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Job Referral Service
We offer an employment referral service designed to assist students and former students in finding employment. Job listings are received daily from employers throughout the Tidewater area, and posted on-line with HireNet.net/Tidewater Community College, an on-line job search program. The office also receives listings from federal, state and city agencies. Students also have access to ALEX, the Virginia Employment Commission's computerized job bank.

HireNet.net/Tidewater Community College
Tidewater Community College partners with HireNet.net to bring enhanced career services to students and alumni. Visit the web site at: http://www.hirenet.net/jobs.cfm?orgid=jtcc3763.

  • Access to HireNet.net/Tidewater Community College's database of full-time, part-time and internship opportunities.
  • A Candidate Profile that provides prospective employers with detailed information on your education, skills and relevant work experience. The Candidate Profile contains a special section just for students.
  • Access to Quality Employers that are specifically looking for students and school alumni.
  • Ability to e-mail your Candidate Profile to employers with openings matching your interests.

For additional information on this job search site, contact the Student Employment Services Office at the Virginia Beach Campus of Tidewater Community College, Kempsville Building, Room D-105, (757) 822-7228. You may also contact the Career Services Offices at the other TCC Campuses: Chesapeake, (757) 822-5125; Norfolk, (757) 822-1222; Portsmouth, (757) 822-2165.

Up-to-Date Job Listings Include: 
  • cooperative education and internship programs
  • full-time career employment
  • part-time employment
  • seasonal employment
  • federal, state and city positions

Cooperative Education /Internships
Cooperative Education and Internship opportunities are also available through this office. The programs give students practical, valuable work experience in a field related to their studies. Students can also receive college credits for the experience. The co-op program bridges the gap between classroom and on-the-job learning. Many private companies and the federal government employ co-op students. Visit the web site at: http://www.tcc.edu/students/Career/coop.htm.

Assistance and Handouts On:

  • interviewing skills
  • résumé writing
  • completing job applications
  • job search on the internet/resume posting sites
  • labor market information
  • apprenticeship information
  • information on local employers
  • recruitment by employers
  • typing proficiency testing

Additional Services
On-campus recruitment by local employers is also coordinated by the Student Employment Services Office. These on-campus visits give students and TCC graduates the opportunity to interview with potential employers in their field of study.

The TCC Student
TCC's student body is diverse. Many of our students have prior work or military experience. Others are attending TCC to upgrade their job skills or to prepare for career changes. We have students who are returning to the workplace after raising their children. Some TCC students already possess a two-or four-year degree.

For more information, call the Student Employment Services Office at (757) 822-7228 or stop by the Kempsville Building, Room D-105.