CPD is for all Virginia Tech students!

That means all majors; all academic levels, 1st-year through graduate level; all career topics. We help you explore career options, seek experience & post-grad jobs, and plan for grad school.

Wherever you are in your career journey, we can help you on your way. 

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Our director's pick:

Dr. Donna Cassell Ratcliffe, director of Career & Professional Development [CPD], wants to share with you these Practically Passionate podcasts, created by two VT graduates, related to career development.

Please note that CPD does not endorse any products that might be offered for sale on any website to which we provide links.

For liberal arts & social science majors:
Current Jobs for Graduates includes internships too.

For all internship-seeking and job-seeking students: CareerShift is a comprehensive search tool for every career field.

For all students seeking internships or jobs: GoinGlobal tells you the skills and gives you resources to focus your search abroad or in the U.S.

For all students who want to learn about careers: Candid Career gives you quick video interviews of people working in real jobs.

For all internship-seeking and job-seeking students: Career Spots gives you quick videos about job search skills and tips.


Books for all career interests! Pursue your unique interests, discover and follow your passions! In our Career Resource Center choose from hundreds of books you can read [and check out] covering all career fields.

A special thank you to our supporters!

The generosity of these organizations enables us to deliver extra services and events to students. Thank you!
Employers: Learn more about support opportunities.
Students: Learn more about these employers in Handshake!

Platinum Partners
Ford Motor Company
General Motors
Harris Corporation
Kohl's Department Stores
Norfolk Southern

Gold Partners
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Digital Cloak

Silver Partners
BAE Systems
Capital One

Orange & Maroon