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Who We Serve

Undergraduate Students

The Career Center serves undergraduates enrolled full-time in the Blair School of Music, College of Arts and Science, School of Engineering, and Peabody College, and we also will provide full services to recent graduates (0-2 years out).

The Center provides many opportunities for students to learn about and explore professional opportunities, including career coaching appointments, workshops, career panels, Industry Career Days and field trips.

Start mapping out your future by meeting with one of the professional career coaches either during walk-in hours or by scheduling an appointment. You can schedule your online appointment by going to DoreWays or calling the Career Center (615) 322-2750. The career coach will help you map out a plan for whatever career field you're interested in. And if you don't know what you're interested in, we'll help with that too! 

Vanderbilt graduates go everywhere and your career is not necessarily tied to your major. For example, English majors may find themselves in the music industry, and engineering majors may find themselves on Wall Street. By working with a career coach students can explore their interests in various fields, learn how to tell the story of their education and experience,  and apply to work in whatever field of employment interests them.

We have many resources you can use to help prepare for the world of work. Please visit us any time during your four years at Vanderbilt and take advantage of all we have to offer!

 

Meet Our Staff

The Center employs both professional staff and graduate and undergraduate students dedicated to supporting you in your journey. These individuals are dedicated to:

  • Coaching you in your life path decisions
  • Establishing relationships with potential employers and alumni
  • Evaluating and implementing the best technology and resources to support you 

Center Staff

leadership
Dr. Katharine S. Brooks  Jennie    
Dr. Katharine S. Brooks
Evans Family Executive Director
 Jennie Marchal
Associate Director


 
       
operations
 tisha  jessica  Gerilynn  
Tisha L. Christie
Administrative Assistant II
Jessica Wright
Marketing and Communications Specialist
 
Gerilynn Pearce 
Program Coordinator
 
       
coaches
Cathy Weisbrodt bill    
Cathy Weisbrodt  Bill Smith    
Ethan Fesperman Grace Janoski    
Ethan Fesperman Grace Janoski Foy  
 
Dorrie Presson      
Dorrie Presson      
employer
Penny Baga      
Penny Baga      
Employer Relations Specialist      
 
       
       
       


Visit Our Office

Student Life Center

Located on the second floor of the Student Life Center, our office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. during the academic year. Stop by and visit us during our walk-in hours to meet with one of our coaches. View current walk-in times on our homepage.

 


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We are located on the 2nd floor of
the Student Life Center.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

Wednesday, Thursday
The Commons Center, #217
Noon - 2:00 p.m.

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