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We connect Michigan State business student talent with top employers.

Our team advises, coaches and educates students to realize their career aspirations, while working with leading employers and alumni to send our Spartans across the world.

The devoted career advisors at the Russell Palmer Career Management Center provide individualized and progressive career search support and targeted resources to MSU undergraduate students preparing for careers in business. The center’s career services and resources run the full gamut from in-person support to virtual tools designed to empower students to navigate to their successful future.

Access Undergraduate Career Advising  

The Russell Palmer Career Management Center is dedicated to providing a high level of personalized services to MBA students, M.S. students and employers. We partner with students in connecting their professional aspirations to their future careers through a full suite of services and resources that include support for career planning, networking, resumes, cover letters, interviews and more.

Access Graduate Career Advising  

We are here to help you develop a customized plan to establish, grow or maintain your company’s presence with Broad graduate and undergraduate students.

Access Employer Resources  

Take a look at our data gathered annually on student outcomes. Surveys provide an overview of Broad College of Business and Michigan State University students’ involvement in student organizations, internships and full-time placement. Reports include the Destination Survey, Internship Report and university reports.

View Employment Reports  
Business career fair

2023–24 Undergraduate Corporate Partners

Our Premier Palmer Partnership Program serves as a dedicated collection of companies that enhance the student experience. Their representatives serve in creating student development resources, assess educational needs, and communicate trends in the labor market. Companies benefit from high visibility while highlighting their strengths and culture through career-related events, interaction, and activities. Our Premier Palmer Partners are below.

Russell Palmer Center Premier Palmer Partnership Program logos


"Green and White Glove" Service

In Broad tradition, we strive to provide best-in-class customer service to both our students and employers.

The Russell Palmer Career Management Center is the central career center for the Broad College and part of MSU’s Career Services Network (CSN). The CSN is a seamless connection of career service professionals located in college-based and centralized career centers across campus. We support students with resources, programs and services related to career development. In addition, we also support recruiters by assisting with job postings, information sessions, career fairs, interview rooms and more.

Mission Statement

We enhance student success and development of transformational leaders through:

  • Facilitation of proactive lifelong career management skills in a rapidly changing, globalizing and diversifying employer marketplace.
  • Formation of strategic partnerships with employers and alumni to enable talent acquisition and development.
  • Leading and delivering “green and white glove” strategic support to students, alumni and employers, ensuring our stakeholders’ positive engagement.
Students networking with hiring employers.

Career Stories @ Broad

Minskoff Pavilion atrium from overhead.
Dive into the college’s many resources that empower success in business and offer a sense of community and belonging.
Brian Boosi gestures to a PowerPoint presentation while speaking to a classroom of Broad Spartans.
Broad alum Brian Boosi returns to share his career stories and how he climbed the corporate ladder at Kellanova.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
MBA student Gurnoor Chuhan compiled a list of career paths that illustrate the breadth of possibilities with an MBA.

Contact Information

    • Senior Associate Director, Consulting Career Initiatives
    • Adam Merrill
    • Phone: (517) 331-3299