Alumni Career Resources

Whether beginning your career, exploring a transition, and/or enhancing your skills to succeed in your current role, your Vanderbilt Alumni Association offers programs and services to help you reach your goals. Our resources include job postings; career development workshops and online tools; networking through Chapter events, VUconnect and LinkedIn; and exclusive Vanderbilt discounts to help you along your path.

Recent Vanderbilt Graduates

Recent Vanderbilt graduates (0-2 years out) seeking your first professional opportunity, please also visit the Center for Student Professional Development's DoreWays job board for entry-level openings. (Young alumni are encouraged to contact the Center for Student Professional Development for additional assistance, including meetings with coaches.)

Alumni of Vanderbilt Law School, Owen Graduate School of Management, graduate programs of Peabody College, and the School of Medicine may also contact their respective school’s career centers for more resources:

Your Job Search

Search opportunities for alumni and graduate/professional students.
Post job openings specifically for Commodores!
Get help from career experts and coaches!



Your Vanderbilt Network

The Vanderbilt network is a strong family of more than 125,000 alumni worldwide. There are multiple ways to leverage the amazing connections you have made and the common bond you share with fellow Commodores around the globe:


Resumes and Interviews

Create effective resumes and cover letters and sharpen your interview skills.


Career Advancement Strategy

You’re a part of an exclusive network of more than 125,000 Vanderbilt alumni worldwide. Take advantage of ongoing professional development opportunities through Vanderbilt Chapter events, Alumni Career programs and online resources! Explore opportunities to further your education with discounts on Kaplan exams.


Self-Assessments

The following tools can be helpful for gathering information about your interests and skills:

Strengths Finder — The Strengths Finder assessment is designed to uncover your core talents to help you with industry and workplace inclinations, as well as skill development.

Myers-Briggs — The Myers-Briggs assessment is based on psychological types and temperaments and may help you understand the relationship between personality and careers.

Career Leader — Career Leader is an online self-assessment designed specifically for business careers.