Career Services

Career Services assists cadets with career planning, career experiences, and employment or graduate education opportunities leading to successful transitions following graduation.

VMI Office of Career Services is here to help and support you during these exceptional times.


In accordance with VMI policy, we are making adjustments to our services and programming. We are changing our service delivery to help you virtually through phone, email, chat, and remote appointments!

Cadets and Alumni: You can make an appointment through Handshake. Login using your VMI credentials and click on "Career Center" to make an appointment. Email if you experience any issues.

Join us on Microsoft Teams for Wednesday Virtual Office Hours from 1100-1300 hrs. Please email us at for more information.

Employers: Please email While we won’t be able to accommodate employer visits for now, we are happy to assist with job and internship postings and virtual interview through Handshake.

The Post might be closed, but we are still here to help! Email us at and/or call 540-464-7560


UPDATE: Gradaute School Exam Prep Discounts! 

VMI cadets and alumni may now purchase test prep course vouchers from The Princeton Review at significant discounts! Please view this flyer for more information or email

It is best to take these entrance examinations while you are still at VMI; the scores will stay valid 2-5 years depending on the test.

COVID-19 Career Support and Resources

Along with virtual appointments, here are some other resources that you may find beneficial:


Career Services has begun hosting a series of webinars centered around networking and job hunting in this time of economic uncertainty and increased reliance on digital tools. Cadets are invited to call in and participate each week, and highlights of these events will be posted for anyone who was not able to attend.



Job Search, Virtual Interviews, and Networking

At this time, most interviews and networking events are being held virtually. These resources will help you navigate how to network and interview online, as well as tips on how to update your job search: