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Our Services

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The Career Center serves undergraduates enrolled full-time in all Vanderbilt schools and colleges, and we also provide career coaching to recent graduates (0-2 years out). We provide ongoing opportunities for students to learn about and explore professional opportunities, including career coaching, workshops, career panels, career fairs, field trips, and more.  We have many resources available to help you prepare for the world of work. Please visit us anytime during your time at Vanderbilt and take advantage of all we have to offer!

Our staff helps students gain clarity about:

  • DoreWays and numerous other online resources
  • Networking
  • Career & Major Exploration
  • Graduate & Professional School Advising
  • Interview Prep
  • Job & Internship Search
  • Resumes & Cover Letters
  • Professional Social Media & Online Portfolios
  • Scholarship & Fellowship Opportunities

Drop-in Hours

Main Location (SLC, 2nd Floor)

The Career Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Life Center. Walk-in hours are a great chance to get introduced to the Career Center during a 20-minute visit. Looking to have your resume reviewed, suggestions on your cover letter, or general questions about how to get started in your internship or job search? Stop by and see us.

The Commons

Drop-ins at Room 217 offers first-year and undeclared students a chance to utilize all the resources of the Career Center without leaving The Commons. Our goal is to assist you in reflecting on what you know about your interests & skills and what you can learn to combat adversity and find personal fulfillment.

Campus Partners

The Career Center is partnering with various departments around campus to better serve students in the area of career development. During drop-ins, a Career Coach will be available to assist students with resume/cover letter review, job/internship search, interview preparation, and other career-related questions.

Schedule a Coaching Appointment

Login to DoreWays to schedule an appointment to discuss your specific goals and gain clarity from one of our career coaches.

Students should visit our office during drop-in hours for resume & cover letter reviews.

Discover Professional Opportunities through DoreWays

DoreWays is the Career Center’s online resource where you can learn about and connect to professional opportunities on and off-campus.

You can search for internship and job opportunities in different industries; experience the hiring process by applying and interviewing on campus with employers; sign up for professional development workshops led by alumni or employers that provide insight into the workplace and skills needed to be competitive; search for career meetups offered on campus, and much more!

All Vanderbilt undergraduate students have access to DoreWays. Simply use your VUnetID and password on the Single Sign-On page to log into your account.

Commodore Closet

Commodore Closet Application and Permission Form 2019-2020 

Are you in need of professional attire for an upcoming interview, Career Fair, or other professional development experience, but have financial concerns?

Qualifications: You must be a current junior or senior and have financial need based on records with the Office of Student Financial Services.

What is expected of me? You can pick up the card & packet at the Career Center. Within a week of purchasing your outfit, turn in all receipts to the Career Center, write a thank-you note to the donor (you may remain anonymous if preferred), and then give the note to the Career Center in person or electronically. If submitting via email send it to cathy.weisbrodt@vanderbilt.edu.

Please note: The card will not affect your financial aid, but you may need to complete a Form 1099 for income tax purposes. We have a limited supply of cards due to funding. Please allow up to 10 business days from your time of the request to receive your card. Stop by or email cathy.weisbrodt@vanderbilt.edu for more information.

Our Mission

We educate and coach our undergraduate students, connecting them to a world of possibilities.

Our Vision

Empowering meaningful futures.