Career Services at UM-Dearborn assists students and alumni by offering events and services to help connect them with employers. We offer a full spectrum of services to accommodate employers of all sizes and industries, from federal & non-profit to entrepreneurial enterprise & international manufacturing corporations serving students and alumni from all majors!
Career Services offers a variety of strategies to enhance your visibility virtually & on campus to help connect you with students. Please review the information on our services and programming. If you would like to develop a specialized recruitment strategy, contact us - we would be happy to assist you with all your recruiting needs and we look forward to working with you!
Involvement Opportunities for Employers
Your organization will have the opportunity to provide career and employment information to students seeking co-op/internship opportunities, part-time or summer professional positions, as well as full-time professional employment for graduating students and alumni.
Career Services hosts multiple Career Fairs each year:
- Fall Career Fair: the Virtual Fall Career Fair is on Thursday 10/7/2021. Register your company to attend!
We will be using Career Fair+ for the Spring Career Fair. Please check this great guideline to help you navigate through it and make your experience better and easier.
- Spring Career Fair
- Federal and Nonprofit Career Fair
- Teacher Career Fair
- Health & Human Services Career Fair
- Career EXPO for International Students
If you have any questions, please contact Mai Qazzaz.
Career Services also host Career Fair Employer Panels for employers participating in any career fairs to share information and offer advice to students attending the career fairs. The following organizations participated in Career Fair Employer Panels during 2020/2021:
- Accounting Aid Society
- DTE Energy
- Hamadeh Educational Services
- Marathon Petroleum
- Mastronardi Produce
- Michigan State Police
- Performance Driven Workforce
- U.S. Department of State
We offer you the option to interview our students/alumni virtually!
To set up a virtual Interview, please email Mai Qazzaz and provide the following information:
- Position title
- Graduation Date range
- GPA requirements
- Work authorization
- Job description
You will be guided through the process and kept informed as to the status of your schedule.
If you are interested in helping our students practice by conducting mock interviews, please let Mai know that as well. This support enables our students to be more adept and comfortable when they have interviews for future positions.
We encourage employers to interact and get to know our students! If your organization would like to enhance your connections with our students - including virtually! - we offer a variety of opportunities and are open to new suggestions.
Informational Sessions/Presentations/Panels: These events provide employers with the opportunity to share about their organization and career opportunities. Additionally, if you are interested in speaking on a panel or conducting a workshop on a specific topic, please contact Mai Qazzaz for more information.
Employer Days: Develop a series of interactions during the course of an extended event (i.e. employer panels, information sessions, workshops, etc.) dedicated to your organization. Contact Mai Qazzaz for more information.
National Society of Leadership & Success: To be inducted into this society, students must complete an orientation, leadership training, and participate in success networking teams in addition to attending speaker broadcasts. Employers can participate as speakers and networking events; for more information contact Jennifer Macleod the Chapter Advisor.
Alumni and Student Networking Nights: Help our students develop professional relationships with Wolverines in the workforce by joining us for networking events. Students from all majors participate, and these conversations encourage students to become more comfortable and provide opportunities for learning. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, these events will take place virtually - contact Alumni Engagement or Talent Gateway for more information.
Talent Gateway (M)Talent Showcase: This Showcase is an opportunity for (M)Talent candidates to demonstrate how they have made connections among their academic, personal and professional goals, and to share how other students can learn from their experiences. As employers, we encourage you to attend this event to learn more about the Talent Gateway and (M)Talent directly from the students.
UM-Dearborn Alumni: We have created a database that will help students connect with employers for informational and mock interviews as well as mentoring opportunities. If you are a UM-Dearborn alumnus, please fill out this form.
If you would like to discuss other ideas or opportunities to connect with our students please contact Mai Qazzaz.
*Due to the pandemic, we understand that in-person tours are not viable at this time. However, if you are able to offer virtual tours, we can work with you to set it up and market it to our students.
For more information, contact Mai Qazzaz.
UM-Dearborn Career Services is committed to providing students and employers with the opportunity to engage with each other to learn and network. This series of hour-long virtual panels helps employers connect and learn more about skills required in the workforce, upcoming job and internship opportunities, tips and tools to assist in their job search and more.
2020/2021 Employer participants:
- Brooksource (Fall 2020 & Winter 2021)
- KLA (Fall 2020 & Winter 2021)
- Peace Corps (Fall 2020)
- Rock Central (Winter 2021)
- ZF (Winter 2021)
- DTE Energy Lunch & Learn (Summer 2021)
If your organization is interested in participating, please contact Mai Qazzaz.