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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.

About Us

At the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan we have a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. For more information on Ross, visit

The Career Development Office (CDO) provides world-best career services. This is done by managing our relationships, processes, and people to develop the career search skills of over 4500 Michigan Ross students across seven different degree programs and by maximizing the success of the career search interaction among students, alumni, and the employers who would benefit from hiring them.

You will engage Undergraduate students in a strategic career development process to assess student needs, provide coaching, facilitate connections, and create resources. You will have the general knowledge to coach across different industries and roles at a high level and contribute to the mission of the CDO and Michigan Ross. You will focus on coaching students interested in pursuing careers in the finance and real estate industries, and the finance roles of other industries. You will report to the Director of BBA & One-Year Masters Career Coaching.

You Will:

  • Provide 1:1 and group career coaching to all students, with an emphasis on students interested in finance and real estate careers.
  • Coaching will include translating self-assessment results; review/edit resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and job search correspondence; advise on job search strategy; and interviewing and negotiation approaches (including conducting mock interviews).
  • Provide in-person and virtual programs and workshops to large and small student audiences (ranging from 5 to 400).
  • Maintain knowledge of recruitment practices, employment outcomes, industry trends, faculty research, alumni base, and student needs to inform coaching and programming.
  • Partner with CDO Industry Relations Team and corporate recruiters who engage with Ross students, including attending company recruitment strategy meetings.
  • Hire and manage designated student Peer Coaches in performing career coaching and education responsibilities (program delivery, resource maintenance, and designing programs based on student needs and market changes).

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years overall work experience in career coaching/counseling/professional recruitment or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared goals.
  • Experience planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Proficient in Google Suite applications (Calendar, Forms, Sheets, Docs) and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off (Vacation, Holidays, Season Days)
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Ross Onsite Fitness Center

Salary Information

The general salary range for this position is $63,000 - $73,000. You can expect to be paid a competitive and equitable salary. Factors used to determine salary include experience, knowledge and skills for the position. You are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor understanding and transparency throughout the recruiting process.

Additional Information

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who succeed and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for at least seven days. The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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