UVM has a long history of success. Graduates include Nobel Prize winners and business pioneers, and 75% of graduates from UVM's Class of 2016 obtained jobs within six months of graduation.
UVM owes much of its success to academic excellence, motivated students, and outstanding support services. We will help you plan for your future with internship guidance, career workshops, and International Career Counselors. Your career preparation begins in the Global Gateway Program with our CareerAhead service.
The UVM Career Center provides a full range of services and support to help you work towards your career goals.
Our services include:
Our dedicated team supports all international students in finding internships, securing jobs and achieving career goals.
Throughout your time at UVM, you will be helped to identify goals and plan a career strategy for each year of study. With UVM’s support and your hard work, you can expect strong career prospects when you graduate.
An online resource with jobs, internships, and networking opportunities. Available to undergraduates and UVM alumni.
Based in the Student Center, our hub provides guidance and advice on finding jobs and internships. It offers everything you need for your personal and career development.
Hub services include:
Networking events are held in all major USA cities through The Alumni Association. Locations include Boston, Washington DC, New York City and San Francisco. Visit alumni.uvm.edu to find out more.
Job shadowing and internships are a large part of the university experience. They are an important step in achieving your career goals and Burlington is an excellent place to gain experience. Forbes called it a "Top 10 Tech Hub," and Business Insider named Burlington as one of the "15 Hottest Cities for the Future."
Undergraduates at UVM have interned at companies including:
As an international student you can extend your work experience in America through the US Government’s OPT (Optional Practical Training) scheme. OPT allows international students with F-1 visas to work for 12 to 29 months in the US.
This means you could work in America during your summer vacations or after graduation. Employment must be related to your major field of study. Find out more about OPT in the USA.
UVM’s alumni network includes more than 92,000 individuals.
Famous UVM alumni include:
UVM is ranked #18 in The Wall Street Journal’s top US public universities for the number of graduates admitted to top graduate schools.
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