Orientation Students

Here's a brief overview of what we offer in the Career Services Office.  Feel free to browse around, and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.



Looking for a job while attending NMU?

  • Prior to attending Orientation, follow our Twitter account. We post a link to all job postings within the Upper Peninsula - #NMUjobs and #UPjobs
  • After you attend Orientation and are signed up for classes, activate your Cat Career Tracks account to view all postings.
    • Username: NMU username (first half of email address)
    • Password: Birthdate (MM/DD/YYYY; you must include the slashes)
    • Instructions for changing your password are available on the Cat Career Tracks login page.
    • To save some time when searching for jobs, you can save your search or set up to receive automated emails when a job fits your search. 
  • Need on-campus employment applications?
    • Job postings for on-campus jobs will indicate what documents are needed for application. Applications can be found in the Cat Career Tracks Resource Library and on our website:
    • Are you looking to work in a specific department, but don't see a job posted?  Click here for a list of department contacts, and stop in with a copy of your resume.  
    • Most on-campus job applications can be personally dropped off, emailed, or mailed to the appropriate department.
  • You can find sample resumes, as well as other helpful information about how to put together a resume by visiting our Resume Assistance page.  The sample resumes used in the presentation are available here: Updated_Sample_Resume.pdfUpdated_Sample_Resume.docxEntry-Level_Resume_Template.docx
  • Questions about work-study jobs?  Click here.
  • Questions about Cat Career Tracks? Click here.
  • Get answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about Student Employment.
  • For other services we offer, please click here.
  • Click here for other Orientation-related questions.

If you have any additional questions related to student employment, feel free to visit Career Services at 3302.3 C.B. Hedgcock, call us at 906-227-2800 or e-mail us at careers@nmu.edu.


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