Employers & Partners

Welcome to Big Blue Country's Career Development Center! We are excited that you are on this web page because it was designed with you in mind.

Why Recruit at TSU

Tennessee State University has a proud legacy of excellence, resilience, and unity.   The University is committed to helping its students develop into intelligent, assiduous, global leaders who will be capable of making effective contributions to the workforce. We will accomplish this through our motto: Think Work Serve.   Our students are thinkers, workers, and servers.  

TSU prepares students for leadership and service of local, national, and international communities in our global society. More than 75% of our undergraduate students are involved in service-learning projects whether it is constructed through the classroom or through respective student service and academic organizations. The University is named one of the Top 20 HBCUs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is named the number one university in the state by Washington Monthly for social mobility, top-notch research, and encouraging students to give back to their communities.

As Nashville's only public university, we hold national and international accreditations in specific colleges. We have students from at least 42 states and 45 countries who have chosen to attend TSU in order to further their education in 45 bachelor-degree programs, 24 masters programs and doctoral degrees in biological sciences, computer information systems, engineering, psychology, public administration, curriculum and instruction, educational administration and supervision, and physical therapy. We have 7 brick-and-mortar Colleges, On-Line Degree Programs, Research Programs, and one graduate school that will accommodate a myriad of academic areas and burgeoning careers.


Agriculture, Human, and Natural Sciences



Engineering & Computer Science

Graduate Studies and Research 

Health Sciences

Liberal Arts 

Public Service and Urban Affairs

Online Degree Programs

Research Programs

Partnering with the Career Development Center

We welcome employers on our campus! By visiting our campus, you will be able to not only market your company's brand, but you will be able to see our exceptional human capital. You will also help support the programs and events that are necessary and valuable for our students' enrichment.

The Career Development Center offers a variety of professional development events and other career-related activities that will assist in preparing our students for their future leadership roles and professional success. To learn more about how you can partner with the Career Development Center on events, activities, and programs, please contact tsucareerdevelopmentcenter@tnstate.edu.

  • On-Campus Recruiting
  • Mock Interviews 
  • Resume Ready Workshops/Presentation
  • Career Fairs                 
  • Company Informational
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Networking (Speed Networking)
  • Centralized Database Links to Report All Internships


***Survey for Employers Internship Reporting Data Fall 2020

***Survey to Report Employers to report ALL internships 

Thank you for your interest in recruiting at TSU. We look forward to communicating with you and seeing you on campus this academic year!