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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.

Spring 2024 Event Calendar

Engineering Expo 2024 - 2 Day Event! (at Munn Ice Arena)

Wednesday, Feb 21, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Companies with majority of operations in-state (Michigan)

Thursday, Feb 22, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Companies with majority of operations out-of-state

The purpose of this event is to provide a venue for students to explore paths where their major may lead them from introductory exploratory discussions to internship, co-op, and full-time opportunities!

Register in Handshake

Engineered in the Mitten (Virtual)

Thursday, Mar 28, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm via Handshake Virtual platform

This event will highlight opportunities across the state to the engineering students attending Universities throughout the state. Students will be seeking a range of summer and fall internship / co-op experiences, as well as full-time opportunities following graduation across the State of Michigan. NOTE: ONLY Companies located in the State of Michigan and/or that have opportunities for in-state employment will be allowed to register.

Register in Handshake

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 Jan. 9th-Feb. 15th 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: Lee Ann Erie , or 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 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. 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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