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Fine Dining 101 | Annual etiquette dinner

Fine Dining 101: annual fall 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!

Out at Work: LGBTQ networking reception

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 jghokie@vt.edu
Co-sponsors: Career Services; Alumni Relations, the Women's Center, Multicultural Programs & Services.

 

 

Fall Connection Job Fair

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!

Coffee chats for Departmental Career Advisors: hold these fall 2014 dates!

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Fri. Oct. 10 | 8-9:30 am | Smith Career Center
Topics:
- Career exploration resources
- COMPASS, our newest tool

Fri. Dec. 5 | 8-9:30 am | Smith Career Center
Topics:
- Career-related experience
- Two job/internship search resources

Contact for questions:
- Katie Steuer | ksteuer@vt.edu
- Ali Woodworth | aliw@vt.edu

 

Unpacking your international experience

Learn how to market your global experiences to potential employers or graduate programs.

Tues. Sep. 23, 2014 | 6-8pm
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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

VTCO clothing drive accepting donations extended through Sep. 9, 2014, for our fall VT Career Outfitters event! Please consider donating gently used professional attire! VTCO on Facebook.

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

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Resumania Wednesdays!
Extra-hours resume reviews | 10am-5pm | Three Wednesdays, Sep. 3, 10 & 17, 2014!

Please note:

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring break job fairs
hosted by VT Alumni Association chapters:
VT Northern Virginia Center | Tues. Mar. 11
Richmond Career Expo | 2810 Parham Rd | Fri. Mar. 14

 

Podcast with Career Services Director, Donna Cassell Ratcliffe. 2-3-14

 

VT Career Services received 2014 Gold-level certification from Out For Work.

2014 OUT for Work Career Center Certification Program, awarded Gold level certification 2014

Out for Work.org
Gold Medal 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drop-in advising at Newman Library 2nd floor commons | Wed | 10am-noon | all walk-in advising locations and times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk-in advising in Hancock Atrium | for ENGR students | Wed | 1:30-5pm | all walk-in adv.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resumania Wed | Jan 29, Feb 5 & 12, 2014 | 10am-5pm | all walk-in advising

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.


Employer panel: 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