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Career Adviser Network

Join a network full of willing alumni in all backgrounds and industries ready to impart advice and connections for your career journey. Search based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, industry, degree information, and companies. Learn more about searching and getting started with the career adviser network today.

Interested in giving back? Vanderbilt's global network of over 140,000 alumni represents nearly every imaginable career path. As a career adviser, you have the opportunity to make a big impact with a small time commitment.

What's asked of you? Simply respond to inquiries from students, and fellow alumni and share more about your industry and career path. Learn more about signing up to be a career adviser today.


There are two ways to connect on LinkedIn:

  • Join the official Vanderbilt Alumni Association LinkedIn group. Here you will find job postings, and discussions amongst your fellow alumni.
  • Search Alumni via the Vanderbilt University LinkedIn page. In this search, you will find a searchable list of alumni on LinkedIn who have indicated that they attended, or graduated from Vanderbilt University. This may include traditional degree programs as well as non-degree seeking programs (certifications, online courses, etc).

Events in Your City

Find your local chapter today, and join us at an upcoming event in your neighborhood. Each chapter provides a plethora of events from Commodore Classrooms to athletic watch parties. All are an opportunity to connect with fellow alumni and grow your personal network.

Signature Events

Many chapters around the country have established monthly networking events such as breakfasts or dinners. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet more alumni in your area and learn about the many industries available.

Welcome Parties

Just because you’ve graduated, doesn’t mean the traditions won’t continue! Each year we host welcome events in cities across the U.S. to welcome our newest graduates to their new homes. 

Previous cities include:  Atlanta, NYC, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, Nashville, Houston, San Francisco and Charlotte.

Networking Night

Tap into the limitless connections of your Vanderbilt alumni network. Networking Night is a business networking happy hour that will take place in more than 30 Vanderbilt Chapters worldwide, bridging alumni across industries- and continents- to demonstrate the strength of your Vanderbilt network.

Opening Dores

Each year, more than 150 students connect and network with alumni during an “Opening Dores” dinner. This popular dinner series is an informal, family-style event that has become an important tradition of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s student-alumni programs.

Get in Touch!

Sarah Whitney Anderson

Assistant Director, Student-Alumni Engagement

(615) 343-7890