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Find a great job at TCC’s college-wide Career Fair, Feb. 28

More than 50 area employers will be represented at Tidewater Community College’s Career Fair on Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student center on TCC’s Chesapeake Campus, located at 1428 Cedar Road.

The Career Fair, sponsored by the college’s Career Services Center, will offer information on career positions, internships and part-time opportunities. Students, alumni and the community are invited to attend. The event is free and no registration is required.

Employers will gather to meet job seekers, share information and make connections, all under one roof. In addition, some employers will offer on-the-spot interviews for potential employees.

Among the employers represented at the fair will be Allied Universal Event Services, Chesapeake Police Dept., Dollar Tree Corp., Hope House Foundation, Nauticus, Sentara Healthcare, TowneBank and more.

A complete roster of participating companies is available on the College Central Network, the college’s free web-based tool for job seekers.

The event will also feature TCC information tables with staff to provide prospective students with information about academic programs, financial aid, admissions and student services.

Transportation will be provided for students to and from the Career Fair. Pickup and drop-offs will be at the campus student centers.

For more information, help with resumes and interview tips visit here. You can also call the Career Services Center at 757-822-7228 or contact TCC’s Virtual Student Support Team at 757-822-1111.

TCC Career Services staff provide resume help and connections to jobs

So you’ve got that degree or certificate. Now what?

Landing a job in your field may be easier than you think. And TCC has resources to help you.

First things first

The first step is to develop a polished resume and cover letter. TCC’s Career Services office offers appointments and staff are there to help you present your education and experience in the best light.

One-on-one resume writing assistance is available by appointment by calling 757-822-7228. You can also have your resume reviewed by a Career Services staff member by emailing Babi Brock at

Resources for jobs

Next, visit TCC’s College Central Network (CCN). This free, web-based tool is designed to help students and alumni connect with employers looking to fill a wide range of jobs.

All you have to do is register to be a user and then you can browse open positions, upload a resume and create a shareable portfolio to showcase examples of your work to employers. Other resources include the CCN app, access to career advice podcasts, job postings alerts, and upcoming career fairs.

A place to go

TCC’s Career Services Office, located in the Virginia Beach Campus Student Center, Room KS42, has computers and fax machines you can use in your job search. The office also has postings on job opportunities and resource guides.

If you’re still not sure what you want to do, the college has a Career Coach Tool to match your degree or certificate, along with your interests in career fields.

Making important connections

Remember to also talk with your professors as they may have contacts in your fields of study and can often provide you a reference or even leads to open jobs.

More information

For more information about TCC’s Career Services call (757) 822-7228 or email Babi Brock at or Shauna Woods-Springer at