Virginia Tech Career and Professional Development is grateful for the service of our student veterans, military service members, and their families. We are committed to serving student veterans throughout your transition into higher education and employment after graduation. Recognizing the unique skills and experiences of veterans and military service members, we have provided the resources here. Questions about the content of this page should be directed to Heidi Thuesen Gilbert.

Advising

CPD has trained career advisors who are happy to meet with student veterans for one-on-one support. We offer advising through drop-in and through scheduled appointments. You can call us to ask to meet with Heidi (Thuesen) Gilbert, liaison to student veterns.

Heidi Thuesen Gilbert
Heidi (Thuesen) Gilbert, liaison to student veterans

Explore careers

Find jobs and internships

CPD resources:

More resources:

Veterans preference and federal employment

  • See our federal job search page for more information about federal employment opportunities.
  • Feds Hire Vets
    Information about federal employment for veterans, including veterans preference, agencies seeking to hire veterans, and an overview of federal employment and hiring processes.

Applying to graduate or professional school

Military-friendly employers and schools

Additional campus resources

Transitioning from military to civilian