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

CS KickStart
Website Address: https://sites.google.com/umich.edu/cskickstart/home
Email Address: cskickstart@umich.edu
Organization Description: CS Kickstart aims to introduce women and other underrepresented groups to the possibilities provided in the field of tech, and build an inclusive community in Computer Science (CS) at the University of Michigan through a one-week camp dedicated to learning CS fundamentals, fostering new relationships, and engaging in professional development opportunities.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM)
Website Address: ostem-um.org
Email Address: ostem-board@umich.edu
Organization Description:Our mission is to provide professional development and social support for undergraduate and graduate LGBTQ+ students in STEM through networking opportunities, mentorship programs and social activities. We are the largest LGBTQ+ organization at the University of Michigan and one of the largest oSTEM chapters in the country.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Graduate, 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 of Black Engineers and Scientists(GSBES)
Website Address: https://gsbescommunications.wixsite.com/gsbes
Email Address: gsbes.communications@gmail.com
Organization Description: The mission of GSBES is to recruit and retain black students within engineering and science disciplines through outreach and advocacy.
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

Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Website Address: https://wece.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: wece-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

Graduate Student Advisory Committee – ISD
Website Address: https://maizepages.umich.edu/organization/gsac-isd
Email Address: isd-gsacmembers@umich.edu
Organization Description: GSAC-ISD is established for the expressed purpose of: providing input and feedback to the ISD Administration, Program Directors and Staff from a student’s perspective; to listen to the needs and suggestions of our fellow students; to plan student events that foster a professional and engaging ISD 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

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

Professional Society Student Chapters

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Website Address: https://sites.google.com/umich.edu/michigan-aiche/home?authuser=0
Email Address: aiche.command@umich.edu
Organization Description: 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) 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

Theta Tau
Website Address: http://www.thetatauthetagamma.com/
Email Address: tht-corporate@umich.edu
Organization Description: Theta Tau is a brotherhood of engineers dedicated to bolstering our professional and social lives through professional development workshops such as resume builders and “career fair tips” presentations, many philanthropic opportunities with local charities such as Food Gatherers and DAPCEP, and social events that include a semi-formal dinner and a multitude of fun activities with our brothers.
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

Honors Societies

Pi Tau Sigma
Website Address: http://umich.edu/~ptsme/
Email Address: pts-bigwigs@umich.edu
Organization Description: Pi Tau Sigma is a the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society that fosters high ideals for the engineering profession, stimulates and supports engineering.
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

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

Tau Beta Pi
Website Address: https://tbp.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: tbp-corporate@umich.edu
Organization Description: Tau Beta Pi (TBP) is the nation’s second-oldest honor society, the only honor society representing the entire engineering profession, and one of the largest engineering organizations on campus. We annually run the largest career fair on campus, host inclusive info sessions and professional events, run some of the biggest K-12 outreach events on campus, and organize service events in the community.
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

Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Team
Website Address: N/A
Email Address: umarv-leads@umich.edu
Organization Description: The University of Michigan Autonomous Robotic Vehicle team (UMARV) is a student-led project team that builds an autonomous robot to compete in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition at Oakland University. We incorporate sensor fusion, computer vision, embedded systems, path planning, mechanical engineering, and more to provide our members with a hands-on introduction to autonomous 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

Human Powered Submarine Team
Website Address: www.hps.engin.umich.edu
Email Address: N/A
Organization Description: 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) 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

MFly
Website Address: http://mfly.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: mfly@umich.edu
Organization Description: The M-Fly Student Design team is a multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to design, build, and fly aircraft. Our team consists of members from many different majors and backgrounds from the College of Engineering. As a team, our vision is to promote aircraft design and education, and we focus on helping our team members and students grow not only as engineers but also as citizens.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host exclusive events for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

Michigan Autonomous Aerial Vehicles
Website Address: maavumich.org
Email Address: maav-leads@umich.edu
Organization Description: MAAV strives to provide practical, hands-on experience for students by competing annually in the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC). Members of MAAV engage in the design, building, and testing of an autonomous unmanned aerial system (UAS) while furthering multiple areas of Computer Science and Aerospace Engineering research.
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 Concrete Canoe Team
Website Address: https://concretecanoe.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: mcct-eboard@umich.edu
Organization Description: 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) 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 Vertical Flight Technology (MVFT)
Website Address: mvft.info
Email Address: mvft.leads@umich.edu
Organization Description: Michigan Vertical Flight Technology is a multi-disciplinary project team founded in 2018 to provide students with hands-on experiences in the design, build, test, and competition cycle for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Our members include graduate and undergraduate students of Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, etc.
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

MRacing Formula SAE
Website Address: http://mracing.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: mracingmanagement@umich.edu
Organization Description: Founded in 1986 the MRacing Formula SAE team at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor develops engineers with the knowledge and teamwork experience critical to excelling in any field. MRacing focus as a student-run organization will be to design, build, and test an all-electric race car to compete in Formula SAE Electric. We welcome students of all majors, grade levels, and backgrounds.
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

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, 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

Engineering Engaged Student Organizations

CLAWS – Collaborative Lab for Advancing Work in Space
Website Address: https://claws.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: claws-contact@umich.edu 
Organization Description: CLAWS is a multi-disciplinary group of graduate and undergraduate students at UofM that develops innovative applications for human space exploration. Past projects include an augmented reality (AR) system for on the ISS, an AR toolkit for surface exploration, and a voice assistant. We focus on creating human-centered, software-driven applications to advance humanity’s presence in space.
Degree level(s) involved in organization: Undergraduate, Graduate
Opportunities to engage: We will host events exclusive for our membership.
Interested in collaborating with other student organizations to arrange events? Yes

MECC Consulting Group
Website Address: meccconsulting.com
Email Address: mecceboard@umich.edu
Organization Description: MECC Consulting Group is a premier, pro-bono consulting organization. We provide highly analytical and business-minded students the opportunity to engage in projects with local companies. MECC is dedicated to positively impacting our clients through semester-long projects, exposing members to prospective employers, and professionally developing members through professional development seminars.
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

MedLaunch
Website Address: http://medlaunch.engin.umich.edu/
Email Address: medlaunch-info@umich.edu
Organization Description: MedLaunch is a community of students passionate about healthcare and biomedical innovation. Students of different backgrounds participate in a year-long Biodesign Challenge, developing assistive technology for local partners with disabilities, solving these individuals’ commonly faced problems. We enable students to become leaders and connect with others, making the world a healthier place.
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

WolvSec
Website Address: wolvsec.org
Email Address: wolvsec-admin@umich.edu
Organization Description: 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) 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

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.