|Virginia Tech graduates are highly sought by employers in government, industry, and academe. Take advantage of the myriad opportunities available to you as a graduate student to build your professional repertoire, explore areas of interest, and realize future aspirations.
Transformative Graduate Education
Transformative Graduate Education (TGE) is a university-wide initiative
consisting of three inter-connected programs: Graduate
Scholars Society, Preparing
the Future Professoriate/Professional (PFP), the Graduate
Education Development Institute (GEDI), and the Citizen
Scholar Program (CSE). These programs offer graduate students opportunities
to prepare to become engaged contributors in modern universities and
contributing professionals in their communities.
GTA Training Workshop
This two-phase workshop offers a great learning opportunity to new Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) to build up their pedagogical knowledge, teaching- and classroom-management skills, and network with experienced faculty and graduate students. Offered each year in the fall.
Cooperative Education Program (Co-op)
Often referred to as internship, co-op provides opportunities for students to obtain professional employment experience as part of their academic programs.
Career Services provides assistance through all stages of career exploration and preparation.
Professional Development Seminars and Workshops
The Graduate Life Center hosts a variety of workshops and seminars designed to provide graduate students with tools for success in their career pursuits. Visit the Graduate Life Center's calendar for upcoming events.