SPCS Career Services
Degree-seeking students in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies are eligible for career advising with the SPCS Career Consultant. This service is included among the benefits offered to degree-seeking students in the school.
Individual Career Consultations
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Your career consultant can help you explore careers, identify options, and create action plans. You can also strategize your job search, including resume reviews, mock interviews, and networking.
Career and Industry Exploration
These regular events feature representatives from over 50 employers in a variety of industries who are there to answer your questions and potentially recruit you for internships and full-time opportunities.
VAULT Industry Research
Research different industries and career paths and get in-depth information about various fields by logging into SpiderConnect with your student ID and password. The link to the VAULT Career Insider is located under the opportunities tab.
Job Search Work Team Groups
These teams focus on those who want to advance or change careers. Contact Tonya Osmond at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
SpiderConnect is the University of Richmond's online database that allows you to search opportunities and register for events.
Career publications and tip sheets are available at the Career Services office in 306 Tyler Haynes Commons and our online resource library.
UR Career Connections LinkedIn Group
This group provides an online environment for students and alumni to engage in networking focused on achieving their professional goals.
General Workshops and Webinars
We provide a variety of workshops and webinars throughout the year, each focused on helping you develop your career plans, enhance professional skills, and connect with opportunities. View an updated list of events below.
Career Management Process
Today’s knowledge-based economy requires people to be resilient and flexible in a continually changing workplace. To accomplish transitions more efficiently, it is important to take an active role in the Career Management Process. From re-evaluating interests to leveraging existing or building new skills, Career Services assists SPCS students in developing career strategies for continued success in the workplace. Learn more about the career management process below.
- What is the fit and focus?
- What do you value most about work?
- What are the possibilities?
- How do your values influence your choices?
- What are the pros and cons?
- What is your timeline?
- What do you have to offer?
- What are you missing?
- What does your resume communicate about you?
- How do you explain your knowledge, skills and abilities
- What do you need to learn?
- How is it going? What do you need to learn?
- When will you need to re-evaluate your plan?