Financial Aid + Career Resources for ECE Graduate Students

Financial Aid

Graduate Funding

ECE Financial Aid - General overview, including information about graduate student research assistantships, graduate student instructor positions, and selected student awards.

Fellowships and other Funding Sources - maintained by the College of Engineering

Rackham Funding Resources

U-M Office of Financial Aid

Graduate Student Appointments
Find other types of funded positions across the university.

Student (Campus) Employment

Career Resources

ECE Job Talk
Communicating your work in a job talk is the most important aspect of your academic career search. This page contains resources to help you develop and practice your communication skills.

Engineering Career Resource Center (ECRC)
ECRC provides career planning services and workshops to assist engineering students find internships and jobs.

Rackham’s Professional Development
The Graduate School provides workshops and seminars for students to engage in professional development.

ECE LinkedIn group
Join our group in order to be a part of our large professional and alumni network as well as learn more about job opportunities and special events.

External Job Postings

The Engineering Career Resource Center is the go-to place to sign up for regular email messages about jobs. In addition, watch your inboxes for occasional communications about jobs. See also:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
     Search for "Jobs"

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Related Info

Tax information (from the Finance office)

Tax information (from the International Center)

Financial support verification letter: contact the Human Resources Coordinator or Graduate Program Coordinator for this letter.


“Michigan is a really amazing place with a lot of financial aid available for people who can’t afford college. There are a lot of students that need that help. It was definitely helpful to me.”
- Thomas Frost, Ph.D. student