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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 business@mtu.edu 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?

MAJOR – STEM FIELD:

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: http://a2spark.org/MichiganSTEM. Above links to a Google doc to indicate interest