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Career Planning Guide

Published by Career and Professional Development for Virginia Tech students.

Quick guide on resume preparation, cover letters, other job search correspondence, interview prep, planning for graduate or professional school, and more. Includes sample resumes, letters, and reference list.


First destination after undergraduate degree

We survey graduating seniors to ask their first destination. They can report and update up to six months after commencement. Report includes:

  • Employed grads: salary medians; list of job titles, employers, and locations.
  • Continuing education grads: list of degrees, programs, and institutions.
  • Career-related experience during college; including types of experience (sample graphic below), and regrets about career planning.