Huskies get good jobs. Employers want Michigan Tech graduates. That's why over 415 of them attend our career fairs. Michigan Tech students are more than just smart—they’re prepared.
Where you go to college matters. A Michigan Tech degree pays you back—for real. Here’s how:
- Michigan Tech ranks in the top 20 for early career pay among public universities in the US. Currently, our graduates earn a median starting salary of $65,000.
- Our placement rate for undergraduates is 93% (meaning they are employed within their field of study, enlisted in the military, or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation).
- Michigan Tech's Fall Career Fair is one of the largest in the country. Including both fall and spring Career Fairs last year, 415 companies traveled to campus from around the world seeking Michigan Tech students from all academic disciplines. This fall, companies will attend our virtual career fair, giving students an opportunity to explore their options.
- The average salary for students in co-op positions is $21.18 per hour.
- Michigan Tech ranks number 8 in the nation for public colleges in the US that pay off the most, according to a report from CNBC.
Want to know more? Check out our Career Services to find out why so many companies want to hire Huskies.
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