University Career Center

All University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 2020-2021 recruiting activities will be virtual and the University Career Center is here to help you connect with students in advance of your remote interviews.

Schedule interview appointments through Handshake. Or, if you prefer to use your own system to schedule, then advertise your interview date, job posting(s) and application period to students on Handshake.

Reservations will include “VIRTUAL” in the name and description and there will be no room assignments. Within Handshake you will be able to provide links for students to connect to the platform you're using for the remote interviews.

Request dates through your Handshake account. Handshake logo
Don't have an account? Create one here.

Handshake partners with multiple universities, so be sure your user account is approved with "The University of Michigan" as one of your Handshake schools in order to submit an interview request to us. 

 

Interview Dates 2020 - 2021

When planning your interview day, please refer to the University academic calendar for semester start and end dates, breaks, holidays and final exams.

Fall 2020 
Classes run August 31- December 8,
remote-only classes after Thanksgiving recess Nov 21-29

Remote interviews only
 Virtual interviews hosted on your choice of service

September 9 – November 19, 2020

For full scheduling process through Handshake,
choose "Preselect" reservation 

To list date, post jobs and collect applications,
choose "Room Only" (no schedules) reservation

 

Winter 2021 
Classes run January 19 - April 20,
Except Break dates February 24 & March 23

Remote interviews only
Virtual interviews hosted on your choice of service

January 20 – April 9, 2021

For full scheduling process through Handshake,
choose "Preselect" reservation 
To list date, post jobs and collect applications,
choose "Room Only" (no schedules) reservation
 

Questions may be directed to Kathleen Beardmore at beardmor@umich.edu.

Related Job Fairs

The University Career Center hosts several job fairs throughout the academic year. Consider attending one or more of these as part of your recruiting plan:

Fall

  • Consulting & Finance Career Fair - September 4, 2020
  • Actuarial Career Expo - September 24, 2020
  • Job & Internship Fair: Advertising, Marketing, Media and Entertainment - October 2, 2020
  • Business Operations Fair - October 9, 2020
  • Job & Internship Fair:  Nonprofit, Government, & Gap Year - October 16, 2020
  • Job & Internship Fair: Health, Science, Data Science and Research - October 23, 2020

Winter

  • Winter Job & Internship Fair - February 12, 2021
  • Michigan Teacher Recruitment Fair - March 16 & 17, 2021

Other campus recruiting resources

The University Career Center is the centralized career resource for University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. We provide services to students from all fields of study and all degree levels. However,  you may also find it useful to connect with other career offices across campus who host interviews:

Sample Interview Schedules

Our standard interview schedules created on Handshake begin at 8:30 a.m. and include mid-morning, lunch, and mid-afternoon breaks. See below for the start and end times for each interview.

If you require different hours for your remote interviews we'll happily make the adjustments within your Handshake reservation.

 

30-minute Interview Schedule

(12 interviews)
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

45-minute Interview Schedule

(9 interviews)
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

60-minute Interview Schedule

(6 interviews)
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.