Derek Chen

Advising Fellow

After recently graduating from Virginia Tech, Derek joined the Career and Professional Development team in August 2019 and currently serves as an Advising Fellow. As an undergraduate student he had a strong connection with VT Engage, the service-learning center on campus. During that time, he served as a student leader, Campus Kitchen assistant, and student co-director.  Through his prior experiences, he developed a passion for working with students. He enjoys collaborating with students to help them navigate through all stages of their college career – both personally and professionally. Derek is available to help in areas such as: resume writing, cover letter writing, career/major exploration, career fair preparation, and job searches.


B.S. Sociology, Virginia Tech, 2019
Blacksburg, VA