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Career and employment Services

Are you looking for a Job?  HireNet can help!

Offering you the opportunity to reach your employment goals - whether you're a student looking for employment or an employer looking for a student to hire, put our vast array of services to work for you. Try out HireNet now!




About HireNet

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

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






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Gold Key/PHR Hotels & Resorts

Need Extra Money?????  Great part-time job opportunities are available:

Hotel:  Guest Service Agent, Room Attendant, Valet Attendant!

Restaurant: Food Runner, Cafe Attendant, Server Assistant, Host/Hostess.

Apply Online:

Note: Please mention that you are a TCC Student or Alumni!




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


Unison Mental Health Services

On-Campus Recruitment Event
11-2 TCC VB Campus, Princess Anne Bldg., Table Outside of Rm. A-105 Do you have an Associated of Applied Science Degree in Human Services and is seeking employment?  Make plans to attend this event to find out about Mental Health Para-Professional job opportunities and training. 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 - spece 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.

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! 

For information on Job Fairs/Open Houses published at

Job Fairs published at Virginia Employment Commission:

TCC Driving Directions/Campus Maps - All Campus Locations:



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 Joint Forces Staff College - Fall Semester 2014 Internships

The Joint Forces Staff College has identified its internship requirements for the Fall 2014 semester. Twenty-nine students from local colleges and universities have participated in the Joint Forces Staff College internship program so far this academic year.



Spring 2015 White House Internship Program


The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and engage them in public service opportunities. Internship timeline is January 13, 2015 to May 1, 2014. To apply, you must complete and application package that includes:  two essays, each answer should be between 300-500 words in length; current resume, your resume should not exceed one page; two letters of recommendation. The deadline to apply for the spring program is September 7, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please 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

South Hampton Roads - Top 50 Major Employers

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:

The Author's Spot

The Work Book.  How to Build Your Personal Brand and Get Hired! Author: Bill Hobbs!

  • Show readers how to plan for and choose the right career.
  • Reaches readers how to create a strong personal brand.
  • Offers keen insights on creating an effective resume, preparing for interviews, and negotiating with companies, including dealing with multiple job offers. 
  • Illustrates concepts through dialogue scenarios that provide specific context.
  • Facilitates immediate process application through worksheets that accompany the text.
  • Offers advice on advancing an existing career and selling ideas to other employees and managers.
  • Can be read in less than two hours and applied immediately!

Contact Information:

Twitter: @hobbs_bill

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)