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Fine Dining 101 | Annual etiquette dinner
Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 | 5:30-8pm | Owens Banquet Room
Students: Appropriate table manners and conduct are necessary for job search and career success. Join us to learn the skills you need.
Register at Career Services during office hours.
Registration opened Mon. Sep. 22.
Deadline extended to Wed. Oct 15, 2014.
OUT at Work: LGBTQ Networking Reception | 3rd Annual event!
Fri. Oct. 24, 2014 | 5:30-8:30 pm | Smith Career Center
Wonder what life will be like after college?
Come enjoy refreshments and find out!
Ask questions, get wisdom, learn how to network from alumni and professionals in the LGBTQ Community!
Register by Oct. 23.
Contact: John Gray Williams email@example.com
Co-sponsors: Career Services; Alumni Relations, the Women's Center, Multicultural Programs & Services.
Tues. Oct. 14, 2014 | 10am-4pm | Squires Student Center
Sponsor: Career Services
Employers are seeking students in all colleges at Virginia Tech.
Student info includes employers attending for research before the fair to see each employer's hiring needs.
Week of Sep. 8-12:
Wow! We saw 433 students through walk-in advising, 95 students through appts., and 658 students visited us to shop Career Outfitters on Sep 10 & 11, when we gave away over 630 clothing items! Plus we presented 23 workshops! ... for over 1927 student contacts in one week!
Fri. Oct. 10 | 8-9:30 am | Smith Career Center
- Career exploration resources
- COMPASS, our newest tool
Fri. Dec. 5 | 8-9:30 am | Smith Career Center
- Career-related experience
- Two job/internship search resources
Contact for questions:
- Katie Steuer | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ali Woodworth | email@example.com
Unpacking your international experience
Learn how to market your global experiences to potential employers or graduate programs.
Tues. Sep. 23, 2014 |
Graduate Life Center, Room F
REACH | COMPASS to explore majors+careers!
Deciding on an academic major?
Choosing career options for your major?
REACH and COMPASS are for you!
VT Career Outfitters is a program that provides new and/or gently used business attire to VT students at no charge!
Student "shopping" dates will be:
Wed. Sep. 10, 2014, 10am-4pm
Thur. Sep. 11, 2014, 1-6pm
Location: Smith Career Center
Open to all Virginia Tech students.
No advance registration is needed. Just arrive to shop.
Tailgate party | All students invited! | Fr. Aug. 29, 2014| 10am-3pm | Smith Career Center
Extra-hours resume reviews | 10am-5pm | Three Wednesdays, Sep. 3, 10 & 17, 2014!
Resumania was originally posted to be held on six Wednesdays.
We have since CANCELLED Resumania for Sep. 24, Oct. 1 and 8. Fall 2014 Resumania WILL BE HELD on Sep. 3, 10 and 17, 2014.
We also offer walk-in advising daily, M-F, noon-3pm, so if Resumania dates/times don't work for your schedule, you can visit us for walk-in advising!
The Post-Graduation Survey is open to May and Summer I/II, 2014, graduates finishing undergraduate degrees.
More about the Survey.
Survey login for eligible grads only.
Anyone can view REPORTS based on past surveys.
Non-profit careers panel!
Wed. Apr. 9, 2014 | 5:30-7pm | Smith CC | For LAHS and all interested students.
Seeking students to be 2014-2015 Career Services Peer Career Advisors!
flyer pdf | flyer png | paid position | info session Wed. Mar. 26, 5:30-6:30pm, Smith CC |
Appl. deadline Wed. Apr. 2.
Women Empowering Women Th. Mar. 27 | 6-8pm | Smith CC | 30 spots, first-come, first-served | sign up at Smith CC until March 24 or event is full, whichever occurs first.
Federal Career Opportunities for Students & Recent Grads |
Mon. Mar. 17 | 5-7pm | Smith CC | Pathways Programs |
Finding & Applying for Federal Jobs | Writing your Federal Resume.
Presenter: Mr. Todd Floersheim, Sr. Federal Recruitment Advisor, U.S. Ofc. of Personnel Mgt.
Connection career fair Tu. 2-18-14 |
10am-4pm | Squires
Some employers will schedule next-day interviews Wed. 2-19-14.
Pre-Connection student & employer panel |
Mon. 2-17-14 | 7-9pm | Litton-Reaves 1670
Ladies: Weather is cold! Wear tights or hose to interviews!
Now closed: Career Services 10-minute survey for Virginia Tech faculty and staff who advise students. Thank you to all who responded!
Road Trips to the Real World! Jan. 6-17 2014.
Registration opened Nov. 1.
Th. Nov. 14, 2013 | 6:00-7:30pm | Smith Career Center Rm B.
Job search and interviewing advice, on-the-first-job success strategies. Network with atttending employers. Panelist from Advance Auto, Celanese, Peace Corps and VT Human Resources
Etiquette dinner Wed. Oct. 23, was a success!
LGBTQ Networking Fr. Oct. 18, was a success!
Be interview-ready: Interview Stream web-based practice interviews. Available 24/7/365. Open to all with a VT PID and password; that means currently enrolled students, employees, alumni.
ALL Virginia Tech students are invited to our annual start-of-the-year TAILGATE PARTY!
Fri. Aug. 30, 2013 | 10am-3pm | Smith Career Center