FIRST STOP: CAREER CONNECTION

 

For students, Career Connection is a gateway to all things career related, including workshops and services designed to enhance your knowledge about the job market, career searching, resume building, and self-marketing. Students are also able to browse hundreds of local and nationwide internship and job opportunities with reputable employers.

1.  Login with your uniq name and LAN password
2.  Set up your personal profile
3.  Upload your resume/CV
4.  Search for current internship/job openings
5.  Apply through the Career Connections system

 

 

 

For employers, Career Connection provides an easy way to target your company's recruiting efforts toward the students and alumni of the University of Michigan-Flint. Create an account or login to post your internships and job openings, and begin receiving the resumes of qualified UM-Flint student and alumni candidates in short order.

1.  Create an account or login
2.  Upload job/internship postings
3.  Receive and review resumes of qualified candidates
4.  Set up on-campus interviews (optional)
5.  Participate in UM-Flint Career Fairs (optional)

* Contact Antonio Riggs at (810) 237-6680 for assistance

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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.

Tips/Advice

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.
 
Optimal Resume
With easy to use resume builders and online interviewing practice tools, this site will help you to develop your marketability and make you more competitive in the job market.
 
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.