Support Pamplin

Nine Things You Can Do to Get Involved Now

1. Visit & Recruit

Encourage your company to visit and recruit at the Pamplin College of Business. There are a number of excellent ways for you to meet with potential candidates and to spread the word about opportunities. Contact Jenn Carty, Associate Director of Career Services and Employer Relations, jcarty@vt.edu

2. Particiapte in job fairs

Participate in jobs fairs, such as Business Horizons, fall and spring semester each year. Contact Jenn Carty, Associate Director of Career Services and Employer Relations, jcarty@vt.edu

3. Host an event for Pamplin Students

Host an event for Pamplin students onsite at your company. Contact Jennifer Carty at jcarty@vt.edu.

4. Researve a table

Reserve a table in the Pamplin atrium for a day during the recruiting season. Contact the Undergraduate Programs Office at businfo@vt.edu, or 540-231-6602.

5. Post any available job opportunities

Post any available internships, co-ops, and full-time job opportunities at your company on Hokies for Hire, a job posting website operated by Virginia Tech’s Career Services office. Also share thatinformation with Jenn Carty, Associate Director of Career Services and Employer Relations, jcarty@vt.edu so that it can be included in our weekly newsletter to students.

6. Ask for resumes

Ask for resumes of qualified Pamplin students, and circulate them to your co-workers, and human resources personnel at your company. Contact Jennifer Carty at jcarty@vt.edu

7. Share your expertise

Share your expertise and experience with students. You could speak to a class, hold a workshop, or have students visit your company. Contact Jennifer Carty at jcarty@vt.edu.

8. Provide advice on cirriculum issues

Provide advice on curriculum issues. At Pamplin, we need to keep course content fresh, based on the rapid changes occurring in business today. You know what worked for you and what didn’t, as well as what knowledge and skills are critical for success. You can share those ideas with a department head or a faculty member. Contact: Lara Khansa, Interim Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, larak@vt.edu

9. Make a gift to Pamplin

Make a gift to Pamplin. Private support is critical in fulfilling Pamplin’s mission to provide a first-class business education, inspire cutting-edge research, and serve the business community.The generosity of alumni, corporate partners, and friends is essential in our efforts to expand our reputation as one of the nation’s top business schools. Philanthropy has become increasingly vital in light of dwindling state support and the rising costs of providing a quality education.