Develop Skills and Characteristics Companies Want

Companies seek candidates with the ability to: 

  • Be positive, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Meet and work with new people
  • Communicate new ideas and ways to do things better
  • Be dedicated, diligent, and hard working
  • Support and develop others
  • Lead by example
  • Set and accomplish goals
  • Ask for help, advice, guidance, and resources


One of the hallmarks of Michigan Tech is our hands-on, team-based curriculum. Consider becoming an active leader in your classes.

  • Enthusiastically participate in groups, teams, and projects
  • Attend and be prepared for team meetings
  • Take a leadership or project management role
  • Go above-and-beyond what’s required of you

Campus Involvement and Leadership Opportunities

Take advantage of these leadership opportunities: