Additional Career Content

Did you miss a workshop, career chat, or other professional development event? If so, you can review content from past events, including slide decks and video recordings. Access our Career & Professional Development Content through Google Drive using your U-M credentials.

Evaluating + Negotiating Offers

Receiving an offer for a job or internship is exciting! In order to make the best decision, you should evaluate your offer and consider negotiating. Doing research in advance will help you to feel prepared to negotiate, as well as help you to respond to your potential employer in a timely manner. Students can learn


An interview is an opportunity for a candidate and employer to learn more about one another and assess a potential fit. Being well-prepared throughout the interview process will help you to successfully share your qualifications with an employer and improve your chances of receiving a job or internship offer. Research As you conduct your search

Intentional Searching

Being intentional as you search for jobs, internships and professional opportunities can make the process easier. We recommend that you conduct research throughout your time at Taubman College as your career goals and interests evolve. We recommend that you keep track of information that may be useful in your job or internship search. Keep notes

Writing a Cover Letter

A cover letter allows a candidate to outline their specific qualifications, skills, and experience that make them an ideal fit for a job, internship, or other professional opportunity. We recommend that you tailor your cover letter by highlighting your most relevant skills and experiences in detail. Sample cover letters (with corresponding job descriptions) can be

Crafting a Resume

The purpose of a resume is to outline your professional skills, experiences and accomplishments. Your resume should provide a summary of who you are professionally and should entice employers to learn more – think “impressive snapshot”, not “autobiography”. A well-written resume will use strong, unique action verbs to highlight accomplishments and skills. Standard sections of

Resources from the University Career Center

The University Career Center (UCC) serves the entire University of Michigan community. Taubman College students can take advantage of several resources that are accessible to all students at the university. Some of the most commonly used resources are listed below; additional resources can be found on the University Career Center website. The Clothes Closet This

CliftonStrengths Assessment

Students looking to better understand their strengths may be interested in CliftonStrengths from Gallup. Don Clifton, creator of the original StrengthsFinder assessment, developed 34 talent themes based on over 40 years of research. Today, the CliftonStrengths assessment has been taken by over 29 million people. Students interested in the CliftonStrengths assessment can email the Career

Employment Reports

The Career & Professional Development team surveys our graduates one year after graduation to learn more about their employment outcomes. Each year, we publish an employment report that outlines these outcomes. Learn more about what recent graduates have done after completing their degree at Taubman College with these reports.

Engaged Employer List

Students beginning their job and internship searches may not know where to begin. Our Engaged Employer List is a compilation of the firms and organizations that have engaged with Taubman College in one (or more) of the following ways: Review the Engaged Employer List through Google Drive using your U-M credentials.