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Career Events

Below you will find a list of our growing list of Career Events that are hosted through Handshake.

Employers: New to Handshake? Check out these 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 (unless specifically noted). Plan to attend events that fit your personal interests.


Careers in Research
Oct 22, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Have you ever considered a path in a research-oriented career? Join us for a dinner discussion with alumni who have built careers around a variety of professional experience in the field in a casual, informal setting. To keep our conversation personal, this session will be limited to a small number of students with spots filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dinner provided to all.
Location: Case Hall, rm 332
Event Type: Exposure Series

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 24, 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

Fallapalooza 2019: Beyond the Classroom Tour
Oct 25, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
All students are invited to attend Fallapalooza 2019: Beyond the Classroom Tour. Hosted by the many offices of MSU Student Affairs & Services, Fallapalooza will take over the Student Services Building with three floors of fun and games and treats and surprises. Come as you are - and bring a friend!
Location: Students Services, offices on all floors
Event Type: Workshop

Careers in Arts and Communities
Nov 1, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Passionate about making a difference in your community through your career? Join us for cider, donuts, and conversation with professionals who work to build strong communities through the arts, nonprofits, and government
Location: Student Services, rm 113
Event Type: Exposure Series

Making KIN-nections: Exploring Careers in Health Wellness Fitness
Nov 1, 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

Women's Initiative for Leadership Development Conference
Nov 2, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
The purpose of the WILD Conference is to promote women’s leadership development and empower undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to promote social change within the larger MSU community. All students, all majors and grade levels, are invited to attend. The $10 student registration fee includes a complimentary lunch and a free t-shirt. REGISTRATION closes on October 26, but register now as space is limited!
Location: MSU Union
Event Type: Workshop

Learning About Undergraduate Research
Nov 4, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Make research an integral part of your MSU experience! Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You can expect a short presentation, discussion, and Q & A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers.
Location: Bessey Hall, room 112
Event Type: Exposure Series, Workshop

Innovate State Speaker Series: Anurag Kumar
Nov 6, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
At this event you will gain a perspective from Anurag, an experienced global technology and management consultant with a talent for finding innovative solutions to complex business problems and building and growing businesses. He has extensive experience working with and for companies that range in size from the Global 500 to pre-investment startups. RSVP is required.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M025
Event Type: Exposure Series

Innovate State Speaker Series: Kavita & Omar Bouknight
Nov 11, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
At this event you will gain perspectives from Kavita and Omari Bouknight. Kavita is an entrepreneur, digital health maven, patient health advocate, investor and speaker with a mission to connect people to targeted health innovations, enabling them to lead healthier lives. Omari is a medical technology executive, entrepreneur, author and investor with substantial experience launching novel cardiac medical technologies globally. Presently he is the President and Chief Commercial Officer of CardioFocus, an innovator and manufacturer of a leading atrial fibrillation ablation technology. RSVP is required.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M025
Event Type: Exposure Series

Innovate State Speaker Series: Social Entrepreneurship
Dec 11, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hosted at the Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab, Innovate State welcomes successful Spartan alumni back to campus for a fireside chat. Guests share their perspectives on everything from launching start-ups to experiencing success and failure to building dynamic and nurturing work cultures. RSVP is required.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M025
Event Type: Exposure Series

Supply Chain Management Association Career Fair
Jan 22, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
For those majoring in Supply Chain Management, come to the Breslin Center January 22nd, 2020 for the opportunity to network and find job opportunities with 100+ companies! The event is open to Undergraduate and MBA/Graduate students. Employers will be presenting both internships and full-time opportunities.
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair

MSU Packaging Career Fair
Jan 29, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The School of Packaging Career Fair is an event that brings students of the School of Packaging together with all sectors of the Packaging Industry. The first day of the fair is a student-employer interaction day and the second is scheduled for interviews gained or granted from the first day of interaction.
Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big 10 Rooms
Event Type: Career Fair

Engineered in the Mitten Expo
Feb 17, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The College of Engineering will be hosting the 1st Annual Engineered in the Mitten Expo in the halls of the Engineering Building. This event will highlight a range of summer and fall internship / co-op experiences, as well as full-time gigs following graduation. Company booths will be set up in the halls of the engineering building.
Location: Engineering Building
Event Type: Career Fair

Engineering Expo Day 1
Feb 19, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Engineering Expo is meant to be an interactive, information sharing event. A chance for our students to gain knowledge of companies, interact with alumni, network with professional engineers, and get the “insider” information. Day 1 Industries: CIVIL; CONSTRUCTION; ENVIRONMENTAL; BIOMEDICAL & BIOPHARMACEUTICAL; ENERGY; BIOCHEMICAL; BEVERAGE/FOOD; CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS; TEXTILES; AUTOMOTIVE; MOBILITY; TRANSPORTATION
Location: Engineering Building Halls
Event Type: Career Fair

Engineering Expo Day 2
Feb 20, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
This two day career fair is designed to encourage networking between engineering students, alumni, and recruiting professionals that will open the door to co-op and internship opportunities. Day 2 Industries: SUPPLY CHAIN; TECH SALES; PACKAGING; GRAD SCHOOL | COMPUTING/IT; FINTECH; ENTERTAINMENT; CONSULTING; AEROSPACE/AVIATION; DEFENSE | MANUFACTURING- OTHER
Location: Engineering Building Halls
Event Type: Career Fair