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Where do I start looking?

With so many choices, where do you start looking for jobs and internships?

Consider a starting point from the resources on this page, and we are glad to help you through advising!

Employers actively posting jobs to college students and VT:
Handshake connects you with employers seeking VT students! Plus, some employers schedule interviews with students (in Smith Career Center, pre-Covid). Learn more about Handshake and the On-Campus Interviewing Program [OCI].

Career-field focus:
Not every employer actively posts jobs with universities. Actively seek by career fields from agriculture to art, education to environment, fashion to fitness, health care to history.

Uncover every type of employer and industry:
CareerShift is a comprehensive search  tool for every career field.

Searching by country:
GoinGlobal for skills and resources to search in countries abroad or the U.S. See other international resources.

International student resources:
Starting global? Career resources especially for International students

Local or Virginia-based job search:
Local resources
Virginia resources.

Population-focused career resources for: 
Student veterans.
Workplace diversity.
LGBTQ resources.
Students with disabilities.

U.S. federal government employment:
Seeking federal jobs or internships.

For new grads and students:
Resources for college students and new grads.

Job search tips:

  • Remember networking is a top source for finding experience and jobs!
  • Partner with friends with similar career interests to search and share info.
  • More tips for your job search...