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Contact our office at to discuss your recruiting strategy.

Invitations, invoices, confirmation emails and other important updates are sent via Handshake.

Check out this help article to ensure you are receiving Handshake emails.

Fall 2023 Recruiting Events are OPEN!

Tech Connect - Big 10 Women in Computing Exchange (VIRTUAL)

This event is hosted and coordinated in partnership between Women in Computing groups and Computer Science programs across nine Big 10 universities to connect top talent with employers from across the nation. This event will provide a forum to connect 1:1 with students from these organizations, as well as host informational group sessions to connect with a wider audience on opportunities and highlight diversity initiatives within the organization.

Monday, Sep 25, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Virtual in Handshake 

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MSU Engineering Co-op & Intern Exchange

The purpose of this event is to provide a venue for students to explore internships and co-op opportunities! This is an invaluable chance for students to hear about career preparation and success factors, as well co-op/internship/full-time positions (and how to apply).

Tuesday, October 3, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Munn Ice Arena 
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MSU Engineering Virtual Exchange

The purpose of this event is to provide a virtual option to connect with both interns/co-ops as well as full-time candidates of all majors within the College of Engineering (including Computer Science).

Tuesday, October 10th 3-7pm ET via Handshake Virtual platform

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Our online recruiting system, Handshake, connects employers with MSU students. As an employer, you can post opportunities, promote events and register for career fairs. The system is free to use for employers and students, and requires only a one-time registration. 


Create an account and post a job today!

Make sure you're familiar with our majors before you post!


In addition to job postings your can search our student database and send targeted messages to students.

Handshake's Candidate Hub helps recruiters discover which students would be good candidates for their open positions and reach out with thoughtful messaging. 


Promote virtual events - Request new virtual event in Handshake and include the links to video conferencing in the URL field. 

Sign up to host Virtual Info Chats in Handshake. This new feature allows you to send a custom invite link to students prompting them to schedule a 15 min meeting with you. You can find instructions here. 



One of the best ways to gain visibility is through student organizations. We encourage you to contact student organizations to discuss possible involvement opportunities. The Center also offers multiple programs that can help you grow your brand on campus.  Email us at to discuss increasing student engagement.


Looking for guidance on pay? Want to know where our Spartan Engineering graduates go? Or wish to grab the latest enrollment data on the College of Engineering? Check out our Placement Data and Reports page.


The Center offers Partnership/Sponsorship and Special Engagement options for employers who are interested. Contact us directly at for more details. 


The College of Engineering offers a one credit course for students during their intern or co-op experience called EGR X (formerly EGR 393). The co-op semesters enable students to thoughtfully work out a “working lifestyle” that can include continued learning, sensitivity to professionalism and professional ethics, and a habit of thoughtfully assessing current events. You can direct students HERE for more information. 


Many students pursue internships on campus, allowing them to gain valuable professional experience through MSU’s diverse departments. MSU Departments are encouraged to post their open positions on Handshake. Sign up for an employer account and start posting today! 


Connect with College of Engineering departments. Want majors outside of engineering? Connect with our Career Services partners across campus.


Most international students are eligible to participate in registered cooperative education and internship opportunities with the approval of the College of Engineering and the Office of International Student Services. Experiences may be found in the United States or the student's home country. Employers who are interested in exploring hiring a diverse pool of candidates and who will consider co-op or intern experiences for international students should contact The Center ( to learn more. There is no need for visa sponsorship to employ an international student as a co-op or intern.

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