Technology

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.  

How We Help You Get There

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. 

Matt Ferguson

Entrepreneurship & Technology Career Coach

Amy Kienast

Industry 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. 

Explore Courses that Support Tech 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 tech may want to consider are included below.

Get Real-World Tech Experience

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.

All About Technology

Detroit, MI

Develop a comprehensive proposal on market expansion of a Detroit-based tech shop.

Whirlpool Corporation

Benton Harbor, MI;San Francisco, CA

Define the strategy to extend Whirlpool Corporation brands' reach from consumer products (appliances) to home consumer solutions (products + services).

Build Tech Skills to Succeed in Business

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.

Go Beyond the Classroom 

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.

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Michigan FinTech

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.

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Student Voices

Why I Started Michigan’s Biggest FinTech Club, And How You Can Join

By Rishi Prasad, BBA ‘20 As a society, we are in the early stages of one of the largest and most exciting opportunities of our lifetime: the global reimagination of financial services, also known as FinTech. FinTech (“financial technology”) refers to the dynamic and ever-growing intersection...

Hear from Other Students

Hear how these BBAs made the leap into the tech industry at Michigan Ross.  

Career Outcomes in Tech

$40-138K

base salary range

$5,000

median signing bonus

Top tech Employers of Michigan Ross BBA Graduates
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