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CAreer Services Center


As of October 9, 2015 Career and Employment Services will be called the Career Services Center (CSC).  Our new office will be the TCC Virginia Beach Campus, Bayside Student Services Building, 1700 College Crescent, Room B112, Virginia Beach, VA  23453. Note: The office number and fax number will be the same!


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 JobNet now!




Around the Watercooler: Construction Jobs on the Upswing1

Nationally, Laborers and Carpenters are expected to add 478,000 jobs by 2022, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Also, brick and stone-laying occupations are expected to grow by 35%, with 25,200 needed by 2022.  Other fast-growing jobs in the building trades are insulation workers, brick-mason helpers and pavement-layers.


Employment Projections - Occupations With the Most Job Growth


About JobNet

JobNet provides job opportunities to students and alumni:

  • Search Job Database
  • View Employer Recruitment Events






>>>> Employer Spotlight<<<

Career and Employment Services Employer Recruitment Events & Career Information Flyer!

(September 14, 2015)


IMS Gear

Are you interested in a position as an Operator or Shift Leader (FT or PT) with the goal of eventually working into a Manufacturing Engineering position?  IMS Gear Virginia, Inc., located in Virginia Beach, is interested in hiring You!

For additional information and application instructions, please contact Babi Brock at (757) 822-7228 or You may also contact Henry Cobb at (757) 793-8259 or!  You must be a student enrolled at TCC in Engineering, Engineering Technology (Industrial), Industrial Supervision or Mechatronics!  Please view the UTube” video for additional information on IMS Gear: http:


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.



Virginia Workforce Connection

VEC Hampton Roads Job Listings

Job Seekers looking for work can record the job order number of the job they are interested in 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

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

Ask A Diplomat,

Information Session

12:45-2 TCC VB Campus, Advanced Technology Center, ATC Theater, 2nd Floor



9/24 Autobell Car Wash On-Campus Recruitment 10:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Student Center Cafe Ms. Sara Kent, Campus Recruiter, will be on campus to recruit students for Crew Members!  Autobell believes the customer is always the highest priority. In order to better serve our loyal customers, we believe in having dedicated employees. So, what might make you a great Autobell employee? Do you enjoy…. Working outside? Being positive? Working closely with other people? Rewards for hard work? Making customers happy? Making good money? If you answered “yes” to these questions, Autobell might be the place for you!  For additional information, visit:

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 JobNet: 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:









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 2015 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
1700 College Crescent

Princess Anne Building, Room A-105
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