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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.

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Career Conversations: Application Deadline
Mar 1, 11:58 PM - 11:59 PM
This event is for College of Social Science students interested in connecting with influential alumni. Event is located in the MSU Union, Lake Superior Room. Choose between two session dates: Wednesday, March 25th from 3-5 PM or Thursday, March 26th from 3-5 PM.
Location: Apply Online
Event Type: Exposure Series

Great Lakes Media Career Fair
Mar 4, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Have you ever thought about a career in radio or television? Here's your chance to learn more about this exciting industry and meet with Broadcasters from around Michigan. Register at the door – it’s free! Dress for success, and bring resumes to share with interested employers.
Location: Lansing Center, Downtown Lansing
Event Type: Career Fair

Spring Career Fair
Mar 11, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mar 12, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Right after spring break, this is your chance to talk with representatives from more than 200 companies and organizations, big and small! New for 2020, this two-day career fair includes internship, summer job and full-time career opportunities. For all students, all majors and grade levels.
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th floor
Event Type: Career Fair

Innovate State Speaker Series: Lucinda Wright
Mar 11, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Having both an MBA and a BA from Michigan State University, Lucinda Wright has not only been an innovator here in East Lansing but across the country as a whole. Stop by to hear her perspective! Free pizza and pop will be provided. RSVP is required.
Location: Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab, Minskoff Pavilion
Event Type: Exposure Series

LinkedIn Photo Booth at Spring Career Fair (Day 2)
Mar 12, 3:05 PM - 6:00 PM
MSU students are invited to drop by to get a free professional head shot photo at our LinkedIn Photo Booth!
Location: Spartan Stadium Office Tower, 4th Floor
Event Type: Workshop

Career Exploration Coffee Chats
Mar 13, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Your time at MSU is filled with many choices. Come chat with a career advisor about exploring different options for majors and careers. We'll also have hot chocolate and tea, so you don't have to like coffee to join us! Open to all students.
Location: Student Services, rm 113
Event Type: Exposure Series

LinkedIn 2.0: Friday Career Meetup
Mar 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Discuss with career advisors different ways to craft an effective LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn to make connections and search for jobs and internships.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028
Event Type: Workshop

MSU Athletics Student Opportunity Fair
Mar 13, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Are you interested in working in athletics? You'll get to meet with representatives from various offices in MSU athletics as well as a handful of professional sport organizations. Opportunities for positions (full, part-time and student employment) starting in Summer and Fall 2020. Open to all majors and grade levels.
Location: Breslin Center, Hall of History
Event Type: Career Fair

MSU RHS Student Job Fair
Mar 19, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
We’re hiring! Stop by the MSU Union main lounge to learn about working with the MSU Residential & Hospitality Services team during the school year and the summer. Open to all students, all grade levels, all majors.
Location: MSU Union, main lounge
Event Type: Career Fair

Careers in Language: Career Exposure on the Road
Mar 20, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Do you love learning languages? Curious about how you can use language skills in your career? Join the College of Arts & Letters Excel Network as we explore career options, visit local organizations doing global/intercultural work, learn about opportunities, and connect with MSU alumni using language skills in their professions. RSVP required: $10 program fee to cover lunch and transportation. Open to all students.
Location: On the Road (details to come later)
Event Type: Exposure Series

Job Internship Search Tips: Friday Career Meetup
Mar 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Discuss with career advisors strategies and resources to be successful in your own job or internship search. Open to all students.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028
Event Type: Workshop

MSUFCU Intern Award Deadline Mar 24
Mar 24, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
For undergrads participating in an unpaid internship during summer semester, apply for a stipend award of up to $1,000 to help cover your out-of-pocket internship expenses!
Location: Apply online in your D2L account

Career Exploration Coffee Chats
Mar 25, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Your time at MSU is filled with many choices. Come chat with a career advisor about exploring different options for majors and careers. We'll also have hot chocolate and tea, so you don't have to like coffee to join us! Open to all students.
Location: Student Services, rm 113
Event Type: Exposure Series

Women of Color: Criminal Justice Careers
Mar 25, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This is an opportunity for female students of color to meet and interact with successful women of color working in various fields of criminal justice. These professionals attending will be open for questions and networking while talking about their path to their current career, and challenges they have faced.
Location: Kellogg Center
Event Type: Exposure Series

Innovate State Speaker Series: Bob Fish
Mar 25, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
At this event you will gain perspective from Bob Fish, co-founder of Bigby Coffee. Free pizza and pop will be provided! RSVP is required.
Location: Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab, Minskoff Pavilion
Event Type: Exposure Series

Learning about Undergraduate Research
Apr 1, 7:30 PM - 8:30 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: Minskoff Pavilion, room M200
Event Type: Exposure Series, Workshop

Innovate State Speaker Series: Crafting Beverages
Apr 8, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
At this event you will gain perspectives from Ryan Perry, Shannon Long, and James Parrelly about the craft beverage industry. Free pizza and pop will be provided! RSVP is required.
Location: Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab, Minskoff Pavilion
Event Type: Exposure Series

Career Exploration Coffee Chats
Apr 9, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Apr 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Your time at MSU is filled with many choices. Come chat with a career advisor about exploring different options for majors and careers. We'll also have hot chocolate and tea, so you don't have to like coffee to join us! Open to all students.
Location: Student Services, rm 113
Event Type: Exposure Series

Teacher and Administrator Recruitment Fair
Apr 20, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
This event attracts school districts from across the country and candidates including current MSU student teachers completing their internships, alumni, and local experienced teachers looking for new opportunities. MSU students are free, MSU Alumni tickets are $10 per person, and Non-MSU Students are $20 per person.
Location: Breslin Center
Event Type: Career Fair