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Human Resources/Labor Relations

This interest field is for students who are interested in HR generalist or specialist areas such as HR management, recruiting, staffing, compensations, benefits, employment laws, training and development, HR information systems, negotiations, and labor relations.  Students also pursue interests in the dynamics of human resources and other social behavioral factors related to the study of the workplace and the community, such as, inequality, disability, race, and gender discrimination issues.

Related Majors at MSU

College of Business: Human Resources, General Management

James Madison College: Political Economy Specialization

College of Social Science: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science – Human Capital and Society

Students from a broad range of majors (from colleges such as Arts & Letters and Communication Arts & Sciences) often develop key skills through coursework and experience that prepares them for careers in this field.

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Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • About Web
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • Domino’s
  • Ford
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Nestle
  • The Nielsen Company
  • Pyxis Watch Group
  • Techsmith
  • Whirlpool

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