Getting Ready For The World of Work

The page “Career Readiness” from the University Career Center can help students to develop a variety of skills that employers seek in their new hires. There are eight skills that are related to career readiness: self-development; communication; critical thinking; equity and inclusion; leadership; professionalism; teamwork; and technology.


  • Employers seek a variety of skills in their new hires; this page invites students to reflect on how they have developed these skills during their time at U-M