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.

Amy Longhi, Assistant Director, Counseling and Advising Services​

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AMY'S PICK:  Summer Intern - Corporate Finance & Portfolio Management - Welltower (formerly Health Care REIT, Inc.)

This 10-week summer internship in Toledo, is a great opportunity to put your quantitative skills into action, as you work in the Portfolio Management Team who is "responsible for the financial planning, accurate data compilation and evaluation, and continuous measurement and feedback for the entire seniors housing portfolio. The team provides actionable data-driven decision points and facilitates active portfolio management".  Welltower is a real estate investment trust "who's portfolio spans the full spectrum of health care real estate, including senior living communities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and post-acute". This internship truly is a unique opportunity to work within corporate finance for an interesting organization.

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Patrick Parkinson, Career Advisor & Student Advisor

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PATRICK'S PICK: Project Healthcare Intern - NYU Langone Med

Are you a student looking to explore and experience many different aspects of healthcare in one internships?  

Do you think or know you want to work in the medical field or health sciences, but are curious about the different opportunities within them? 

Then the "Project Healthcare" immersive volunteer internship program might be for you! The program is comprised of several weekly rotations which are based in the Emergency Department of the NYU Langone Medical Center. Furthermore, lectures and weekly meetings will provide you with a chance to discuss medical issues such as the practical problems that hospitals, patients, and medical staff encounter in the healthcare system.

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Nicole Haase, Career Adviser Immersion Coordinator


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NICOLE'S PICK: Account Executive for Groupon Getaways - Groupon

We've all heard of the wonderful money saving app, Groupon. But have you ever wondered how the products you're saving money on appear on Groupon? Well, this position as an Account Executive with Groupon has your answer! Responsibilities include building relationships and generating leads which will ultimately lead to business generated to be sold through the Groupon Getaways. You will play a key role in driving new business for Groupon's global travel platform helping drive various outbound campaigns. You will focus on new product offerings, building relationships with boutique hotels, B&B’s and smaller chains, listening to their needs to craft a deal that is going to get them the customers that they want, when they want them. This is a great opportunity for a Sales Professional who is passionate about the travel industry and comfortable in a fast paced, forward thinking environment.  

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