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  • VIA Character Strengths – Unsure of your strengths and weaknesses? Take this 10 minutes survey to find out.
  • CareerOneStop Skills – Compile a list of your skills and see how they overlap with different job requirements.

 

  • What Can I Do With This Major? – Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.
  • Vault – Research industries, companies, and career paths with this online career library. Check out: Career Paths > Find a Profession.
  • O*Net – Explore O*Net’s database containing information on hundreds of occupations. Start planning your next move today!
  • DoreWays – The Career Center’s online portal for professional opportunities on and off-campus. Use your VUnetID and password to access your account.
  • CareerShift – With CareerShift‘s robust company and contact database, users can find current job connections and make meaningful new connections. You can also upload documents, save jobs and contacts within the system. You can log into CareerShift through DoreWays.
  • UCAN Intern – The UCAN Internship Exchange is a shared database listing thousands of domestic and international internships. UCAN can be accessed from the DoreWays homepage (under the shortcuts menu on the right-hand side).
  • Undergraduate Experience Database – A compilation of internships that Vanderbilt students have held in the past. Navigate to DoreWays > Resources > Resource Library > Undergraduate Experience Database.
  • CareerEco – CareerEco is a virtual recruiting platform and talent community for job seekers, prospective graduate students, academic institutions, and employers who leverage the power of technology and embrace innovation in order to accomplish their professional and academic goals.
  • Buzzfile – Buzzfile.EDU is the most comprehensive employers-by-major (or area of interest) resource available to colleges and universities. Students can discover, research, and network with thousands of potential employers for 150+ areas of interest.
  • Vault – Research industries, companies, and career paths with this online career library.
  • Glassdoor – Glassdoor gives you an inside look at company salaries, reviews, and interview questions for more than 80,000 companies.
  • Business Insights Essentials – Business Insights™: Essentials provides a robust database that makes it easy to access in-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries, and products. The individual company information includes detailed histories, financials, and competitor data. Interactive comparison charts allow you to compare companies within an industry and customize the results based on your exact specifications.
  • D&B Hoovers – This is a searchable database that provides detailed information on U.S. and international companies and their executives. The data includes financials, subsidiaries, trade and business news, and research reports. It is a great resource for building company lists.
  • Fairygodboss – Fairygodboss offers a women’s career community, expert career advice, job openings, and company reviews to help you advance your career.
  • Payscale – Utilize PayScale to obtain accurate, real-time information on job market compensation. It has guides to various forms of compensation research, salary negotiation guides, cost of living calculators for different locations, and more!
  • VUconnect – A Vanderbilt network of alumni worldwide, this valuable resource will help you build your network and share career advice. Are you connected?
  • LinkedIn –  LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional career-oriented social network, enabling members to reconnect with old friends, classmates, and colleagues; form new contacts to help power a career, and get advice from industry professionals. Check out: www.linkedin.com/alumni.
  • Email Hunter – Email Hunter is an online tool that allows you to find professional email addresses quickly and easily. Simply enter a domain name and get the list of all the emails related to it found on the internet. You can also learn the pattern used by a company, making it easy to determine an individual’s company email address. Signup is free and allows you to conduct a limited number of searches.
  • Mock Interview Module – The mock interview module in DoreWays allows you to practice your interviewing skills using your computer’s webcam and speakers. You can choose the preset interview questions or create a customized set of questions. Once you’ve completed the interview, you can send it to one of our career coaches to review and provide feedback.
  • Management Consulted – Management Consulted is a leading resource on all things consulting, with a focus on resumes, interviews, firm profiles, case interviews, and finding management consulting jobs! There are many consulting articles on topics ranging from summer internships to case interview preparation. Vanderbilt’s subscription includes unlimited access to all 6 MC e-books, all 7 MC online video courses, and 550+ case MC Consulting Case Bank. If you would like access to a personalized Management Consulted Dashboard and are a current VU undergraduate student, please log into your DoreWays account and scroll down to RESOURCES PROVIDED BY THE CAREER CENTER and complete request form under Management Consulted. 

 

  • Uniworld Online – Find Jobs with Multinational companies and succeed in your career and industry.