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Student opportunities: WORK & LEARN in Career Services

Programs overview

We offer three programs that enable students to acquire para-professional experience and learn by working in Career Services. One opportunity is for undergraduate students currently enrolled at Virginia Tech. Two opportunities are for graduate students only.

Peer Career Advisor Program = PCA

Open to Virginia Tech undergraduate students.
Fall through spring semester academic year commitment.
Training, advising, project work to represent Career Services as a para-professional.
Paid position effective fall 2013; work schedule 8-10 hours per week.
PCA program is new for fall 2013 (replacing former programs).
[It replaces the former Career Associates Program that launched in the 2003-04 academic year, and it is absorbing the former Career Services Intern Program.]
Learn more about the Peer Career Advisor Program...

Graduate Assistantship

For graduate students in the Virginia Tech Higher Education (HED) program.
Fall through spring semester academic year, 20-hour per week, paid position.
Learn more about the Graduate Assistantship...

Graduate Practica and Internships

Open to graduate students in the Virginia Tech Higher Education (HED) program, and to students from other graduate programs and institutions.
Typically one semester (fall, spring or summer) unpaid experience for graduate students to meet the requirements of their graduate programs for a work experience in a professional environment.
Hours per week depend on the requirements of your graduate program.
Learn more about Graduate Practica and Internships...

 

Student opps: Work & Learn in Career Services

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