Guest Blog

Spartan Showcase: Working as a Mechanical Engineering Intern During the Pandemic

Jack Lambrix has opened the doors to his future through his internship last summer with DTE Energy at the Monroe Power Plant in Monroe, MI. Lambrix is in his third year at MSU pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in …

By Julia Wallace
Julia Wallace Applied Engineering Sciences Major
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Spartan Showcase: Having a Mentor Can Influence Your Success

Spartan alumna Megan Marie Conlon looks back fondly at her time spent at Michigan State University, where her career journey began. Conlon graduated with her bachelor’s degree from MSU’s College of Natural Science in 2010. She then worked three years …

By Julia Wallace
Julia Wallace Applied Engineering Sciences Major
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Spartan Showcase: Becoming a Global Packaging Project Engineer

Rachel Grandell always had a passion for engineering. When she came to Michigan State University, her coursework in the College of Engineering helped her narrow her interests, leading her to pursue a degree in Biosystems Engineering with a concentration in …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: A Career Journey from Animal Science to International Affairs

Michigan State University alumna Gretchen Neisler’s passion for animals led her to the university’s Animal Science program. To enrich her academic experience, Neisler joined the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and participated in various Animal Science student organizations. Graduating in 1993 …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: Passion for Science

From a young age, Michigan State University alumna Elizabeth Donelan had a passion for animals and zoological studies, volunteering and taking courses at the Cincinnati Zoo during her youth. This passion led her to MSU, where she majored in Zoology …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: 20-year Journey with PepsiCo

After attending an event through the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, alumna Aimee Ludwig discovered her passion for Supply Chain Management.

During her undergraduate years, Ludwig took advantage of MSU’s social and professional environments, attending sporting …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: Gaining Patient Interaction Skills as a Phlebotomist

The global pandemic did not deter third-year Michigan State University and Lyman Briggs College student Mia Kochanek from continuing her professional development. Majoring in Human Biology, Kochanek completed both online and in-person training to become a certified phlebotomist. Today she …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: Diverging From The Traditional Can Present Unexpected And Exciting Opportunities

When Michigan State University alumna Alison Accavitti came to campus, she knew she wanted to be a Computer Science major. However, her first two years of coursework led her on a different path. During her third year, Accavitti switched to …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Navigating Your First Year After College

The decisions you make, big and small, in your first year after college will help set you up for future success. If you are still feeling uncertain, know that you’re not alone. Here are three pieces of advice to help …

By Kristi Coleman
Kristi Coleman Director, Network Partnerships and Career Education - Career Services Network
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Spartan Showcase: Michigan Legislative Internship

Before Noah Peterson began his first year at Michigan State University, the International Relations major knew he wanted to secure an internship in the Michigan legislature. To achieve this competitive goal, now in his second year at MSU, Peterson sent his …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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26%

Bachelor's degree graduates continue education.

 

76%

Undergraduate students complete an internship.

 

94%

Bachelor's degree graduates work or continue education.

*Data Source: Post-graduation outcomes and experiences of spring & summer bachelor’s degree recipients (2018- 2021).