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Q. Does Career Services rent or loan business attire to students?

A. No. Career Services does not rent or loan business attire.
Career Services DOES sponsor Career Outfitters (annually since 2013), an early-September (fabulous!!) event at which student shop, free of charge, for professional attire that is new or gently used. The students keep the garments they receive from Career Outfitters. We solicit donations beginning months in advance for this two-day event.
Unfortunately, some source has told students that we rent or loan attire. If someone tells you this, please go back to that person and ask them to become aware of accurate information and to not share misinformation.

Q. How do I schedule a mock interview?

A. See practice interviews.

Q. How do I cancel a real interview I have scheduled through Hokies4Hire?

A. See how do I cancel a scheduled interview [in FAQs about On-Campus Interviewing].

Q. For a resume review, do I need to bring a hard copy?

A. Yes. Ditto for any document review, including cover letters and essays for graduate or professional school.
See information on walk-in advising and appointments.

Q. I received an email from Is this legitimate?

A. This would result from Hokies4Hire.
If you receive an e-mail from Virginia Tech Career Services / and you have questions, please contact our employer relations staff.

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