Welcome to the College of Pharmacy Career Connections
Career Connections is here to provide support to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students as you explore career options. We offer assistance in preparing you for positions in a wide range of practice settings, including community, hospital, long-term care, and the pharmaceutical industry. These services include:
- Career and residency counseling
- Job shadowing opportunities
- Assistance with CV and cover letter development
- Practice interviews and job search strategies
- Career fairs and central job board
- Bi-weekly newsletters with upcoming events & workshops
In addition, Career Connections actively develops partnerships with employers, linking highly qualified students to job and internship opportunities. We are here to help you make connections with those already working in the field and the many employers seeking University of Michigan College of Pharmacy grads.
- PharmD Track
Click here for career information catered to your needs.
Interested in learning about internship opportunities? Click the video below!
- PhD Track
The College of Pharmacy provides many professional development events for PhD students throughout the academic year and these announcements are emailed regularly through our regular Career Connection Newsletters.
Rackham Graduate School offers engaging professional development activities throughout the year to assist all graduate and professional students. Additionally, Rackham provides workshops devoted to CVs and cover letters, interviewing skills, job searches, and networking opportunities. For a full list of professional development events, please see Rackham Graduate School's Event Calendar.
To access job opportunites, please use the following two Job Boards:
The University Career Center provides access to an online career library called VAULT.
After creating a VAULT account you can search for jobs, review company rankings/reviews, explore industries/professions, read career advice blogs, and access industry guides. Click the link to get started: careerinsider.vault.com
Click the button link and use your UM unique name and Kerberos password to authenticate and access your account. Log In to Your Handshake Account
Handshake is available to all current degree-seeking UM-Ann Arbor students and recent grads (up to 18 months after your graduation date). You will find the following opportunities:
- Events & Fairs
Need technical support? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org on the login screen or the "Help" button on the upper righthand corner after logging in. Require assistance from The Career Center? Please let us know more about your question here.
- BS Track
The University of Michigan's Career Center has provided many tools and resources that can be utilized by undergraduate students when seeking job, internship, and post-graduate positions. The Career Center offers examples of interview documents, interview strategies, and job and internship tips in order to ensure that our top-notch students are prepared for the best opportunities. Please visit the Career Center's website in order to access these tools.
Need to make an appointment? Below are two ways you can contact The UM Career Center:
- Schedule an appointment online
- Call the Information Desk at (734) 764-7460
- Alumni Job Boards