Tech is a rapidly-evolving field with exciting opportunities to work directly at tech firms or in tech-focused roles at companies across industries. Throughout your time at Michigan Ross, find tech-focused career resources, courses, and initiatives, as well as the opportunity to recruit for roles at some of the biggest names in tech.
Get guidance from a career coach dedicated to helping students prepare for and identify opportunities in tech, or gain insight from Career Development Office (CDO) peer coaches who have accepted or are recruiting for positions in the field. Complement your one-on-one coaching with other resources from CDO, such as personal and career assessments, job search coaching, interview preparation specific to tech recruiting, and job negotiation training. CDO also has a dedicated Industry Relations Manager in tech who manages relationships with companies and sources opportunities for students.
Entrepreneurship & Technology Career Coach
Employer Relations Manager
Work with the Technology Action Network
Take the opportunity to explore diverse career paths in the tech industry with the support of CDO's Technology Action Network. Benefit from this program's focus on strategies and skills that are unique to tech recruiting, as well as its tailored strategies for searching for and interviewing for roles in tech.
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 tech may want to consider are included below.
Dive head-first into the tech field. Spend a term helping a company or organization solve a real tech challenge through the Capstone Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course offered to BBA seniors.
Explore the intersection of business and technology and develop crucial tech skills to help you succeed in your career. Business+Tech offers a wide variety of courses, resources, events, workshops, and action-based experiences for those at every level of tech literacy.
Take a deeper dive into the field of tech through involvement with professional student clubs and co-curricular groups.
Michigan Investment Group
MIG is U-M’s first investment group focused on the intersection of finance and tech, developing algorithms, and pitching stocks to prep members for the future of Wall Street.
Cryptocurrency. Blockchain. Artificial intelligence. Robo-advisory. Machine learning. Big Data.
Michigan FinTech seeks to expose its members to the emerging technologies and innovations in the financial services industry.
Hear from Other Students
Hear how these BBAs made the leap into the tech industry at Michigan Ross.
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