Contacts for Career & Professional Development

CPD phones, email:

CPD mailing address:

Career & Professional Development
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. For accurate mapping, directions, and parking, please see location, maps, parking.

More contacts in Career & Professional Development and VT:

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.

CPD contacts FOR faculty and staff by colleges:
Phone number is 540-231–6241.
Where contact is TBA, please call us and we will direct you to a staff member who will work with you in the meantime.

CPD contacts FOR faculty and staff in other VT areas:
Phone number is 540-231–6241
Where contact is TBA, please call us and we will direct you to a staff member who will work with you in the meantime.

  • Athletics: TBA
  • Corps of Cadets: Ms. Catherine Copeland
  • Cranwell International Center: Mr. Steven White
  • Cultural and Community Centers: TBA
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life: Ms. Kayla Branson [starting 7/23/19]
  • Global Education Office: Mr. Jonathan Byers
  • Housing and Residence Life: Ms. Darian Phillips
  • Services for Students with Disabilities: Ms. Liz Wilson
  • Student Conduct: Mr. Derek Chen [starting 8/15/19]
  • Student Veterans: Dr. Jay Kyle
  • For employers who wish to post jobs, and for any questions about Handshake, please contact our employer relations staff.
  • Departments and colleges that host Virginia Tech career fairs and have updates on your next date, and/or you have changed your web address:
    Please email Catherine Copeland, with the following:
    Subject line: your event name, DAY, and date.
    Example: [event name], WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020
    In your email include: your web address for your event where students and employers can find complete details (time, location, contact info).
    Please do not send attachments (PDFs, Word, etc.)
  • For copyright permissions, content questions, or comments, please email Catherine Copeland.
  • About the Virginia Tech website: See university contact information for contacts about the Virginia Tech website.