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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 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 dozens of majors offered by Eastern 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.

2020/2021 Job Fairs and Events

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Internship Fair

February 10, 2021

Graduate Assistant Interview Days (GAID)

March 11, 2021 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm AND March 12, 2021 from 10:00 - 2:00 pm

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

  • Employer and Student Registration coming soon!

Teacher Job Fair

 March 16, 2021: Virtual Michigan Teacher Education Fair spring 2021 (Day 1: Elementary Ed, Early Education, and K-12)

March 17, 2021: Virtual Michigan Teacher Education Fair spring 2021 (Day 2: Secondary Ed and Special Ed, School Counseling and Administration and other roles)

Spring Career Fair

April 7, 2021

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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