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Career resources FOR STUDENTS

Career and Professional Development [CPD] provides you with many resources and guidance.
You can:

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Support and services

Experience during college

Learn about programs and ways to get experience including internships, co-ops, Peer Career Advisor program, and more.

Quick links to some tools CPD has purchased for Virginia Tech students:

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What can I do with this major?

Learn about careers related to majors.


1 to 3-minute videos: career field interviews and get-hired topics.

1 to 4-minute videos:  job search skills and career readiness.

Job and internship search tools

Career Shift

Career Shift

Find internships and jobs in every career field.



Skills, sources for internships and jobs abroad or in the U.S.

The U.S.A. careers part of GoinGlobal.

Practice interview tool

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    Interview Prep: web-based practice interview platform

    Practice, record, and review your verbal responses to interview prompts. Career and Professional Development has purchased this tool as a service to the Virginia Tech community. Can be used by anyone with a Virginia Tech email address. (Formerly called InterviewStream.)

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    Iris professional photo booth

    Students and recent graduates can make an appointment to get a free professional photo to use on your LinkedIn profile (not on your resume!).