What companies hire VU international students? See page 4 of our International Student Guide.
What do international students major in? See page 5 for Vanderbilt students. See page 6 for students across the U.S.
Where can I find support for international students at Vanderbilt? Everywhere! For example: Career Center, ISSS, ELC, Center for Student Wellbeing.
Where is the Career Center located? The Center offers services at two locations:
Employment & Immigration
The most important office on campus for you is the International Student & Scholars Services (ISSS) office. You must keep them informed of your status at all times and check with them, first, when a question arises.
For F1 employment (including CPT/OPT) procedures and questions, click here.
For J1 employment procedures and questions, click here. More about CPT and OPT, see pages 17-19 in our International Student Guide.
Searching for an internship or a job is a challenging and stressful process for most students, including most American students.
Make an appointment with your career coach through Doreways here. On the right-hand side of the Doreways home page you will see a link to “schedule a coaching appointment.” Doreways also has jobs and internships listed that you can apply to, but you should utilize more than just Doreways.
See page 10 of our International Student Guide for some great search sites. Make sure to consult with your career coach to talk through how to best use these resources.
Additionally, Myvisajobs draws and compiles data from an array of sources, including public websites, job boards, social networks, and government agencies, to provide the largest and most trusted employment website for foreign workers seeking opportunities in the United States.