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

Cost Assistance for Resilient Engineers (CARE)

CARE raises money for Michigan engineering students who are struggling to pay tuition due to unforeseen circumstances.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Graduate Rackham International (GRIN)

GRIN is a student-run organization sponsored by the Rackham Graduate School to foster a diverse and inclusive community at the University of Michigan while providing the international graduate student community and those who identify as international or multi-ethnic, racial, or cultural with tools to grow professionally and personally.

Degree Level(s): Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host exclusive events for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE)

GradSWE is a division of SWE at U of M that promotes graduate education and supports graduate students professionally and socially.

Degree Level(s): Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

SASE 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): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development. SHPE’s vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Overall, we aim to support hispanic engineers to become the best engineers.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers provides its members with the ideal engineering and college experience. Every year, we run the biggest career fair on campus, engage hundreds of K-12 students across the globe in engineering outreach activities, host several charity events (including a 5K Fun Run and the Engineering Games Competition), and organize many networking and professional development events.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering (WECE)

WECE is a student-run, diversity-focused organization whose purpose is to foster community among women and other gender minorities in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) fields at the University of Michigan. WECE focuses on the professional and academic development of individuals committed to innovation and excellence in electrical and electronics engineering fields.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Program/Major Based Student Organizations

Bioastronautics and Life Support Systems (BLiSS)

Michigan’s Bioastronautics and Life Support System (BLiSS) team is a student-run research team designing, building, and testing deep-space habitat prototype technology.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Engineering Global Leadership Honors Program (EGL)

EGL is an engineering honors society that focuses on developing its students through four pillars: Engineering Excellence, Global Education, Business Acumen, and Leadership Experience. The program has offered a unique opportunity for students to earn a Bachelors and Masters degree in engineering, expand their curriculum with business and global education coursework.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Council (MEGC)

The purpose of the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Council is to serve the University of Michigan ME Graduate Community through three main objectives: 1) Build a strong sense of community within the department. 2) Organize programs which promote academic and professional development 3) Serve as a means of communication between graduate students and department administrators.

Degree Level(s): Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Professional Society Student Chapters

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

AIChE is the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, an organization that ties over 60,000 chemical engineers together. At the University of Michigan, our student chapter works to bring students and companies together through weekly luncheons, social events, and professional prep workshops.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers chapter is a professional organization designed to relate students’ knowledge from the classroom to practical applications, while teaching students about teamwork, ethics, leadership, and responsibility. Throughout the year we host social and volunteer events, professional development sessions, and large events such as the CEE Career Fair.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) at the University of Michigan is a student chapter of ASME International. ASME aims to advance and disseminate the theory and practice of mechanical engineering and related fields; to present a proper perspective of engineering work; and enrich the lives of our members through a variety of activities and social events.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Honors Societies

Pi Tau Sigma

Pi Tau Sigma (PTS) is the National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. We are active in the Mechanical Engineering community, organize department activities like an annual Pancake Breakfast as well as professional events like information sessions with our corporate sponsors and serve the community through volunteer events.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Project Teams

Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Team

ARV is an engineering design team building a fully autonomous vehicle for the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition. We hope to scale our project to build a compact, street legal, federally-compliant, autonomous car capable of transporting two passengers.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Human Powered Submarine Team

HPS is a student-led project team that designs, builds, and races an underwater human-powered submarine. We aim to nurture student engineers’ design experience by advancing their knowledge in watercraft design.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

MACH

Our mission is to provide our members with the opportunity to get hands on engineering experience and develop them with professional skills, while providing a fun and safe environment to meet and engage with other engineers. The competition we compete in is centered around designing, building, and testing an RC aircraft based upon a set of mission requirements that change every year.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

MASA

MASA is the student-run rocketry team at the University of Michigan. We take a multidisciplinary approach to engineering, bringing students together to design, build, and launch pioneering liquid-fueled rockets. MASA is composed of 7 subteams, allowing team members to grow in all aspects of engineering, business, outreach, and leadership. Together, MASA works to take Michigan to new heights!

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

MFly

M-Fly is the SAE and AUVSI Aircraft Design Team. Each year we design, build, and compete with three aircraft for three different competitions.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

M-HEAL

M-HEAL is a student organization at the University of Michigan that fosters interdisciplinary work in global health and design with under-served communities using human-centered design philosophy. We engage students through project teams each working to develop a healthcare technology, as well as through hosting guest lectures, interactive workshops, and volunteer opportunities.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Concrete Canoe Team

The Michigan Concrete Canoe team works together to design, fabricate, and race a canoe made from concrete as part of the annual ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. The purpose of this event is to promote developments in concrete mix designs and encourage undergraduate involvement in advanced research, project management, and intercollegiate competition.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Robotic Submarine

Michigan Robotic Submarine is a student-led engineering team composed of students with diverse backgrounds and interests, working to design and build an autonomous robotic submarine for the annual RoboSub competition. We strive to advance Autonomous Underwater Vehicle technology by engineering a vehicle that can perform various sub-nautical tasks, like sonar navigation and torpedo target shooting.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Robotic Submarine

Michigan Robotic Submarine is a student-led engineering team composed of students with diverse backgrounds and interests, working to design and build an autonomous robotic submarine for the annual RoboSub competition. We strive to advance Autonomous Underwater Vehicle technology by engineering a vehicle that can perform various sub-nautical tasks, like sonar navigation and torpedo target shooting.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Steel Bridge Team

The University of Michigan Steel Bridge Team (SBT) provides a platform for students to practice their purpose of learning more about structural engineering and bridge design. Our members are diverse in their skills, year, major, and discipline, each adding to our collective capacity. Through collaborative design process, hands-on fabrication, and technical training, students involved with Steel Bridge Team gain valuable experiences towards their career goals.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Vertical Flight Technology (MVFT)

Michigan Steel Bridge Team provides a platform for students to practice their purpose of learning more about structural engineering and bridge design. Through collaborative design process, hands-on fabrication, and technical training, students involved with Steel Bridge Team gain valuable experiences towards their career goals.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Spark Electric Racing

Our team’s goal is to spread awareness of the capabilities and benefits of clean electric vehicular technology by involving students from all disciplines and complementing coursework with real life engineering experiences and opportunities. We welcome students of all majors, years, and skill sets and are dedicated to the development of our members as teammates, scholars, competitors, and leaders.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

SuperMileage

Founded in 2010, University of Michigan Supermileage is an engineering student-led project team building a competitive single-occupant, ultra-efficient vehicle to compete in the Eco-Shell Marathon. Our goal is to give young engineering students the opportunity to design the most efficient vehicle in North America and make a global impact through technology!

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

UM::Autonomy

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): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

University of Michigan Solar Car Team

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team is a student-run engineering team that designs, builds, and races some of the world’s most efficient and advanced solar-powered cars. Throughout the team’s storied history, it has won the American Solar Challenge nine times, placed in the top three at the World Solar Challenge in Australia seven times, and won the 2015 Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

University of Michigan Solar Car Team

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team is a student-run engineering team that designs, builds, and races some of the world’s most efficient and advanced solar-powered cars. Throughout the team’s storied history, it has won the American Solar Challenge nine times, placed in the top three at the World Solar Challenge in Australia seven times, and won the 2015 Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Engineering Engaged Student Organizations

Michigan Hackers

Michigan Hackers is a community where passionate students can build and grow relevant skills in a technological and fast-paced world. Our end goal is to provide high quality resources for any and all students to become more competent members of society (technically, socially, and professionally) with a computer science twist.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Michigan Investment Group

Michigan Investment Group is a quantitative finance and investment focused club interested in the intersection between finance and technology. We manage an equity portfolio and create algorithms to trade on the markets. We also prepare members for careers in trading, quantitative development, and financial analysis.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

Tech for Social Good

Founded in 2020, Tech Social Good is an interdisciplinary organization exploring how tech and society intersect. We create opportunities around campus through events, curriculum advocacy, and publicity. We also organize technical project teams with community partners to support social good initiatives, and ultimately work toward inclusive and innovative technological futures.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes

WolvSec

WolvSec is a cybersecurity/hacking club at the University of Michigan. We host weekly public meetings where we discuss current topics and teach foundational skills related to cybersecurity. We are focused on creating a collaborative learning and friendly environment for cybersecurity.

Degree Level(s): Undergraduate, Graduate

Engagement Opportunities: We host events that are open to all engineering students and events exclusive for our membership.

Interested in collaborating with other student organizations? Yes


Employers with any questions may contact ecrc-info@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.