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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 April Calkovsky, Barb Gehring, Logann Dolan, and Racheal Armstrong of the UACDC at EMU interview and discuss topics, resources, and tips relevant to the professional, personal, and career development of college students. 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 Your 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.


EMU Career Closet

The EMU Career Closet provides students and alumni with FREE and equitable access to professional clothing and accessories needed for conferences, internships, interviews, networking events, job fairs, student teaching, and more!


"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

Register by signing into your Handshake account or by clicking the 'Find Jobs Now' button above.   

Student Employment Month

August 15th-September 16th - Virtual via Handshake

Any student interested in on or off-campus student employment is encouraged to participate. 

  • Student employment positions are posted on Handshake
  • Sort jobs by clicking the "on-campus" button or using the "Location" filter
  • Utilize the UACDC Career Services to work on your Resume and Cover Letter before submitting applications

32nd Annual Virtual Meet the Accounting Firms Fair

September 16th, 2022 - 1:00-4:00 p.m. - Virtual via Handshake

  • Students can view more information regarding this fair via Handshake under the "Events" tab.
  • For employer registration information, please contact Career Coach, Barb Gehring. 

JCPenney Suit-Up Event

September 28th-October 2nd, 2022 - Virtual and In-Person at Briarwood Mall

TO PARTICIPATE:

  • Starting August 16th, text EMUEAGLE to 67292 to receive your extra 30% off coupon
  • On September 28th, visit www.jcpenney.com/m/suit-up-view-all and start shopping!
  • Shop online and in-store until October 2nd and browse over 1,000 professional clothing items

IT/STEM Job & Internship Fair

October 5th - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Student Center Ballroom

  • Students can view more information regarding this fair via Handshake under the "Events" tab.
  • For employer registration information, please contact Mary Jane Fallot.

EMU 2022 Fall Career Fair (All Majors)

November 2nd - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Student Center Ballroom

  • Students can view more information regarding this fair via Handshake under the "Events" tab.
  • For employer registration information, please contact John Carlson.

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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