Career Services

The mission of the Office of Career Services is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art resources and services for cadets to assist them in their needs relative to career planning, career experiences, and employment or graduate education opportunities.

Cadets and Alumni: You can make an appointment through Handshake. Login using your VMI credentials and click on "Career Center" to make an appointment or email Walk-in hours are Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1630. 

Cadets looking to connect directly with alumni can do so by completing a short survey

The Office of Career Services has a newly renovated state-of-the-art conference room that can be reserved by cadets and employers to conduct virtual and in-person interviews. To reserve the conference room, call or email the career services office.

Employers: Visit our employers tab or please email to discuss Handshake, Career Fairs, and other employer events.


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Handshake is still one of the best tools to assist with your job and internship search. Sign-in using your VMI credentials and set-up your profile. You can explore employers, jobs, internships, and virtual events, all in one place. Just make sure that your profile is complete: employers are more likely to reach out to cadets with a complete profile. You can find 100 companies hiring students on Handshake here, with the list being updated regularly.

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The next Career Fair will be held on Oct. 9th in Marshall Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is now open on Handshake.

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