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Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is committed to aligning educational opportunities with business needs by providing education and training to expand the skills of the region’s workforce.

View the Career Connection Events Calendar for career development workshops, career fairs, employer information sessions, community hiring events and more. View NOVA’s Events Calendar for all events (not just career-related) going on at the College.

Upcoming Career Events

NOVA's Events Calendar

2021 Collegewide Virtual Job Fair

virtualfair.jpgNorthern Virginia Community College's 2021 Collegewide Virtual Job Fair, takes place on Tuesday, April 20 from 11:00am - 3:00pm EST on Career ConnectionStudents and alumni will be able to connect with employers that are hiring for full time, part time, and internship positions through 1-on-1 video meetings and group video chats.

Win NOVA Swag! Participate for your chance to win NOVA swag and prizes, delivered to your door. The more employers you visit at the fair, the most entries you get in the raffle for prizes!

Watch this short video to see how the Career Connection Virtual Job Fair works.  

Get started by registering to attend the fair on Career Connection and viewing the list of attending employers. Remember to keep checking back, as the list is frequently updated. Uploading your resume is optional but is the only way to provide your resume to employers, and you can return at a later date to upload or update it. Employers will have access to the resumes of registered students two weeks before the event begins.  Be sure to put you best resume in front of employers as soon as possible!

Consider attending a live training session with the Career Connection staff to learn how to use Career Connection’s virtual career fair tool. RSVP for the Zoom link by logging into Career Connection, under Events. 


Student Virtual Job Fair Training



5:00-6:00PM EST

Student Virtual Job Fair Training



12:00-1:00PM EST


Virtual Employer Tables

Meet employers and recruiters who want to talk to NOVA students about their industry, company, and employment opportunities! Check out the upcoming Virtual Employer Table dates below to find out which companies are waiting to meet you in a virtual chat room.

Check out the employers registered for each session below.  Employers are added regularly, so check back often!

Virtual Employer Table Instructions for Students

See the current list of registered employers

Career Opportunities 

Here are a few of the highlighted programs you will find in the Career Connection Calendar.

Learn more about the virtual career fairs. You must be logged into view. 

Paid summer Internship!  All students and all majors are invited to apply for the United Airlines USA ProgramAs a United Summer Associate, you will be an important part of the team and will be trained in multiple business areas and work with mentors all summer.  Up to 11 positions available.  Application and details in Career Connection.

Consider these great reason to Join the Northern Virginia Community College Police Department! Learn more about available positions today.

Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is available to both, two- and four-year college students.  CSIIP partners with companies offering paid internships in STEM fields throughout the state.

Alarm.com GRIT Apprenticeship Program

An apprenticeship at Alarm.com is an opportunity for those looking for an alternate path into a career in the technology sector outside of a traditional degreed program.