Career Services

Events

Career Services offers interactive events, both large and small, that connect students, employers, and alumni. Check out our upcoming events!

Fall 2018 

Students registering for an event at the Career Kickoff

Sept 4

Career Kickoff

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Stop by for a treat and check out Career Services' upcoming events and workshops.


Students working with Career Services Staff on their Handshake Profile

Sept 5

Handshake Genius Bar 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Meet with a career genius and get help with your Handshake profile. We'll show you how to upload your resume, search for job opportunities, learn about employer events, and make career advising appointments on Handshake- the leading career platform used by over 500 colleges and 200,000 employers across the country.

 Your job search just got easier.


Image of automobiles on Michigan Tech Campus during Automotive Day 2017

Sept 6

Automotive Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent 

Is a career in automotive right for you? From marketing to manufacturing and design, the automotive industry hires a variety of Michigan Tech majors. Stop by Automotive Day to explore careers and connect with company reps.


Robotic arm at 2107 Robotics Day

Sept 11

Robotics & AI Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Be the future of automation. Attend Robotics and AI Day to see how technology is advancing in industry and creating new jobs along the way.    


Blizzard's resume

Sept 12   

How to Start Your Resume

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.| Career Services- Admin 220

So you want to create a resume. Awesome! We've got tips and tricks to get you started.  We'll make the process simple from start to finish. 


Semi truck on campus

Sept 13 

Transportation & Logistics Day 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Take your career somewhere new with transportation and logistics. Come learn about careers relating to infrastructure, supply chain, distribution, communications, and operations. Create a future by air, land, water, cable, pipeline or space.


Blizzard's resume

Sept 14

How to Start Your Resume

12:15pm - 1:00 p.m. | Career Services- Admin 220

So you want to create a resume. Awesome! We've got tips and tricks to get you started.  We'll make the process simple from start to finish. 


Dematic Company Rep talking with a student

Sept 18

Management & Financial Services Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Is a career in finance in your future? Company reps are waiting to meet you under the CareerFEST Tent to talk about careers in Management and Financial Services. 


Blizzard's resume

Sept 19

Resume Lab

12:00pm - 3:00 p.m. | Career Services- Admin 220

Don’t update your resume alone.  Bring your laptop for an interactive resume lab guided by recruiters and Career Services staff.


ATC electric car

Sept 20

Energy & Environment Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Power your future and find a sustainable career. Attend Energy and Environment Day to learn about opportunities in oil, gas, electricity, and alternative resources.


Michigan Tech mascot Blizzard at an Industry Day

Sept 21

Grand Traverse Region Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Discover what it's like to work, live, and play in the Grand Traverse Region, which boasts

  • America's #1 Best Beach Town on a lake
  • 350+ manufacturing companies
  • A large Michigan Tech Alumni network
  • Top-rated restaurants, festivals, wineries, and outdoor adventures

Michigan Tech has partnered with the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council & the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce for this exclusive event. Stop by the CareerFEST Tent to explore careers and connect with company reps.


Student working with Kimberly-Clark representative on personal introduction

Sept 24

Prep yourself for Career Fair

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | MUB Ballroom

Get fifteen minutes of undivided attention.  Recruiters and professional staff will be on hand to help you with any last minute resume and interview needs.


Students looking at automated manufacturing technology

Sept 25

Manufacturing Day

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

It's more than the assembly floor. Discover manufacturing careers in design, research, fabrication, materials, quality control, and automation. 


Students getting help with their resumes at Resume Blitz 2017

Sept 27

Resume & Interview Blitz

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | MUB Commons

Strengthen your résumé with help from industry and campus professionals. Bring a hard copy of your resume to this informal, walk-up event for 15 minutes of invaluable advice.


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Sept 28

Mock Interviews

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m | By appointment only

Prepare for recruiting season by scheduling a 30-minute mock interview with a corporate recruiter or campus professional. Dress up or come casual and don't forget your resume.

 

Sign up times will be available on Handshake. 


Industry professionals giving a student advice on their resume

Oct 1

Resume & Interview Blitz

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | MUB Commons

Strengthen your résumé or interview skills with help from industry and campus professionals. Bring a hard copy of your resume to this informal, walk-up event for 15 minutes of invaluable advice.

 

 


Students in food line getting hamburgers

Oct 2

Career Fair COOKOUT

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Campus Mall- CareerFEST Tent

Career Fair COOKOUT. All the opportunities, minus the stress. Meet company reps that want to meet you before the Career Fair. 


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Oct 3

Career Fair First-timers Tour

1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm | SDC Main Entrance 

Your first Michigan Tech Career Fair can feel overwhelming. Let us show you around! Take a guided tour of Career Fair and get a bird's-eye view of the event, see how it works, and find out what you can do to better prepare for it.


Three students at the Career Fair

Oct 3

2018 Fall Career Fair

12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. | Student Development Complex

Our biannual Career Fair is open to all students and all majors. It's one of the largest in the country, bringing more than 300 companies to campus.  More than half of Michigan Tech's student body makes it a point to attend Career Fair, seeking co-ops, internships, and full-time jobs. 


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.

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

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

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.

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.

Résumé Blitz

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

 

 

 

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