Professional Readiness and Leadership Center

Corporate Connect

Corporate Connect events create an environment for employers, students, and faculty to network, discuss internships and job openings, and learn more about professional opportunities available in today’s economy. 


Fastenal Corporate Connect


February 19 - 23, 2024

Visit their booths on each floor of Foundation Hall.

The 1st Floor booth will have people available for discussions from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. each day.

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  • Students

    Students, take advantage of Corporate Connect to:

    - Practice your elevator pitch
    - Explore internships
    - Grow your network

    As you read through the professionals participating in Corporate Connect, it is vital to utilize all the resources available to prepare for the week they will visit in the College of Business. If you are interested in positions with a company, curate your resume, and if you need feedback or assistance, reach out to Professional Readiness and Leadership. Students also have access to a wide range of business casual and professional clothes in the Business Professional Closet to make a strong first impression.

  • Employers

    Why Hire Tech?

    Tech graduates are prepared for the world of business and equipped with the tools to succeed. Our rigorous academic programs are ranked among the best in the nation and fully accredited by the AACSB, the gold standard in education. Experiential learning opportunities are embedded in our programs and open to all students, making our students career-ready day one.

    Build Your Brand

    The College of Business works with employers to build a customized plan to strengthen brand recognition, engage with students, and market jobs effectively.

    Featured Ways to Engage

    Information Sessions

    Inform students about your company, the culture, job opportunities, or any relevant topic through a presentation


    Connect with Tech students by setting up a table in a high traffic location in Foundation Hall to promote your brand and current job opportunities.

    Classroom Connections

    Connect with students in the classroom on professional development topics. Program Coordinators will reach out in advance to connect you with faculty to provide the course content being covered.

    Student Organizations

    Created to connect you with student organizations pertaining to a certain discipline or industry area.

    Lunch & Learns

    Host a lunch & learn to present on a certain professional development topic or industry specific information with business students.


Wilson Bank & Trust employees at a tabling event
Wilson Bank & Trust employee teaching a class
Averitt employees at a tabling event
Averitt employee teaching a class
Twin Lakes Halloween information booth with colorful balloon arch
Twin Lakes informational booth with people socializing around it
Previous Companies

Twin Lakes, October 29 - November 3, 2023

Guest Speakers
Lea Ann Gore, Marketing & Sales Manager Daniel Nash, IT Manager
Shane Huepel, CTO Jonathan West, CEO

Averitt, November 14 - 18, 2022

Guest Speakers
Stephan Bush Kyle Vassau Kaedin Hull Logan Bush-Mahoney
Joseph Greek Randy Guidry Candice Parker Brook Young

Experience Tech For Yourself

Visit us to see what sets us apart.

Schedule Your Visit

If you are an employer interested in our Corporate Connect opportunities, please reach out to Cheryl Montgomery.