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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 available this semester.

Microsoft at Vanderbilt: Interning at Microsoft

September 16, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Buttrick Hall 102
Hear a former intern–now Microsoft Engineer–discuss the internship program and how you can be considered. Bring copies of your resume! Reserve your seat in DoreWays.

Microsoft at Vanderbilt: College Code Competition

September 17, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Buttrick Hall 101
Team up with two friends to compete for the title of Best Coder on Campus. Prizes awarded to the winners. Bring your laptop and power cord. Reserve your seat in DoreWays.

Free Professional Photos

September 23, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Student Life Center, 2nd flr.
Whether you’re a new LinkedIn user or an experienced networker, everyone needs a professional photo! A photographer will be available during the Center's industry career days to take professional photos. No appointment necessary.

Microsoft at Vanderbilt: TECH TALK - Achievement Unlocked: Cloud-Driven Fun in Xbox One

September 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Featheringill Hall 134
Jay Sauls, a Microsoft Principal Software Developer and Vanderbilt alum, will speak about Xbox One’s real time events system and how it drives the next generation of Achievements and Challenges. Reserve your seat in DoreWays.

Sophomore Seminar Series

September 25: Part 1 - Identifying Opportunities and Understanding the Recruiting Process
October 2: Part 2 - Understanding the Finance Industry
October 14: Part 3 - In-depth Networking Skills
5:00 - 6:00 p.m., Student Life Center, 2nd flr.
The Sophomore Seminar Series is a set of three workshops targeting sophomores interested in pursuing opportunities in the finance industry should, intended to arm them with advice and information on preparing to search for and land internships as juniors. Reserve your seat in DoreWays.

Law School Fair

October 7, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
The Commons Center Multipurpose Room

Pathways to Public Service Industry Career Day

October 21, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
SLC Board of Trust


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

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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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