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=


GSG Photo CF Prep

Sept 16

GSG Career Fair Prep Workshop

4-6 p.m. | Register for Zoom Link

Being well prepared for a Career Fair can make a big difference in your employment opportunities. And with the recent changes related to COVID-19, you might wonder what the best ways to prepare might look like.

Join the Graduate Student Government (GSG) hosting Chris Hohnholt, Associate Director of Career Services and Career Advisor, as he leads the discussion and answers your questions about resume writing, (virtual) interviews, internships and co-ops, and professional grooming.

Questions regarding this event may me mailed to Yasasya Batugedara at gsg-prodev@mtu.edu.


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.


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.


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.


Students in fornt of Nucor booth at the Spring 2019 Career fair

Sept 23 and 24

2020 Fall Career Fair "Forged by Nucor"

10 a.m.-7 p.m. EDT | Career Fair Plus

Join us for the Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fair “Forged by Nucor”! Career Services has arranged for over 240 employers waiting to speak with you virtually on the Career Fair Plus app in 10-minute private sessions as if you were at a live career fair. You must pre-register. Information can be found on Handshake, and on the Career Fair Plus app. All of the tools you need are on our webpage.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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