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HireNet brings enhanced career services and employment opportunities to students and alumni:

  • Search Job Database
  • View Employer Recruitment Events (Placement Events)






>>>> Employer Spotlight<<<


InMotion Hosting, located in Virginia Beach, is hiring New Technical Support Team Members and Sales Representatives - Web Hosting.  Would you like to work for a Web Hosting and Web Design Industry Leader?  Since 2001, they have been "Thrilling" their customer base with outstanding technical support and services.  InMotion Hosting is a bi-coastal company with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Virginia Beach.  There are in a growth mode and looking for phenomenal associates to join their team.  InMotion Hosting values a strong work ethic, innovation, and dedication to quality customer service. They are an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  As InMotion Hosting continues to grow and stand at the forefront of web hosting, they know this success is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of their team members.  Their mission is to support its most valuable resource - their Associates.  For detailed information regarding the company, visit: or for more information on their upcoming "Hiring Event" at TCC, visit the information listed below!


Job Corps

Job Corps Info Session 

Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. at 5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Suite 214, Executive Building JANAF, Norfolk, VA  23502

Job Corps is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 to 24.  Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps provide low income men and women with an opportunity to gain the experience they need to begin a career or advance to higher education - at no cost to the student!

If you want to learn more about the Job Corps Program, make plans to attend an Information Session!  Call (757) 466-3202 to RSVP!

Services For Employers

Free Job Posting Service

Job Fair 2014 TCC Virginia Beach Campus

TCC Job Career/Job Fair College Wide Contacts


Employer Information Sessions and

On-Campus Recruitments






Upcoming Employer Recruitment Events










Additional Information

10/21 InMotion Hosting Hiring Event 12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Princess Anne Bldg., Rm. A-105

A representative from InMotion Hosting will be on campus to conduct "on-the-spot interviews" for: New Technical Support Team Members and Sales Representatives – Web Hosting. Walk-in, no appointments necessary! Bring in your resume highlighting your customer service, web hosting and Linux experience.  For additional information, visit:

10/22 Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation, On-Campus Recruitment Events 10-1 TCC VB Campus, Student Center Cafe Make plans to meet with Ms. Dena Kimball for additional information on the various seasonal part-time and full-time positions in areas such as aquatics, therapeutic recreation, park maintenance, athletics, youth programs, clerical support and more. Web Site:
10/23 Autobell Car Wash, On-Campus Recruitment, Information Table 10-2 TCC VB Campus, Table Outside of Rm. A-105, Princess Anne Bldg.

A representative from Autobell Car Wash will be available to discuss Crew Member job opportunities, full-time and part-time. Crew Members are responsible for ensuring an excellent customer experience by performing basic duties including, but not limited to vacuuming and hand drying cars.

Must be 16 years old with a work permit. Able to work with others. Must adhere to Uniform Policy. Because every employee must be able to operate a motor vehicle, a valid Driver`s License is required. Autobell is a drug-free workplace and every candidate must therefore submit to a pre-employment drug screen. In order to maintain a professional appearance by all employees, no visible tattoos are allowed and a neat appearance is expected. No Night Work! Scholarships Available! Flexible Schedules! Daily Tips! Free Car Washes!

For additional information, call (757) 822-7228 or visit:

10/29 Chipotle Mexican Grill On-Campus Recruitment  11-2 TCC VB Campus, Table Outside of Rm. A-105, Princess Anne Bldg.

Representatives from Chipotle Mexican Grill will be on campus to recruit job seekers for: Cashiers, Servers, Cooks, Prep Cooks, Dishwashers, Housekeepers, Bartenders (with experience or no experience at all). Feel free to bring your resume! This could be the opportunity to develop into a leader with our company. Sharpen your customer-service and teamwork skills, learn to make great food and get ready to grow.

The work hours/shifts will vary. Qualifications: Have the ability to demonstrate a complete understanding of the menu and follow instructions for recipes and sanitation guidelines. Have the ability to be cross-trained in all areas of the kitchen and line in addition develop positive working relationships with all restaurant employees and work as part of a team by helping others as needed or requested.

This event is open to TCC students and alumni, veterans, military spouses, active duty members separating from the service, and the general public.  Web Site:

11/4 Fall 2014 L.E.A.P. Workshop Series, Principles of Balanced Self-Renewal 12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Student Center, Rm. K320

Guest Speaker: Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, TCC President

Workshop: Sharpen the Saw: Principles of Balanced Self-Renewal

Participants will receive a copy of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey.  Participants who attend all three sessions will be entered to win a Nook!  Web Site:


Developing Your LinkedIn Profile


12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Pungo Auditorium, F-133, Pungo Bldg.

Presenter: Mr. Sultan Camp, Military Talent Acquisition (Candidate Recruiter), Orion International

Develop your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters and hiring managers can find you. Whether you’ve got 29 days or 3 years left in college, having a professional LinkedIn profile is an essential part of your online visibility and the key to starting your post military career. Help ensure mutual clarity and understanding with others online so you can maximize all of your professional interactions and achieve critical career goals while gaining more visibility.

This event is open to TCC students and alumni, veterans, military spouses, active duty members separating from the service, and the general public. You must sign up in advance to attend this workshop - space is limited!  For additional info, contact Career and Employment Services, (757) 822-7228 or stop by Room A-105/Princess Anne Bldg., TCC VB Campus. Web Site:

11/13 Professional Image Workshop 12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Pungo Auditorium, F-133, Pungo Bldg.

Presenter: Ms. Ann Wells, Independent Sales Director/Image Consultant, Mary Key Cosmetics.

Somebody once said, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” That’snever truer than in the business world! This workshop is for students or anyone entering or re-entering the workforce who want to learn how to make that great first impression. You will learn tips and strategies to help you stand apart from the crowd in today’s competitive job market.


This event is open to TCC students and alumni, veterans, military spouses, active duty members separating from the service, and the general public. Contact Career and Employment Services, (757) 822-7228 or stop by Room A-105/Princess Anne Bldg., TCC VB Campus to RSVP!  Web Site:

Employment Recruitment Events in the Hampton Roads/Peninsula Areas:

For additional information on Career Fairs, Job Fairs, Open Houses and other employment related events taking place off-campus, visit HireNet: and click on Tidewater Community College Placement Events! 

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Job Fairs published at Virginia Employment Commission:

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Services for Students & Alumni

Resume Writing Assistance

Job Referral Service

Job Fair 2013 TCC Virginia Beach Campus

TCC Job Career/Job Fair College Wide

Keyboarding Typing Proficiency Testing

Coordinated Employer On-Campus Recruitments

Ex-Offender Assistance

Virginia Employment Commission Info:




Military Students

Military Students/Job Seekers






Special Job Opportunities

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program


Why Do An Internship?


Internships Will Allow You To: Test-drive the career path that interests you most. Build a network of professional and personal contacts. Develop the skills employers are seeking. Build confidence, motivation and professional work habits you need to excel. Jump into the workforce with more experience, potentially leading to better positions and higher salaries over the course of your career. In addition, an internship can get your foot in the door with major companies or influential organizations. Great Resume Builder!


Additional Internship Opportunities


To See A Current Listing of Internship Opportunities Visit:






 The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) and its partners in collaboration with Virginia’s colleges and community colleges are offering the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). CSIIP is a free resource for finding paid spring, summer, and fall internships. CSIIP provides an online system where undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines at Virginia universities, colleges and community colleges complete a single application package that will be reviewed by companies throughout Virginia. There is no cost to students, universities, or companies to participate.

Students may apply statewide or by region and cal also express interest in specific internships posted by companies.  apply now for maximum consideration by companies throughout Virginia.  application is through the CSIIP website at

Contact VSGC regarding CSIIP at or call (757) 766-5210.





Career Focus

A community college education is about more than finding  job.  It's about discovering your life's work.  Are you a teacher at heart? An artist? A healer? A builder? All of these paths, and many more, are open to you when you pursue an associates degree or certificate (or both) at Tidewater Community College. In this publication, you will read about students of all ages and backgrounds who thought they could do more and earn more by learning more.  Perhaps you will see yourself and your aspirations in their stories in TCC's CareerFocus magazine

Job Search Tips

And Articles

Around the Watercooler

Five Whoppers You Should Never Tell Recruiters, by Joyce Lain Kennedy

  1. Education Lies
  2. Background Check Lies
  3. Experience Lies
  4. No-Show Interview Lies
  5. Termination Lies


Labor Market Information

50 Largest Employers In Virginia

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates - Virginia

These occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in Virginia.

The Forum - Summer 2014 Issue

The Forum newsletter is a quarterly online publication that provides the latest news on emerging jobs and career trends, as well as tips on how to plan your career and apply for jobs.

Virginia Economic Indicators

This publication is designed to depict the movement of the key economic indicator series readily available in Virginia - for those who are interested in studying the business cycle!

Employment and Wages by Area

Reports that show employment and wages by industry and area.  The data within the reports come from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program

North America Industry Classification System (NAICS)

NAICS (pronounced "nakes") is the new North American Industry Classification System, which replaces the decade-old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.  It identifies more industries that contribute to today's economy---over 350 new industries and 9 new service industry sectors.

For additional "Labor Market Information" - visit:


Interview Skills & Coaching Workshops

Never Go A Day In Your Life Without a Job!

Here is what you will discover with Pete:

  • 10 Advanced Techniques That Will Make The Interviewer Want You!
  • How To Get The Offer
  • How to Demand a Response. That’s Right, I Said “Demand A Response” From the Potential Employer 
  • 20 point “Get the Job Checklist” 

For additional information,visit:


Job Seeker Preparation

Changing Careers

Virginia and National Career Readiness Certificate

The Virginia Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)are portable credentials that certify workplace employability skills and the potential for education/training.

For additional information, contact Workforce Solutions at (757) 822-1234 or

Completing Your Job Application


Career and Employment Services

TCC, Virginia Beach Campus map
Princess Anne Building, Room A-105

1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA  23453

Office Number: (757) 822-7228

Fax Number: (757) 822-7232


Monday and Tuesday

8:30 am to 6:30 pm

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Ms. Wendy Buie, Career Counselor

 Ms. Babi L. Brock, Employment Specialist

Ms. Monica Eaker, Administrative Support Specialist II

Ms. Vanessa Eaker, Administrative Support Specialist II

Ms. Dynae Daley, Office Assistant (WS)

Ms. Tomomi Watkins, Office Assistant (WS)