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Find your people, explore your interests, and craft your career...

Interest Groups are all about building a network - of peers, faculty, alums, staff and employers - to help connect you to the opportunities, insights, and resources that support career success.  Learn more about our Interest Groups below.

Join by activating your UVMConnect account and selectings your first group at log in.  Join additional groups (as many as you like) using the left nav - come and go as you please - there are no obligations. 

Need help figuring out which group(s) are a good match for you, use the matchmaker below:

Interest Group Matchmaker

At UVM, careers are collaborative - and Interest Groups are the perfect place to start your career journey.

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Arts, Media & Communication (AMC)

Explore & unlock your passion and skill in the arts, media, communication, and more. Connect with local professionals with global creative reach, and develop your own artistic voice.

The Arts, Media & Communication Interest Group is ideal for students interested in film, journalism, museum studies, photography, graphic design, entertainment, theater, communications, and the visual arts.

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Business & Entrepreneurship (BizE)

Create, problem solve, and innovate your way to a future in business. This interest group puts you in the heart of Burlington’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and connects you with makers, thinkers, and doers.

The Business & Entrepreneurship Interest Group is ideal for students interested in business, finance, entrepreneurship, economics, hospitality, real estate, and marketing.

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Education, Policy & Social Impact (EPSI)

Influence the fabric of our community through civic engagement, community organizing, or providing vital social services to those in need. This interest group connects you with local governmental, educational, and social services organizations that are committed to making a difference.

The Education, Policy & Social Impact Interest Group is ideal for students interested in teaching, government, social work, non-profit management, law, community development, and community organizing.

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Food, Environment & Sustainability (FES)

If engaging with the built and natural world in more environmentally sustainable ways excites you, this is the interest group for you. Members of this group are focused on exploring and connecting with the environment and our community through stewardship, and they seek to increase our collective sense of social responsibility and care for the world around us.

The Food, Environment & Sustainability Interest Group is ideal for students interested in agriculture, ecology, recreation, transportation, forestry, veterinary sciences, environmental engineering, nutrition, and environmental policy.

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Health Professions (HPIG)

Are you interested in asking and answering questions related to our health and wellbeing? A career in health can lead you in many different directions - from clinics and classrooms to research laboratories and policy organizations.

The Health Professions Interest Group is ideal for students interested in public health, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, pharmacy, optometry, and biomedical research.

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

With rapid developments in technology, artificial intelligence, and complex systems, the STEM interest group is well-positioned to propel your career forward. Access information, resources, and hands-on experiences that will prepare you for the ever-changing landscape of engineering, technology, mathematics, and the sciences.

The STEM Interest Group is ideal for students interested in engineering, computer science, data science, laboratory sciences, natural science, and data analysis.

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Are you exploring possible career paths and industries? This interest group helps you sample programming related to a range of industries, and invites self-reflection, exploration, and discovery.

The Exploring Interest Group is ideal for those who are curious to learn about a range of potential career opportunities. 

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Join your Interest Group

Activate your UVM Connect profile & select your 1st Career Interest Group.  Join additional groups (as many as you'd like) using the Groups link in the left column.

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