Careers and Internships
Internships are an essential part of the preparation for your career. By participating in an internship, 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.
Science and Technology in Society graduates are prepared to pursue academic positions in an increasingly diverse range of university programs or for advancement in government or industry careers.
Career and Professional Development at Virginia Tech offers a variety of services including career exploration, job searching, resume analysis, and interview training.
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.
- 4 Year Guide to Building Your Resume