Job Search Resources


Job Search Resources for Interns

Below are a list of resources we have found helpful for teaching interns concerning the job search. Please take advantage of these resources to help answer some of your questions or concerns. Know of other good sites, let us know! If any of these links are broken, please leave a comment or email us at so we can fix it. Thank you!

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MI Consortium Sites & Online Job Boards

Researching Schools by State

Transferring MI Teaching License to Other States

Teaching Abroad

Understanding Consortium Sites

In the state of Michigan, many school districts use consortium sites to share their open positions. These consortiums are divided by county or region within the state. Although the application systems for each consortium site look the same, you will need to complete a profile for each one you’re interested in teaching (for example, if you’re looking in SE Michigan, you might want to join both the Oakland and Wayne county consortium sites). These sites tend to make it difficult to tailor your documents and application for a particular position.

For other important information about the MSU Teacher Preparation Program and Certification Requirements for the State of Michigan, always refer to the MSU TPP and MDE web sites.


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