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Your career journey is unique — so let’s figure out the best path forward for your goals. Whether you want to move up at your current organization, change employers, or explore a new industry, we’ll provide customized resources and excellent connections to get you where you want to go. 


Your Career, Customized

Heather Byrne, managing director of the Michigan Ross Career Development Office (CDO), discusses the many personalized career resources available throughout your time at Ross. 

Get the Support You Need for the Job You Want

Our Career Development Office (CDO) provides resources specifically for Online MBA students, so you can create a plan that works best for your individual needs and goals. 

Please note that career development offerings may vary for international students.

On-Campus Recruiting

Recruiters from top companies come to campus to meet with graduating MBA students. As a Ross MBA, you can engage in the formal on-campus recruiting process once you have decided to invest the time and resources and have completed CDO’s required preparation. You can work with the coaches in the CDO to determine if this is right for you. If you do decide to engage in the process, we will help you present your best self.

Personal Coaching

Meet virtually with a CDO expert who is specifically dedicated to Online MBA students and can help you determine your next career move and present your best self during the interview process.

Career Self-Assessment

If you’re not sure what your ideal career is, our Career Leader self-assessment program and follow-up meeting with a coach will offer guidance and direction.

LinkedIn Profile Review

LinkedIn is more important than you might think. The professional staff in the CDO can help you leverage your profile to its best.

Resume Reviews

An excellent resume highlights your strengths, your past successes, and why you’re the best fit for the job you want. We’ll work with you on balancing those all of those priorities on your resume.

Research Assistance

Chat with a Michigan Ross staff librarian, who can help you research industries, job functions, and specific companies you may want to target.


Sessions are focused on specific career areas of interest and are often delivered via webinar to accommodate distance and work schedules. Sample topics include:

  • Self assessment for career planning
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation
  • Job search strategies

Coaching on Search Strategy

An experienced career coach dedicated to the needs of Online MBA students will guide you through your job search, offering the tools for you to pursue the roles that are right for you.

Virtual Mock Interviews

Gain invaluable practice and helpful feedback to put your best self forward for the real thing.

Job Action Groups

Created specifically for students conducting self-directed, real-world job searches, Job Action Groups are led by your career coach and meet virtually in the last semester of the program to discuss progress and explore next steps in the search.

Negotiating Offers and Decision Making

One-on-one phone consultations on negotiating job offers and deciding whether to accept.

Other Online Resources

A wide selection of documents, videos, recorded seminars, and more to assist you in all facets of your search.

Go Blue, Go Anywhere

With more than 52,000 Ross alumni in 111 countries, regardless of your path, there will be opportunities for you everywhere. 

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The world’s best alumni deserve the world’s best benefits. With Michigan Ross AlumniAdvantage, graduates enjoy lifelong access to a litany of benefits that continue to support their personal and professional development and success.

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