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iTrack 

Our online recruitment system can help you find qualified candidates for open positions. Post jobs and internships at any time for free. 

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First-time users: Register for an account in iTrack.

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Design your own plan

The Career Development Office offers employers a recruiting strategy tailored to meet each organization’s unique needs through the following:

  • Branding/visibility
  • Current/active recruiting
  • Future recruiting
  • Student engagement

We will work one-on-one with you to develop a campus presence and craft a recruitment strategy that delivers highly qualified candidates for the positions you seek to fill.

We encourage employers to build a strong presence at the School of Information through a combination of activities.

On-campus recruiting

  • Information sessions*: Share information and promote your organization to a group of students.
  • Formal and/or mock interviews*
  • Portfolio and/or resume reviews*: Meet one-on-one with students to give feedback on their job search materials.
  • Office hours: Answer students' questions while promoting your organization.
  • Career fair: Promote, network and recruit at our annual career fair
  • Student engagement jams: Lead a design jam, data jam or archives blitz with students. Gain insight and solutions to real information challenges while evaluating student talent.
  • Your own company day: Design a half- or full-day of customized on-campus activities.

Sample company day

9-10 a.m.: Office hours 

10-12 p.m.: Portfolio/resume reviews 

12-1 p.m.: Information session 

1-5 p.m.: Interviews 

6-8 p.m.: Design jam 

Can’t visit campus?  These services are available for virtual/remote participation.  

Off-campus recruiting

  • Recruitment system (iTrack): Post jobs and internships any time, at no cost.
  • Resume books: Gain access to a customized collection of resumes.
  • Career Insider: Host a group of students at your location for greater insight into your organization and work culture.
  • Client-based course projects: A team of UMSI students adopt your information project for a semester and work with you to provide solutions.

Prime recruiting times

JANUARY-MARCH: Internship recruiting • Full-time job recruiting (some industries) • Career fair participation • On-campus recruiting • Student engagement activities 

MAY-AUGUST: Full-time summer internships  

SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER: Full-time job recruiting • Internship recruiting (some industries) • Brand-building • On-campus recruiting • Student engagement  

SEPTEMBER-MARCH: Job postings • Reviewing resume books

Top sectors where UMSI graduates are working

Technology • Financial services/ banking • Consulting • Health care • Higher education • Government • Marketing • Museums/nonprofits 

Get started recruiting today!

UMSI employer recruiting activities request form

Recruiting policies and guidelines 

Contact us

For more information or for a recruiting consultation, contact John Goebel, employer recruiting coordinator, at jgoeb@umich.edu or umsi.careers@umich.edu.