Build Your Professional Connections
As a student, you have a great opportunity NOW to create your own Vanderbilt network. With 125,000+ alumni worldwide, there are many ways to make personal connections and gain important, real-world advice to help you conquer and prevail!
Want alumni advice about breaking into a certain industry? Well, here’s your chance! “Opening Dores” dinners are informal, on-campus dinners bringing together VU students and alumni for networking and real-world advice. Check AnchorLink and your email inbox for dates and details as we host several each semester. Co-sponsored with the Center for Student Professional Development.
Following Vanderbilt alumni on the job, and out in the world.
Each year we host several alumni panels offering important advice about industries, graduate school, and networking! Check AnchorLink for dates and details!
Login with VUconnect to search for alumni in specific cities and industries, post and explore job postings and find Vanderbilt Chapter events in your area to network with fellow alumni.
Get plugged into the Vanderbilt Chapter in your area—they’re in more than 35 places around the world! Make connections in your city by attending networking breakfasts or happy hours, fun and educational events, game-watching parties and much more. You never know how fellow alumni might connect you to the next great phase in your career! Ensure you receive invites for your area by updating your email and address.
Join the official Vanderbilt Alumni Group on LinkedIn to search and post jobs, start discussions and make alumni connections in your city or industry.
Also use the “Find Alumni” function to search for alumni, and then reach out to them through LinkedIn InMessaging or our Alumni Directory.