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Ways to Recruit on Campus and Build Your Brand

- On-Campus Interviews:
Post employment opportunities and interview your selected students on Virginia State University’s campus for free. VSU Career Services will help coordinate your interviews for full-time and internship positions. You’ll have the opportunity to recruit high caliber students from a variety of disciplines during the fall or spring semester.

- Career Expos: Connect with highly qualified, well-prepared students and alumni at multiple expos throughout the year. Opportunities exist for all employment needs (internship, experiential learning and full-time employment) within large corporations to small organizations. Click Here for dates and registration information.

- Information Table: Meet and greet students in a visible, high traffic location including the student union or academic school.

- Information Session: Schedule a time to present your organization’s information with student.

- Mock Interviews: Assist students with their interviewing skills by conducting a mock interview; We have mock interviews on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Schedule for a half-day or full-day.

- Workshops & Programs: Conduct a workshop or program pertaining to Career Development (i.e., Job Search 101, Interviewing 101, Networking 101, Utilizing Linked-In, etc.)

- Internship Program: Offer an internship or experiential learning experience that will give students experience in their major. This is a great way to enhance your brand and to identify students for full-time employment opportunities. 

- Student Organizations: Connect with student organizations by sponsoring a meeting or giving a presentation.

- Job Shadowing/Externship: Help students to explore career areas of interest through hosting an externship or job-shadowing experience at your work--site. This can be another good way to enhance your brand and to identify students interested in your line of work and your organization.

- Job and Internship Postings: If visiting campus is not possible, you can post your positions on the Career Services Management System (CSM) (click here). 

- Printed Flyers/Posters: Mail printed flyers or posters to Career Services for campus distribution and display in the Career Services location. 

Key Recruiting Calendar for Dates 2014-2015 

For any questions or coordination of any of these activities, please contact Lewis Newbill at or (804) 524-5211. 

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