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A survey reported in the New York Times last fall ranks MSU 39th among 150 universities around the world that are most often cited as a top recruiting source—the highest ranking among public universities in the Big Ten.

Emerging, a French consulting firm, in collaboration with Trendence, a German consulting firm, surveyed hundreds of executives from leading companies in Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States.

“The study is meant to give ‘universities, recruiters, and students the most valuable of tools: a road-tested blueprint of where it’s best to study in order to get a job,’ Emerging said as it released its findings,” according to the New York Times article.

In addition to exceptional programs and career preparation, MSU provides opportunities for students to be globally engaged through study abroad and international internships. It also helps participants “unpack” their experiences and translate them in a way that resonates with potential employers.Shield

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At the MSU Career Services Network’s fall 2011 Employer Partnership Program, advisory board members—including representatives from 12 to 20 leading state and national companies—described MSU graduates as “very well prepared,” “enthusiastic,” “determined,” and “sharp,” with “exceptional interpersonal skills.”

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Preparing Spartans for a World of Success

No. 1-ranked academic programs
(U.S. News & World Report rankings)

Nuclear physics
Industrial and organizational psychology
Elementary education
Secondary education

Supply chain management


Career services

MSU’s Career Services Network hosts a dozen major career events and coordinates some 15,000 on-campus interviews each year.


National leader in study abroad

For the seventh year in a row, MSU sent more students abroad than any other public university.


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