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Career Services

LMC Chef with students in the teaching kitchen

Career Services

Lake Michigan College Career Services provides assistance to job seekers as well as local employers. For more information on upcoming job fairs and for information on posting jobs, local employers can use Handshake. For additional assistance or questions about Lake Michigan College Career Services, please email

Whether you are seeking a part-time job to earn money while in school, an internship or co-op position to complement your classroom education, ready to find a full-time position in your new career, or an alumna seeking support or new opportunities, Lake Michigan College Career Services is here to provide you the assistance you need.

Email or call (269) 927-6596 for information.


Handshake lets students find jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities. Students and Alumni can sign up at:

Full-Time and Part-Time Job Postings

Employers, both local and nationwide, post job and internship opportunities on the Handshake app. Register for Handshake here:

Work Study

Check out all the jobs right on campus through Lake Michigan College's Work Study Program on Handshake! Work Study positions provide valuable work experience and marketable skills while being right in the middle of all the action on campus. Find out more by claiming your account on Handshake, then logging in and searching for jobs through Lake Michigan College's Career Service & Work Study.


With a cooperative education (co-op) position, you will develop your skills through hands-on experience, combining classroom study with planned, supervised work experience. At Lake Michigan College, a co-op position can be paid or unpaid, and you will earn college credit. Email or call (269) 927-6596 for details.


An internship gives you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, build your resume, and network with local professionals in your chosen area of study. At Lake Michigan College, an internship can be paid or unpaid. You will not earn college credit.

The Earn & Learn Internship Program, sponsored by the Whirlpool Foundation, provides paid summer internships to Lake Michigan College students at local employers. Opportunities will be posted in Handshake by January 1. Student applications will be due by March 1.

Email or call (269) 927-6596 for more information.

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing is the perfect way for you to explore different career interests by accompanying or shadowing an experienced worker throughout a typical workday. You will gain a better understanding of what it is really like to work in that particular field. At Lake Michigan College, a job shadowing experience is short-term, unpaid, and does not lead to college credit. Email or call (269) 927-6596 for details.

Apprentice Training

The Apprentice Training Department works with over forty companies that have active apprenticeship programs. The Lake Michigan College Apprentice Training Department can assist you in finding a company with an approved program if you are not already employed by one.

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