Michigan State University Job Application & Careers

The online Michigan State University job application is available via the university’s careers page. Follow the links posted on this page (near the top of the page/in the instructional guide) to go to the organization’s employment page. When you open the school’s employment portal you will be able to search for current job openings, register for an online account, and fill out/submit applications for any job openings that you want to apply for.

  • About the University: Michigan State is one of the primary state university systems within Michigan. The school was founded in 1855 and employs more than 2,500 people across both academic and non-academic staff sections.

Apply Online

Step 1 – This guide details how to use the school’s website to search/apply for current openings. The first step of the process is to go to the school’s main employment page. Click here to have the page open in a separate browser window or tab.

Step 2 – Select whether you’re an external or internal applicant.

Step 3 – Use the search field near the top of the results to filter through the list of current openings. Scroll down the page to view all of the current jobs. When you’ve found an open position that interests you click its title/link to go to the job description page.

Step 4 – Scroll down the page and hit the “start an application” link to open the school’s online application system.

Step 5 – Follow the steps posted within the system to complete the process (e.g. click the “Start” button to begin). You will be required to register an account, upload your resume/CV, and fill out all of the required fields within the online application form.