Internships, Co-ops and Careers

Experiential learning defines a UM-Dearborn education.

Student intern working with 2 children

Accelerate your learning and develop practical skills in your field of study. Co-op education and internships allow our students to network with industry professionals, while building their resumes. We’ll connect you to opportunities for professional growth and real-world learning at leading companies like Ford Motor Co., Ernst & Young and DTE Energy.

College Co-op and Internship Programs

We collaborate with companies, agencies and nonprofits near and far to provide students with more than 700 co-op and internship opportunities.

Each of our colleges has special information for related co-op and internship opportunities. Many CEHHS students have Field Placement Opportunities in conjunction with their selected program of study.

CASL Internships

CECS Co-op

COB Internships and Careers

CEHHS Field Placement

University-wide Career Resources

Every year, our Career Services office helps students and alumni find full- and part-time positions within our partner organizations. Whether you aspire to be a mechanical engineer, financial adviser or biologist, we have the local, national and global connections to give you the experience and skills to succeed, wherever life takes you.

Show your initiative by participating in the Talent Gateway online community, developing your professional skills through learning modules, discussions, reflective challenges and engaging with mentors. By connecting your academic, personal, and career goals, students hone their creative problem-solving and "soft" skills, positioning you to succeed in the workplace and the world. 

Career Services

Talent Gateway

UM-Dearborn Difference Maker

Our students are improving the lives of others and making an impact in the community. Meet more Difference Makers.

Mohamad Jaafar
We're not just individuals living our own individual lives. We're part of a bigger collective community.
— Mohamad Jaafar, ‘19 Communication/Political Science