Self-Discovery

  • 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.

Career & Major Exploration

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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!

Internship & Job Search

  • DoreWays – The Career Center’s online portal for professional opportunities on and off campus. Use your VUnetID and ePassword to access your account.
  • 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).
  • MyInternship Database – A compilation of internships that Vanderbilt students have held in the past. Navigate to DoreWays > Resources > Resource Library > My Internship Database.
  • Bridge – A service of the New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department, Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection provides online access to 3,000 opportunities in music and arts administration. Take your career to the next level by connecting with the auditions, teaching positions, administrative positions, competitions, grants, scholarships, and festivals posted her each day. Login info on DoreWays.
  • GoinGlobal – Looking for employment abroad? The Country Career Guides are the ultimate international job seeker’s guide! Packed with county-specific information, this massive research tool contains more than 80,000 resources for finding international employment.
  • CareerEco – CareerEco, the new career ecosystem, 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.

Company & Industry Research

  • D&B Hoovers – This is a searchable database that provides detailed information on the 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • Business Source Premier – Business Source Premier is a popular business research database, featuring the full text from more than 2,100 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998. The database includes: company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analysis.

Networking

  • 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.

Interview Preparation

  • 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. To get started download and review this tutorial.
  • 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. 

Studying & Working Abroad

  • RedBus2US – Information about Applying to US Schools for MS, MBA, PhD and F1 Visa, Applying H1B visa, Immigration updates, Consulting Jobs in USA, Travel.
  • Uniworld Online – Find Jobs with Multinational companies and succeed in your career and industry.
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