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Kinesiology Career Development Center Student Resources

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The Kinesiology Career Development Center is available to support graduate and undergraduate students through all aspects of career and professional development.

 

  • Career Development Programs: Each semester the Career Development Center will host career-specific workshops focusing on professional development. Carve out time in your schedule to attend these relevant programs.

  • Career Advising Appointments - Movement Science, Athletic Training, Health & Fitness: For an initial career advising appointment, resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile review, or to review Kinesiology and University Career Center internship/job search strategy resources, please email KinesCareers@umich.edu to meet with a career peer advisor; or stop by the career center for drop-in hours (see below). For a follow-up career appointment, career assessment, or offer negotiations appointment, please email Amy Fredell (afredell@umich.edu) your degree and weekly availability.

  • Career Advising Appointments - Sport Management: Ryan Olthoff is the career coordinator for all sport management students. Ryan works closely with employers, students, and faculty to ensure every sport management student is adequately prepared for their career after graduation through networking, training, and personalized career guidance. If you have career needs throughout the year, please contact Ryan at olthoff@umich.edu or 734-764-2733. 

  • Peer Career Advising Drop-in Hours:  All drop-in advising slots are available to all Kinesiology students; however, for major-specific advising, it is recommended that you attend drop-in hours for your major.

    Drop-in advising hours are available for Fall 2018 at the following times:

    • MVS/HF/AT: Mondays 8:30am-12:30pm; Fridays 8:30am-12:30pm
    • SM: Mondays 10:00am-1:00pm; Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
    • International: Tuesdays 1:00-4:00pm; Fridays 1:00-4:00pm. Open to all students interested in learning more about U.S. job/internship search.
       
  • Self-assessments: Want to learn more about your strengths, personality, and/or interests? Increasing your self-awareness in these areas will help you make more informed career decisions. Schedule an appointment with Amy Fredell (afredell@umich.edu) to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Gallup's CliftonStrengths, or the Strong Interest Inventory.  

  • Kinesiology Career Fairs: The School of Kinesiology hosts two annual fairs, the Kinesiology Career Fair and the IONM Career Fair. Attend these events to connect with recruiters from a variety of organizations. For more information about the Kinesiology Career Fair, please visit kines.umich.edu/careerfair. Information about the IONM Career Fair can be found at kines.umich.edu/ionm-career-fair.  

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    Job and Internship Opportunities: KINNECTIONS is the one-stop shop for Kinesiology career resources. View postings specific to Kinesiology students, peruse career tools and resources, and schedule a career advising appointment. Visit kines.umich.edu/kinnections for more information.

  • Employer Information Sessions: The Career Development Center hosts employers interested in recruiting Kinesiology students through information sessions. Information sessions can be virtual or in-person.

  • Alumni Speaker Series: The School of Kinesiology has a very engaged alumni base. Alumni post opportunities, present programs, and help support students in their professional development. Attend these presentations to learn more about alumni career paths. 

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