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Networking is an essential part of your career exploration, transition and development. Leverage your global Vanderbilt network – 120,000+ strong – to make personal connections and learn about your targeted industry.

These resources offer opportunities and tips to master your networking skills:

  • Search for alumni in specific geographic areas and industries (use advanced and keyword searches!), then request informational interviews
  • Post and explore job postings
  • Find VU alumni chapter events to network with fellow alumni

Get the most of your VUconnect searches:

Networking in Alumni Chapter Cities

The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has 40+ chapters in most major U.S. cities and several countries.

Plug into the Vanderbilt Chapter in your area. Make connections in your city while you attend: networking breakfasts or happy hours, wine tastings, community service, VU game-watching parties and much more!

Check out upcoming Chapter events on or go to the main chapter webpage .

Note: Current students and parents are invited and welcomed to attend all Chapter events!

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Career Podcast

These on-demand podcasts offer advice to help you network successfully:

Informational Interview

Podcast 2: Informational Interview

Networking 101

Podcast 6: Networking 101

Networking as a Catalyst for Professional Change

Podcast 7: Networking as a Catalyst for Professional Change

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