Center for Career Development

Center for Career Development
for Students

The Center for Career Development is the university’s centralized career planning and development and student recruitment center. We connect students and alumni with employers by offering our Career Readiness Certificate, hosting workshops, conducting on-campus interviews, annual career fairs, and coordinating the cooperative (Co-op) education program, which provides students with real-world work experience in their chosen major.  Use the information below to learn more about how we can help you graduate from Tennessee Tech Career Ready!

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We host a variety of programs to help you graduate Career Ready! Our workshops, career fairs, and employer engagement events will provide you the opportunity to develop the skills you need regardless if it is for a co-op, internship, part-time job, or landing you that first job after graduation. You can participate in our Career Readiness Certificate program that is designed to help you hone in on the skills you need while providing the opportunity to network with many of Tech's employer partners. 

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Career Spotlight

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Mary Walker

Mary Walker (Exercise Science & Physical Wellness '21) realized her senior year of high school that she wanted to support and advocate for individuals with special needs. Through campus opportunities, hands-on experiences, and career guidance, she's continued her education in pursuit of a doctorate in occupational therapy.

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Caleb Savage

Caleb Savage (Nursing '18) knew what he wanted to do once he completed his degree at Tennessee Tech. Growing up in the local area, he wanted to provide care to those in need.

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Rebekah Preshong

Rebekah Preshong (Chemical Engineering '21) grew up in a community that had a Fortune 500 company in her backyard. After deciding to attend Tennessee Tech, she immediately started getting involved in Center for Career Development events like career fairs to explore internship opportunities.

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