Student Success

The Office of Student Success (OSS) supports and fosters a community where students have opportunities to explore their interests and network.  OSS supports engineering students through a number of different programs such as STEM Tutoring, Clark Scholars, Supporting Women in Engineering Leadership (SWEL), Fall Early Start Transition Program (FEST), V2 Connect, and TLSAMP.  The OSS team also serves as the engineering school's liaison for campus partners like the Global Education Office and the Career Center.  Additionally, OSS is the supervising department for engineering specific student organizations. The office is located in Suite 108 of Featheringill Hall.

2024-2025 Professional Development and Career Events

  • September 2024


    Resume and Interview Skills Workshop

    Listen from a career coach about resume and interview skills tips and tactics. 

  • November 2024


    Strategies for Finding an Internship

    Hear from a career coach on strategies to find an internship and when you should start looking. 

  • November 2024


    LinkedIn Workshop

    Learn how to make the most of a LinkedIn profile. 

  • December 2024


    Managing Personal Finances

    Join us for this presentation on how to manage your personal finances.

  • January 2025


    Career Fair Prep

    Hear from a career coach on how to prepare for a career fair. 

  • January 2025


    How to Negotiate a Salary

    Learn how to negotiate a salary when offered a job.

  • February 2025


    Industry Night

    This event will bring together employers representing diverse engineering concentrations, offering a unique opportunity for students to network and gain valuable insights. Get ready to engage with industry experts, explore career possibilities, and build meaningful connections, and pave the way for a successful engineering career.

  • March 2025


    Beyond Internships

    Explore the many ways to build your Engineering resume outside of a formal internship. 

  • April 2025


    I Got the Internship/Job, Now What?

    Hear from a panel of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering alumni on how to successfully set yourself up when you have a new internship or job. Learn how to be make the most of your experience and how to navigate setting yourself up in a new city.

Our Staff

  • Julianne Vernon

    Julianne Vernon

    Associate Dean for Student Success

    • 108 Featheringill Hall
  • Lana Hefner

    Lana Hefner

    Senior Academic and Educational Support Program Coordinator

    • 108 Featheringill Hall
  • Jessica Hernandez

    Jessica Hernandez

    Academic and Educational Support Program Coordinator

    • 108 Featheringill Hall

Contact Us

Office of Student Success

Vanderbilt University School of Engineering
108 Featheringill Hall
400 24th Ave S., Nashville, TN  37212

Phone: 615-343-8061
Toll free: 877-676-9111

Mailing Address:
PMB 351519
2301 Vanderbilt Place 
Nashville, TN 37235-1519

Connect with us on Instagram: @vuengineeringoas

Our normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.