Vanderbilt Career Center

  • Vanderbilt University

    BVU Career Accelerator Program celebrates inaugural semester

    The Black Vanderbilt University Career Accelerator Program recently concluded its inaugural semester, and 12 participating students were recognized at a celebration dinner. Black Vanderbilt alumni envisioned and partnered with the Career Center to develop and present the program, which aims to empower Black students in their career journeys. Read More

    May 19, 2023

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    Three Vanderbilt students named Goldwater Scholars for 2022

    Rising seniors Alexandra Duncan, Andrew Hanna and Ethan Nguyen have been named 2022 Barry A. Goldwater Scholars, joining 2021 Goldwater Scholar and fellow rising senior Joseph Sexton. The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s most competitive scholarship for undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise for becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders. Read More

    May 11, 2022

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    Alayna Hayes named assistant provost and senior director of the Career Center

    Alayna Hayes, an accomplished career services professional with extensive experience developing programming and content to promote student learning and engagement, has been named assistant provost and senior director of the Vanderbilt Career Center. She will begin her new role on June 15. Read More

    May 4, 2022

  • Tao Hong and Hari Srinivasan

    Two Vanderbilt students named to Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Program for New Americans

    Tao Hong, a second-year Ph.D. student in interdisciplinary materials science, and Hari Srinivasan, an incoming Ph.D. student in neuroscience, have been named to the 2022 cohort of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Program for New Americans. This merit-based graduate award for immigrants and children of immigrants provides 30 fellows annually with up to $90,000 in funding to support their graduate studies. Read More

    May 4, 2022

  • Paul Flournoy

    I Am Vanderbilt: Paul Flournoy

    Paul Flournoy’s work focuses on a vital aspect of the Vanderbilt student experience—what comes after graduation. Read More

    Apr 25, 2022

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    ASPIRE Annual Career Symposium May 6-7 will focus on careers for the citizen scientist

    “Careers for the Citizen Scientist,” this year’s career development symposium through the ASPIRE program, will be May 6-7. Biomedical science graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can learn about career paths blending communication and science and hear a keynote from esteemed virologist Vincent Racaniello. Read More

    May 3, 2021

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    Support the Class of 2021

    As alumni, we can help graduating Commodores prepare for the new chapter in their lives by encouraging and supporting them with mentorship and internship and job opportunities. Let’s show the Class of 2021 what it means to be Vanderbilt for Life. Read More

    Apr 26, 2021

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    Chris Murdock, BA’99, and Tom Milic, BA’99

    Class of 1999 alumni Chris Murdock and Tom Milic started a recruiting company with a new way of doing business that has grown into a firm with international reach. Read More

    Nov 3, 2020

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    Rising VU juniors selected for Fulbright Summer Institutes in the U.K.

    Druv Vohra and Colin Fricker have been selected by the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission to participate in the Fulbright Summer Institutes, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide. The Summer Institutes support the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission’s work to promote leadership, learning and empathy between nations through educational exchange. Read More

    May 23, 2019

  • Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has received a SMART Scholarship, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. (Vanderbilt University)

    Sophomore earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

    Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has been selected as a SMART Scholar—which stands for Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation—by the U.S. Department of Defense. Read More

    May 16, 2019

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    Two students awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

    Vanderbilt University sophomore Aakash Basu and junior Eric Zhang have been named Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier award for undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise of becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders. Read More

    May 8, 2019

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    Vanderbilt faculty provide essential support to 2018-19 fellowship recipients

    Over the course of the 2018-19 academic year, 31 faculty and other members of campus contributed their time, attention and energy to the process of supporting and nominating exceptional student candidates for prestigious national awards. Read More

    May 6, 2019

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    Vanderbilt students, alumni named 2019-20 Fulbright finalists and alternates

    Eight Vanderbilt students and alumni have been awarded funding to pursue graduate study, conduct research and teach English around the world through the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read More

    May 1, 2019

  • Andrew Harwell

    Vanderbilt junior awarded prestigious Udall Scholarship

    Junior Andrew Harwell has been awarded a prestigious Udall Scholarship for his dedication to environmental conservation efforts locally and globally. He will join a national cohort of exceptional undergraduates working on environmental issues and policy and health issues related to Native American communities. Read More

    Apr 26, 2019

  • Steve Yang

    Vanderbilt senior named to 2020 class of Yenching Scholars

    Steven Yue Heng Yang, a philosophy and economics double major who is on track to graduate from Vanderbilt this May after completing all of his course requirements in just three years, has been named to the 2019-20 class of Yenching Scholars. This highly competitive award provides a fully funded master’s degree in one of six core areas of study at the Yenching Academy at Peking University. Read More

    Apr 18, 2019

  • Kris Quah

    Quah named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar

    Vanderbilt senior Kris Quah has been named to the second global cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars. The program awards full funding for postgraduate study at Stanford University to up to 100 graduate students each year in order to develop a community of future global leaders capable of solving the world’s most complex problems. Read More

    Apr 16, 2019

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    Vanderbilt named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students

    The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Vanderbilt University is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students in 2018-19. Among research institutions, Vanderbilt ranked 17th for percentage of applicants who were awarded grants. Read More

    Apr 12, 2019

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    Career Center sees large turnout for Career Fair, Kickoff and SLAMs

    More than 2,000 Vanderbilt students met with 400 recruiters representing some 140 companies at the Vanderbilt Career Center’s 2018 Career Fair Sept. 5 at the Student Rec Center fieldhouse. Read More

    Sep 13, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Political scientist and strategic leader John Geer named dean of College of Arts and Science

    John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust. Read More

    Jun 14, 2018

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    Career Center hosts sessions on competitive student scholarships, fellowships

    The Career Center will present several informational sessions and workshops throughout March and April for students interested in applying for competitive national honors scholarships and fellowships. Read More

    Mar 8, 2018