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Center for Student Professional Development



Walk-Ins Hours on Hiatus During Winter Break

Our regularly scheduled walk-in hours will be on haitus during winter break. Coaching services will be available by appointment only. Please call our office at 615-322-2750 to schedule an appointment.

Office Closed 

December 24, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Our office will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 2. Coaching services will be available by appointment only. Walk-in hours resume on Monday, January 5.

Have a wonderful winter break!


Don't Miss These Opportunities!

The listings below are just a few of the numerous opportunities provided by the Center. Login to DoreWays to learn more about these events and other opportunities.

Professional Development Week

January 5-9, Various Times
If you are looking to land an internship, hoping to secure your first full-time opportunity or simply exploring your options, our Professional Development Series of workshops and activities will help you to take action and prepare for professional interactions with employers. Learn more ›

Vandy on Madison Avenue Spring Break Trip - Application Deadline: January 9

March 2-3, 2015
New York City
Applications are now open in DoreWays (id #37397) for the Center's two-day trip to New York City. Designed for sophomores, juniors and seniors curious about media, entertainment and communications, the trip will include company site visits, educational conversations with alumni and a networking reception. More information in DoreWays.

Vandy Meets Hollywood Spring Break Trip - Application Deadline: January 9

March 4-6, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Applications are now open in DoreWays (id #37383) for the Center's three-day trip to Los Angeles. Designed for sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in the entertainment industry in Hollywood, the trip will include company site visits, educational conversations,networking receptions and guided reflection. More information in DoreWays.

360° VU of Corporate Internships

January 22, 2015, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
SLC Board of Trust

Engineering & IT Industry Career Day

February 10, 2015, Noon - 3:00 p.m.
SLC Ballroom

Nashville Area College to Career Fair & Teacher Recruitment Fair

March 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Williamson County Agricultural Exposition Park, Franklin, TN


Our Mission

The Center for Student Professional Development helps students effectively develop their professional capabilities, define their identities and build resilience as they prepare for employment in a rapidly changing world. 

The Five Pillars

The Five Pillars serve as the foundation for Center services. Our integrated, holistic approach ensures students are able to: 

  • Identify their strengths and interests
  • Understand change and manage transitions
  • Develop professionalism at school and in the workplace
  • Understand and pursue opportunities
  • Identify who is in their network and how to leverage personal connections

Learn more about us and meet our staff!



Quick Links

Go to DoreWays Student Login

Walk-In Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Student Life Center, 2nd Floor
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday
The Commons Center, #217
Noon - 3:00 p.m.

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