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What are VOLTreks?

VOLTreks provide an opportunity to learn about career possibilities by traveling to organizations and exploring various industries and careers. A small group of students (~30) will have the chance to engage with professionals, tour the facility and gain insight into the industry. Site visits will typically last for 2-4 hours.


2018-2019 VOLTrek Schedule


September 21, 2018

Kimberly Clark 

This VOLTrek is targeted at Freshman and Sophomore Supply Chain majors, but is open to anyone in the Haslam College of Business who wants to learn more about the field of Supply Chain.


October 12th, 2018

East Tennessee Historical Society 

This Trek will focus on students interested in public history,

libraries, archives, museums, and related fields.



October 26th, 2018

Knoxville News Sentinel 

This Trek is open to all majors with an interest in journalism, media,

writing, advertising, sales, and production.



November 9th, 2018

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation   

This Trek is open to all majors with an interest in the environment, parks, recreation, ecology/biology, geology, anthropology, and other related areas.


November 16th, 2018


This VOLTrek is targeted at students interested in or majoring in Engineering.


Late February/Early March 2019

Oak Ridge National Lab    

This Trek is focused on science, engineering, technology, math, and scientific communications/technical writing.


April  2019

Social Service and Mental Health Trek

This Trek will focus on careers in social services and mental health.