Numerous resources are available to aid in planning for and searching for an internship or job in Informatics. The following pull-down topics provide information and links to University of Michigan Resources, Local and State Resources, Government Resources, and General Resources.
University of Michigan Resources
There are thousands of careers available to people with college degrees. The challenge is to find career areas that will fit your interests, your skills and your values. In order to find your fit, the Career Center can help you assess your interests, learn about career options, and work toward making sound career or graduate school decisions.
The Career Center Connector is your link to employers seeking to hire University of Michigan students for internships and permanent positions. It includes job/internship postings, on-campus interviewing opportunities, employer presentations, and job and graduate school fair information. All Informatics concentrators are invited and encouraged to meet with a Career Center advisor and create a Career Center Connector account.
As a partner in Informatics, the School of Information (SI) welcomes all Informatics students to make use of their Career Development Office. The staff provides a host of services, including career counseling, workshops, seminars, assistance with letters and resumes, employer research, interview coaching, and more.
The iTrack online recruiting system is an advanced and convenient job search tool available to all Informatics students. Through iTrack, you can access internship and job postings, perform refined job searches, and keep notes regarding job and employers of interest. All Informatics concentrators are invited and encouraged to meet with a Career Development counselor and create an iTrack account.
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The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan offers extensive job resources for University of Michigan students and alumni. Whether you are just starting your career or looking to make a change, the Alumni Association's Job Board includes postings for UM students and alumni at any career stage. All Informatics concentrators are invited and encouraged to create an inCircle account.
The International Center offers opportunities to work abroad and hosts a number of discussion panels and an international opportunities fair during the academic year. Their website includes information and links to numerous resources for work abroad opportunities available through all UM units and select external organizations. Information regarding short-term jobs, internships, teaching, and volunteer opportunities is also included on the site. The U-M Peace Corps Office is part of the International Center. Visit the International Center for more information.
The Michigan in Washington Program offers an opportunity for 20-25 University of Michigan undergraduates from all majors to spend a Fall or Winter semester in Washington, D.C. The program provides a chance for students to combine coursework with an internship that reflects each student's particular area of interest. Visit the Michigan in Washington site for more information.
The Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) offers the opportunity to learn and intern beyond traditional classroom boundaries for 3-4 weeks during the spring or summer terms. Small groups of 12-15 undergraduates travel to exciting locations in the U.S. and around the world with a member of the University of Michigan faculty. Visit the Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates site for more information.