Don’t Miss These Spring Regional Tech Talent Events

Don’t Miss These Spring Regional Tech Talent Events

Virginia is fast-becoming a hot spot for STEM career opportunity and nowhere is that more evident than the Roanoke-Blacksburg region. The environment is primed to commercialize biotech, incite innovation, and generate an ecosystem where companies of all stages innovate and thrive. 

If you’re looking for a place to take your STEM career to the next level, then the Roanoke-Blacksburg area is the perfect place for you. We can even help give you a jumpstart. We’ve rounded up a full calendar of regional tech talent events happening this spring aimed at connecting talented people in tech to exciting opportunities here. 

Feb. 20: VA Tech Connection Spring Job Fair: All Career Fields | Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

This career fair is open to employers recruiting for all career fields and open to students in all majors and degree levels. Be sure to check out their website for tips on how to prepare.

Feb. 21: Roanoke College Internships and Jobs Fair | Roanoke College, Salem

This is an excellent opportunity for new graduates to explore potential job and internship opportunities with a variety of employers in the region. 

Feb. 21: LYH Intern Connect | Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, Lynchburg

Designed with employers in mind, this event is aimed at giving employers a chance to engage in meaningful conversations with talented students who could make an impact.

Feb. 21-23: INDUSTRY 4.0 Past, Present, Future: “Train the Trainer” Workshop | Central VA Community College, Lynchburg

FREE training for professionals in tech through Virginia Tech Engineering and GO Virginia. Learn to harness the power of tech like AI, robotics, additive manufacturing, digitization, and develop an industry- or company-specific training proposal.

Feb. 22: National Engineers Week Banquet | Sweet Briar College, Sweetbriar

Celebrate engineering and enjoy an evening of networking with professionals, students, educators and business leaders from Lynchburg and the Shenandoah Valley

Feb. 26-27: Career Quest | Berglund Center, Roanoke 

Two-day event aimed at introducing 10th grade students to work-based learning, Youth Registered Apprenticeship, and how to connect with careers through their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Feb. 27: Career Fair at VMI | Virginia Military Institute, Lexington

For employers looking to recruit new graduates in all fields. See their website for more info and tips on how to prepare.

Feb. 27: Internship Support for Employers: V-TOP Staffing Agency + Matching Funds | Virtual

Employers can tune in to learn more internship support through V-TOP’s partnership with iQuasar, the statewide staffing agency and how to utilize their matching funds program.

March 1-2: Synergy Conference 2024 | Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

For graduate students, Synergy is a conference is designed to equip students with the necessary tools needed for their success in the technology industry. Coordinated by Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.

March 5: Liberty Jobs Expo | Liberty University, Lynchburg

Open to Liberty University students and alumni, this expo is focused on connecting employers and new grads in all fields.

March 7: Future of Talent Summit at Roanoke College | Get2KnowNoke, Salem

Regional leadership from all sectors will converge to redefine how employers, higher education, and government collaborate to develop talent.

March 8: Corporate Training Showcase Breakfast | VA Western Community College, Roanoke

Enjoy this free event and learn more about VWCC’s corporate and professional training programs.

March 12: Internship Support for Employers: V-TOP Staffing Agency + Matching Funds | Virtual

Employers can tune in to learn more internship support through V-TOP’s partnership with iQuasar, the statewide staffing agency and how to utilize their matching funds program.

March 13: Spring Career Fair | Radford University, Radford

Network, explore various career avenues, and connect with recruiters from a wide range of career fields. Open to Radford students and alumni.

March 19: New River Valley Internships with Impact | Christiansburg 

Designed to connect students and new grads with area employers seeking to fill internships with top talent. Organized by Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership.

March 26: Internship Support for Employers: V-TOP Staffing Agency + Matching Funds | Virtual

Employers can tune in to learn more internship support through V-TOP’s partnership with iQuasar, the statewide staffing agency and how to utilize their matching funds program.

April 3: New River Valley Jobs Fair | New River Community College, Dublin

Network with top local employers in healthcare, manufacturing, information technology or services industries in the New River Valley. 

April 10: SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair | Virtual

Open to students and alumni, this virtual career fair allows talent to connect with a wide variety of employers via a virtual career far. Free for jobseekers and open to all majors & degrees.

April 18: Mountain Gateway Community College Job Fair | DLCC, Clifton Forge

Highlighting best practices for employers and encouraging engagement between employers and prospective employees, this career fair is open to all job seekers. 

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