Internship and Career Resources

Ariees Spangler and Adham Habbas, Skypoint Ventures, 2017


Schedule a Student Services Appointment

Sit down with Student Services Coordinator, Antonio Riggs to discuss a plant to land your internship or job.
To schedule a one on one meeting, email Antonio Riggs or call (810) 762-3160.

Career Connection

Career Connection is a great tool to search for jobs and internships.



Tips for Applying

Below you will find resources for cover letter and resume development, tips on how to interview successfully, and additional on how to prepare for a new career.

Resource Description
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 Career Center's "Career 4 Years" Passport program will take you where you need to go.
Career Spot Examples of resumes, cover letters and interviewing tips. Offers users a quick and easy resume building experience. Users simply fill in the forms and format their resume in two to three clicks by choosing a template and selecting their formatting options. Upon completion, users can download a neatly formatted resume in a variety of styles and formats. In addition to the resume building tool, also features a resume tutorial, resume samples, and context-sensitive resume writing tips.
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.

Career and Internship 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. 

Resource Description
Career Builder is the largest online job listing site in the U.S., helping to match the right talent with the right opportunity.

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. Known as the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers, and higher education institutions together in one centralized location.
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.
ZipRecruiter is the number 1 rated free job search app and has been featured on the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, and many more. They connect millions of students and employers every year, making the job search process easier and less daunting through features like our "1-Click Apply" listings, custom job alerts, and interactive resume building tips(more information).

Industry Research Resources

Before diving into the first job that comes your way, use the resources below to research job descriptions, career outlooks, and salary information. 

Resource Description
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.
Chegg 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 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.

Preparing for the Interview

The resource below is an virtual interview practice tool. This resource provides detailed online workshops and host video recorded mock interviews.

Resource Desription
Big Interview Big Interview gives you both Fast Track and Mastery Track systems of lessons and virtual interview practice – to get you ready… fast. Big Interview also teachers you how to get inside the head of any interviewer and prove that you’re the candidate they’re looking for.

LinkedIn Resources

LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more empowered and successful. As a host of more than 500 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional e-network. LinkedIn has launched the following tools to assist members in identifying jobs, internships, and salary information. 

Resource Desription
Jobs This job tool allows members to search for full/part-time jobs.
Internships LinkedIn has launched a resource for college students to research and identify experiential learning opportunities.
Salary If you are searching for employment opportunities or need information to conduct salary negotiations, LinkedIn has gathered salary data for a variety of job titles based on geographic area.

Other LinkedIn Tips

  1. It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know
  2. Find Your Earning Potential with LinkedIn Salary
  3. Unleashing the Power of LinkedIn’s ProFinder
  4. Learn Something New with LinkedIn
  5. Roadmap to Job Search Success with LinkedIn