Career Research

To make the wisest career choice: Know yourself well. Then:

  • Research career fields of interest.
  • Identify coursework, skills, and experience you will need to be competitive in your career.
  • Acquire coursework, skills, and experience you need to be competitive.
  • Learn how to market your knowledge, skills, experience, and potential.

The Career Services staff is here to help you through each of these steps.

VAULT career information center has a wide array of on-line career information guides regarding numerous topics including resumes, interviews, and job-search advice. Also available are organizational profiles for over 10,000 potential employers in over 180 industries and a searchable list of specific employment opportunities. To sign in: click on VAULT above and use your VMI username and password to sign in. For more information, see the VAULT Guide 2018 Alumni.

CareerShift is an easy to use research and networking tool. With CareerShift, you can search multiple company and job board listings through one location, find inside contact information for millions of companies, and create and store your job search documents.  For more information, see the CareerShift Users Guide.