Career Guidance

JI is here to assist you about your career development!

UM-SJTU Joint Institute (JI) connects students, alumni and employers. It provides comprehensive services, such as self-awareness, job exploration, career decision, employment strategies and so on. The college has established long-term cooperative relations with world famous corporations and offers students straight and close interaction with enterprises, especially in recruitment, mentoring and company visits, and also provides multi-dimensional services. Students are granted with opportunities to visit companies and have internships through social practice. Equipped with so many brand activities and routine career counseling, helps students’ launch their career. Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions.

How to make an appointment for consultation and guidance?

  • How to plan college life?
  • How to start research and internship?
  • How to write a resume?
  • How to apply for graduate school?
  • How to choose an offer?
  • Where to go after graduation?
  • What the interview skills are?
  • We can help!

JI provides employment guidance and career planning consulting services to all JI students (including undergraduates and graduate students) and alumni, and accepts individual and group consultations. You can make an appointment for resume writing, interview simulation, enquiry of cooperative enterprises and employment destination of the college over the years, self-exploration, career planning, workplace world cognition, interpersonal communication, time management, etc.

Schedule an appointment with us to discuss your specific circumstance.

How to make your resume?

The resume is the first business card for a job search, highlighting skills related to career interests. It will show your story to employers, including academic achievements, volunteer experience, extracurricular activities, summer internships, etc. Employers usually scan resumes for 30 to 60 seconds, so you need to tell your story clearly and concisely for the interview.

  • Dazhi provides employment warm-up, vocational encyclopedia, employability training, perfect resume, effective occupational adaptation and ease of job search pressure. Through step-by-step guidance training, the system helps graduates to improve their professional cognitive level and behavior habits, overcome obstacles to job search, and improve their ability to choose jobs.
  • Many students don’t know what to do, they don’t know their own characteristics, they are at a loss in college, and sometimes they think more but do less … Jixun is committed to helping you solve these problems. It allows you to achieve a comprehensive self-understanding, obtain detailed and targeted career information, learn how to decide your career goals, develop your own career plan, and form your own career development action plan.
  • Do you really understand yourself? What do you want to do, what can you do, and what are you good at? Are you at a loss about your future and your employment? What should you do at this time? The so-called “Know Yourself, Know Your Others, Fight Hard” can only make clear judgments and correct choices on the basis of fully understanding yourself and the other party. Xuezhi helps you to understand yourself and opens a window towards the light. Come to meet the unknown self.

How to connect with Alumni Career Mentor?

The application season is coming, but your application documents have not yet been written. Do you hope someone can help you when you are entangled among many schools and majors?

You want to find an internship / full-time job, but you don’t know what kind of companies and positions you are suitable for. Do you hope someone can help me revise my resume and conduct a mock interview?

You are a little bit shy, not good at speaking and stressful occasionally, but you don’t know how to deal with it. Are you eager to have an experienced person to help you?

There are such a group of alumni who have experienced these troubles just like you. They know that you now need a warm help. They volunteered to become our career mentors, just to help the confused and helpless students to become better! Come and make an appointment for your exclusive career mentor, the warmth of the alumni is still being passed on.

Appointment with Career Mentor

Career Mentor | Research & Internship

Career Mentor | Career Planning

Career Mentor | Overseas adaptation

Career Mentor | Application for studying abroad

Career Mentor | Job-searching Guide

Career Tutor | Skill Promotion

One-to-one Career Mentor Program

Offline Career Mentor Meeting

Corporate Relations

Internships are an excellent way for students to put knowledge learned in the classroom to practical use and to gain hands-on industry experience. Internships provide important skills in networking and professional interpersonal exchange.

The Joint Institute internship initiative is underway. Currently, the school provides internships for the JI Summer Program students visiting from the University of Michigan. During the Fall and Spring semesters, JI students interested in applying for internships can inquire with the JI staff for more information and assistance making contact with the Institute’s network of industry leaders.

This network of companies currently includes:


Social Practice of China Academy of Engineering Physics

Company Visits to Ctrip

Alumni sharing workshop of Sui Shaolong

Contact Us

Qi Zhou

Time:8:30AM – 5PM,Mon.-Fri.
Office:Student Affairs Office UM-SJTU Joint Institute Room 316, LongBin Building
Address:Shanghai Jiao Tong University 800 Dong Chuan Road Shanghai, 200240, P. R. China

Jie Lin

Time:8:30AM – 5PM,Mon.-Fri.
Office:Student Affairs Office UM-SJTU Joint Institute Room 316, LongBin Building
Address:Shanghai Jiao Tong University 800 Dong Chuan Road Shanghai, 200240, P. R. China