Human Capital

Make an impact on workers' well-being and aid in creating an effective, socially-responsible company with a career in human capital. Whether you're gearing up for a role in HR or simply want to learn more about the field, you can tap into a wide variety of career resources, courses, and co-curricular opportunities. 

How We Help You Get There

Benefit from one-on-one discussions with a career coach who specializes in helping students prepare for and identify careers in human capital. The Michigan Ross Career Development Office (CDO) offers career assessments, job search coaching, interview preparation, and job negotiation training, among other resources. You can also gain insight and advice from BBA peer coaches on similar career tracks.

Yelena Aganesova 

Consulting, Human Capital, & Operations Career Coach

Explore Courses that Support Human Capital Careers

Collaborate with academic and peer advisors to develop an individualized course plan to help you meet your academic and career goals. Identify courses and opportunities both at Michigan Ross and across U-M that will stretch your skills and help prepare you for success. Examples of elective courses that students interested in human capital may want to consider are included below. 

Get Real-World Human Capital Experience

Experience for yourself what a career in human capital could look like. Spend a term helping a company or organization solve a real human capital challenge through the Capstone Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course for BBA seniors.

McNaughton & Gunn Inc.

Saline, MI

Make recommendations for how McNaughton & Gunn Inc. can attract a new and diverse group of talent to their organization, focusing on high school graduates looking for a career path.

Quicken Loans

Detroit, MI

Analyze student perception of Quicken Loans as an employer and recommend brand positioning for undergraduate students.

Pursue More Human Capital Experiences

Move outside of the classroom and engage with clubs focused on human capital.

Society for Human Resource Management

Connect with other U-M students interested in gaining knowledge and insights into the field of human resource management.

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Hear from Students

BBA students getting ready to break into the human capital field share their stories, what sparked their interest, and what they did to prepare for recruiting.

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BBA '20

Ivori Smith

Making Her Mark as a Mentor

Through her various extracurricular involvement, Ivori Smith has certainly made her mark at Michigan Ross. During her time as a BBA student, she served as both an Identity and Diversity in...

Career Outcomes in Human Capital

$14-70K

base starting salary range

$51,500

average hiring salary

Top Human Capital Employers for Michigan Ross BBA Graduates
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