Mrs. Kaye Taylor
Office Manager

Ph: (540) 464-7560
Fax:  (540) 464-7367

Career Services Office
Virginia Military Institute
311 Carroll Hall
Lexington, VA 24450

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Student Consumer Information - Employment

Employment Information for 2011-2012 VMI Graduates


Annually, the Office of Career Services (OCS) investigates the first destination career status of graduates receiving degrees during the previous 12 months.  The target population was comprised of 298 graduates who were awarded degrees between December 2011 and September 2012.  Data were collected by the OCS from Institute offices and individual graduates.  The status of 286 graduates was determined and the contact rate was 96%. The census date for status determination was 31 October 2012. 

Summary Data for VMI Graduates 

  • Employed: 83%
    • Military (Commissioned and Enlisted): 46%
    • Civilian: 37% 
  • Graduate School: 4%
  • Seeking (as of 31 October 2012): 3%
  • Unknown: 4%
  • Alternative Plans or Not Seeking: 6%


Civilian Employers of 2011-2012 Graduates 


Chicago Whie Sox Baseball Virginia Military Institute Baseball Virginia Military Institute Track
Norrkoping Sweden Basketball        Potomac Valley Sports Association          

                                                                   Business Services  

Anheuser-Busch             Coast Valley Aviation         Potomac River Partners Univar USA
Altria Group      Hajoca Ricoh Business Solutions VAMAC (2)
Aerotek (2) Hollister Signature Promotions Vector Marketing
Blue Baggs ICF International Sigora Solar Virginia Military Institute Foundation
Brookstone Ortho Fix Small Circle International         Virginia Military Institute Keydet Club
Cbeyond Owens & Minor The Clearing Inc. Visionary Intergration Professionals
Chemtreat Phacil International Two Rivers Treads  

Consulting                                                                                                          Education 

Owens & Minor                                                 Abbilene Cooper Tx High School Teach for America (3)
Booz Allen Hamilton                                                 Church Hill Activities and Tuturoing     Virginia Military Institute
                                                  Perimeter Schools (ROC)  


Affiliated Engineering Inc. Smith International
AREVA Syska Hennessy
Bruce Howard Contracting (2)     Thomas & Betts Power Solutions
Clark Builders Timmons Group
General Dymanics Turner Construction (2)
Gwinnett Rental Center Virginia Department of Transportation
Huntington Ingalls - Newport News Shipbuilding         Weir Minerals Linatex
Johnson Controls Whitlock Dalrymple Poston & Associates
Mead Westvaco (2) Worwich Plumbing and Heating
Oceaneering International  

                                              Financial Services/Insurance  

1st Mariner Mortgage  DMG Securities Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
AAFMA Insurance Ellen & Tucker Chartered         On Deck Capital
AXA Advisors First Command Financial  
Cambridge Associates (2)         Freddie Mac  

                                Governmental Agencies   

Center for Army Analysis US Department of Justice
Internal Revenue Service US Department of State
Transportation Security Administration          

 Military Field                                                            Public Safety 

Army (4)                                                                    Norfolk City, VA Police Department
Navy (3)                            Virginia State Police

 Public Service                                                          Transportation 

Advanced Patient Advocacy                                      CSX Corporation
Boy Scouts of America                             Norfolk Southern Corporation (2)
Peace Corps