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 User Guide.

SIGI 3 educational and career planning software integrates self-assessment and career information to help facilitate effective career decision making. This in-depth system is widely used by colleges and universities nationwide for work with students. Go to the SIGI 3 link and create your individual user name and password. For more information, please see the SIGI 3 Users Guide.