Information for Employers

Career Discovery & Planning welcomes the chance to collaborate with employer partners in the UVA Wise community, throughout the Southwest Virginia region, and beyond on recruitment, programs, and events. Share your opportunities – jobs, seasonal employment, internships, projects, events, and networks – through our centralized system, Handshake (launching in October 2023).

Recruiting at UVA Wise

  • It enables you to build a pipeline of talent.
  • It’s cost-effective.
  • It elevates the quality of candidates.
  • It helps your organization stay competitive.
  • It’s an investment in the future of our communities.
  • Learn more about ways to engage with our students

Employers who recruit at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise are encouraged to follow the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Ethical Professional Practice, policies established by the Virginia Department of Human Resource Management, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines.

Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership (VTOP)

If you are a Virginia business and wish to grow, enhance, or create work-based learning opportunities for Virginia students in GO Virginia Region 1, explore the VTOP initiative and potential assistance offered by the Commonwealth.



Director of Career Discovery and Planning


Program Manager, Office of Career Discovery and Planning