Vocational wellness is your personal fulfillment from a chosen career, including maintaining a work-life balance. In college or graduate school, your vocational wellness often comes through preparing yourself for a future career. The below resources will help you with your professional journey, whether you’re looking for part-time student employment, tips for nailing an interview, or learning to negotiate a salary once you’ve landed an offer.
The star (★) icon indicates VU offices or programs.
Career advising services offered to School of Medicine students.
The Career Center serves undergraduates enrolled full-time in all Vanderbilt schools and colleges, and provides career coaching to recent graduates (0-2 years out). Services include ongoing opportunities for students to learn about and explore professional opportunities, including career coaching, workshops, career panels, career fairs and field trips and more.
The Center for Teaching promotes university teaching that leads to meaningful student learning. Their offerings are available to any members of the Vanderbilt community interested in developing their teaching practices.
The Graduate School Career Center assists students and postdoctoral scholars navigate their next career transition.
Advising services for students interested in advanced careers in medicine.
An online student job bank featuring part-time on-and-off-campus opportunities.
Vanderbilt Law School’s Career Services program helps to place Law students in public- and private-sector positions at law firms, government offices and organizations throughout the United States.
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.
A job board and other resources for VUSN students and alumni.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is responsible for planning and managing programs and services for Vanderbilt’s postdoctoral community.
Peabody Career Services offers students in Peabody’s professional programs (M.Ed., M.P.P, and Ed.D.) resources, programming, and group/individual sessions to effectively launch careers.
Advising services for students interested in an advanced career in architecture.
Advising services for those interested in exploring the career of law.
Advising services for students interested in an advanced career in nursing.
Prophetic Pathways provides programs and services to help current students and graduates of Vanderbilt Divinity School explore questions of vocation and navigate the job search process.
The AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop provides college students with the confidence, knowledge, and skills needed to negotiate their salaries and benefits when they enter the “real world” after Vanderbilt. This workshop can be altered to your specific field or organization’s interests. Request a Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop.
An online hub for students seeking part-time employment at Vanderbilt.