Career Development for Students

Career Exploration

Use our TypeFocus personality and interest inventory tool to help with becoming more confident about how your major matching your personality, interests, skills and values.

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Get Experience

You'll want to gain experience outside of the classroom in a part-time job, internship or cooperative education assignment as soon as you are ready. Let the Handshake system help you identify opportunities to apply for.

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Handshake

Be sure you are fully and completely registered with Handshake. The system utilizes machine learning to help you identify jobs that match your major and interests. Set search agents and be sure to check out the peer-to-peer contact system so you can communicate with other college students in the Handshake system.

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Cooperative Education

Are you interested in applying classroom knowledge in the workplace and obtaining experience before graduation? Cooperative Education is for you - where learning becomes doing!

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Attend Job Fairs

Tech's job fairs are world class. Fortune 500 companies come to Tech for one reason and that's to meet you. Be sure you are ready though, these opportunities come around only once per semester.

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Career Exploration
Get Experience
Handshake
Cooperative Education
Attend Job Fairs

Message to Students

The Center for Career Development exists to help you become confident in your choice of a major, how to get experience in your field and how to develop skills that will help you transition into the world of work. We can assist you in developing skills in resume writing, interviewing, networking and job fair success. It all starts with registration and profile completion on the Handshake system.

Handshake

Check out Tennessee Tech's part-time, co-op, internship, fellowship and full-time job gateway for all majors. Current students use your Tennessee Tech email credentials to sign in.

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