University Career Center

Every Monday, join us here as we plan to highlight a few positions that we think you'll find particularly 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, work-shops, and on-campus interviews.

Angelicia Morton, Information Services Manager

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ANGELICIA'S PICK: Member Benefit Coordinator at Meridian Health Plan

If you are passionate about customer service and are looking for full time opportunities in Detroit, the Member Benefit Coordinator at Meridian Health Plan would be a good fit! Meridian Health Plan is located in Downtown Detroit and is looking for candidates who:

  • Have a passion for helping others
  • Enjoy providing outstanding customer service
  • Have a desire to learn and grow in a healthcare environment

For this positions, your skills in critical thinking/ problem solving, information technology application, written and oral communication, critical analysis, and team work will be developed. What stands out most about this company is the final line in the position description. "Meridian Health Plan would not be what it is today without this amazing team of talented individuals!"

I found this position by setting the following filters:

  • Job Type: Job

  • Location: Detroit

  • Employment Type: Full Time

  • Expiration Date: 5/1/2016 - 8/1/2016

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Ashlen Olive, Marketing SpecialistA picture of Ashlen's staff pick

ASHLEN'S PICK: Camp Counselor at YMCA Camp Soles

If you’re looking to spend the summer in Pennsylvania at a summer camp becoming a hero for kids, look no further. The YMCA Camp Soles is looking for students interested in being a camp counselor. If you want to get experience helping kids swim, do arts and crafts, go rock climbing, learn archery, go zip lining, and much more don’t hesitate to apply.

Camp Soles focus is to teach kids the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. If these core values are important to your everyday lifestyle in addition to being a source of fun and a shoulder to lean on for kids then the position as Camp Counselor at the YMCA Camp Soles is for you!

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Alex Butler, Information Desk Assistant

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ALEX'S PICK: Sports Writer Intern at isportsweb

Looking to gain more experience this summer in the field of sports writing? Look no further than the Sports Writer internship at isportsweb. This internship provides interns with the opportunity to cover a sports beat with a sports team that you follow and are most passionate about.

Interns will be responsible for generating 2 articles a week ranging from opinion pieces to game recaps and previews. In addition to gaining viable knowledge and experience in the exciting world of sports journalism, interns are also able to learn more about the online publishing marketing strategy.

If you are looking for a great part time summer internship that will provide you with transferable knowledge and skills, consider applying for the Sports Writer internship.

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