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Center for Student Professional Development



Summer Experience Survey: And the winners are...

A big thank you to all sophomore, junior and senior Vanderbilt students who participated in the Center for Student Professional Development’s 2014 Summer Experience Survey. Your participation in this survey is invaluable.

Participants who completed the entire survey were entered into a random drawing for one of $250 Southwest Gift Cards. Congratulations to seniors Joseph Tropeano and Michael Campos! They are now free to move about the country!


Don't Miss These Opportunities!

The listings below are just a few of the numerous opportunities provided by the Center. Login to DoreWays to learn more about these events and other opportunities available this semester.

Peace Corp Office Hours at the Center

November 19, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Center for Student Professional Development, SLC - 2nd floor
Peace Corp regional recruiter Maggie Flinn will hold open office hours for Vanderbilt students interested in learning more about volunteer experiences with the Peace Corp. Students can also ask questions and get advice on completing the Peace Corp application. No preregistration required.

360° VU of Corporate Internships

January 22, 2015, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
SLC Board of Trust

Engineering & IT Industry Career Day

February 10, 2015, Noon - 3:00 p.m.
SLC Ballroom

Vandy on Madison Avenue

March 2-3, 2015
New York City

Nashville Area College to Career Fair & Teacher Recruitment Fair

March 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Williamson County Agricultural Exposition Park, Franklin, TN


Our Mission

The Center for Student Professional Development helps students effectively develop their professional capabilities, define their identities and build resilience as they prepare for employment in a rapidly changing world. 

The Five Pillars

The Five Pillars serve as the foundation for Center services. Our integrated, holistic approach ensures students are able to: 

  • Identify their strengths and interests
  • Understand change and manage transitions
  • Develop professionalism at school and in the workplace
  • Understand and pursue opportunities
  • Identify who is in their network and how to leverage personal connections

Learn more about us and meet our staff!



Quick Links

Go to DoreWays Student Login

Walk-In Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Student Life Center, 2nd Floor
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday
The Commons Center, #217
Noon - 3:00 p.m.

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