University of Vermont

4 Year Plan

College of Arts & Sciences


Named UVM a
"Top School for High salary grad"

Credits are just the starting line for your four year plan. Outside of the classroom - working, finding internships, and expanding your network will also help you land a job. Read on for UVM's step-by-step guide for career success.

To customize your plan, click "Start Your Plan" for your current class year or choose the focus that best represents where you are now in the career cycle: Explore, Experience, Focus, Achieve. You can also keep your career success on track with helpful reminders from Guide – download the app today @

First Year: Explore

Connect on Campus
Discover Your Strengths & Interests
Explore Major & Career Options
  • Speak with peer advisors, faculty, or career counselors about majors and careers.
  • Draft a college resume.
  • Attend career related workshops or events.
Start your Plan →



91% of University of Vermont students engage in research, internships, and other experience-based learning opportunities.

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Second Year: Experience

Commit to Your Studies
Engage in Experiential Learning
Build Career Awareness
Start your Plan →

Get funding to get experience:


Across UVM there are scholarships amounting to a quarter of a million dollars for students to support their internships in a variety of different industries.

Learn more about Internship Scholarships...

Third Year: Focus

Excel Academically
Cultivate Your Career Identity
Prepare for your Search
Start your Plan →


  • AmeriCorps VISTA
    Bank of America
    Burton Snowboards
    Carnegie Hall
    KPMG Corporate Finance
    Keurig Green Mountain
    Long Trail Brewing
  • Mass General Hospital
    Mondelez International
    National Institutes of Health
    New York Yankees
    Rock Point Advisors
    Seventh Generation
    State Street Corporation at Conde Nast
  • Teach for America
    Time, Inc.
    United States Forest Services
    United States Senate
    UTC Aerospace Systems

Fourth Year: Achieve

Finish Strong
  • Keep up with your coursework
  • Step into leadership positions.
  • Ask faculty/advisors/coaches for traditional or LinkedIn recommendations
Expand Career Connections
Implement your search
  • Create a strategy & timeline.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting & career fairs.
  • Applying to Graduate School? Take the GREs
  • Track applications / follow-up.
Start your Plan →



91% of College of Arts and Sciences graduates are employed or continuing their education within one year of graduating from UVM.

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Last modified November 28 2018 09:41 AM