Career Services Calendar

Fall 2015 Events

Wednesday. October 7, 2015
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 28 and Thursday, October 29th 2015
Fall Job and Internship Fair  | 10:00 - 3:00 | University of Virginia
(Bus transportation on Wednesday October 28th 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 4, 2015
Challenge - Job and Internship Fair |  11:00am - 3:00pm  |  Roanoke, VA

Open to all students from our 10 consortium colleges to search for jobs and internships. Takes place at the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke, VA.                   Website:  www.challengejobfair.com

Wednesday. November 11, 2015
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 2016 Events

Week of February 8 – 12, 2016
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 12, 2016    (Note: Time change)
Human Services Career Fair  |  11:30am - 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 16, 2016
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 6, 2016
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!


When: Thursday, October 8th at 5:30pm Where: Roanoke Higher Education Center
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!