Career Services

Events

Career Services offers interactive events, both large and small, that connect students, employers, and alumni. Find additional career events on Handshake and the Michigan Tech Event Calendar

YouTube video on how to use Career Fair+.

Fall 2020

A student getting interviewed

Aug 31

Resume Prep Session

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Need help starting your first resume or updating an old one? Then join us for a prep session as we give up tips for upgrading your resume skills!

Find the recorded session here


Recruiter with students

Aug 31

How to Find On-Campus Jobs

5–6 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

On-campus jobs can be a fulfilling and important part of the college experience. Join us to learn about how you can apply for these positions.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: k!L3#c@Y


People working together

Sept 1

Career Fair Prep Info Session

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Join us for an info session on how you can better prepare for the virtual Career Fair.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: nA3n8+mq


Students at career fair

Sept 3 

Virtual Career Fair Plus Presentation

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Are you interested in learning the basics of Career Fair+ in preparation for Career Fair? Then join us for a virtual info session as we dive into what you need to know!

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: C0KCkx+6


Students working with career advisors

Sept 3

Virtual Career Fair Prep for International Students

4–5 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Are you an international student and interested in learning the basics of Career Fair+ in preparation for Career Fair? Then join us for a virtual info session as we dive into what you need to know!

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: #c*30+xc 


Student working with recruiter

Sept 8

Interview Prep Session

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

With the Partner Preview Virtual Career Fair the next day, join us for an Interview Prep Session as you prepare for meeting with companies.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: !9j4m$L8


People helping with resumes

Sept 14

Resume Prep Session

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Join us for a Resume Prep Session as you gain the tips on how to better your resume.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: !O?932XC


Students working with recruiters

Sept 15

Career Fair Prep Session

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

With the Virtual Career Fair just a few day away, join us as we go over a few aspects that you want to consider in preparation.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: Zah*60=


recruiter with students

Sept 18

Career Fair Plus Presentation

11 a.m.–noon EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

With Career Fair being virtual this year, we will be using the Career Fair+ app. Join us as we go over some of its features and learn how you can interact with it.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: Qtc#M8y9 


Recruiter with students

Sept 18

Career Fair Prep Info Session

2–3 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

With the Virtual Career Fair just a few day away, join us as we go over a few aspects that you want to consider in preparation.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: ?Z=x=fG1


a large presentation being given

Sept 21

Interview Prep

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

With Career Fair just a few days away, join us to freshen up on your interview skills.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: J+#22sfd 


Guy at desk

Sept 29

Job Search During a Recession

11 a.m.–noon EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

It can be tough to find a job during a recession. Join us for a presentation and discussion how you can navigate difficult times and embark on an incredible journey.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: R*2@&JeX


recruiter with student

Sept 30

Negotiate with Confidence

5:30–6:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Should you negotiate your job offer? What can be negotiated? What can't? Answer these questions and more when you join us for a presentation on negotiating offers with confidence.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: C%#6WYy%


Students at career cookout

Oct 1

Negotiate with Confidence

noon–1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Should you negotiate your job offer? What can be negotiated? What can't? Answer these questions and more when you join us for a presentation on negotiating offers with confidence.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: D1B!s9=M


person talking to student

Oct 2

Search Smarter not Harder

10–11 a.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Discover tried and true mechanisms to find, apply, and receive jobs. Why spin your wheels when you get traction? Get your job hunt into overdrive by searching smarter, not harder.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: 5e$GkN.3


Computer that says job search

Oct 7

LinkedIn: Compelling and Effective Profiles

5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Use LinkedIn to establish your professional brand and communicate with your professional network. Join us to learn where to focus your efforts as you develop and update your LinkedIn profile.

Find the recorded session herePasscode: c=274D.3 


Student helping student with resume

Oct 8

LinkedIn: Compelling and Effective Profiles

12-1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Use LinkedIn to establish your professional brand and communicate with your professional network. Join us to learn where to focus your efforts as you develop and update your LinkedIn profile.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: XyByc0g.


Person working with student

Oct 21

Search Smarter, Not Harder Presentation

5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Discover tried and true mechanisms to find, apply, and receive jobs. Why spin your wheels when you get traction? Get your job hunt into overdrive by searching smarter, not harder.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: 3MSmc=Lz


Student with recruiter

Oct 22

Search Smarter, Not Harder Presentation

12-1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Discover tried and true mechanisms to find, apply, and receive jobs. Why spin your wheels when you get traction? Get your job hunt into overdrive by searching smarter, not harder.

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: 3MSmc=Lz


Recruiter with student

Oct 28

Prep for the Natural Resources Career Fair

4:30-5:15 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Career Services is pleased to offer step by step instructions on how to use Career Fair Plus to participate in the Natural Resources Career Fair. We'll share best practices and lessons learned from Michigan Tech's Career Fair. Website for the Natural Resources Career Fair: https://www.mtu.edu/forest/events-postings/naturalresourcecareerfair/

 Find the recorded session here. Passcode: Q@pK3#58 


Students at career fair

Nov 5

Prep for the Natural Resources Career Fair

4-4:45 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

Career Services is pleased to offer step by step instructions on how to use Career Fair Plus to participate in the Natural Resources Career Fair. We'll share best practices and lessons learned from Michigan Tech's Career Fair. Website for the Natural Resources Career Fair: https://www.mtu.edu/forest/events-postings/naturalresourcecareerfair/

Find the recorded session here. Passcode: #D?f=3p3


Career Advisor with Student

Dec 2

Take Your Job Search Home for the Holidays

5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

A break from school doesn't have to be a break from the job search, and the holiday break can be a perfect time to look for a job! Join us as you learn the nuances of taking your job search home for the holidays.


Students listening with a holiday tree in the background

Dec 3

Take Your Job Search Home for the Holidays

12-1 p.m. EDT | Zoom link: Available in Handshake

A break from school doesn't have to be a break from the job search, and the holiday break can be a perfect time to look for a job! Join us as you learn the nuances of taking your job search home for the holidays.


Career Fair

Career Fair

Our biannual Career Fair is open to all students and all majors. It's one of the largest in the country, bringing more than 400 companies and 2,000 recruiters to campus each year.

Students, triumphant after beating the escape room

Escape Room

Recruiters are looking for students with teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. Career Services took a creative approach to help students recognize these skills; They engineered an escape room. 

Industry Days

Industry Days

Companies come to campus to show off their latest technologies- like autonomous vehicles and manufacturing robotics. 

Handshake Genius Bar

Handshake Genius Bar

Students establish a Handshake profile, upload their résumé, search for jobs, and prepare for Career Fair at our pop up Handshake Genius Bars.

Students presenting the "SaniStore Kitchen UV Sanitizer Box" at the Consumer Products Challenge

Consumer Products Challenge

Students prototype a new consumer product and pitch it to our corporate sponsors. The top three teams win cash prizes and the chance to represent Michigan Tech at a national competition.

Resume Blitz

Résumé Blitz

Industry representatives and campus professionals review over 300 résumés the week before Career Fair.

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