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Annual Collegiate Recruiting Survey: Hiring, Wages Expected to Climb

The job market for new college graduates is rebounding from the COVID-19-driven decline.

Phil Gardner, author of Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute annual Recruiting Trends survey, said employers who had slowed recruiting during the pandemic have accelerated efforts …

By Terri Hughes-Lazzell
Terri Hughes-Lazzell
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Ask an Expert: Taking “Perfection” Out of Exploration

Question: How do I know if I’m making the “right” major and/or career choice? 

As we enter November, it is often a common time of reflection for all of us as we round the corner to the end of the …

By Lauren Hinkel
Lauren Hinkel Career Advisor - All Majors Lauren Hinkel
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Ask an Expert: 5 Tips to Write a Resume if You Feel Like You Don’t Have Any Experience


Question: How can I write a resume if I feel like I don’t have any experience?

Answer: Traditional resume sections are more flexible than you might think! Class projects, volunteer work, and involvement in organizations are all worthy of …

By Allison Fox
Allison Fox Career Consultant, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and International Studies and Programs Allison Fox
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Ask an Expert: Writing a Personal Statement

Question: I’m overwhelmed at the thought of writing a personal statement to accompany my graduate/professional/law school application. Where do I even begin?  

Answer: Most graduate programs ask for personal statements (sometimes called statements of purpose or statements of intent) to …

By Karissa Chabot-Purchase
Karissa Chabot-Purchase Career Consultant, James Madison College Karissa Chabot-Purchase
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Spartan Showcase: Undergraduate Research Clarifies Professional Aspirations

Rising fourth-year Michigan State University (MSU) student, Andrew McDonald, knows much about balancing responsibilities in the pursuit of his goals. Triple majoring through the College of Natural Science, the College of Engineering and the Honors College, McDonald is studying computer …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Bachelor's degree graduates continue education.



Undergraduate students complete an internship.



Bachelor's degree graduates work or continue education.


*Data Source: Post-graduation outcomes and experiences of spring & summer bachelor’s degree recipients (2018- 2020).