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All Virginia Tech students invited to our Tailgate Party!
Fr. Aug. 28, 2015
10am - 3pm
Smith Career Center

Get to know us and how we can help you on your career planning journey!

 

Resumania season!

Get ready for fall career fairs:

10-minute walk-in resume reviews:

Mondays - Fridays | Noon - 3pm

PLUS extended hours | 10am - 4pm
Only on these SIX dates:

Tues. Sep. 1, 8, 15
Wed. Sep. 2, 9, 16
10am - 4pm

 

Career Outfitters student shopping days:

All Virginia Tech students are invited to shop, free of charge, for new and gently used professional attire.

Thurs. Sep. 3, 2015
10am - 6pm

Fri. Sep. 4, 2015
9am - noon

Learn more...

 

Career Outfitters Suit & Accessories Drive!

Career Outfitters is a program that provides new and/or gently-used professional attire to students for career events. There is no charge to students!

The 2015 suit & accessories drive is OPEN for DONATIONS through Fri. Aug 28, 2015.

Learn more...

 

Medical School Meet the Deans:

All students interested in medical school are invited:

Sun. Sep. 20, 2015
7:30 - 9pm
Litton-Reaves 1670

More info
For questions, email HPA@vt.edu

 

Post-Grad Survey

Graduating seniors!
Congratulations! Tell us where you're going!
Post-Grad Survey takes under five minutes to complete.
Not sure yet? Still looking for a job or applying to grad school? Just tell us that on the survey. You can update your response later; quick and easy, and we'll remind you.
More about the survey.
Survey open to May+Sum 2015 grads through early Nov.
Survey closed for Dec. 2014 grads on June 15.

 

Graduating seniors!
You're invited to Hokie High Five!
Graduation celebration!
Tues. Apr. 28, 2015
noon - 4pm
Smith Career Center
Prizes, fun, food
Resume reviews for those still job-seeking.

 

For CNRE & CALS students
You're invited to Before You Go!
Wed. Apr. 29, 2015
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Smith Career Center lawn

Before you graduate or go on summer break, stop by to have a freezer pop and chat with your college liaisons, Carolyn Haynes and Leigh Anne Leist. Be career and summer ready!

 

College of
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences:
Diversity Alumni Panel

Wed. Apr. 8, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 pm | Fralin Hall

Network with successful VT alumni.
See what's in store for you with a liberal arts degree.
Contact for questions:
Ryan Rideau | CLAHS
Dir. of Undergrad. Diversity Initiatives
rrideau@vt.edu

 

For First-years and Sophomores
Marketing Yourself in a Diverse Workplace
Wed. Apr. 8, 2015
6-7pm
Smith Career Center Rm A
Registration requested
Contact: John Gray Williams jghokie@vt.edu

Virginia Tech students invited to our SEC-ACC 2015 virtual career fair!
Wed. & Thur. Apr. 1 & 2.
View employers' chat schedules and meet employers recruiting talent across all majors and degrees.

 

LinkedIn Photo Lab @ Smith Career Center!
Career Services is providing opportunities for free professional photos, taken at Smith Career Center, to use on your LinkedIn page. Photo dates start Mon. Mar. 30, 2015. View available dates/times and request to be scheduled for a LinkedIn photo. You'll get email confirmation of your timeslot, and completed photos will be emailed. If these timeslots fill quickly, more dates and times may be scheduled. Timeslots are limited, so each student who accepts a timeslot is expected to attend. Cancellation should occur at least one full day prior.

 

Applications due March 1, 2015, for the Virginia Governor's Fellows Program.
Applicants must be rising seniors, graduating seniors or graduate students. Flyer for posting.

 

Seniors! Feb. 5 kicks off 100 Days 'til Graduation
Our events for you! | details
Workshops all 5:30-6:30 pm
@ Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall
- Help with your job search | Tues. Feb. 10
- Tune up your professionalism skills | Tues. Mar. 3
- Evaluating & negotating job offers | Tues. Mar. 24
- Spring 2015 Connection fair | Tues. Feb. 24 | 10am-4pm | Squires
- Graduation celebration | Tues. Apr. 28 | Noon-4pm | Smith Career Center

 

Seminars FOR graduate students during spring 2015

Resume writing | Wed. Jan 28
Career fair prep | Wed. Feb. 11
Interviewing skills | Wed. Mar. 4
LinkedIn | Wed. Mar. 18
All held in GLC Room G
All sessions 5:30-6:30 pm

 

Grad school prep events during spring 2015

Admission exam test drive | Sat. Feb. 28 | 10am - 1pm
Details and registration

Location and time for the following sessions:
Derring 1076
5:00-6:00 pm
Grad School 101 | Wed. Feb. 11
GRE math boot camp | Tues. Feb. 24 & Wed. Mar. 25
GRE verbal boot camp | Wed. Feb. 25 & Thur. Mar. 26
Writing your personal statement | Tues. Mar. 31

 

Spring 2015 Connection Job Fair
Sponsored by Career Services
Employers seeking students in all colleges
Tu. Feb. 24, 2015 | 10am-4pm | Squires
Some employers will schedule next-day interviews on site.
Complete info for students to prepare!

 

Winter open house
Fr. Jan. 23, 2015
Noon-4pm
For first-year and sophomore students.

 

Week of Sep. 8-12, 2014:
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!