University of Vermont

4 Year Plan

The Grossman School of Business


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
  • Join a student organization in GSB or beyond
  • Stop by the Hub to start exploring opportunities
  • Log-in to Handshake to find internships & jobs
Explore Major & Career Options
Start your Plan →



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

Stop by the Hub today... 

Second Year: Experience

Commit to Your Studies
  • Choose your Theme, Concentration and minor
  • Students interested in finance consider enrolling in BSAD 180: Managerial Finance
  • Meet with your academic advisor to discuss course progression
  • Meet with the GSB study abroad advisor if you’re interested in studying abroad
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
  • Meet with your advisor to discuss class schedule and career options
  • Know the GPA requirements for your desired career paths
  • Participate in business pitch and/or case competitions
  • Accounting students: start considering MAcc programs (like UVM MAcc!)
Cultivate Your Career Identity
Prepare for your Search
Start your Plan →


  • ADP, LLC
    AOL, Inc.
    Bank of America
    Carnegie Hall
    Commonwealth Financial Network
    General Electric Company (GE)
    Goldman Sachs
  • Groupon
    ICF International
    JetBlue Airways
    Keurig Green Mountain
    KPMG Corporate Finance
    Mondelez International
    Mylan Technologies
    Paramount Pictures
    Rock Point Advisors
  • Seventh Generation
    Small Dog Electronics
    Teach for America
    TJX, Inc.
    Time, Inc.
    United States Senate
    UTC Aerospace Systems
    Vermont Health Access
    Vox Media

Fourth Year: Achieve

Finish Strong
  • Take courses that close skill gaps on your resume
  • Request recommendations/references.
  • Accounting students: apply for MAcc program
Expand Career Connections
  • Reach out to your network to let them know you are starting the job search process
  • Continue to participate in internships and volunteer opportunities
  • Join a professional association.
Implement your search
Start your Plan →



93% of Grossman School of Business graduates are employed or continuing their education within one year of graduating from UVM.

Check out Handshake... 

Last modified November 28 2018 09:43 AM