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Aug 28 / Susan Crowley

Career Services Fall 2014 Presentation Lineup

Career Services hosts a variety of free career related presentations throughout the semester.
Check out our schedule below. Students from all majors and academic disciplines are welcome.

Career Services
(313) 577-3390



November 11 10:00am Room 1339 FAB

October 24 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB
November 5 2:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 11 1:00pm Room 1339 FAB

September 15 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 23 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 29 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB

October 22 5:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 4 10:00am Room 1339 FAB
November 4 1:30pm Room 1339 FAB

September 17 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 30 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

October 17 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB
October 28 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

November 12 1:30pm Room 1339 FAB
November 18 10:00am Room 1339 FAB

October 6 4:30pm Room 1339 FAB

September 24 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 25 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

October 10 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB

November 6 4:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 20 2:00pm Room 1339 FAB

Aug 28 / Susan Crowley

General Motors Advanced Vehicle Development is Hiring Engineers!


General Motors Advanced Vehicle Development is Hiring!

Many job opportunities are available.

Job locations are right here in Southeastern Michigan

Looking for talented individuals in the field of engineering who desire to work in a dynamic and highly technical environment to Design, Build and Sell the World’s Best Vehicles!!

Please go to the following link…

Search via the positions provided below and apply today!

Vehicle Integration Engineering Positions:

ENG0018885; ENG0019068; ENG0018884

Vehicle Configuration Positions:

ENG001888; ENG0018889; ENG0019075

Studio Engineering Positions:

ENG0018886; ENG0018913

General Motors is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Aug 27 / Susan Crowley

Career Services to Host Mock Interview and Resume Review Event for Students


Career Services will be hosting their annual Mock Interview and Resume Review (MIRR) event September 23rd and 24th. This event will better prepare students and alumni for writing resumes, applying to jobs, participating in career fairs, networking and interviews. It’s important for WSU students to master these skills in today’s job market.

This event offers the opportunity to do a mock interview and have a resume reviewed by an actual recruiting professionals who has volunteered to come to campus and work with Career Services to better prepare WSU students for the work world.  Students and alumni will receive constructive feedback on interviewing skills, resume techniques and learn best practices to be successful with their job search efforts.  For details on how to participate please visit


Aug 26 / Susan Crowley

Walt Disney Recruits at WSU

Disney College Program

The start of the Fall Recruitment season for Disney is underway!  The following are some exciting season updates for students interested in Disney College Program opportunities.

Fall Application Process Updates:

Disney College Program
Application Start Date: August 20th  Application End Date: October 15th 
Management Internships
Application Start Date: August 25th Application End Date: September 11th
Professional Internships – Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Application Start Date: August 25th Application End Date: September 25th 


After a student applies at they will fall into various categories:

  • If the application is accepted, the student will receive an email with a link asking the student to take the Web-Based Interview
  • If the student is successful in the Web-Based Interview, the student will either receive an email with an attached link asking them to register for a phone interview or they will be advised their application is under further review and they will be notified by November 17th.  This helps prioritize the large candidate pool.


  • Students will need to periodically view their candidate dashboard for updates concerning their application status.

- Please understand some students will be able to view Offers or Dispositions relatively quickly, while others may take a couple of days or weeks.

  • All students will have a form of communication on their candidate dashboard.

Continue to always stay connected and visit this link on our Disney Internships and Programs Blog for more information throughout the season:

For specific details please visit


Aug 21 / Susan Crowley

City of Dearborn Looking to hire WSU Student or Alumni for a Buyer Position



Minimum:      $39,932 per year

Maximum:         $47,794 per year


This is a professional purchasing position in a municipal purchasing division.  The employee has responsibility for purchasing a variety of goods and services for a municipal government.  The employee is responsible for purchases from receipt of requisition through payment to vendors.  The Buyer processes requisitions for supplies, equipment and services; issues and reviews quotations and bids assists departments/divisions with specifications; participates in the proposal process; and works with vendors to establish quality and delivery requirements.  The Buyer will administer the procurement card program.


  • Considerable knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures, and the rules and regulations governing the purchase of commodities and services.
  • Considerable knowledge concerning commodities and services typically purchased by a City and their sources of supply.
  • Knowledge of construction-related services
  • Considerable skill in operating a computer.
  • Some knowledge of record keeping and accounting procedures as applied to purchasing.
  • Ability to maintain ethical standards and professionalism while performing the duties of this position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy.


Significant experience, four-year degree or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • Must satisfactorily complete medical examination prior to start date.
  • All appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:     Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:00 am.

Apply online at

Aug 21 / Susan Crowley

Jefferson Development seeking an Automotive Component Engineer / Product Engineer to work in the Ann Arbor area.

Jefferson Development seeking an Automotive Component Engineer / Product Engineer to work in the Ann Arbor area.  This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off, with a salary range of 45-50k.

Responsibilities & Duties for Automotive Component Engineer / Product Engineer Include:

  • Analyze engineering data as it applies to product and system performance, etc.
  • Analyze and communicate engineering data as it applies to our product
  • Perform instrumentation of component and data collection on vehicles at customer proving grounds
  • Provide customer technical support
  • Prepare project reports
  • Identify new business opportunities and insure customer satisfaction
  • Evaluate product performance improvements or cost reduction possibilities and implement or manage appropriate action
  • Collect and analyze competitive product information

Requirements & Desired Skills for Automotive Component Engineer / Product Engineer Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology or technical discipline
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office and basic understanding of CAD/CAE
  • Willingness to travel locally, out-of-state, and internationally to customer sites other company locations
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment

Benefits Include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

Interested candidates can submit resumes to:
Madeline A Jacobs at
Office Administrator
Jefferson Development

Aug 21 / Susan Crowley

Jefferson Development Seeking a Mechanical Designer to work in the Columbus Ohio area.

Jefferson Development Seeking a Mechanical Designer to work in the Columbus area.  This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off, with a salary range of 50k-60k.

Responsibilities & Duties for CATIA Designer Include:

  • Design models and detailed drawings, using CATIA V5
  • Document, record, update and maintain information in electronic form
  • Analyze product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that may be produced
  • Provide technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations as requested
  • Research and analyze design proposals, specifications, drawings, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility of designs
  • Research, design, and evaluate mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles
  • Recommend design modifications as necessary
  • Assist engineers
  • Support prototypes

Requirements & Desired Skills for CATIA Designer Include:

  • Must have recent and extensive CATIA V5 experience
  • 1-10 years of experience with CATIA V5
  • Experience working with surfacing and/or mechanisms
  • Experience with ECNs and red-lines

Benefits Include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Interested candidates can submit resumes to:
Madeline A Jacobs at
Office Administrator
Jefferson Development

Aug 20 / Susan Crowley

DST Health Solutions Looking for Sr. Support Analysts from WSU Computer Science Dept.

DST Health Solutions, LLC, delivers contemporary healthcare technology and service solutions that enable clients to thrive in a complex, rapidly evolving market. Providing business solutions developed from a unique blend of industry experience, technological expertise, and service excellence, we assist our clients in improving efficiencies while also effectively managing the processes, information, and products that directly impact quality outcomes.

Our portfolio of services and solutions, which includes enterprise payer platforms, population health management analytics, care management, and business process outsourcing solutions, is designed to assist clients in successfully managing their most important business functions while facilitating strategic and financial growth. We specifically support commercial, individual, and government-sponsored health plans, health insurance marketplaces, and healthcare providers in achieving the goal of affording the best possible care to their members each and every day. DST Health Solutions, LLC, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc.

Sr. Support Analysts possess a clear understanding of functionality for multiple supported products and/or applications and of the practical business processes customers use when implementing the supported products. They demonstrate a general understanding of architecture and infrastructure for client middle tier and server software as well as any peripheral products. Sr. Support Analysts provide more advanced technical and business support to customers, typically achieving a high first-call resolution rate. They exhibit a high degree of accuracy and proficiency in problem identification and diagnosis for most working situations, including those that present a moderate degree of complexity. They recreate issues. They may install and uninstall desktop and server based applications. Sr. Support Analysts recognize the customer-base impact and severity of an issue (e.g., isolated vs. global issue). They use independent judgment for problem escalation on more complex issues or situations. Sr. Support Analysts interpret application logs and/or traces for multiple products and/or architecture components. They uses third-party software and operating system logs and/or traces to assist in the identification of problems. Sr. Support Analysts coach less experienced analysts in basic procedures.


Minimal requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent; 3 years related work experience; applicable technical certifications and/or training may be required (e.g., internal tools certifications, database certifications, network certifications, operations certifications, etc.).


Optimal requirements:  Post-secondary education in Computer Science, MIS, or related field; 5 years related experience coupled with internal product and/or industry knowledge.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply on line at

Aug 19 / Susan Crowley

Federal Housing Administration Looking to WSU for Regulatory and Compliance Oversight of the Multifamily Housing Side of HUD

The Federal Housing Administration-insured mortgages and/or rent subsidy programs will be recruiting for regulatory and compliance oversight of the multifamily housing side of HUD.  Multifamily properties are defined as those containing 5 or more units (in most cases substantially more than 5).  The inventory consists of rental units and housing cooperatives.  The office is charged with performing these duties for properties in the state of Michigan but at some future point is expected to be expanding the coverage to include properties in Ohio as well.

While the position is not posted yet, it will be listed on the website once authorization to post has been given.  If you, or anyone you know, are interested in this position, please set up an account on now. This site will send out automatic alerts about positions once jobs meeting user-specified criteria are listed.

Aug 18 / Susan Crowley

City of Dearborn Targets WSU Students & Alumni for Senior Project Engineer



SPECIAL NOTE: One vacancy in the Engineering division will be filled by either the Project Engineer II or Senior Project Engineer classification based on qualifications of applicant pool 

SALARY           Minimum:          $58,845 per year                                          Maximum:              $70,613 per year

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:        (See reverse side for complete job description)

This is highly responsible supervisory and professional engineering work in the development, design, construction, and maintenance of civil engineering projects.

Subject to the general direction of the City Engineer and Assistant City Engineer, the employee plans and coordinates the work of project engineers and technicians, evaluates progress and results, recommends changes necessary to achieve desired results and performs the most complex design work. At this level, the employee must demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering problems


  • Plans, supervises and coordinates the work of project engineers and technical staff engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of a wide variety of civil engineering projects.
  • Supervises and performs the planning, design and inspection of street, sewer, highway, and water distribution systems and bridge construction and other major civil engineering projects.
  • Supervises and advises subordinates in drawing plans, writing specifications, preparing cost estimates, making surveys, inspecting work for conformance with plans and specifications, and for quality of materials and workmanship.
  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of civil engineering projects; researches and investigates the feasibility of proposals; resolves conflicting design requirement; solves unprecedented or complex engineering problems.



  • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of Civil Engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design construction and maintenance of public works.
  • Knowledge of computer aided design and drafting (CADD) and Civil Engineering Design Software.
  • Skill in making engineering computations and drawings, and in the use of engineering and drafting instruments and tables.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the activities of other project engineers and technical staff on important civil engineering projects.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Civil Engineering, plus five years of professional civil engineering design-related experience involving new sewer and water main construction and pavement reconstruction/resurfacing.  Extensive experience with CADD techniques preferred.



Must be registered as a professional engineer in the State of Michigan. Valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record.


LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:                 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


Apply online at