Career News

Engineering Design Day (sponsored by Auto-Owners Insurance) (April 2010)

Graduating seniors will be the highlight of the event as they get a chance to present their capstone design projects and interact with over 35 industrial sponsors. Design Days provides the students with an opportunity to challenge themselves technically and prepare to begin a successful career. More......  

IBM to host career fair for college grads (March 2010)

Spartan engineers will be given the opportunity Monday to pursue up to 60 new jobs with IBM — jobs they wouldn’t have to leave the city of East Lansing to get. MORE...

MSU Awarded $25 Million NSF Science and Technology Center (Feb. 2010)

Michigan State University will use a $25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a center that will bring together scientists from across the nation to study evolution in action in both natural and virtual settings. More

Engineering Expo is scheduled for Feb. 18th! (Feb. 2010)

When is a career fair not a career fair? When it's an Expo! The 2010 Engineering Expo is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18th, 2010 from Noon - 4 pm in the Engineering Building. For a complete explaination of the event click here or register at

Spartan Engineering Salary Reports (Oct. 2009)

The MSU Engineering class of 2009 (May and August grads) has spoken. Over 81% have responded with a high placement rate and an average salary of $56,832 (average over nine majors). Click here for salaries by major and employment by region

Spartan Interns: Tom Castellani, MATRIX (Sept 09)

Tom Castellani, computer science major from the class of summer 2009, worked as a programming intern for MATRIXfor more........ 

U.S. News rankings mention two 'stellar' MSU programs (Aug '09')

Two Michigan State University programs that U.S. News & World Report says are “linked to student success” were listed among the magazine’s “Programs to Look For” in its newest rankings of America’s best colleges. more.....Specific rankings included:*Best business programs: No. 25*Supply chain specialty programs: No. 2*Best undergraduate engineering programs: No. 45

Satish Udpa named University Distinguished Professor (June '09')

Satish Udpa, Dean of the College of Engineering, has been named a University Distinguished Professor in recognition of his achievements in the classroom, laboratory, and community.

MSU, community leaders watch lighting of Secchia Center (May 09)

One of the people most responsible for helping Michigan State University bring its College of Human Medicine to Grand Rapids joined dozens of others May 19 to watch the first lighting of the MSU sign at the college’s new downtown home. More of the story......

The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500 (April 09)

The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of “Generation F” – the Facebook Generation. With that in mind, I compiled a list of 12 work-relevant characteristics of online life.