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

Spring 2019 

seniorsendoff

March 20

Senior Send-Off

4p.m. - 6p.m. | MUB Alumni Lounge

For all students scheduled to graduate in 2019. Join us for free food and a crash course in adulting. Get advice on personal finance, building your network, and your first year on the job.


Third place winners of the 2018 Consumer Products Challenge

March 21-23

Consumer Products Challenge
 

Develop an innovative idea and win cash prizes. Company sponsors provide the supplies and you create the product.  Build a team of 3 to 5 Michigan Tech students, mark your calendars, and register now- registration link.

Cash prizes:

  • 1st place $2,000
  • 2nd place $1,400 
  • 3rd place $1,000

Company Sponsors:

  • 3M
  • Amway
  • Kimberly-Clark
THURSDAY
4-6 pm | Event Kickoff & Pizza Party | MUB Alumni Lounge

Meet the company reps that sponsor, supply, and coach students through Consumer Products Challenge. Pick up your information packet and get answers to your questions. *At least one team member is required to attend the Event Kickoff.

FRIDAY
10 am-12 pm | Challenge Box Pick-up | Career Services

Pick up your challenge box and sign up for your Product Pitch time.  All Challenge Boxes contain identical items supplied by our sponsors.

4-6 pm | Product Pitch | MUB Alumni Lounge 

Pitch your product idea in 2-minutes or less. Coaches are looking for unique and feasible products that will benefit the environment, society, health or safety.

SATURDAY  
10 am - 12 pm | Semi-final Presentations | Fisher Hall Classrooms

Each team has 10 minutes to sell their idea and present their prototype/drawing. Each company will choose 2 teams to advance to the finals.

2-5 pm | Final Round | Fisher 139

Cash prizes are awarded to the top three finalists.

 


Virtual Career Fair Prep

March 25

Virtual Career Fair Prep

12:15p.m. - 1p.m. | Admin 220

Navigating a virtual career fair can be intimidating. What questions can you ask recruiters? How can you prepare your responses? Should you use emojis? (NO!)

We'll answer these questions and more to help you prepare for Virtual CareerFEST - a series of virtual career fairs sponsored by Michigan Tech Career Services in March and April 2019.

An online prep session will be hosted on Zoom from 2p.m. - 3p.m.


Construction Virtual Career Fair

March 27

Construction Virtual Career Fair

1p.m. - 4p.m. | Brazen

The construction industry is booming. Connect with employers from this growing industry. All majors are welcome. Check back for a list of participating employers.

 


return of alumni

March 28

Return of the Alumni: Meet the Future You

SFRES Q&A | 8:30a.m. - 11a.m. | Forestry Building Atrium

Humanities Q&A | 9a.m. - 10a.m. | Rozsa Lobby

Networking Event | 4p.m. - 6p.m. | Rozsa Lobby

Join us for a fun networking event to recognize alumni who have achieved career success post Michigan Tech. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and beverages as you mingle. All Michigan Tech students, alumni, faculty, and staff are welcome.

 


Virtual Career Fair Prep

April 1

Virtual Career Fair Prep

12:15p.m. - 1p.m. | Admin 220

Navigating a virtual career fair can be intimidating. What questions can you ask recruiters? How can you prepare your responses? Should you use emojis? (NO!)

We'll answer these questions and more to help you prepare for Virtual CareerFEST - a series of virtual career fairs sponsored by Michigan Tech Career Services in March and April 2019.

An online prep session will be hosted on Zoom from 2p.m. - 3p.m.


linkedin making connections

April 2

LinkedIn: Making the Most of Alumni Connections

12:15p.m. - 1p.m. | Admin 220

Connect with Michigan Tech alumni on LinkedIn to explore careers, build relationships, learn about companies or locations, and get help landing a job. Let us show you how!


graduating and still looking

April 3

Graduating and Still Looking?

5p.m. - 6p.m. | Admin 220

Are you graduating this semester but still don't have a job lined up? That's okay, we're here to help! We'll give you ideas to figure out your next steps and find success.


Construction Virtual Career Fair

April 3

Manufacturing Virtual Career Fair

1p.m. - 4p.m. | Brazen

The United States has 12.75 million jobs in manufacturing. Meet employers from the manufacturing industry that are seeking your skills and abilities. All majors welcome. Stay tuned for a list of participating employers.

 


Health Professionals Workshop

April 3

Health Professionals Interview Workshop

4p.m. - 8p.m. | MUB Ballroom A

Prepare yourself for a career in health professions. Attend our MMI and personal interview workshop! An MMI (Multiple Mini Interviews) is a series of short, structured interview stations used by medical programs as part of their admissions process. They assess non-cognitive qualities and how you handle yourself in a particular situation. If you've never done one before, you'll definitely appreciate the practice.


Virtual Career Fair Prep

April 8

Virtual Career Fair Prep

12:15p.m. - 1p.m. | Admin 220

Navigating a virtual career fair can be intimidating. What questions can you ask recruiters? How can you prepare your responses? Should you use emojis? (NO!)

We'll answer these questions and more to help you prepare for Virtual CareerFEST - a series of virtual career fairs sponsored by Michigan Tech Career Services in March and April 2019.

An online prep session will be hosted on Zoom from 2p.m. - 3p.m.


Medical Careers Week

April 8

Medical Careers Week

5p.m. - 8p.m. | Biological Science Atrium & Learning Center

Teamwork in Healthcare | 5p.m. - 6p.m.

Keynote: Karen Fay, MS, MLS (ASCP) Professor of Practice, Director of Medical Lab Science Program.

A Day in the Life & Roundtable Discussion | 6p.m. - 8p.m.

Drop in for a speed networking session with medical personnel from a variety of disciplines.

Stay tuned for a list of presenters and attendees.


Construction Virtual Career Fair

April 10

Aerospace Virtual Career Fair

1p.m. - 4p.m. | Brazen

Meet with employers in the aerospace industry. All majors welcome. Stay tuned for a list of participating employers.

 


Twin Cities Day

April 17

Twin Cities Region Day

11a.m. - 2p.m. | Rosza Lobby

Discover what it's like to work, live, and play in the Twin Cities Region.


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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