Career Engagement Opportunities with Student Organizations

Within the College of Engineering, our student organizations provide a wide range of opportunities that allow employers to engage directly with students. In addition to working through the ECRC to coordinate recruitment events, we encourage you to partner with our student organizations as part of your recruitment strategy with the College of Engineering.

Career Engagement Opportunities (CEO) Employer Guide

The student organizations listed below have expressed interest in partnering with industry to arrange events. Student organizations are listed by category below, in order to help you explore which organization(s) might be a good fit for you. You may click on a specific category to view related organizations, or view the full list below. Please contact any organization you would like to work with directly, contact information is provided for each group.

Diversity Focused Student Organizations
Program/Major Based Student Organizations
Professional Society Student Chapters
Honors Societies
Project Teams
Engineering Engaged Student Organizations

Diversity Focused Student Organizations

1st Generation Engineers
Website Address: https://advising.engin.umich.edu/1stgenengin/
Email Address: 1stgenengin.sab@umich.edu
Organization Description: The purpose of First Generation Engineers is to establish and foster a community amongst the first generation students in the CoE by providing resources, workshops, and events to the students. The organization aims to make the first generation identity more visible among the engineering community and provide support for the unique challenges that they may face in the engineering discipline.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS)
Website Address: https://geecs.eecs.umich.edu/
Email Address: geecs.officers@umich.edu
Organization Description: Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS) is a student organization that encourages the professional, academic, and social development of individuals who identify as women in technology. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Graduate Society of Black Engineers and Scientists
Website Address: https://gsbescommunications.wixsite.com/gsbes
Email Address: gsbes.communications@gmail.com
Organization Description: We are a group that promotes the recruitment and retention of black graduate students in the engineering and sciences.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE)
Website Address: https://www.gradswe.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: gradswe-corporate@umich.edu
Organization Description: We are the Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at the University of Michigan. We host events open to all College of Engineering graduate students with the aim of fostering a more vibrant and inclusive community. GradSWE is proud to support graduate women in engineering as innovative leaders in science and the community, as well as act as a bridge between industry and academia. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
Website Address: https://www.facebook.com/sase.umich/?ref=bookmarks
Email Address: sase.board@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers is a nation-wide organization with the mission of providing opportunities for scientists and engineers of Asian heritage to enhance their professional skills and to connect them with industry-leading companies. Our chapter aims to create a community of students at Michigan, through volunteering, professional, and social events on and off campus.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Society of Women Engineers
Website Address: https://www.swe.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: swe.car.directors@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Society of Women Engineers is the largest engineering student organization on campus and is part of a larger international community that supports and gives a unique voice to women in engineering. Every year, we run the biggest career fair on campus, host many information sessions, engage K-12 students in engineering outreach, host charity events, and organize professional development events.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics
Website Address: https://www.umich.edu/~womenaeroastro/index.html
Email Address: waa-officers@umich.edu
Organization Description: WAA is an organization that fosters a sense of community among women in fields related to aerospace, improves diversity in the aerospace department, and helps members build both personal and professional connections. We offer social, outreach, academic and professional events as well as organizing an annual Women in Aerospace Conference. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Program/Major Based Student Organizations

CLaSP Graduate and Undergraduate Student Organization
Website Address: https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/clasp-gusto-wiki/
Email Address: clasp-gusto-pres@umich.edu
Organization Description: GUStO provides opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in CLaSP to become more actively involved in their academic community while attending the University of Michigan. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Engineering Global Leadership (EGL)
Website Address: https://honors.engin.umich.edu/egl/
Email Address: egl.exec@umich.edu
Organization Description: Employers tell us that the inability of many professionals to communicate across cultures and across the engineering and business boundary is one of the greatest barriers to global competitiveness. The Engineering Global Leadership (EGL) specialization within the Honors Program prepares students to bridge these gaps.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Council (MEGC)
Website Address: http://me-web.engin.umich.edu/Gradcncl/
Email Address: megc.exec@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Mechanical Engineering Graduate Council (MEGC) serves ME students and the ME department at large by organizing various events and activities, including social hours, student-led seminars, technical workshops, and professional development activities. MEGC also serves as a liaison between the ME administration and the ME graduate student community.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

The Michigan Applied Robotics Group (MARG)
Website Address: https://maizepages.umich.edu/organization/MARG
Email Address: marg-contact@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Michigan Applied Robotics Group (MARG) is the umbrella organization for many of the robotics student organizations on campus. Representing eight teams and over 500 engineers MARG strives increase collaboration, resource sharing and building a greater robotics community and the University of Michigan. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

The Optics Society at the University of Michigan (OSUM)
Website Address: http://www.opticsumich.com/
Email Address: eboard-osum@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Optics Society at the University of Michigan (OSUM) promotes the discipline of Optical Science and Engineering through the organized effort of students and faculty, disseminate knowledge of the field of Optics and Photonics, and to further the professional development of the students. OSUM is a joint student chapter of the Optical Society and the International Society for Optics and Photonics.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Professional Society Student Chapters

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Website Address: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/College—University/AIChE-at-the-University-of-Michigan-214600188562951/
Email Address: aiche.command@umich.edu
Organization Description: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a professional organization dedicated to the academic and professional development of chemical engineering students. The objectives of AIChE are to advance chemical engineering, maintain a high professional standard among its members, and serve society, particularly where chemical engineering can contribute to the public interest. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Website Address: https://ieee.eecs.umich.edu/
Email Address: IEEE-CurrentOfficers@umich.edu
Organization Description: IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The U of M student branch connects students with the national organization. We also host company info and recruiting sessions, lectures, and other fun events. EECS focused, but open to all majors, even non-engineering.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Materials Society (MMS)
Website Address: https://mms.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: mmsboard19-20@umich.edu
Organization Description: The Michigan Materials Society (MMS) serves as the student society for those studying Materials Science and Engineering. MMS operates as the umbrella society for many of the professional societies in the field of materials science. MMS offers students opportunities to network with professionals, compete in contests and scholarships, and holds luncheon seminars and student/faculty.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Honors Societies

Eta Kappa Nu (HKN)
Website Address: https://hkn.eecs.umich.edu/
Email Address: hkn-pres@umich.edu
Organization Description: Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) exists to recognize the academic achievements of students in the EECS department. Members meet a certain GPA threshold and must participate in community service activities in order to successfully join. We provide opportunities for socialization and networking resources for our members.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT)
Website Address: sgt.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: sgt-chairs@umich.edu
Organization Description: Sigma Gamma Tau is the nationally renowned honor society for Aerospace Engineering. SGT seeks to identify and recognize the achievements and excellence of individuals in our field. The collegiate chapters of SGT semiannually offer membership to those students, alumni, and professionals who, by conscientious attention to their studies, uphold the high standards for the betterment of our profession.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Project Teams

BLUElab
Website Address: http://bluelab.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: bluelab.council@umich.edu
Organization Description: A University of Michigan student organization composed of eight project teams that are united through a sustainable, socially engaged design process. We believe that design is about people, and that the best designs are sustainable, taking into account all social, economic, and environmental impacts.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Chemical Engineering Car Team
Website Address: https://chemecar.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: checar.officers@umich.edu
Organization Description: We are a design team. We design, test, and compete with a small car that runs on chemical reactions. Our team works in the Wilson Center and competes at AIChE conferences. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Aeronautical Science Association
Website Address: http://masa.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: masaleads@umich.edu
Organization Description: We’re a student engineering team at the University of Michigan, and we teach students about the basics of rocketry while providing hands-on exposure to the design, build, and test phases of engineering. We are in the process of building and testing our Base11 Space Challange rocket to get to space. 
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? No

Michigan Neuroprosthetics
Website Address: www.michiganneuroprosthetics.com (currently under construction)
Email Address: michigan.neuroprosthetics@umich.edu
Organization Description: Michigan Neuroprosthetics is a student organization that designs cost affordable, accessible, and scalable muscle-controlled prostheses for children, while simultaneously offering students an opportunity to learn through real world project experience. We focus primarily on working with families to build devices customized to their needs, with a secondary aim of increasing global accessibility.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Robotic Submarine
Website Address: michiganrobosub.com
Email Address: michiganroboticsubmarine@gmail.com
Organization Description: RoboSub is an exciting competition that focuses on the student-led development of autonomous, underwater vehicles. Teams create an autonomous, robotic, marine vehicle to navigate a series of underwater obstacles using sensors and cameras. Our team will be tasked with incorporating robotics, networks, sensors, and analysis of large amounts of data into a fully-functioning submarine.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Solar Sea 
Website Address: mss.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: umsolarsea@umich.edu
Organization Description: Michigan Solar Sea (MSS) is a student project team that designs, builds, and races a manned solar-powered boat to compete in the Solar Splash competition. We are bringing lots of innovation to the competition to maximize our performance in the sprint and endurance challenges.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Vertical Flight Technology (MVFT)
Website Address: mvft.info
Email Address: mvft.leads@umich.edu
Organization Description: Michigan Vertical Flight Technology (MVFT) is a student project team with a mission of exposing more students to electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Along with the design-build-fly of our own prototypes, we are working with institutions to start a national collegiate design-build-fly competition for eVTOL aircraft and their diverse mission capabilities.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

M-STARX
Website Address: https://starx.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: starx.contact@umich.edu
Organization Description: We design and manufacture exoskeletons that we compete with in an annual competition.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Steel Bridge Team (SBT)
Website Address: http://steelbridge.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: sbtcaptains@umich.edu
Organization Description: Steel Bridge Team is a project team that designs, fabricates, and constructs a 20 ft bridge for the AISC regional and national competition. SBT is an organization of dedicated students passionate about applying their technical knowledge to a hands-on, year-long engineering project. Our members are diverse in their skills, year, major, and discipline, each adding to our collective capacity.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

UM::Autonomy
Website Address: https://umautonomy.com/
Email Address: umautonomy@umich.edu
Organization Description: UM::Autonomy is an award-winning undergraduate student project team from the University of Michigan. Each year we build an autonomous boat to participate in the RoboNation Roboboat competition. The boat is completely designed and programmed by students and must complete a wide range of challenges that are designed to test its autonomous abilities.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

University of Michigan Supermileage
Website Address: http://umsm.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: umsm.leads@umich.edu
Organization Description: An organization focused on creating the most fuel efficient battery-electric and combustion engine vehicles possible. We compete yearly in the Shell Eco Marathon.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

VEXU Robotics Team HAIL at the University of Michigan
Website Address: N/A
Email Address: vexteamhail@umich.edu
Organization Description: We are a competitive task-based robotics team that competes in the VEXU program. Our members focus on complex programming, breakthrough manufacturing techniques, and high level robotics.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Engineering Engaged Student Organizations

WolverineSoft
Website Address: wolverinesoft.org
Email Address: wsoft.officer.active@umich.edu
Organization Description: WolverineSoft is a student organization for game developers of all backgrounds and skill levels. Weekly meetings provide workspaces and game design talks, while our Studio offers semester-long multidisciplinary design projects (MDPs).
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students, in addition to hosting exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

WolvSec
Website Address: wolvsec.org
Email Address: wolvsec-admin@umich.edu
Organization Description: WolvSec is a student organization on campus intended for cybersecurity enthusiasts of any skill level. We primarily prepare for and compete in hacking competitions. Topics such as cryptography, forensics, hardware, penetration testing, reverse engineering, and web application security are covered.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events that are open to all engineering students.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Employers with any questions may contact ecrc-ocr@umich.edu. If you are part of a student organization that is interested in being added to the ECRC’s student organization list, please contact ecrc-info@umich.edu.