Internship and Career Management Center

Welcome to the Internship and Career Management Center (ICMC) web page.

We are happy that you have taken the time to check us out and we want to make it very easy for you to take advantage of the services we can provide to help you with your career quest.

Regardless of where you are in your career pursuits, we are confident that we can help you improve your prospects of finding a challenging and rewarding opportunity.

While we recommend that you explore the following as a general progression, we understand that students enter the job quest at different stages. Feel free to explore the options listed below and we hope to see you soon.

Take advantage of our open office hours every Wednesday from 2:00 - 5:00 PM.

Step One: Discover Your Path

Your journey on the path to a rewarding career begins with the process of discovery and self-assessment. Learning about your options, developing new skills, and exploring your strengths now can help you define career interests later. You don't have to figure all of it out right now, but you can start defining your career plans by setting long-term goals, pursuing on-campus activities, and meeting with an Internship and Career Management Center (ICMC) career counselor. Learn more here.

Step Two: Explore Your Options

In order to choose the career that is best for you, it’s important to understand and begin to pursue your interests based on your defined values and skills.  Our goal at the Internship and Career Management Center (ICMC) is to connect you with the tools and resources available on campus to help you through the dynamic career development process.

Step Three: Prepare for Internships and Jobs

The ICMC can assist you as your start your search for either an internship or entry level job. Does your cover letter and resume tell the story of where you want to go? Would an interviewer get a good sense of who you are? Does your LinkedIn profile reflect your goals and aspirations? Are you building your professional network? Would having a mentor help?

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We can help you with your job search strategies, creating impeccable resumes, composing impressionable cover letters, sharpening your interviewing techniques, capitalizing on social media opportunities, connecting you with mentors and networking events.

Step Four: Launch Your Career

There are many career paths you can take after graduating from The University of Michigan-Dearborn.  The transition from college to career is exciting but can be daunting.  With some skills and preparation, the transition can be made easier. Get started here.

Step Five: Further Your Education

Considering professional certifications or graduate school? The Internship and Career Management Center (ICMC) can help you explore next steps that will take your career to a higher level.

Did You Know?

More Facts

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In 2015-2016 it was reported to the Internship & Career Management Center that 234 students were on internship or regular hire assignments.