About

Jen Wenzlick, 2015-16 Hagerman Student Scholar, Skypoint Ventures Intern

An internship provides an opportunity to engage in an activity of experiential learning using the knowledge acquired in the classroom and putting it to practical use within the professional setting. Internship opportunity will provide hands on experience allowing students to practice activities in their profession, as well as identify future career opportunities.

Benefits of pursuing an internship: 
  • Earn college credit while learning new skills and experiences 
  • Identify and research potential career paths with those people actually working in those positions
  • Gain work experience and skills that can build and strengthen your resume
  • Increase chances of being hired by sponsored company increasing chances of advancement and growth opportunities
  • Network with professionals in your field that can serve as references
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Questions?

Contact Antonio Riggs, Student Service Coordinator
P: 810-237-6680
E: anriggs@umflint.edu

 

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Career Connection

Career Connection offers you an easy way to target your recruiting efforts toward UM-Flint students and alumni. Use Career Connection to post jobs and internships, schedule on-campus interviews and much more.

 

Post a job or internship to SOM students and alumni - it's easy!
  1. Online: manage your own posting by registering for UM-Flint Career Connection, or
  2. Complete and submit the Job Description, or
  3. Email: anriggs@umflint.edu

 

 

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Resources

Tips

Below you will find resources for cover letter & resume development, tips on how to interview successfully, and additional materials on how to prepare for a new career. Also be sure to visit with a career advisor to discuss future opportunities related to your academic programs.

 
Careers 4 Years
Would you do one thing per month while in college to land that job and earn an extra million dollars more in your lifetime? The Student Success Center's "Career 4 Years" Passport program will take you where you need to go.
 
Career Spot
Examples of resume's, cover letters and interviewing tips.
 
Quintessential Careers
Provides the content, tools, and motivation to empower people to achieve their educational goals, find their true career passion, obtain their ideal job, and be successful at their work.
 

Ready Prep Interview
Search for the position you are interviewing for. The questions are listed in the order of importance based on the skills and qualities need to do the job.

 

Search Engines

The websites below use innovative methods to aid those seeking job and internship opportunities, and to match employers with the right talent for such openings. Start your search today at any of the sites below.
 

Career Builder
Careerbuilder.com is the largest online job listing site in the U.S., helping to match the right talent with the right opportunity.
 
Career Connection
Serves as your gateway to all UM-Flint services and activities related to careers, including workshops and events happening on and around campus.
 
Accounting Fly
A recruiting service that matches accounting students with firms across the country.
 
Indeed
Provides job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. Indeed serves as the leading pay-for-performance recruitment advertising network.
 
Intern in Michigan
Intern in Michigan is a statewide initiative that instantly connects employers and internship seekers. Designed to spark economic growth, the system makes it more efficient for employers to recruit college talent and easier for internship seekers to launch their careers in Michigan.
 
Internships.com
Known as the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers, and higher education institutions together in one centralized location.
 
Michigan Intern Jobs
Provides job postings for local internship opportunities.
 
Michigan Job Network
Comprised of multiple employment Web sites focusing exclusively on local communities in the State of Michigan. We are the premier online network for Michigan jobs and careers - connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals.
 

Pure Michigan Talent Connect
This is an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce.

 

Industry Research

Before diving into a major or jumping at the first job opportunity that comes your way, take a moment to research job descriptions, job outlook, and salary information. The sites below provide information that can be extremely valuable during your career research.

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. 
 

Career One Stop
Source for employment information, with tools to help businesses, career professionals, job seekers, and students.
 

Inside Jobs
Their tools help you discover career ideas and connect with right education to realize your potential.
 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Their tools help you discover career ideas and connect with right education to realize your potential.
 

O*net
The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with occupations.
 

Salary.com
Salary news and advice, job links, and average salaries by occupation and location.
 

What Can I Do With This Major
A convenient website maintained by University of Michigan – Flint to provide information on majors, career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.