Online Resources

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 Exploration

CareerFinder

Find out how your interests relate to the world of work!  Navigate to DoreWays > Resources > Career Finder

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.

O*Net

Explore O*Net’s database containing information on hundreds of occupations. Start planning your next move today!

Vault

Research industries, companies, and career paths with this online career library. Check out: Career Paths > Find a Profession

First Research

Take a deeper dive into your career exploration with this database featuring over 500 comprehensive industry reports. Learn about the business trends and key companies within each industry. 

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

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).

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.

My Internship Database

A compilation of internships that Vanderbilt students have held in the past. Navigate to DoreWays > Resources > Resource Library > My Internship Database

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.

Quintessential

Quintessential Careers is your one-stop source for the latest career tools, job search tips, and expert advice.

Company & Industry Research

D&B Hoovers

(Formerly Avention) – Avention 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.

PrivCo

PrivCo offers business and financial data on major non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed and international unlisted companies. The data also includes information on private investors, private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital firms.

 

Networking

VU Connect

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.

CQ Interactive

CQ Interactive (CQI) is the most advanced online interactive case training developed. CQI focuses on the skills you need to walk into a case interview well prepared and confident. Although the consulting industry is known for conducting case interviews, employers in engineering, finance and other fields have begun to use this type of interview question to help assess a candidate’s problem-solving abilities. From math drills and chart analysis to market sizing, this site will help you structure your answers to a variety of case questions. 

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