Career Fair, Networking Fair & expoSItion


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Career fair

Thursday, January 28, 2016
10:00-11:30 am - Student passion pitch session (brunch provided during this session)
12:00-4:00 pm - Career Fair
Michigan League Ballroom

The UMSI Career Fair is a great way to connect with talented School of Information undergraduate and graduate student population. Attend the UMSI Career Fair to:

  • Enhance your campus presence
  • Highlight your organization by handing out literature and collect resumes
  • Meet and engage with hundreds of enthusiastic students looking for internships and full-time jobs
  • Become inspired and find your next top talent by hearing students share their passion "pitch" 

Participating employers in 2016 include:

  • MSU Libraries
  • SapientNitro
  • Duo Security
  • Lutron Electronics
  • JSTOR/Ithaka
  • EMU Libraries
  • Athena Health
  • JOOL Health
  • Venture for America
  • LLamasoft
  • IBM Design
  • Cengage
  • Deloitte Digital 
  • Quicken Loans
  • Graphiq 
  • Procore

Registration details (Registration has now closed)

  • Registration Fee: $300 for up to 4 representatives
  • Non-profit Organization Registration Fee: $75 up to 4 representatives
  • Payment Options: Check or credit card payments accepted
  • Register by December 24, 2015 for early-bird discounted registration and receive a flash drive with UMSI students' resumes.

Parking information/directions

The UMSI Career Development Office will validate parking for Palmer parking structure.

Lodging/Hotel information
On-campus hotels offer the best parking option. All are within easy walking distance of the Michigan League (the event site). See the Accommodations List for details.

Shipping information

Michael Williams
University of Michigan School of Information
777 North University, Room 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Networking fair

Monday, March 21, 2016
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Michigan League Ballroom

Registration opens in January of each year.

Annually, the UMSI Career Development Office offers two events in one convenient location for both students and employers to meet and discuss common interests. Start your day at the Networking Fair with your own table space to present to UMSI students. Gather resumes and meet students who want to learn about you. Even if you don't have current open positions, this is a great opportunity to network, promote your organization and generate awareness to students.


Corporate rate: $100 on or before March 13.

Nonprofit rate: $25 on or before March 13.

RSVP by March 13 and receive:

  • Reduced registration fee
  • Free parking voucher

For more information, contact Joanna Kroll. 


Monday, March 21, 2016 
1:00-3:00 pm
Michigan League Ballroom

After the fair, make your way to the expoSItion to learn, in person, about UMSI student innovations and skills! This annual showcase allows UMSI students to exhibit projects to employers, peers, prospective students, faculty and the University of Michigan community. Student projects are diverse, cutting edge, and focus on solving real-world information problems.

Employers attend the exposition to see students' skills in action and to aid in their recruitment efforts. As an attendee, you will be able to evaluate presentation skills of potential interns/employees, to build relationships with students, and to generate interest and awareness of their organizations. You will also be given resumes of every student expoSItion participant for continued recruitment efforts.

Award-Winning Projects

Some of the projects are developed for submission to the annual international student design competition at the Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) Conference, as well as other national conferences such as the American Library Association (ALA), and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and others.

Learn more about project winners from 2016.