Career Center

The ComArtSci Career Center can help with everything from career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, to mock interviews and job search strategy. We'll help you build your network by assisting with connections to alumni and professionals that work in your field of interest.

Plan Your Future

Plan your future with the help of our expert MSU Career Center team. Whether you need guidance with internships or job prospects, we can help you find your way.

Have a Quick Career Question?

Visit our office during drop-in hours for assistance with career exploration, resumes, cover letters and other professional documents, finding an internship and utilizing career resource tools.

Summer Hours
Please make an appointment with a career advisor during the summer months. You can schedule an appointment via Handshake or email.

Drop-in Hours will resume in the fall.

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Have a More in Depth Question?

Schedule an appointment with our staff.

 

Appointment Scheduling Instructions:

  • Schedule your appointment with us using Handshake.
  • Log in using your MSU Net ID and password.
  • Click on appointments on the lefthand side of your screen.
  • Click “Schedule a new appointment” button to make your appointment (select ComArtSci Randi or ComArtSci Liz).

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Internship Opportunities

Internships and other experiential learning opportunities are key to the success of ComArtSci students. These experiences can help you:

  • Explore potential career paths.
  • Gain valuable work experience.
  • Meet a professional mentor that may help you get your next internship or a job.
  • Get your foot in the door to increase job opportunities after graduation.

There are numerous internship opportunities including paid and unpaid opportunities, internships for academic credit, as well as the opportunity to complete an internship abroad.
 

Resources for Finding an Internship

The ComArtSci Career Center recommends 2-3 experiences or internships in areas related to your major field of study prior to graduation. In addition to the resources below, it is recommended that you explore the websites of agencies, companies and organizations in your field to find other experiential learning opportunities available.

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Internship Financial Award Opportunity

The ComArtSci Career Center offers financial assistance awards of $500-$1000 to undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA or higher, who are completing paid and unpaid summer internships in their field of study. Please apply by Friday, May 3, 2019 by completing the following application: http://bit.ly/2GBGtm1 You will also need to submit your resume and personal essay (see prompt below) to Randi Martinez at mart1705@msu.edu to be considered for a financial opportunity award.

Personal Essay Prompt:
In your personal essay, please describe your career goals and your strategy for achieving those goals. Please feel free to include brief information on any financial considerations that are affecting your success (Limit to one page).

Internships for Credit

An internship for credit towards graduation combines relevant coursework with related work experience. Learn more about receiving academic credit for your internship by clicking your academic program below:

Advertising + Public Relations

Communication

Journalism

Media and Information

Career Center Resources

The ComArtSci Career Center provides numerous resources to assist students in their career searches.

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Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter provides information about upcoming college programs and events, including career fairs, events, workshops, employer visits, information about student organizations and updates on academic advising hours and appointments.

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Employers

Are you looking to hire a Spartan? Get information on recruitment, connecting with career services and the university, joining or creating events, gaining visibility and enhancing your brand at MSU.

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