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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.

Cat Career Tracks

Cat Career Tracks is Career Services' all-in-one web system. For student 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 

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Other Services Offered

Career Services wants to help students succeed. In addition to the Cat Career Tracks 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. 


What companies would you like to see attend our job fairs?

We invite over 4,000 employers to each job fair on campus, but we want to make sure we're catering to our personal population needs! Let us know here



Walk-In Hours

If you are in need of some quick career advice or have a resume you need reviewed soon, consider dropping by the office during our walk-in hours.  Beginning on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, we will have regularly scheduled walk-in hours with our Assistant Director.  Below is the schedule.  As always, if these times don't work, you may always call our office to set up an appointment. 

Mondays 1 - 3 PM
Tuesdays 2 - 4 PM 
Fridays 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


*There will not be walk-in hours available on the following dates:  Monday (8/27/18), Monday (9/3/18), Tuesday (9/4/18) or Friday (9/7/18)*

New Students

Looking for a job while attending NMU? Questions about work study jobs? Questions about Cat Career Tracks/Handshake? Click here for answers to these questions and more!



<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> Designed for construction management, engineering technology, electrical and industrial maintenance, and HVAC/climate control majors, the Construction Management & Technology Career Fair will take place on September 20, 2018.  For further details including employer registration, click <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/construction-management-and-technology-career-fair">here.This year marks the 51st Annual Fall Semester Job Fair!  This is an opportunity for employers to share information with NMU students about a wide range of career possibilities. Employers are also welcome to recruit for full- or part-time positions, internships and summer staff.  For further details including employer registration, click <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/fall-job-fair">here. The <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/results">2016-2017 Graduate Survey Results</a> are now available!

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 informational sessions. This list is often updating with upcoming sessions.

Career Servicescareers@nmu.edu906-227-2800

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