Category: Employment Opportunities

Finding an Internship or Full time employment

As we approach the next recruitment season for internships, co-ops and full time employment here are some ways to help you create a successful search.

  • Update your profile in Handshake-this allows employers to find you and you to find employers. Jobs are posted year-round.
  • Attend Career Fair (Spring 2022 Virtual on Wed, Feb 16, 10 am-7 pm; register and schedule for employer meetings prior to event)
  • Attend CareerFEST (Spring 2022 In-Person from 11 am-2 pm Jan 31, Feb 1, Feb 7; register and schedule to meet with potential employers prior to the event)
  • Get involved with a College of Business club/organization. Many attend conferences with job fairs, go on industry trips and more. This is an excellent way to network on multiple levels.
  • Talk with your faculty; employers sometimes seek students to hire by contacting faculty
  • Watch for emails from or your academic advisor for employment opportunities
  • Apply and search for positions in STEM fields in Michigan with STEM Forward
  • Meet with Career Services staff or a Career Coach for one on one advisement

Apply for an Internship through STEM Forward

Michigan STEM Forward, is a statewide program that matches students attending Michigan colleges with internship opportunities. The program accepts applications from students attending colleges or universities in the state of Michigan seeking opportunities in STEM fields.

STEM stands for S – Science, (Biological, medical, agricultural, environmental, etc.), T – Technology (Software, coding, IT, programming, computer science, etc.), E – Engineering (Mechanical, civil, manufacturing, technician, etc.), and M – Mathematics (Analytics, data scientist, financial analysis, market research, etc.)

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Obtaining an internship from the STEM Forward program is easy. Students must currently be attending a college or university in Michigan. Applicants must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License and Social Security Number in addition to providing contact information and proof of current residency. Prepare to answer questions regarding the area of STEM you are interested in along with companies in Michigan desired for work. Submission of a resume is required.

How does your major and career interest relate to the STEM Categories on the application website?


Accounting – Mathematics 

Economics – Mathematics

Engineering Management – Engineering

Finance – Mathematics or Technology

Management Information Systems – Technology

Management – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (all could apply) 

Marketing – Mathematics

(All STEM opportunities will be subject to your interest, this is just a suggestion)

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If you would like to apply for an internship through the STEM program, Apply here: Above links to a Google doc to indicate interest

Virtual Appointments with Career Services

As campus continues to be remote learning and operations, we as faculty and staff are here for you. Career Services is an office that is going virtual.

If you go into your Handshake Account there is an area where can select to schedule an appointment with staff from Career Services.

Please reach out to let us know how your employment opportunities are going (internship, co-op, full-time). Some students have had offers rescinded, some delayed while other companies are looking for help and hiring now.

COB (College of Business) academic advisor is also available for virtual appointments through Summer.

To schedule a Virtual COB Advising Appointment with Jodie Filpus-Paakola
– Students select an appointment time through Google Calendar     (be sure to be logged into Google with your mtu email account)

Dow Corning Seeks Information Technology Interns

Dow Corning will be attending the Career Fair on Tuesday, September 24th and they have a special interest in placing Information Technology interns.  If you are interested in learning more about these positions please visit their website under:

Careers > Students and Graduates > Apply.

They will also be hosting an Information Sharing session on the Tuesday of the Career Fair at 7:00 pm in the MUB Alumni Lounge.

United Federal Credit Union Internship

Calling all Juniors! UFCU has open positions for summer internships!

It’s time of year again! The career fair is next week and all undergraduates should start planning for summer internships and potential jobs upon graduation.  United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is accepting applications for their summer internship program, and they’re looking for the best and the brightest students to join them.  The available positions include a paid internship for college juniors. Please contact us with any questions and we can pass along more details about this opportunity!  This link will help in the application process:

Good luck at the Career Fair!

Info Session Feb 18th

 Bosch Information Session @ MTU Where: Memorial Union Building (MUB) – Alumni Lounge When: Monday, February 18th at 3:00PM Who: Anyone interested in entry level and internship positions. This includes Engineering, Finance, Sales, Program Management and more.

Come have lunch (Pizza and Soda) on Bosch and a chance to win an iPad! Speak with MTU Alumni currently working at Bosch for an understanding of what Bosch is like from their perspective.   Learn about a global company that continues to grow in North America! 

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 72.1 billion US dollar in fiscal 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth.

Bosch spent some 6 billion US dollars for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

Regards, Thomas Bovee Robert Bosch LLCTalent Acquisition  (HRL1-Fh/Ply)38000 Hills Tech Dr.Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Tel: 1(248) 876-2176

Spring 2013 Internship with Aspirus Hospital HR Department

Internship Opportunity – Business Student


Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital – Human Resources Department

Approximately 20 hours per week. $10.00 per hour.

This internship is to fill in for a 12-week maternity leave for the HR Administrator. Schedule is 20 hours per week, as follows:

Every other Monday: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Every other Tuesday: 8:00 AM – noon

All other hours are flexible, depending on your schedule.

The 20 hours per week will start in late March, at the latest, but possibly earlier. We’d like to have an applicant selected sooner, so we can train you on your duties. Training would be less than 20 hours and flexible.

Duties include complex clerical tasks relating to the HR functions of recruiting and benefits administration; running reports from HRIS; facilitating biweekly new employee orientation and writing and distributing monthly internal newsletter.

This is a great opportunity for the right student with the right schedule to learn a lot about the Human Resources function of business! Upper-classman preferred; 2.50 or higher GPA.

Please submit resumes to Lindsay Jenson at

Thank you!

International Development Fellowship Opportunity

Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:10:56 -0400
Subject: Announcing the New Payne International Development Fellowship

The following details graduate fellowship opportunity in Interantional Development.
Subject: Announcing the New Payne International Development Fellowship

Dear Colleagues, I wanted to share with you information about a new international development graduate fellowship being funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to promote excellence and diversity in the USAID Foreign Service.  The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers.  The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities.  Fellows who successfully complete the program become USAID Foreign Service Officers.  Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, including international development, international relations, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, agriculture, environmental sciences, health, or urban planning at a graduate or professional school approved by the Payne Program.   At the end of the two-year fellowship, Fellows enter the USAID Foreign Service. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have GPAs of at least 3.2 and be U.S. citizens. The program welcomes applications from those with any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the USAID Foreign Service and those with financial need.  Information and application materials for the program are available at  The application deadline is January 23, 2013.  The Program is funded by USAID and managed by Howard University. The Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship ProgramDr. Harold A. Scott, Interim Director Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs CenterHoward 806-4367; 877-633-0002  Patricia Hanigan ScroggsDirector, Rangel ProgramHoward To view the NAFA [SCHLRSHP] listserv archives or to unsubscribe from the listserv, click on (or type)

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