What is Career Gallery? Career Gallery is a great place for you to meet potential employers and begin networking for summer internship opportunities and post-graduation jobs.

This Wednesday and Thursday (Oct. 5-6) from 2:00-6:00 pm there will be more than 300 organizations at the Breslin Center attending with job, internship, and co-op opportunities for MSU students.

Below are some opportunities you can take advantage of to be fully prepared.

**Monday, Oct. 3rd—Final Fall Career Fair Prep Session (presented by employers), 6:00-7:30 pm, Erickson Kiva.  Open to ALL students.

**Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 3-4—Practice Interviews with employers.  Check for open time slots on MySpartanCareer.com

**Tuesday, Pre-Gallery, Oct. 4th—College of Engineering Internship/Co-op Exchange, 12:00-3:00, Engineering Building

**Wednesday, Oct. 5th—Career Gallery Day 1:  Science, Engineering, & Technology Exchange, 2:00-6:00, Breslin Center

**Thursday, Oct. 6th—Career Gallery Day 2:  Business Day, 2:00-6:00, Breslin Center

To see a complete list of workshops and exposure series programs and get more information on the career fair prep session log in to your MySpartanCareer.com account, click on Events, Workshops.

To view the employers attending and get more information on Career Gallery and the other upcoming Career Services events go to our website at http://careernetwork.msu.edu, click on Career Fairs, then the event name.

Job Opportunities (3)

1. Johnson Controls is looking for a supply chain analyst fluent in Korean.  The position is posted on MySpartanCareer.com (#54639).

2. Teaching Aid for Arabic Speaking Students

Position Type:            Part Time, temporary (10-15 hrs/week)

Pay:                            $20/hr.

Range Start:              October 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011


The MSU Entrepreneurship Network (msuENet) is seeking the services of an undergraduate or graduate student to work with Saudi Arabian students taking The Entrepreneurial Mindset (ANR 491) online course this fall at MSU.  The course runs from October 3 to December 14.  Students are currently living in the Asir Province and are enrolled through King Khalid University’s E-Learning College. These students speak English, but may require coaching support in both language and cultural translations. There will be both men and women in the course. The enrollment limit is 20 students. Since the course attracts students with an interest and aptitude in small business, they may also have questions that relate to business practices in both countries.

Communication with students will occur through E-mail, Elluminate webinar platform, MSU’s Angel platform, skype, twitter, or possibly Facebook.  The time difference is 7-8 hours.  The Teaching Aid will be available to communicate with students individually to answer language and cultural questions 7 days a week during the course, preferably several different times during the day that are flexible. S/he will also be expected to participate in webinar class discussions with the students and the professor once every two weeks. This is not a typical teaching assistant role; there will be no grading of assignments or class preparation.


  • Mastery of Arabic and English languages, both speaking and writing
  • Business background preferable
  • Understanding of Saudi Arabia and its culture preferrable
  • Experience using social media and online communication
  • Ability to communicate well with diverse groups of people

Supervisor:        Dr. Barbara Fails, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 517-749-1974 fails@msu.edu

3. Texas Instruments Employment opportunities for Chinese Nationals


Applications Engineering

TI’s Application Engineering Program offers a challenging, highly-competitive experience with real customers, real products and real business problems. Here, you’ll gain hands-on experience with the latest technologies, participate in job rotations across multiple disciplines, and work with industry experts and customers—what more could you ask for right out of school?

As a program participant, you’ll complete multiple rotations in development, customer field engineering, and product applications engineering over a 12-18 month period based in China. These highly-respected rotations offer challenging projects that involve a variety of TI products and technologies, a distinct development curriculum and customized mentoring opportunities.

Program details:

Multiple rotations over a 12-18 month period

A variety of rotations that offer experience in development, customer field engineering and product applications engineering

Customized mentoring opportunities

Location(s): Opportunities available in China

Qualifications: Engineers with excellent communication skills, a balanced level of assertiveness to influence decisions, the competitive edge to win, a sense of urgency, and the ability to build strong, influential relationships inside and outside of TI

An engineering degree: preferably BSEE, BSCE or BSCS

Outcome: After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to pursue exciting applications opportunities at TI in China.

Technical Sales Program

TI customers are at the core of everything we do. Our Technical Sales program prepares participants for a challenging, customer-oriented engineering career in technical sales, where you can use your technical background while contributing from a business perspective.

The Technical Sales program has a long and rich history at TI. It’s been in place for more than 30 years and was the starting point for many of TI’s top leaders. The program will expose you to TI’s entire product portfolio and business processes, and will enable you to develop a strong internal network to utilize after you are deployed into one of our field sales offices.

Program details: One year program based in China

Challenging rotations through a Field Sales Office and/or Product Marketing/Business Development in our Analog and Embedded Processing businesses as well as spending time at the company headquarters in Dallas

Hands-on rotation experiences with industry experts

Valuable training curriculum with subject matter experts

Personal coaching and mentoring

Location(s): Opportunities available in China.

Qualifications: Engineers with excellent communication skills, a balanced level of assertiveness to influence decisions, the competitive edge to win, a sense of urgency, and the ability to build strong, influential relationships inside and outside of TI

Individuals who can effectively balance their strong technical skills with solid relationship-building abilities

Open to relocating to a variety of TI Field Sales Offices in or near major cities within your region

Bachelor Engineering Degree

Outcome: At the end of the program, you’ll become a team member in one of our Field Sales Offices where you will have responsibility for growing revenue and gaining market share with our customers in China.


Texas Instruments Employment opportunities for Chinese Nationals