Career & Professional Development: for parents and families  >  Ways parents can give career help

Helping your student:

Career coaching your student.

Parents and family members are the most important influence on your student’s career development.

We hope this handout for career coaching your student is helpful to you as you support your student's career journey.

Helping others:

Parents can also provide career advice, exposure to the real world, and jobs at graduation to Virginia Tech students.

If your organization has internships, shadowing/externships, co-ops and post-graduation jobs for students and new graduates, please