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nternships and Field Studies are an essential part of the preparation for your career. By participating in an internship or field study, you apply the theory and knowledge you have learned in the classroom through hands-on experience in a professional setting. While working under the guidance of an experienced professional, you get a unique opportunity to learn about yourself, your clients, your organizations, and your environment. Site supervisors act as role models, providing direction so that you can both observe and participate in the work of the organization.


Any field that values understanding people, the relationships they make, and the differences between them hires humanities graduates. A major doesn't necessarily determine a career. Companies value the problem solving and communicative skills only liberal arts programs can provide. 

Career Services at Virginia Tech offers a variety of services including career exploration, job searching, resume analysis, and interview training.

  • More information is available at the Career and Professional Development homepage.
  • More information about the office's advising services is available here.
  • To schedule an appointment with the Career and Professional Advisor from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Science, click here.
  • A calendar of the office's events is available here.

Other career-related resources include:

  • Career Exploration Tools: Explains the process of selecting and exploring a career.
  • Career Fairs: Lists the current career fairs on campus and in the region.
  • Handshake: Enables Virginia Tech students and alumni to network for career planning and job search assistance.