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Are you Ready? Professional Development Series

September 1-5, various times
Are you ready to tell your professional story? To connect to opportunities? Our Professional Development Series of events will help prepare you for professional interactions. Visit our Take Action page for details.

Deloitte What is consulting? Workshop

Human Capital: September 4, 7:00 p.m., The Commons Center #235/237
Connect with Deloitte consultants and learn more about consulting as a career option. Learn more and reserve you seat(s) in DoreWays

Business, Communications & Consulting Industry Career Day

September 10, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
SLC Ballrooms
View the most current list of participating employers in DoreWays  > Events > Career Fairs.

Ben Carpenter Lecture

September 11, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Stevenson #4237
Mr. Carpenter, author, entrepreneur and former CEO, will present ideas from his book, The Bigs, and talk with students about choosing a career, finding a great job, and doing a great job. A moderated Q&A will follow. All students welcome.

6th Annual Soiree at Sarratt: A Parent/Student Networking Event

September 12, 3:30 - 5:45 p.m.
Sarratt Student Center, 3rd floor
Join us for this Family Weekend signature event to connect with parents from across the country in small region-specific groups, where you can hear advice and get referrals about employment in that region or city of interest. More... 

Engineering & Information Technology Industry Career Day

September 23, 3:00 - 6:30 p.m.
SLC Ballrooms

Law School Fair

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

Vandy Meets the Street

October 16-17, New York City
The Center's 3rd annual Vandy Meets the Street will take place October 16 and 17.  This internship recruiting event is primarily designed for Vanderbilt juniors to meet with multiple New York finance employers. Applications will be available in  DoreWays  beginning August 27! Additional information will be communicated via the Finance listserv


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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