Career Services Calendar

Fall 2016 Events

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Regional Job Fair for STEM-H | 10:00am - 1:30 pm | Squires Center @ VT

Sponsored by the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council & the Pamplin College of Business. Connect with 30 local technology companies and explore potential internships or full time jobs in STEM-H fields.  Check out the list of companies attending: CLICK HERE.

Tuesday,  September 13, 2016 @ 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2016 @ noon
Senior Tranistions  |  Panther's Den  

A must meeting for all Seniors!
Important information will be shared about preparing for life after graduation.

Monday. September 26, 2016
Virginia Graduate and Professional School Fair (2 locations)
11:00am - 2:00pm @ Radford University (click here for Attendee info)
4:30pm - 7:00pm @ Virginia Tech (click here for Attendee info)

This is a great opportunity to get face time with many different graduate schools and get your questions answered. Thinking about graduate school, not sure, or just curious--this event is for you.

Wednesday. October 5, 2016
Academic Majors Fair  |  11:00am - 2:00pm  |  Panther's Den  

Opportunity to meet Ferrum College Faculty and research different college majors and minors of interest from each academic department.

Wednesday. October 5, 2016
Clothes Closet Fashion Show |  6:00pm - 7:00pm  |  Panther's Den  

Come check out this great service that is available to you as well as learning about how to dress for interviews and on the job!

Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday, October 27th 2016
Fall Job and Internship Fair  | 10:00 - 3:00 | University of Virginia
(Bus transportation on Wednesday October 26th ONLY) 

Open to all students.  We have been invited to attend the fair which has national/international companies and Federal/State agencies.  Our students have done well at this fair. Website: http://career.virginia.edu/calendar/job-internship-fair

Wednesday. November 9, 2016
Professional Protocol Dinner for Seniors |  5:45pm |  Blue Ridge Mountain Room

A dinner for seniors hosted by employers and community leaders at no charge.  Includes dining etiquette, business attire and networking presentations - We cover the soft skills employers are seeking!


Spring 2017 Events

Week of February 13 – 17, 2017
Career Week Programs  | Details coming in January

A week of career related programs for all students. Including Resume and Cover letter reviews, as well as Individual and Panel Mock Interviews with employers. 

Friday, February 17, 2016   
Human Services Career Fair  |  10:00am - 2:00pm  |  Panther's Den  

Employers from Human Services and Law Enforcement Agencies will be here recruiting for employment and internships. These employers hire more than Social Work and Criminal Justice majors. 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Career Premiere Internship and Employment Fair  |  11:00am – 3:00pm
Green Ridge Recreation Center, Roanoke VA

Ferrum College student's main career fair with 15 other colleges in the area. All students seeking internships and full time jobs NEED to attend!To see a list of companies that are attending and visit their website to research their needs, go to: www.careerpremierefair.com.  Sign up to attend at the Career and Leadership Center counter in Lower Franklin Hall and to receive a Ferrum name tag, at the career fair.

If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Holden at lholden@ferrum.edu or 540-356-4460.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Senior Salute |  3:00pm - 5:00pm  |  Blue Ridge Mountain Room

Seniors take care of the "business" of graduating! In two hours seniors get their cap & gowns, have fun/ food, get their pictures taken with the Mascot!


WhenThursday October 27th
Where: TBA
Learn about career opportunities in the Roanoke Region!   This program is designed to help bridge the transition between college and the workplace.

During the session, each participant will:
  • Make value contact with area business leaders.
  • Learn what skills employers value
  • Understand the job market in the Roanoke Region.
More details and how to sign up coming soon!