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CALS Fall Career Fair

Monday, October 23, 2023
The Inn at Virginia Tech
1:00pm to 6:00pm


If you have questions about registration, please email Ryan Musselman at or 540-231-7730.


Monday October 23, 2023
CALS Fall Career Fair
The Inn at Virginia Tech – Latham Ballroom
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Tuesday October 24, 2023
On-Campus Interviews
Smith Career Center
8:00am to 5:00pm

Upcoming Career Events

CALS Spring Career Fair
Wednesday, February 7, 2023
Squires Commonwealth Ballroom
More information will be coming soon!

Questions? Please contact Katie White at 540-231-3278 or


Information for Students

Employers will set up tables at the venue. The event is open to all students.

Registration is strongly encouraged.

Business/interview attire is required.

Make sure you review how to prepare for a career fair and what to during the event. Also, learn more about what makes a good resume.

If an employer wishes to schedule an interview with you, they will speak directly with you to make those arrangements. Be sure to listen carefully for details about the time and location of the interview to ensure that it fits in with your schedule.

Interviews may take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. You should arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time.

If you land an interview, dress appropriately. Business/interview attire is required.

Also, make sure you read the advice about what to do (and not) at an interview.

If you have any questions or if you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Katie White at 540‑231‑3278 or at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Information for Employers

If you have questions about the career fair or the registration process, please contact Ryan Musselman at 540‑231‑7730 or

We have reserved special rates and rooms for our participating employers. These rooms are first come first serve.

All hotel reservation information and website links are provided in the employer registration form.

Questions about accommodations? Please contact Jennifer Shelton at 540-231-6301 or

If you need to cancel your registration, please email Ryan Musselman at In the unlikely circumstance that this event is canceled due to insufficient registrations or unforeseen circumstances, the university will refund your registration fee. However, Virginia Tech cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, cancellation fees, or other charges.

In the event of inclement weather and the cancellation of the CALS Career Fair, we will offer employers two options: 1) A refund of applicable registration fees or 2) To use the registration fees towards a future career fair.

Check in will be from 9:00am to 11:00am. Students will be available to assist you with transporting materials into Latham Ballroom.

Each employer will be provided with one 8′ x 6′ booth (with electric and Wi-Fi access) and up to four chairs. Table linens will be provided or you may bring your own. Any materials or display hardware must be delivered to Litton Reaves Hall prior to the career fair and will be placed at your booth. Please ship your materials to The CALS Academic Programs Office, 1060 Litton Reaves Hall, 175 West Campus Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

A welcome reception and lunch will be provided and takes place from 11:00am-12:30pm upstairs on the second floor of the Inn.

The career fair begins promptly at 1:00pm on the first floor in Latham Ballroom at the Inn and ends at 6:00pm.

You may take down your displays and pack up from 6:00 to 7:00pm.

The event is open to all Virginia Tech students.

If you are interested in holding interviews the day after the career fair, please request an interview space when you complete your registration form. Please note that space is limited.

Visitor parking information will be sent two weeks prior to the career fair.

Employers will be able to park in the parking spots in front of the Inn.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Academic Programs Office
1060 Litton Reaves Hall
175 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061