University Career Center

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Every week, we highlight a few positions that we think you'll find interesting. Learn more by checking out each pick on Handshake. While you're there, see what other interesting opportunities you find! Handshake is a great way to start exploring your career options and it is also the best way to stay informed on what you need to know as a job or internship seeker while you're a student here at U of M. Besides housing job & internship opportunities, Handshake also contains information about employer presentations, career fairs, workshops, and on-campus interviews.


Elizabeth Schaller, Recruitment Coordinator

ELIZABETH'S PICK: Summer Finance and Accounting Internship Program (2019) at Stryker​
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30th, 2018 

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, and they have the reputation on campus of great internship experiences. Stryker has a good relationship with University of Michigan and continuously chooses to recruit here. They also regularly come to our career fairs and interview on campus! I like this position because it appeals to a wide range of our students in accounting and finance and has 6 different locations to choose from. I found it based on a search within Handshake utilizing the job function and industry filters. Job function filters would be set to 'accounting' and 'finance', Industry filters would be set to 'medical devices'.

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Nikhil Dhulipudi, Information Desk Assistant

NIKHIL'S PICK: Finance Intern at Lear Corporation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 5th, 2018

I found this opportunity by utilizing the filter options to search for postings that are in the state of Michigan that involve finance. I like this particular posting because I have always been interested in cars and the automobile industry. Lear happens to be a tier 1 automotive supplier, and I believe that building an understanding of the world of corporate finance within the context of a key player in the automotive industry would be very gratifying.

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Hannah Thomas, Information Desk Assistant

HANNAH'S PICK: FFC Nutrition Intern at Functional Food Center
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 30th, 2018

If you're interested in nutrition, writing, and health, this may be the internship for you! The Functional Food Center is looking for seasonal part-time interns to write, research, and edit work for the journal of Functional Foods in Health and Disease. This position is remote, 15-20 hours per week, and offers potential academic credit. I found this job posting using the "internship" and "part-time" filters. I then used the keyword "nutrition" to find positions specifically in that field. Overall, if scientific research, writing, editing/publishing, and the health sciences interest you, this internship would be a great way to gain experience in those areas.

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