Career Planning and Placement

Welcome to Career Planning and Placement in the Mike Ilitch School of Business! The Career Planning and Placement Office provides exceptional career resources and services for students, alumni, and employers.

Our office is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can schedule an appointment by logging into Handshake, clicking "Career Center" in the upper right-hand corner and then "Appointments" on the next page. If you have quick 10- or 15-minute questions, we encourage you to meet with us during walk-in hours on Tuesday in person from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students & Alumni

Whether you just started at Wayne State University, are preparing to graduate, or have been in the workforce for a number of years, our office is here to help. We always encourage you to visit our office and utilize our services sooner rather than later. Even as a freshman and sophomore, there are a number of recommendations and tips that will help you to achieve your career goals. Check out the Student and Alumni Resources tab for complete information regarding our services.


The Career Planning and Placement Office is here to assist you with all of your Wayne State University business recruiting needs. We are happy to meet with your company one-on-one to provide more detail on how we may be able to work together successfully. From coordinating recruiting events to posting job opportunities, we are happy to answer any questions that you may have. If your company is interested in recruiting student and alumni talent through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, get in touch by filling out this interest form.

Handshake is our web-based recruiting platform that allows you to post jobs and connect with students directly. For complete details on how to set up an account and use Handshake effectively, check out the Handshake tab.

Contact Us

Career Planning and Placement

Career Planning and Placement

Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Ave.
Suite 299
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone: 313-577-4781
Fax: 313-577-1965