2018 Career Fair

October 4-5, 2018
Hire the next generation of Mining Engineers at the Department's annual career fair in Blacksubrg, Virginia!

Fall Tailgate

October 6, 2018
Join the department for a pre-game tailgate when the Hokies take on the Fighting Irish in Blacksburg!
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Mining and the sustainable development, extraction and production of mineral and energy resources is as important today as ever.  Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering is helping students become the next generation of mining engineering leaders! Its nationally recognized program provides the know-how, experience, and opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in the mineral, mining, and energy fields, with a strong emphasis on sound environmental practices, social responsibility, and the application of cutting edge technologies.

“Virginia Tech Mining and Minerals graduates have what it takes to be smart, capable and energetic engineers.” 

-Kevin Crutchfield, CEO Contura Energy

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