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What can UMSI students do?

The University of Michigan School of Information prepares graduates to be leaders and change agents working across all industries, connecting people, information and technology. Our students excel in finding effective, innovative ways to address the critical information issues facing our complex, global and increasingly digital world. While students may specialize in an area such as data science, digital archives or human computer interaction, all UMSI graduates develop a diversified skill set and leave the school well equipped to assist employers with their information management needs. 

“Y. was fantastic. She created the ‘North Star’ of our product vision, crafting and user-validating the final designs/UX of our product. She was both brilliant to work with and created amazing work.” —Eric Doversberger, People Analytics Manager, Google

“M. is exactly the kind of teammate we want in our talent pipeline. By completing the project we assigned for her internship, she filled a nontrivial gap in training operations reporting.” —Rachel Hjelmstad, Business Analyst, Amazon

“I have always found the experience of working with UMSI students a positive one. In general, I appreciate the interdisciplinary, user-centered, big picture perspective they bring and the skill sets to back it up.” —Ryan Gourley, Director, Tech Arb

Areas of UMSI graduates’ expertise

Areas of UMSI graduates’ expertise

UX research and design • Social media and social computing • Human computer interaction (HCI) • Information visualization • Applied data science • Data mining and analytics • Digital libraries and information science • Digital archives and preservation • Educational technologies and learning analytics • App design and development • Augmented reality and virtual reality • Communication technology and social change (ICTs) • Health informatics • Business strategy and analysis • Tech consulting • Product management 

Where UMSI graduates work 

Adobe • Airbnb • Amazon • Apple • Bloomberg • Boeing • Cisco • Deloitte • Expedia • Facebook • Ford • GE • GM • Google • Groupon • The Henry Ford • HewlettPackard • IBM • Kaiser Permanente • Kellogg’s • Library of Congress • Mayo Clinic • Microsoft • New York Public Library • Northrop Grumman • Oracle • PricewaterhouseCooper • Quicken Loans • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Archives • Sapient • The Smithsonian • Trinity Health • Uber • University of Notre Dame Library • Vanguard • Walt Disney • The World Bank • Xerox • Yahoo • Yale University Library • Zillow

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.