b'WELCOME! We encourage you toThe University of Michigan-Dearborn prides itselfall of the resources andon creating academically challenging, unique career preparation experiences for all students. There are many opportunities inside and outside of the classroom to supplement your academic workavailable at UM-Dearbornand post-graduation ambitions, even while we are operating primarily in remote or hybrid formats. to set yourself on a lifelong trajectory of success.While we are in a remote or hybrid environment, many offices offer the same services, just virtually.This Guide features opportunities for engagement with campus offices and organizations as well as resources that can help make the most of your Oral & WrittenUM-Dearborn experience. CommunicationDo you articulate We encourage you to take the next step and leveragethoughts clearly these experiences by reflecting on them in thein written and Talent Gateway.Unique to UM-Dearborn, this onlineoral forms? program is an opportunity to stretch yourself in new ways and gain the skills employers are looking for such as teamwork, leadership and professionalism.Critical ThinkingCan you use reasoning Earn points for short reflections ("challenges") asskills analyze problems you make the connections among all your livingand make decisions?and learning experiences as you pursue your goals. Throughout this guide, you will see examples of challenges as well as badges you can earn to demonstrate your career readiness skills.(M)TALENT DISTINCTIONStand out from the crowd by earning the(M)Talent Distinction on your transcript. Earn 50,000 points and present at the (M)Talent ShowcaseDemonstrate your skills to employersConnect your academic, personal and professional goalsJOIN NOW umdearborn.edu/TalentGatewaytalentgateway@umich.edu | @TalentGatewayUM'