Skip to main content

Career Exposure Series

Have you ever wondered how you’re supposed to make a decision about what sort of career you want to pursue when you don’t know what’s out there?

Career Exposure events will help you learn about various career fields by connecting with alumni who are working in your areas of interest!

Many events require an RSVP or application. Login to your Handshake account to RSVP and obtain application instructions. Event details in Handshake are typically posted at least two weeks in advance.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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