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.

Patrick Parkinson, Career Advisor | Student AdvisorA picture of Patrick's staff pick

PATRICK'S PICK:  Investment Banking Analyst - Goldman Sachs at OneWire

The job can be found in the "Jobs" section, and by typing the keyword: Investment Banking Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is looking for an analyst for their New York Corporate Derivatives Analytics Team at OneWire.

This individual will develop and use models and tools to better provide structuring, pricing, and analytics for corporate derivative portfolios. They will use statistical data analysis techniques to identify risk management opportunities for clients and to enhance the team’s marketing effort. They will work with a wide array of risk management products, including interest rate, currency, commodity, and credit derivatives, providing solutions to clients across all industries. 

The are looking for someone with the following qualities:

• Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline with a high GPA
• Superior quantitative / analytic reasoning and problem-solving abilities
• Strong computer programming skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including high level of fluency in English
• Strong interpersonal skills; Desire and ability to play on a team
• Strong interest in finance
• Results-oriented work ethic based upon responsibility, enthusiasm, and pride in work

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Nicole Haase, Career Adviser Immersion Coordinator

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NICOLE'S PICK: Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Internship at Hob Knob Hotel

Are you finding yourself exploring options for an internship this upcoming summer? Do you have or are you looking to sharpen your skills in marketing, sales & planning, and/or the hospitality industry? The Hob Knob Hotel located on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts is offering students the opportunity for 12-14 weeks in the summer to come and intern with them! Through this position you will be responsible for a summer project and work on a team of students and professionals alike. In a small environment you will not be just sitting at a desk but actually doing and learning, getting paid and earning credit. 

I found this position while browsing Handshake looking for event planning positions.​

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Ashlen Olive, Marketing Specialist


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ASHLEN'S PICK: Research Internship Celebrities & Fashion Spring/Summer 2016 at

If you find yourself stalking Instagram for the latest fashion trends or getting push notifications on your phone when your favorite celebrities tweet, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. this internship might literally be your dream job. will allow you to get professional experience while improving your social media skills. This research internship gives you a chance to support writers/journalists by finding videos, pictures, and comments on social media about celebrities, movies, tv shows, or anything viral worthy to write help write articles.

If you have interest in celebrities and marketing, social media, public relations, or journalism I highly recommend this unique internship!

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