Programs & Services

Programs & Services

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Career Advising

Our advisors specialize with helping students and alumni identify their interests, abilities, and values that coincide with majors at Richmond and how they can relate to careers in their future. We offer both one-on-one and drop-in advising! 

Representatives from a variety of organizations engage with Richmond to specifically hire Spiders.
Employers talking to students at Career Fair


We host a variety of programs, on and off campus, to learn more about potential careers, as well as expand your professional network.

Career Opportunity Fund

Thanks to the generosity of donors, our Career Opportunity Fund is able to help students with financial need pay for travel and wardrobe costs associated with career planning, as well as graduate school application fees.
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Resume Ready

All students are required to have their resume reviewed through one of our Resume Ready options before applying to the many exciting job, internship, and externship opportunities within Handshake.

WELL 101 (General Wellness Course Requirement) course topics address a variety of health and wellness topics, including career development.