Graduate Career Services

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Personalized career services

Meeting students where they are The Ford School places a high priority on the career development of students. Students have access to a seasoned team of strategic career counselors, a deeply committed alumni base, and faculty with real-world...

January Career Expo taps Ford School’s global community

Jan 29, 2021
Finding opportunity among the continued challenges of the coronavirus, the Ford School’s traditional career trip to Washington, DC took on a new and expanded approach this year in the form of a three-day virtual January Graduate Student Career Expo...

Students Learn & Explore Careers in Detroit

Nov 16, 2018
MPP students got the opportunity to explore careers in Detroit over fall break through a trip sponsored by Graduate Career Services. On Tuesday, October 16, around 25 Ford School students gathered at the U-M Detroit Center, at the southwest corner...
State & Hill

2010 Class Gift Campaign Soars

Apr 22, 2010
One hundred paper airplanes ascend the grand staircase at Weill Hall. What do they mean? They mean that "Don't Let the Ford School Fly Solo," a $20,000 campaign organized by the school's 2010 Class Gift Committee, has been soaring—literally. Each...

Annual D.C. trip connects students, alumni

Feb 1, 2007
Ann Arbor lies a short distance by air from a key hub of the public policy world in Washington, DC. Each February the Ford School's Graduate Career Services Office organizes a trip aimed at tapping, strengthening, and expanding the network of...
Welcome Week

Fall 2021 incoming master's welcome week

Aug 23-27, 2021, All Day
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The official start of the school year, welcome week and orientation activities at the Ford School give new master's students the opportunity to meet and engage with peers, faculty, and staff, and begin the process of preparing for the academic year.

Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 12, 2018, 6:00-7:15 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Returning Ford School Master's students completing summer internship experiences will have the opportunity to reflect/and pitch their policy impact and skills gained during their summer internship experience to a panel of esteemed judges.

Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 17, 2019, 5:30-6:30 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall)
Returning Ford School Master's students completing summer internship experiences will have the opportunity to reflect on their internship experience and celebrate the start of the upcoming school year.

Graduate career services

An overview of services As a professional school, we offer a variety of programs, services, and resources to help students grow and develop in their careers. Students are encouraged to begin working with Graduate Career Services early on to...

The Internship Search Group

Apr 24, 2019 0:03:49

Five MPP students reflect on their experiences working with Internship Search Groups and how the commitment of the groups kept them accountable to do the work required to successfully find a summer internship.