vu career resources


get started with linkedin

terrific easy to implement guides to getting your linked in profile in the most awesome shape ever. you need to be operating in this space, so learn how here. 

linked in for college students startup guide

linked in career center guide

dowloadable pdf : how to build a great student linkedin profile

downloadable pdf: how to network on linkedin


join the linked in alumni mentoring group

there is a fantastic (and we mean fantastic) networking and mentoring resource on linkedin. join by going to, then:

1. create or update your profile (we know you have an up-to-date profile by now)

2. join the ‘official villanova university alumni association network’ group (click here) open to all current students and alumni

3. join the ‘vu alumni and student mentoring’ subgroup (click here)

4. connect with alumni who signed up to help you out and hook you up in your career discovery process. 

if you don’t take advantage of this terrific resource, you are a crazy person. really.


career services network

weekly emails from the undergraduate career center about who is looking to hire, and how you can rock it when interviewing. lots of seminars, interviews with a pro to practice, handshake workshops, it's all there. you should be too.


career services website

The central clearninghouse for all things career:


explore careers

research what you want to do, and where you want to do it. two great resources are linked directly below to get you started. click here for the full list of resources.

career insider, powered by vault

iIndustry and career guides, employer profiles, a day in the life, and more. this is an AWESOME site, and as you know, we never use caps, so it must be good. click here


amazing resource to search all publicly posted jobs on the web. search for jobs and save your searches, find and save a list of contacts, create resumes and cover letters, and put them together in a targeted campaign. click here


need the skinny on how to get the dream job? then this is the place. we LOVE this link (there's the caps again).click here.


connect with alums through novanetwork

connect with an alum in your field who has volunteered to mentor a student.  what could be better? non-seniors, talk with your clay center advisors for assistance. seniors, clay center can provide you with your login and password.


nail the interview

not sure how to knock 'em out with your mad interview skills? learn how by clicking here.


area employers by industry

want to work locally? the big apple your target? need to be near a beach? find a list of firms in your discipline in the locations you are targeting. use 'referenceusa on this list, or  click here.