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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!


HireNet>>>>>>> Note: HireNet will shut down on March 30th. A new program will be available soon!


About HireNet

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

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






>>>> Employer Spotlight<<<


Please click on the PDF flyer for details on how to apply and set up automatic alerts on-line.  It is easy!

On-Line Set Up PDF

Questions? Email Dominion Strategic Staffing team at

AARP Foundation

JOB SEEKERS 55 or Older and Unemployed!  AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the FIRST STEP back to the job market!  Earn a paycheck and sharpen you skills through paid Community Service assignments while you search for a job.  Job Opportunities: Office & Administrative Support, Housekeeping, Custodial, Food Service, Grounds-Keeping, Maintenance and Labor.  

Residents of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, call (757) 625-7001, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Employer Recruitment Events and Career Information Flyer - 3/16/15



Virginia Workforce Connection

VEC Hampton Roads Job Listings

January 1-30, 2015

Job Seekers looking for work can record the job order number of the job they are interested in (click on January 1-30, 2015 link listed above) and report to, or contact the nearest VEC office or One-Stop office to get additional information about applying for the positions (highly recommended). The VEC Offices are open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m-5:00 p.m. with the exception on Wednesdays they open at 9:30 am -5:00 p.m., the Opportunity Inc. One-Stop Center is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.  The link listed below will take you to the Virginia Workforce Connection where they can search for the by its number also to get further information and job descriptions:


Goodwill Employment Community Center

Goodwill is Hiring!

Please check out our website at  

  • First: Click on Careers Tab at the top
  • Second: Then scroll down to Retail Stores,
  • Donation Centers and Transportation.
  • Third: At the end of the paragraph in red it says - Apply for a career in our Retail Stores, Donation Centers, or Transportation department
  • Fourth: Click on that link you will then be directed to the jobs page
  • Fifth: Click on list all jobs under Search
  • Sixth: Begin your application process


313 High Street

Portsmouth, VA 23704

Phone: (757) 323-7141

Fax: (757) 499-3825




Services For Employers

Free Job Posting Service

Job Fair 2015 TCC Virginia Beach Campus

TCC Job Career/Job Fair College Wide Contacts


Employer Information Sessions and

On-Campus Recruitments






Upcoming Employer Recruitment Events

Note: (Workshops are open to TCC students and alumni, veterans, military spouses, active duty members separating from the service and the general public!)










Additional Information





VB Parks & Recreation On-Campus Recruitment Events





TCC VB Campus, Student Center Cafe

Make plans to meet with Ms. Dena Kimball for additional information on the various seasonal and part-time positions in areas such as aquatics, therapeutic recreation, park maintenance, athletics, youth programs, clerical support and more. Web Site:
3/31 TCC Portsmouth Campus Career Fair 9-12 TCC Portsmouth Campus Student Center Meet with employers representing a wide range of career choices! Great opportunity to find out what employers are looking for and to network! Interview on the spot for prospective careers or apply now for a job that will help you while you continue your education! Appropriate business attire is recommended. Bring your current resumé. Web Site:
3/31 Taking the Mystery Out of Applying For a Federal Job Workshop 12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Advanced Technology Center (ATC), Rm. H-235, 2nd Floor Have you been having problems applying for a Federal Government job on-line? Do you find the process to be overwhelming? Make plans to attend this workshop. The workshop topics will include information to help you overcome the hurdles to applying for a federal job, pay scales, federal vocabulary, using keywords, the application process, how federal resumes differ, and whether a federal job is right for you. You will have access to a computer during this workshop. Web Site:
3/31 Resume Critique Event 12-2 TCC VB Campus, Provost Conference Rm. (A-100E), Princess Anne Bldg. Stop by and have your resume critiqued - no appointment necessary!  You will also receive information on how to prepare your resume(s) for any upcoming carer days or job fairs!
4/1 Resume 101 12-1 TCC Chesapeake Campus, Chickahominy Conf. Rm.

You never get a 2nd chance to make a GREAT 1st impression so it is important to get ready for a career fair!  We will discuss creating a winning resume and how to prepare for a successful and productive career fair experience.  Web Site:

4/2 Mock Interview

9:30-12 &

TCC VB Campus,Career & Emp. Services,  Princess Anne Bldg., Rm. A-105

Do you feel confident with your interview techniques? Has it been a while since you interviewed for a position? If you answered yes to any of the questions listed above, please plan to schedule a Mock Interview! Mock Interviews will be conducted in blocks of approximately 30 minutes with critiques after the interviews. Position You Are Interviewing For (You Have a Choice): FT Customer Service Agent or Junior Helpdesk Specialist (Tier I)

You must sign up in advance for an appointment time - By Tuesday, March 31, 2015  Contact Career and Employment Services (757) 822-7228 OR stop by Room A-105/Princess Anne Bldg.

Note: When you sign up for an appointment, the position description will be emailed to you.

4/7 Mr. Rogers Windows & Doors On-Campus Recruitment 11-2 TCC VB Campus, Student Center Cafe

Are you interested in finding out about Inside Sales Consultant job opportunities? If so, please make plans to attend this event.  Web Site:

4/8 Selling Yourself in 30 Seconds Workshop 12-1 TCC Chesapeake Campus, Chickahominy Conf. Rm. You never get a 2nd chance to make a GREAT 1st impression so it is important to get ready for a job/career fair!  We will discuss creating a winning “30 Second Commercial” and how to prepare for a successful and productive job/career fair experience. Web Site:
4/9 TCC VB Campus Job Fair 10-2 TCC VB Campus, Joint Use Library, 1st Floor Make plans to attend this event!  For detailed information visit and a listing of activities taking place, visit:
4/16 2015 Empowerment Summit, Building Bridges to Jobs and Financial Success 8-7:30

TCC VB Campus,

Student Center

The 2015 Empowering Summit will include workshops, speakers, panel discussions, a luncheon, networking reception, and a career fair. Visit for the full conference agenda and to register. Registration to attend workshops, panels and the career fair is complimentary.  You can also visit:
4/20 S.T.E.M Technical Careers Workshop 11-1 TCC VB Advanced Technology Center, 2nd Floor Learn about career possibilities within one of our largest employers directly from VP - Staffing & Diversity Shannon Venable.  RSVP for lunch - (757) 822-7547!

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 2015 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!



Virginia Space Grant Consortium

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) and its partners, in collaboration with Virginia’s colleges and universities,are offering the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). CSIIP is a free student resource for finding paid spring, summer, and fall internships. Undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)disciplines complete a single application package that will be reviewed by companies throughout Virginia. There is no cost to students, colleges/universities, or companies to participate. Students may search for internships statewide or by region and can also express interest in specific internships posted by companies. No deadline is required but apply as early as possible for maximum opportunity, at One application puts a student in front of a multitude of companies offering internships. Note: Interns are responsible for their own transportation and housing. There is no cost to students, colleges, universities, or companies to participate. Learn more and apply at

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.

TCC Students

A Radford University student was recently selected as the winner of a $150 Amazon gift card because he applied for an internship through the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). The next and final drawing for a $150 Amazon gift card is scheduled for February 27, 2015.  Do not miss out on your opportunity to become a winner at well!





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 - Winter 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)