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Career Events

MSU has transitioned to Handshake as our new recruiting management system!  Below you will find a list of our growing list of Career Events that are hosted through Handshake.

Employers: New to Handshake? Click here for detailed career fair employer registration instructions.

Students: The on-campus career fairs included below are your chance to talk directly with employers looking for interns and entry level hires!  All events are open to students in all majors. Plan to attend events that fit your personal interests.

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MSU Culinary Services Job Fair - East Lansing
Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MSU dining halls, food trucks, Sparty's and more are hiring students enrolled for fall classes! Stop by this job fair at the MSU Union to learn more and apply. Tons of great jobs for fall semester, right on campus. Go green!
Location: MSU Union, Lake Huron Room, first floor, 49 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Event Type: Career Fair, Workshop

The Lansing 5:01K outdoor fun day
Jul 21, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Local interns, college students, 20-somethings: Hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, disc golf, and more, to complete this uniquely-Lansing “5K” set against the scenic sandstone backdrop of The Ledges. Wind down with yoga, speed up with salsa and enjoy healthy lifestyle demonstrations from local businesses. Don't forget to register! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-501k-tickets-45490720971
Location: Grand Ledge, Michigan (west of Lansing)
Event Type: Exposure Series

MSU Culinary Services Job Fair - Detroit
Jul 24, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MSU dining halls, food trucks, Sparty's and more are hiring students enrolled for fall classes! Stop by this job fair on Woodward near downtown Detroit to learn more and apply. Tons of great jobs for fall semester, right on campus. Go green!
Location: MSU Detroit Center, Room 230A, 3408 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
Event Type: Career Fair, Workshop

Mid-Mich Symposium Undergrad Research Experiences
Jul 24, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stop by to see this annual summer showcase of MSU undergraduate's research work. This event provides an opportunity for students involved in research and creative activities at Michigan State and select institutions to share their work with their peers, faculty, and external audiences. There's also a Grad School Fair representing around 20 graduate degree programs. This event is a great way to discover more about the world of research!
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Career Fair, Exposure Series

Drop in Days at Career Services
Aug 27, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aug 28, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aug 29, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aug 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Stop in for assistance finding a part time job, polishing your resume, figuring out Handshake, prepping for the Local Jobs & Internships Fair (Sept 5), and anything related to your career development. Drop by when you can, come as you are!
Location: Career Services, Rm 113 Student Services Building
Event Type: Workshop

Local Job & Internship Fair (part time and on campus)
Sep 5, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This event (formally Earn Learn & Intern) is open to all MSU students looking for an on-campus or local part-time job or internship during fall/spring semesters. Local businesses, non-profits, government agencies and MSU departments will be present to talk with you about available opportunities.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor Huntington Club
Event Type: Career Fair

JCPenney Suit-Up event
Sep 9, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Come and find your perfect interview or work outfit and save 40% off retail prices! JC Penny in Meridian Mall will hold this special event exclusively for MSU Students. Deals include: 40% off career clothes and shoes, free mini make-overs at the JCPenny Sephora, and free hair consultations at the JCPenny Salon. All MSU students are welcome to attend this exclusive event!
Location: JCPenney Store in Meridian Mall, Okemos Michigan
Event Type: Workshop

Accounting and Information Systems Exchange
Sep 12, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This annual event will connect students with more than 40 employers with opportunities for internships and full time employment.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Business Analytics and Marketing Research Career Exploration Fair
Sep 13, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
This annual event is designed to help students and learn about career opportunities in the growing fields of big data analytics, marketing research and consumer insights. Events include a career fair, a panel of employer experts, networking and access to admissions reps to relevant master's programs at MSU.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th floor
Event Type: Career Fair, Exposure Series

Finance Association Career Fair
Sep 18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
For students interested in a career in finance, this is a great chance to network with more than 30 employers about internships and full time positions. Doors open at 5 p.m. for Finance Association members!
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Sales Leadership Career Fair
Sep 20, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Did you know that 80% of entry-level careers begin in the field of sales? Kick-start your career by connecting with employers offering career and internship opportunities in this exciting industry. For all majors and all levels!
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Career Fair

MSU Fall Career Days
Sep 24, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 25, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 26, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 27, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sept 24 = Engineering Co-op & Internship Exchange; Sept 25 = Careers in Engineering & Technology; Sept 26 = Careers in Agriculture, Food, Health, Packaging & Science; Sept 27 = Careers in Business. MSU Fall Career Days events bring students from across MSU together with all industries. Employers & students are welcome to participate in any one or more of these events!
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair

Engineering Co-op/Intern Exchange
Sep 24, 4:01 PM - 7:00 PM
This MSU Fall Career Days event is an invaluable chance for Engineering students, especially underclassmen (freshmen/sophomores), to have more time with recruiters to ask questions and to hear about career preparation and success factors, as well co-op/internship/full-time positions (and how to apply.)
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair, Exposure Series

Careers in Engineering and Technology
Sep 25, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
On the second MSU Fall Career Day, we are featuring employers looking for students in the Engineering and Technology fields. Suit up and stop by to talk with employers about internships and full time jobs.
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair

Careers in Agriculture Food Health Packaging Science
Sep 26, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This MSU Fall Career Days event covers a wide range of majors and career interests! Employers and students can connect around internships/co-ops and full-time jobs.
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair

Careers in Business
Sep 27, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
For the final day of the MSU Fall Career Days, there will be a wide range of employers looking for students interested in the field of business and looking for internships or full time jobs. All students are welcome to this major career fair!
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair

Construction Management Career Fair
Oct 4, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This annual event is a great place for students in all majors in the School of Planning, Design & Construction to connect with employers to talk about internships and full-time opportunties!
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Graduate School and Law School Fair
Oct 23, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
More than 25% of MSU students go on to graduate school or law school. This is your chance to meet with admissions reps from 150 graduate degree programs in law, health, science, business, public affairs, arts, humanities and more! Students of all grade levels and majors are encouraged to attend.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Nursing Career Fair
Oct 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Connect with employers looking to hire and explore the varied opportunities that are available when pursuing a degree in nursing.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Making KIN-nections: Exploring Kinesiology Career Paths
Nov 2, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This unique event gives students the opportunity to network with professionals and learn about kinesiology-related career options in health, wellness, fitness, sport, and more. You'll also get to connect with KIN research labs, student organizations, graduate schools, and even programs not listed in Handshake! Sponsored by the MSU Department of Kinesiology.
Location: IM Sports Circle Gym
Event Type: Career Fair, Exposure Series

ComArtSci Connect
Feb 1, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
ComArtSci Connect is the networking event for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Meet with over 60 employers interested in hiring MSU students for internships, full-time, and part-time opportunities, and learn what it takes to break in to your chosen career path. Open to all MSU students!
Location: College of Communication Art and Sciences, 1st floor hallways
Event Type: Career Fair