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Attending information sessions, industry career days, and other Center events can help you maximize your opportunities and allow you to fully leverage VU resources to meet your professional development needs. Scroll down to learn about our upcoming events!
Center for Student Professional Development Featured in May issue of MyVU
Center director Cindy Funk and peer coach Joe Tropeano were featured in the May 2013 issue of MyVU. Read the article by Joan Brasher,
More Than Just a Resume
ter Launches Video Conversation Series
The Center recently launched a video conversation series for parents and students. This series of videos features Center staff sharing information on topics such as how parents can help students who may be struggling with finding their fit and if it's too late to find an internship for the summer. Visit our video page and watch now!
Peabody Senior Prepares for the Real World with Help From the Center for Student Professional Development
Evan Curran, Peabody College class of 2013, blogs about his experiences with the Center in his recent post for the Admissions' office blog, Inside 'Dores. Read Evan's "Preparing for the Real World
" post to learn how he used Center services to revise his resume and cover letter and participate in mock interviews.
We've changed our name!
The Center for Student Professional Development, formerly the Vanderbilt Career Center, is rolling out a new mission and a new name that reflects its holistic approach to preparing students to be resilient in these uncertain times. Read more…
You asked. We listened!
Thanks to recent enhancements to DoreWays, beginning Monday, August 20, all current Vanderbilt undergraduate students can now access the system using their VUnetID and ePassword!
DoreWays is the Center’s on-line resource where you can learn about and connect to professional opportunities on and off campus that will help you build competencies to be successful in the workplace. You can search for internship and job opportunities in different industries; experience the hiring process by applying and interviewing on campus with employers; sign-up for professional development workshops led by alumni or employers that provide insight into the workplace and skills needed to be competitive, search for learning labs offered on campus led by Center peer coaches, and much more!
Returning DoreWays Users: All previous activity and documents have been retained.
New Users: Login immediately, no need to create an account.
**Special Note To Returning DoreWays Users**
Effective August 20, 2012, you will NOT be able to access DoreWays using your previous username and password.
Please bookmark the new URL: https://vanderbilt-csm.symplicity.com/sso/students and delete any DoreWays links saved in your browser’s Favorites or Bookmarks.
If you have any problems using your VUnetID and ePassword to sign in to DoreWays, please call our office at 615-322-2750 or send an email with “DoreWays Help” in the subject line.
Use this 20-minute drop-in session to discuss one of the following: determine next steps, have your resume critiqued, learn about Center resources, or just ask general questions.
Student Life Center, 2nd Floor:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
2 - 4 p.m.
Commons Center, 2nd Floor, #217:
Noon to 2 p.m.
The Insiders Guide to On-Campus Recruiting
The Center for Student Professional Development wants to help you prepare for On-Campus Interviews and other recruiting activities. The Insiders Guide to On-Campus Recruiting was created to answer your questions and includes step-by-step instructions on how to prepare and apply for an on-campus interview.
You can also attend one of our Coaching Express drop-in sessions for a cover letter and resume critique or ask about next steps. Dates, times and locations listed below.
Once you've gotten your resume in order, you'll need to upload your file in DoreWays, our Web-based tool for searching and applying to internships and full-time opportunities. After you resume has been approved, you'll be able to apply to those opportunities that interest you. Check DoreWays frequently for new job and internship postings.
Information SessionsAn number of employers will be holding Information Sessions this spring. Check DoreWays for the most current information and to register for sessions that interest you.
Our Campus Recruiting Program is in full swing! Login to DoreWays to view current open positions and interview dates.
Industry Career Days
Make plans now to attend these upcoming Industry Career Days this spring.
|February 12||Engineering & Information Technology|
|February 12||Nashville Area Consortium Career Fair|