University of Michigan Alumni Association

Get Face to Face with Michigan Alumni

Need career advice? Have questions about the field you want to go into? We bring you face to face with alumni business leaders, entrepreneurs, experts and professionals so you can have one-on-one conversations about their area of expertise. This year, we have five sessions scheduled, with each day centered around a particular industry.

In-person Sessions

Sessions are held in Ann Arbor at the Alumni Center unless otherwise noted. Register online to meet with an alum for 30 minutes between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Registration for each session opens approximately two to four weeks before it is scheduled to take place. Undergraduate and graduate students may register to participate.

2015 - 2016 In-person Dates:

  • October 2 - Consulting & Finance
  • November 6 - Creative Careers
  • January 22 - Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations
  • February 12 - Entrepreneurship & Technology
  • April 8 - Health & Wellness

Students interested in industries not represented in one of our in-person events can participate in a virtual session. Virtual sessions include alumni from many diverse industries. Learn more below. 

Alumni: Please review our Guidelines for In-person Networking.
Students: Please review our studentGuidelines for In-person Networking.

Virtual Sessions

30 Minutes. Infinite Connections. U-M students and recent grads can register online to meet with alumni volunteers from a variety of industries, cities and academic backgrounds. Once registered, students and recent grads will receive contact information so they can follow up directly with their selected alumnus/a via phone, Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangout. We ask you to reach out to alumni immediately to schedule a time to connect, and for connections to occur within one month of selection. 

Virtual Months:

  • October 
  • November
  • February 
  • March 
  • May*

* This session is reserved for recent grad members of the Alumni Association, including May 2016 graduates. 

Alumni: Please review our alumni Guidelines for Virtual Networking. 
Students and Recent Grads: Please review our student Guidelines for Virtual Networking. 

While the Alumni Association strives to identify relevant and high quality professionals to provide career advice, we cannot be responsible for screening or evaluating the quality of any advice provided by alumni mentors.

Are you an alum that is Interested in networking with current U-M students? Complete our alumni volunteer form.