Information Systems Management Career Options

Guide to Internships and Full-time Employment

Mike Ilitch School of Business

Office of Career Planning & Placement (CPP)

What is Information Systems Management?

Information Systems Management (ISM) combines statistics, management science, production/operations management, and information systems. This unique mix blends quantitative methods and analytical approaches to solving problems in all areas of business utilizing current technology.

Courses within the ISM major provide a solid background in many subjects, including:

  • Mobile Applications
  • Applications systems
  • Data Mining and Analytics
  • Data Management Systems
  • System Design and Development
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Information Systems Policy and Management

For more information on the information systems management program at the Mike Ilitch School of Business:

Traditional Career Titles

Entry-Level Titles

Top Industries

  • Web Designer/Junior Database
  • Network Systems Administrator
  • Mobile and Digital IOS Programmer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Search Marketing Specialist
  • Development
  • Junior Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • SEO
  • Data Analyst
  • IT Consultant
  • App Developer
  • Application Analyst
  • Computer Support Analyst
  • Software Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Software/IT Project Manager
  • Travel
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Federal and State Government

What Can I Do with this Major?



Systems Development

  • Design
  • Analysis
  • Support
  • Systems
  • Integrations
  • Manufacturers
  • Consulting Firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance Companies
  • Computer Companies
  • Telecommunications Companies
  • Pharma and Health Care Companies
  • Education Industry
  • Govenment

Network Technology

  • Internet Development
  • Internet Administration
  • Hardware and Software Design Support
  • Manufacturers
  • Consulting Firms
  • Insurance Companies
  • Computer Companies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Telecommunications Companies
  • Retail and Wholesale


  • Programming
  • Systems Analysis
  • Hardware Production

Internet-Related Companies Including:

  • Browsers
  • Search Engines
  • Website Design Services


  • Customer Service
  • Product Support
  • Technical Writing
  • Software Developers
  • Technical Service Providers

Fall and Winter Business Career Fair

  • Internships occur during the fall, winter, and summer months
  • Full-time recruiting occurs during the first three months of the fall and winter semester
  • Check Handshake for details

Internships and Full-Time Employment

  • Annual career fairs held in October and March for all business students and alumni to meet with employers in various functions for internships/co-op positions and full - time employment
  • Check Handshake for details
  • Search for Hubspot positions on Indeed

Quick Prep Tips for ISM Students

  • Apply for jobs, register for CPP events, research employers on Handshake
  • Attend Meet & Greets, Company Presentations, Career Fair Prep, and Mock Interviews
  • Attend Ilitch Business career fairs, as well as other local career events
  • Submit resume for review and approval on Handshake or schedule an appointment with a CPP advisor
  • Prepare for upcoming interviews. How?
    • Meet with a CPP advisor for one-on-one guidance
    • Schedule for "Monday Mock" Interview, check Handshake for details
  • Use Hubspot's Marketing Grader to obtain company knowledge prior to your interview
  • Know your options! Research companies in ISM
  • Purchase business professional attire. Need help? Check out the Mary Ann Goldsberry Professional Dress Closet located in CPP Suite 299

Warriors Get Involved

Consider joining one or more of the following student organizations:

More information on Ilitch Business student organizations can be found at

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