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Start your job search with our career advice videos.

Whether you need tips on how to get started looking for a job or just want a few pointers on interview preparation, our helpful videos have the advice you need. We also show you how to build a better resume and write a great cover letter.

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Amazon Career Choice

Amazon Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers Amazon employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Eastern Michigan University is one of hundreds of Amazon-approved schools across 14 countries. Amazon Career Choice offers a range of options from foundational skills like English language to career pathways and college credit programs. Plus, Amazon pays 100% of tuition, books, and fees with no lifetime limit. For more information, visit the Amazon Career Choice webpage.

Career Corner Podcast

Listen to career coaches Brad Minton and Logann Dolan of the UACDC at EMU interview and discuss with various professionals factors that influence the academic and career success of EMU's students and alumni. Visit the Career Corner Podcast page to start listening.

Talk to a career coach

Take full advantage of EMU career coaches! They’re ready to assist you in exploring different career options matching your skills, passion and talents. Make an appointment to ask them questions and discover more about who you are and what’s most important to you.

Prepare for a job search

Beyond providing a world-class education, there are many ways EMU can support you in a competitive modern jobs market. Meet with career staff to get helpful tips and valuable insights from experts who can review your resume, schedule a mock interview, develop a job search strategy and help you land your next job opportunity.

"What can I do with my major?"

Browse majors and see how your prospective degree can lead to different and exciting jobs, occupations and long-term careers in both the public and private sectors.

2022 Job Fairs and Events

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Virtual Internship Fair
February 9, 2022

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Graduate Assistant Interview Days (GAID)
March 10th and 11th, 2022

 Virtual job fair for prospective and current graduate students seeking a Graduate Assistantship

  •  TO PARTICIPATE: - View open Graduate Assistant Positions
  • Submit all applicants by February 20th
  • If selected, you will receive email communications regarding your interviews

Virtual Teacher Job Fair
March 16, 2022

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JCPenney Suit-Up Event

March 16-20


  • Starting January 17th, text EMUEAGLE to 67292 to receive your extra 30% off coupon
  • On March 16th, visit and start shopping!
  • Shop online until March 20th and browse over 1,000 professional clothing items

Virtual Spring Career Fair

March 30, 2022

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Virtual Summer & Part-Time Job Hiring Fair

April 6, 2022

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Create a LinkedIn Profile for LBC credit

View the requirements [PDF] for earning Learning Beyond the Classroom credit by joining our professional network and creating a profile using your student job or other work experience. This is a great way to build a list of contacts and identify skills you’ll need to market yourself to employers.

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