Helping Graduate School students navigate the transition from degree to career.

Every job search is competitive. The resources on this website will help you get started, explore your options and move through your job search with greater confidence and ease. Whether you are planning an academic or non-academic career (or considering both!), you will find helpful information here.

Ruth Schemmer
Assistant Dean for Career Development, Graduate School
411 Kirkland

Appointments: 615-343-2727 (Sheri Kimble, Administrative Assistant)

–Wednesday mornings and afternoons; Friday mornings

Walk-ins: 2:00 – 4:00 pm every Thursday; ~15 minutes each, no appointment needed

Other Career Offices on campus:

BRET Office of Career Development (VUMC):  for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the biomedical and biological sciences

Owen Career Management Center: for master’s students at the Owen Graduate School of Management

Vanderbilt Law School Career Services: for Law School students

Vanderbilt Peabody Career Services: for students in professional programs (Master’s and Ed.D.) at Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Center for Student Professional Development: general job search information and online resources; DoreWays job listing system




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