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Fall 2024 Event Lineup

Registration opens May 1st!

Partners Showcase Career Exchange - Thursday, Sept. 5th | 3-7pm | at Munn Ice Arena

The MSU Engineering Partner’s Showcase is the signature engagement event during the academic year where our partners connect with students across engineering populations for branding and recruitment opportunities. This event is exclusive to our friends in talent acquisition and employers looking to build a great relationship with the College of Engineering at MSU as a formal member of the Spartan Engineering Partnership Program.


This event is only open to employer partners. 


Industry Days - Monday, Sept. 16th-Thursday, Sept. 19th | 1-4pm | Under tents in the Wilson Courtyard 

​Industry Days is a series of days organized by industry sectors to provide companies the chance to showcase their company, latest technologies, and more by bringing a hands-on, interactive demonstration/display for students to engage. Students in attendance will also be inquiring about internship, co-op and full time opportunities. Companies should only select one day, based on the industry that best fits your organization.


Monday, Sep 16th | Biomed, CPG & Advanced Manufacturing Day

Tuesday, Sep 17th | Civil, Energy & Environmental Day

Wednesday, Sep 18th | Aerospace, Automotive, EV & Mobility Day

Thursday, Sep 19th | Computing, Electronics, Technology & Semiconductor Day


2024 Tech Connect - Big 10 Women in Computing Exchange (Virtual) - Tuesday, Oct 1, 2pm-7pm EST | Virtual in Handshake

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. All proceeds will go directly to the student organizations that are coordinating and supporting the event from the nine host universities.


ESD's Civil Engineering Exchange (virtual) - Tuesday, Oct 15, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Virtual in Handshake

The Engineering Society of Detroit will be hosting the Civil Engineering Virtual Exchange to highlight opportunities across Michigan to civil engineering students attending Universities throughout the state. Students will be seeking a range of summer and spring internship / co-op experiences, as well as full-time opportunities. NOTE: Only Companies located in the State of Michigan and/or that have opportunities for in-state employment will be allowed to register.


**We have moved our Engineering Co-Op/Intern Exchange to spring. Expect registration for that event to go live in early November. 

Our office recently took over the old Sparty's located in the Engineering Building (across from 1340)! Employers can take over the Career Cafe as a branding/engagement on-campus event. 

Schedule a Career Cafe Take Over

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday Oct. 1st - Oct. 31st 11am-2pm. 

  • Tuesday/Wednesday Cost= $250 and you will share space with additional employers.

  • Thursday Cost = $500 and you have exclusive rights to the space. 

  • Snacks and Beverages are provided (up to 200 participants).  You can bring additional items if you wish. 


Contact: Nicole Jabour, to secure your date.

Take Over The Center 

in Wilson Hall

Employers can take over our main office located at C108 Wilson Hall for 2-6hrs. 


  • Offer Resume Critiques, Career Advice and/or Short "Tech Talks" on your Company.

  • Looking for something a little more fun? Host a Game Night or Escape Night in our Escape Room.

  • Cost = $500 


Contact: Rachel Mangiavallano, 

and/or Garth Motschenbacher, to schedule your event. 


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 Talent List 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. For more information on the program click here. 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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