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The most effective strategy for recruiting new employees varies by organization and by the specific school from which you are seeking candidates. We look forward to discussing with you your organization's particular needs and the best strategies for recruiting Ford School graduates and interns.

Employer Services

Options for enhancing your organization’s presence at the Ford School and reaching policy graduate students for internship and job opportunities:

To discuss your organization's needs and the best strategies for reaching Ford School students, please contact the Graduate Career Services office at (734) 615-9557.

Posting Job Openings at the Ford School

Job announcements for full-time positions and summer internships are made available to students through Ford School eRecruiting, a Web-based job posting system. To advertise a position on Ford School eRecruiting, email your posting to

Schedule On-Campus Interviews or Information Sessions

Spend a day on campus interviewing students for full-time or internship opportunities within your organization. Scheduling your visit early ensures the opportunity to receive resumes in advance of the visit. Options are also available for scheduling presentations via video-conferencing or interviews via Skype.

Receive Ford School Resume Books

The Ford School makes available to employers electronic resume books for both the current graduating class and summer intern candidates. Students' career and policy interests are clearly indexed in both books. To request a copy of one or both of the resume books, please click here.

Host a Student Consulting Project (Applied Policy Seminar)

Put the skills of Ford School student consulting teams to work solving your organization's public policy challenges through the Applied Policy Seminar (APS). Past clients have also used the APS as a means of identifying potential new talent for their organizations. For more information, please click here.

Attending Campus-Wide Career Conferences

Ford School students also use the services of the University of Michigan centralized Career Center. To participate in one of the University's upcoming campus-wide job fairs, including the annual International Opportunities Fair, contact the U-M Career Center office at (734) 764-7460.

University of Michigan Resources

The University of Michigan has more than 20 career offices that work with employers to address your specialized recruiting needs. Hire Blue features tools to connect employers with the appropriate career offices relevant to your hiring needs.

The Business Engagement Center helps industry connect with the University. The BEC helps business identify key resources and facilitates university/industry partnerships in research, student recruiting, technology licensing, continuing education and more.