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Center for Career Development

Events and Workshops

Throughout the year, the Center for Career Development offers many events, workshops, career fairs, meet-ups, and more. Below, you'll find event calendars for upcoming Purple and Gold Career ReadinessCareer FairsCareers n' Coffee, and Employer Spotlight events. 

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Agriculture Fair - Feb 29 from 11-1 in Mem Gym

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Career Fairs Spring 2024

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February 8 — Engineering Fair

› Location: The Hoop
› Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

February 29 — Agriculture Fair

› Location: Memorial Gym
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 21 — Education Fair

› Location: Memorial Gym
› Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

April 10 — Nashville Area Career Fair

› Location: Nashville Fair Grounds
› Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Student Career Fair Resources

Career Readiness Events — Spring 2024

Gold Career Readiness Events: Freshmen & Sophomores

 

January 30 — Intro | Writing My First Professional Resume

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

February 1 — My First Job Fair | Interviewing

› Location: Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

February 13 — Part 2 Workshop: Vocational Rehabilitation Academy 101: Career Counseling, Educational Support, Assistive Technology

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

February 22 — Writing My First Professional Resume

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

March 5 — Writing My First Professional Resume

› Location: Clement Hall, Room 212
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

March 27 — Part 2 Workshop: Building My First College Budget | Regions Bank

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

April 2 — Interviewing 101

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room 
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

April 9 — My First Job Fair | Interviewing

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m

April 10 — Career Interest Inventory: What is the Right Job for You?

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m

April 18 — Gold Make-Up and Recap

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m

Gold Career Readiness Certification

Purple Career Readiness Events: Juniors & Seniors

 

January 25— Introduction to the NACE Career Ready Competencies

› Location: Clement Hall, Room 212
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

January 31— Writing My Employer Ready Resume

› Location: Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room
› Time: 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

February 6 — Employer Panel and Making a Great First Impression at a Job Fair (Receive credit for attending two workshops.)

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

February 15 — Vocational Rehabilitation Academy 201: 
Preparing, Obtaining and Maintaining Employment

› Location: Clement Hall, Room 212
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

February 20 — The Skills Based Economy | Where Do My Skills Come From?

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

February 21 — Ready for Job Interviews Using the STAR-L Method

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

February 27 — Writing an Employer Ready Resume

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

March 6 —How Will I be Evaluated on My First Job or Internship?

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

March 19 —Virtual Job Shadowing: A Guide to Career Exploration

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

March 26 — Part 2 Workshop: Understanding Personal Finances | Regions Bank

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

April 4 — Ready for Job Interviews Using the STAR-L Method

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

April 11 — Making Professional Presentations | Featuring Scott Christen

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

April 16 — PURPLE Make-Up and Recap

› Location: Roaden University Center, Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Purple Career Readiness Certification

Cooperative Education Meet-Ups — Spring 2024

January 23 — Co-Op Meet-Up Information Session

› Location: Roaden University Center, 1st Floor Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m.

February 14 — Co-Op Meet-Up Information Session, including Focus on International Students / CPT

› Location: Roaden University Center, 1st Floor Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m.

March 7 — Co-Op Meet-Up Information Session

› Location: Roaden University Center, 1st Floor Tech Pride Room
› Time: 11:00 a.m.

April 4 — Co-Op Meet-Up Information Session

› Location: Clement Hall 212
› Time: 11:00 a.m.

April 17 — Co-Op Meet-Up Information Session

› Location: Roaden University Center, 1st Floor Tech Pride Room
› Time: 3:00 p.m.

Employer Spotlights — Spring 2024

 

More employer spotlights to come soon! If your company is interested in taking part in an Employer Spotlight, please email tacallis@tntech.edu for more information

Careers n' Coffee — Spring 2024

Employers: Interested in booking one of the upcoming Careers n' Coffee dates to feature your company? Sign in or register an account on Handshake and reserve your date before it's gone!

January 17  Center for Career Development (Hot Coffee & Hot Chocolate)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 17  Missile and Space Intelligence Center (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 18 — Wilson Sporting Goods (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 22 Messer Construction (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 24 — Aviation and Missile Solutions, LLC (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 29 UT Space Institute (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 31 — TVA (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 5 Haren Construction (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 12 — TN Department of Environment and Conservation (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 14 US Air Force and US Space Force Talent Acquisitions (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 19 — L.I. Smith & Associates (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 21 Volunteer Behavioral Health (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 26 — Silver Angels of TN, LLC (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 4 Caterpillar Financial (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 6 — Landscape Workshop (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 18 Peace Corps (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 25 — Cookeville Regional Medical Center (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March 27 Civil and Environmental Consultants (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 1 — Northwestern Mutual (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 3 TVA Office of the Inspector General (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 8 — Southwestern Advantage (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 10 UTK Human Resources (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 15 — TBD

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 17 21st Mortgage Company (Iced Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 22 — TN Dept of Children Services (Hot Coffee)

› Location: Swoops Food Court
› Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

 

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