Thank you for your interest in recruiting Vanderbilt talent! When it comes to hiring top talent, we know you have a lot of options.
Whether you’re new to recruiting our Commodore candidates or Anchoring Down to hire more, our Employer Relations team is here to make connecting to campus and recruiting easy. We’ve found that employers who work with us on their recruitment plans successfully make more quality connections with candidates than employers who do not.
Start recruiting Vanderbilt talent today:
- Register for an account with Handshake, the VU exclusive recruiting database
- Set up an introductory call with a member of the Employer Relations Team
- Review our Employer Program Menu of Services to learn about opportunities to connect with potential candidates
V4E: Vandy for Employers
The Employer Relations Team at Vanderbilt University knows that you’re great at your job, and we’re here to help make it easier! We created Vandy for Employers (V4E), an educational program and series that offers programming, webinars, and live broadcasts that will help your organization increase your brand on campus! We aim to support employers in engaging top talent, educating the upcoming workforce, and employing world-class candidates. We’re excited about recruiting – are you?!
Upcoming V4E webinars are below. Interested in joining live or viewing a recording? Contact Penny Baga at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 2022 – What’s Your Strategy?: 3 Things You Should Be Thinking About. The world of work is changing, and so is campus recruiting. Now that most campuses are open for in-person engagement, you may need to adjust your approach because the students of 2022 are not the same as in 2020. This webinar will provide a few tips for re-engaging with Vanderbilt and kickstart a year of successful recruiting.
August 2022 – Conquering Commodore Career Week. Join Employer Relations Specialists Camilla Stringfellow and Destiny Rumble to hear an in-depth overview of the events planned for the 2022 Commodore Career Week. Hear how you can maximize your engagement with students, create lasting impressions, and ask any last-minute questions you may have.
Tuesday, October 18 – D&I Recruiting: Tips to Establish Connections and Recruit Inclusively on Campus. During this Vandy for Employers webinar, you will learn to establish and/or grow more meaningful connections with diverse student/affinity groups on campus. The goal is for employers to leave this session better equipped to continually attract, recruit, and retain a more diverse and inclusive population of candidates. Guest speakers will include Mia Clermont, Employer Relations Specialist at the VU Career Center.
Tuesday, November 15 – Build Your Brand on Campus: Strategies for Utilizing Student Organization Partnerships. Learn how to establish and/or grow more meaningful connections with diverse student/affinity groups on campus. The goal is for employers to leave this session better equipped to continually attract, recruit, and retain a more diverse and inclusive population of candidates. Guest speakers include Mia Clermont, Employer Relations Specialist at the VU Career Center.
Tuesday, March 14 – Employment Options for International Students: What Employers Should Know. Are you interested in hiring an international student but not sure where to start? Contrary to what you may have heard, there are options available! Join us for this session as we break down the main options for hiring students in F-1 or J-1 student status. We will discuss the basics of CPT, OPT, Academic Training, and H-1Bs. Please note: Though we will talk about H-1Bs, this session will not be a “how-to” on filing a petition.
Thursday, March 30 – Anchor Down, Hire Up: Join us for this in-person V4E signature event. You will learn about recruiting trends, hear from a student panel and faculty panel about ways to connect with Vanderbilt students, network with other recruiters, enjoy a catered lunch, tour The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, utilize the Iris photo booth, and much more!
Join the V4E LinkedIn Group for Tips, Insights, and Recruiting Opportunities at Vanderbilt
Did you know that Vanderbilt is currently ranked #14 among national universities by U.S. News & World Report and was most recently ranked #10 World’s Most Innovative Universities by Reuters? With unmatched academic talent and highly motivated students, you are sure to find candidates for your internship or full-time opportunities.
Here are just a few facts about who you’ll find at Vanderbilt:
- An incredibly diverse student population and a campus that offers nine identity centers with opportunities to get involved and find connection
- More than 475 student organizations for extracurricular engagement
- As of Fall 2020, total enrollment (both undergraduate and graduate) is 13,537, with an admission rate of 11.6%
- Coast-to-Coast representation. The top five states undergrads hail from are Tennessee, Florida, New York, California, and Texas
- Happy Students! Vanderbilt is ranked #1 College their students love and #2 Happiest Students in the 2021 Princeton Review