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.

Emily Komendera, Intern Career AdvisorA picture of Emily's staff pick

EMILY'S PICK: School Advisor at Success Academy Charter Schools

If you're considering going to graduate school for social work, counseling, or a related human services field, but know that you want to take some time off in between programs, or if you simply know you want to have a career that makes a difference, the School Advisor position at Success Academy Charter Schools could be the perfect job for you! This position is located in exciting New York city, serving 34 schools from Brooklyn to the Bronx. If your dream was to make a difference teaching and mentoring youth, but you missed the deadline for Teach for America or City Year, it is not too late to apply for this fabulous opportunity! Success Academy is looking for strong research, analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. They are also hoping to find a candidate who has a passion for education reform and an eagerness to learn. If you think this could be you, apply today!

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Mariella Mecozzi, Senior Assistant Director, Pre-Professional ServicesA picture of Mariella's staff pick

MARIELLA'S PICK: Legal Assistant at Wood LLP

If you are looking for a gap year opportunity to bridge you until you go to law school or a chance to work in the legal field while deciding if you truly want to pursue your JD, check out this posting for a full-time Legal Assistant with Wood LLP, a small but nationally recognized San Francisco law firm with a focus on tax practice.

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Alex Butler, Information Desk Assistant

A picture of Alex's staff pick
ALEX'S PICK: 2016 Paid Summer Fashion Internship - New York City at Global Brands Group

The Global Brands Group (GBP) is one of the largest brand and licensing companies in the world. With teams in cities such as New York City, Hong Kong, Shanghai and London, GBP offers several opportunities for growth and experience in emerging global markets.

GBP is responsible for the design, development and marketing of products for several different companies that make up a diverse portfolio including Calvin Klein, Jones New York, Cole Haan and Frye to name a few.

GBP is currently offering internship opportunities in the fields of design (apparel/footwear/handbags), sales, product development, sales, marketing, production, planning and brand management. The program is ten weeks long in New York city and provides students with the opportunity to work in a hands-on environment that values teamwork and career development. Interns will be able to network and participate in workshops and speaking events.

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