Build a Great Career

Career Readiness


At Ferris State, we know your employer wants more than just a college degree – they want job candidates with experience. We keep our education relevant so that our graduates enter the job market with an advantage.

Seven out of every 10 Ferris students in a bachelor’s or advanced degree program participate in internships as a part of their academic program requirements. In the last five years, Ferris students have participated in internships at organizations including:

Auto Owners Insurance
Bissell Homecare
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bravo! Vail Music Festival
Bridgestone Tires
Challenge Manufacturing
Coastline Studios
Consumers Energy
Detroit Branding Company
Diplomat Pharmacy
The Empowerment Plan
Farm Bureau
Fremont Insurance
Gordon Food Service
The Grand Rapids Public Museum
Hagerty Insurance
Make-a-Wish Michigan

Mercantile Bank
Meridian Health Plan
The Michigan Department of State
New Holland Brewing
Northern Michigan Digital
Northwestern Mutual
Porterhouse Productions
Portrait Communications
Priority Health
Quicken Loans
Sintel Inc.
Spectrum Health
The West Michigan Whitecaps

Learn more about our students’ internship experiences.

We also partner with industry leaders for networking opportunities, program direction and state-of-the-art lab equipment and technology: