Career Services Calendar

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Academic Majors Fair  | Panther's Den,Franklin Hall | 11:00am — 2:00pm
Opportunity to meet Ferrum Faculty and research different college majors and minors of interest from each academic department.

Wednesday, October 8th

Challenge Career Fair | The Kirkley Hotel, Lynchburg, VA |  10:00am – 3:00pm
Open to all students from our 15 consortium colleges to learn more about internships and employment for Business and Accounting majors.

Wednesday and Thursday, October 29 & 30, 2014

Fall Job and Internship Fair  | University of Virginia | 10:00am - 3:00pm
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. We will pick one date and provide transportation - look for further details.

Website: http://www.career.virginia.edu/students/events/fjif.php

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Kaplan Free Practice Test for Grad School | Roanoke College | 9:45 am
GRE, MCAT, LSAT - take a free practice test and receive feedback about the results from Kaplan.  Other practice tests are available on line.

Register to attend at http://bit.ly/RCFPTFALL14

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Professional Protocol Dinner for Senior |  Blue Ridge Mountain Room  | 5:45pm
A free dinner for seniors hosted by employers and community leaders. Includes dining etiquette, business attire and networking presentations - skills employers are seeking!! Sign-up by Wednesday, November 5th in the Career and Leadership Office.

February 9 -13, 2015

Career Week Programs

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. Details Coming in January


Friday, February 13, 2015

Human Services Career Fair  |  Panther's Den  |  10:00am - 2"00pm  

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.


Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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 1, 2015

Senior Salute |  Blue Ridge Mountain Room  |  3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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!


The Career Focus Dinner employers for fall 2014 are listed below. There is a sign-up sheet at the Career and Leadership Center counter to sign up for the program and free dinner for students. You will need to drive or find a ride to the company program, which is held at the company, in Roanoke.  Directions will be sent the week of the program and dinner. Students in the past have gotten internship and full time employment from employers in the programs. There are only 4 slots for each program and alternate slots if all slots at other colleges are not full. Radford University, Roanoke College, Hollins University and Virginia Western CC all participate in this program. Business dress is required as you may be meeting a future employer! The program and dinner usually is over by 6:30pm.  "


Bank of Botetourt
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 4:30pm

Business, Accounting, Economics and Finance majors are encouraged to participate.


City of Roanoke
Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 4:30pm

Business, Political Science, Economics and Finance majors are encouraged to participate.


Carilion Clinic
Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 4:30pm

 Health Science, Business, Computer Science, accounting, Economics and Finance majors are encouraged to participate.