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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)




To enhance your job interview skills,

create a resume, and search for job,

log in to Perfect Interview


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Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Web Site:

Hiring for the Following FT/PT Positions!

  • Clerical
  • Fitness
  • Lifeguards Instructors
  • Youth Programs
  • Outdoor & Landscape Management
  • and More!!

For more information, contact Dena Kimball at (757) 385-1117 or





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

Access to the Workshops Listed Below at the Student Center - TCC VB Campus

(TCC Alumni, TCC Former Students, and the General Public)

You must go to the "B Side" of the Student Center, next to the Student Activities Suite, 1st Floor. Stop at the "Check -In Desk" and give the TCC Staff Member/TCC Security the name of the workshop that you will be attending in order to use the elevator to gain access to the 3rd Floor of the Student Center. The 2nd floor of the Student Center is prohibited to public access. 









Additional Information


The Top Six Things to Do to Secure Your Dream Job

12:30-1:30 TCC VB Campus, Student Center, 3rd Floor, K320

Presenter: Mr. Pete Moyer, VP of Sales, Orpak USA, Inc., District Governor 2012/2013 at Toastmasters District.  If you do not know the top six things to do to secure your dream job, please make plans to attend this workshop.  Web Site: (757) 822-7228 to register to attend.

4/22 Successful Networking & Negotiating Your Way to Your Dream Job Workshop 12:30-1:30

TCC VB Campus, Student Center,

3rd Floor, K304

Presenter: Mr. Pete Moyer, VP of Sales, Orpak USA, Inc., District Governor 2012/2013 at Toastmasters District.  You will learn successful networking and negotiating methods assist you with your job search and salary negotiations.  Web Site: (757) 822-7228 to register to attend.


Career Day, TCC

Portsmouth Campus

9-12 TCC Portsmouth Campus, Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 1st Floor Make plans to meet with representatives from various city, federal government, state agencies, and local companies offering job opportunities. Call (757) 822-2201 for additional information.
4/28 Thinking About Starting a Business? TBD TCC Workforce Development Are You a Person Who Is: goal oriented, motivated, determined, creative, confident, competitive, dedicated, passionate?  Are You Ready To: do what you enjoy, invest in yourself, follow a dream, plan everything, be your own boss, take a risk, take what you do seriously?  If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then LAUNCH Hampton Roads at TCC is for you!  All programs services are Free of Charge!  Classes Begin April 28, 2014!  To register for an information session, contact Laura Hanson at (757) 822-5193 or via email at next session is April 7th at 3:30 p.m.

Job Fair 2014,

TCC VB Campus


10-2 TCC VB Campus, Student Center, 3rd Floor

Make plans to meet with representatives from various city, federal government, state agencies, and local companies offering job opportunities.  For additional information and to see a listing of registered employers and their company web sites, visit:



Meet & Greet Showcase


(Part of Job Fair 2014)


Reception Area, before entering the Multi-Purpose Conference Room, K320, 3rd Floor

TCC students, alumni, active duty, veterans, military spouses/dependents, and the general public - stop by and meet TCC's staff members from the various services/protrams, listed below, who will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding their programs and services.


Meet with Ms. Ann Wells discuss your professional image and how to make a great first impression.

Web Site:


Preview Interview Review!


Test Run Your Approach to Employers!

(Part of Job Fair 2014)

10-2 TCC VB Campus, Student Center, Rm. K311, 3rd Floor

Sponsored By: The Work Readiness Assistance Program (W.R.A.P.)

This drop-in resource serves as an opportunity for you to run your resume by career service professionals.   We can help you target your existing resume to the employers you seek for your best result.  We will help you build and practice your “30 second commercial”.  Find out if you are “dressed to impress”, and how to give a good handshake!  We are there to help you with whatever you need to be your best on that day!

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! 

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



TCC VB Campus

College Work Study Students

Career and Employment Services will be offering a series of professional development workshops during the Spring 2014 Semester. To view the workshop list, please click on the PDF file listed below:

  • February 25, 2014
  • March 25, 2014
  • April 8, 29, 2014

Spring 2014 L.E.A.P. Workshop Series


Military Students

Military Students/Job Seekers


Upcoming Webinars

Orion International


How to Leverage Recruiters in Your Job Serach - The Military Professionals Guide

  • March 26, 2014

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.



HRACRE Summer 2014 Internship Program

Work alongside top industry professionals in Commercial Real Estate field, receiving real world experience. Shadow top business professionals. Attend networking luncheons. Meet other top business men and women in the commercial real estate field. Tour major commercial real estate projects and sites currently in the works. And more!

For additional information, visit:

Application Package - PDF Format


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 - Fall 2013 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

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)