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Becca Scott

Director of Professional Development and Experiential Initiatives

Becca serves as Director of Professional Development and Experiential Initiatives in the office of Career and Professional Development. She joined Career and Professional Development in 1998 and enjoys assisting students through the career development process. She lives in Blacksburg with her husband, two children, and dog. She spends her time working out, eating at the many great restaurants in Blacksburg, going to the river, and has been known to binge on Netflix every once in a while. She loves to talk to students about how to apply their Strengths in work and life, gaining experience while in college, and how to develop professional skills for career success.

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Key responsibilities

  • Lead Professional Development and Experiential Programs team which includes the Cooperative Education and Internship Program (CEIP), Hokie Mentorship Connect, the Peer Career Advisor Program (PCA), and other programs and services related to the development of professional skills, career readiness, and experiential learning.
  • Lead professional competency initiative
  • Coordinate iGROW@VirginiaTech 
  • Coordinate Career Outfitters
  • Coordinate CliftonStrengths programming and advising

Educational background

M.A.Ed. Student Personnel Services
Concentration: College Student Affairs
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

B.S. Family and Child Development
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

Professional affiliations

  • Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers (VACE)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE)
  • National Career Development Association (NCDA)
  • Mid-Atlantic Career Counselors Association (MACCA)