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A mentor can help you navigate the complexities of a college education, and the uncertainty and anticipation of what life after college has in store.

The Women in STEM Mentoring Program pairs STEM students with professionals from business and industry to provide a supportive environment for your STEM education, to assist with educational resources, and to facilitate career networking opportunities.

If you are interested in the 2018-19 Women in STEM Mentoring Program, contact Nancy Reid at or come to the Career Center for an interest form and more information.

Please note: prospective participants are intended to be from a non-traditional gender pool; however, everyone is welcome to apply and participation is not exclusionary.



Posted on June 4, 2018

Mastering Your Resume and Interview

Register today to join us in the Hall Associates Career Center to hear Elizabeth Testerman, Human Resources Manager for AEP and the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Virginia Western Community College. Mrs. Testerman is devoted to grooming the next generation towards their career and future success and will be sharing with students and alumni how to master your resume and ace your interview. Wednesday, April 11th from noon-1:30pm.  A free lunch will be provided.  Space is limited and you must register by April 6th.  Stop by the Career Center on the 2nd Floor of the Student Life Center or for questions call or email the Career Center Staff at 540-857-7298 or

Posted on March 20, 2018


Don’t miss our great speaker for Lunch Leads!

Mr. Pete File who was the Lead Instrumentation Engineer with the Apollo 11, 14 and 17 missions will be joining us in the Hall Associates Career Center.

Wednesday, March 28th

12pm – 1:30pm

Hall Associates Career Center

Come and enjoy a free lunch while hearing about Mr. File’s experiences with Neil Armstrong’s mission to the moon and others.  A key contributor to the early development of both fiber optics and cellular telephone communications, he will also talk about owning a communications and management consulting company; his work experiences in Argentina, Spain, Canada and throughout the U.S.  The author of numerous magazine articles and technical papers, holder of one patent, website designer, creator of custom software applications and the former president/owner of Famous Anthony restaurants, Mr. File will intrigue you with his quick wit and vast knowledge of many career fields.

Pre-registration is required and seating is limited.  Come to the Career Center to register for this event!  Deadline to register is March 23rd!

Posted on March 7, 2018


Unsure of how to prepare for an interview?  Join us in the Hall Associates Career Center and learn tips and tricks to prepare for an interview and the do’s and don’ts of interviewing.  Not sure of what to wear?  We’ll cover that as well.  You have two sessions to choose from on:

Tuesday, March 20th

12:15 – 12:45 pm

5:15 – 5:45 pm

Hall Associates Career Center

Stop by the Career Center or call us to pre-register for the event at 540-857-7298.  The Career Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Life Center!


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Register Now for Career Premiere Job and Internship Fair!!!

REGISTER TODAY to attend the 2018 Career Premiere Job & Internship Fair!

WHEN: February 15, 2018 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

WHERE: Green Ridge Recreation Center, Roanoke, VA (shuttle available from VWCC to Green Ridge. Please note transportation request on registration form.)

VWCC Students & Alumni: PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE your spot!!! Contact or come by the Hall Career Center (Student Life Center S206) at 857-7298 or to complete the registration forms. You must be a current student or graduate of one of the participating colleges in order to attend the event.

For more information and a list of employers please visit the event website. The employer list will be constantly updated as more employers register to attend with an average of 50-60 employers attending the fair each year this can be a great opportunity to make some connections!

The Career Premiere Fair brings employers together with students and alumni from several liberal arts and sciences colleges, universities and community colleges in the northwest and southwest regions of Virginia. The purpose of the Fair is to share information with college students and graduates about career and internship opportunities at participating organizations.

Posted on February 1, 2018

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Location: Student Life Center S206
Phone: 540-857-7298
Fax: 540-857-6050

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Friday: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
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