-directed, workshop series on patient safety when participating in health care activities abroad


    [Suggested tags:Healthcare, health care]
  • OnlineMastersPrograms.org
    A comprehensive website for evaluating online master's degree programs


    [Suggested tags:Grad school, grad, graduate school, master's degree, applying, graduate, masters, master's]
  • Peterson's

    A definitive website for all things graduate school, includes information on programs, scholarships and test prep


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Personal statement worksheet
    A handy step-by-step guide to developing the elements of your personal statement


    [Suggested tags:]
  • Grad School: To go or not go
    A guide to help you evaluate if pursuing a graduate program is right for you


    [Suggested tags:Grad School, graduate school, professional school, master's degree, masters, master's, Ph.D.,law school]
  • Versitle Ph.D.
    An online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM


    [Suggested tags:Ph.D. jobs, phd jobs, non-academic jobs, jobs, research jobs]
  • Writing a personal statement

    a guide to the elements of a good personal statement


    [Suggested tags:Personal statement, personal, statement]

Your search returned no results.

For Specific Populations

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Networking

Your search returned no results.