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Career Services

Career Services seeks to assist NMU students and alumni with career exploration and job placement concerns. It provides resources and services focused on assisting students with career placement and career decision-making activities linking NMU students and alumni with potential employers, teaching effective job-search strategies and providing supportive information and resources to faculty and staff in addressing the career-related concerns of students.

Due to the COVID-19 Executive Order, our office will be closed.  However, our staff will be working remotely.  Please feel free to contact us via email (careers@nmu.edu) or the online chat option on this page.  Remember Handshake is always available for online job searches!

Need help job searching during COVID-19? Click here.


Did You Know? 

  • NMU employs approximately 1,600 students! 
  • The departments with the most student employees: Dining Services, Athletics, and Housing & Residence Life. 

Join the other 1,600 students and get a job on-campus: Log in to Handshake via MyNMU to see open positions. 

 

National Student Employment Week

April 12-18, 2020

Recognizing the dedication and hard work of NMU student employees.

 

New Students

Looking for a job while attending NMU? Check out Handshake - our job-posting system!  Once you have registered for classes, we will create an account for you associated with your NMU email address.  Please allow 3-5 business days for this to happen.  To access your account, log into MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' under the 'Student Services' tab. 

Looking for a job before you've registered for classes? Find NMU (and UP) jobs on Twitter

Click here for more information on Handshake, jobs, applications, and more. 

Handshake

Handshake is Career Services' all-in-one web system. For students and alumni, it's where you can search and apply for job opportunities 24/7. You can also host and manage resumes, cover letters and more. For employers, it's possible to post and manage multiple job openings. For pre-orientation students (not yet registered for classes), open on-campus jobs and other jobs in the U.P. can be viewed by visiting our Twitter: www.twitter.com/NMUCareerServic or follow us at @NMUCareerServic 

Visit Handshake

 

Other Services Offered

Career Services wants to help students succeed. In addition to the Handshake listings, we also offer a number of job-search workshops, job fairs, on-campus recruiting and more. Learn about all Career Services programs and opportunities.  If you've got a question - chat with us!  Look for the green tab in the lower right. 

 

Take the Workshop Survey!

We have created a survey to find out what career topics you would like to learn about in next year's Career Services Workshop Series!  Click here to begin the survey.  It will remain open through June 26, 2020.  Go on and help us help you!

<a href="https://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/events">National Student Employment Week</a><p> April 12-18, 2020:<p> Recognizing the dedication and hard work of all NMU student employees. Help us help you!  Take the <a href="https://nmu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3P7edCrXEng4HX">Workshop Topic survey</a><p> and let us know what career topics you<a href="http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/resources#Career Development Guide">The Career Development Guide</a> includes resume building tools, samples of all application documents, tips for preparing for a job fair and more. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/sampleresumes">See more sample resumes</a> Students and Alum!  Did you know attending a job fair could win you a prize?    Select one of our fairs in Handshake and click on the +Join Event button.    Go to the fair, check in at the Career Services table, and your name will be placed into the prize drawing.       Good luck!

Quick Links

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On-Campus Recruiting

Local, regional and national organizations often visit campus to recruit students. Learn more about which organizations will be on campus conducting interviews and/or information sessions/tables. This list is often updating with upcoming sessions.

Career Servicescareers@nmu.edu906-227-2800

For the latest job openings within the Upper Peninsula, follow us on Twitter.

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