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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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Career Resources

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.

2024-25 Job Fairs and Events

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Student Employment Job Fair, Wednesday, August 28th, 1-4pm
Meet the Accounting Firms Fair, Friday, September 13th, 1-4pm (McKenny Ballroom) employer registration  student preview
IT/STEM Fair, Wednesday, October 9, 2024, 1-4pm, Student Center Ballroom
Fall Job Fair, Wednesday, November 6, 2024, 4-7pm, Student Center Ballroom
Internship Fair, Wednesday, February 5, 2025, 1-4pm, Student Center Ballroom
Teacher Job Fair, Wednesday, March 12, 2025, 2-6pm, Student Center Ballroom
Spring Job Fair, Wednesday, March 19, 2025, 4-7pm, Student Center Ballroom
Fall Job Fair, Wednesday, November 29, 2025, 4-7pm, Student Center Ballroom

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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