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Student experience

Why study information?

Information professionals unite people, data and technology to make life better.

Academic success

UMSI supports students throughout their time at UMSI. We offer resources to help you de-stress, learn how to fund your degree, develop your academic skills and more.

Career development

The UMSI Career Development Office is a team of career development experts devoted to providing UMSI students with strategic, customized and comprehensive career services. We are with you every step of the way coaching, empowering and supporting you from orientation through to commencement. 

Career outcomes

UMSI graduates obtain innovative, diverse professional jobs in a wide range of work settings and positions, from innovative tech startups and global healthcare organizations to nonprofits, libraries, Fortune 100 companies and some of the leading tech companies in the world.

Engaged learning

While at UMSI, students have the opportunity to gain experience that will best prepare them for today’s industry demands. Through a variety of programs and opportunities offered by UMSI’s Engaged Learning Office, students have the opportunity to apply what they are learning in the classroom and to develop stories to share with employers.

Internships

Practical experience through internships allows students to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom. Through internships, students can develop their identities as information professionals. 

Student life

UMSI fosters a dynamic, inclusive and collaborative community. Many UMSI students are highly engaged in opportunities outside of the classroom that build skills, offer support and create lasting relationships. 

Life in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a vibrant college town with many restaurants, musical venues, museums, bars and theaters to explore.