Contacts listed here are for Career and Professional Development only, or are for 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.

Quicklinks to things you might be seeking:
- Office hours
- Location | maps | parking
- FAQs

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!

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.


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

Agriculture and Life Sciences

Tamara Cherry-Clarke |

Architecture and Urban Studies

Becca Scott |


Stuart Mease | | 540-231-6602


Claire Childress |
Heidi Thuesen |

Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Becca Scott |
Ashley Jaramillo |

Natural Resources and Environment

Jonathan Byers |


Katie Baer Beach |

Other liaison areas:  


Jonathan Byers |

Corps of Cadets

Catherine Copeland |

Cranwell International Center

Ashley Jaramillo |

Graduate School

Amy McPherson |

Intercultural Engagement Center

Tamara Cherry-Clarke |

Services for Students with Disabilities

Tamara Cherry-Clarke |

Student Veterans

Heidi Thuesen |

University Studies

Jonathan Byers |

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

CAUTION: Our mailing address is not reliable for online mapping, and will not direct you to parking.
Google Maps is close, but not fully 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