The contacts listed on this page are for Career and Professional Development only, or are contacts to offices that assist with questions we frequently receive. If you are seeking contacts for other offices on campus, please see Virginia Tech contacts. To be sure your message gets the attention it deserves, please send it to the appropriate contact who can assist you.

For recruiting and employer services, including posting jobs and scheduling interviews on campus:
Please see employer services and contacts for employers.
Thank you for your interest in recruiting our Virginia Tech students!

  • Scheduling advising appointments
  • For questions about emails received from vt@myinterfase.com, contact our employer relations staff.
  • Academic advising for majors and minors: Career and Professional Development is not authorized to advise on course requirements. Here's where to seek help:
    - Review the website of the academic department that offers the major or minor
    - Contact your academic advisor.
  • If you are between majors and need advising about courses to take, you may seek assistance from University Studies.
  • If you have explored our site and still have questions:
    - Email cpd@vt.edu, or call 540-231-6241 during office hours. Include details so we can assist you.
  • If you got a job, congratulations! Please email us at hireahokie@vt.edu with your name and PID, and we'll note you as employed in Hokies4Hire.
  • For help writing emails, review our email guidelines and etiquette.
  • Student concerns or complaints. You may:
    • Write a letter to the director:
      Virginia Tech Career and Professional Development
      Smith Career Center (0128)
      870 Washington Street, SW
      Blacksburg, VA 24061
      Please note, this address is not always accurate for GPS mapping.
    • Contact the reception desk at 540-231-6241 to request an appointment to speak to the director.
    • Consult the Division of Student Affairs student complaints information.

To work with students: We have advisors designated as liaisons as listed below. If you currently have a working relationship with a member of our staff, please feel free to continue working with your current contact. If you do not have a current working relationship, please feel free to contact the liaisons designated below. Each will assist you and consult other of our staff members as needed to help meet your students' needs.

Colleges

Contact
Phone number is 540-231–6241 unless otherwise listed.

Agriculture and Life Sciences

Tamara Cherry-Clarke | tcherryclarke@vt.edu

Architecture and Urban Studies

Becca Scott | bhscott@vt.edu

Business

Stuart Mease | smease@vt.edu | 540-231-6602

Engineering

Claire Childress | childrec@vt.edu
Heidi Thuesen | hthuesen@vt.edu

Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Becca Scott | bhscott@vt.edu
Ashley Jaramillo | jaramia@vt.edu

Natural Resources and Environment

Jonathan Byers | jebyers@vt.edu

Science

Claire Childress | childrec@vt.edu
Heidi Thuesen | hthuesen@vt.edu
Katie Baer Beach | katieatc@vt.edu

Other liaison areas:  

Athletics

Jonathan Byers | jebyers@vt.edu

Corps of Cadets

Catherine Copeland | copeland@vt.edu

Cranwell International Center

Ashley Jaramillo | jaramia@vt.edu

Graduate School

Amy McPherson | amcphers@vt.edu

Intercultural Engagement Center

Tamara Cherry-Clarke | tcherryclarke@vt.edu

Services for Students with Disabilities

Tamara Cherry-Clarke | tcherryclarke@vt.edu

Student Veterans

Heidi Thuesen | hthuesen@vt.edu

University Studies

Jonathan Byers | jebyers@vt.edu

  • If you desire assistance or require accommodations to use Career and Professional Development facilities, resources, or programs, please contact our office at 540-231-6241 or email cpd@vt.edu.
    For handicapped access to our office, see location.
  • Contact us only regarding the Career and Professional Development website. See university contact information for contacts about the Virginia Tech website.
  • For employers regarding recruiting services, please contact our employer relations staff.
  • Sponsors of Virginia Tech job/career fairs with updates on your next date or changes to your web address, please contact Catherine Copeland | copeland@vt.edu.
    In your subject line give your event name and date; in your email include your name, email address, and phone number as contact person for the event; and include the URL for your web page where you provide complete event details. No PDF attachments can be accepted.
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    Catherine Copeland | copeland@vt.edu

Career and Professional Development at Virginia Tech
Smith Career Center (0128)
870 Washington Street, SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

CAUTION: Our mailing address is not always accurate when using online mapping.
Google Maps is reasonably accurate.
Map Quest is not accurate.

For accurate mapping, directions, and parking, please see location | directions.

Main reception desk phone: 540-231-6241
Fax: 540-231-3293