Career Transition

Michigan Medicine is committed to supporting our employees during these challenging times. A collection of U-M and external resources have been compiled to help you navigate the next moves in your professional career. The resources include resume building tutorials, LinkedIn Learning resource libraries, interviewing tips, networking and mentoring opportunities, and other offerings to sharpen your skills while determining for your future.

During this time of transition, take a moment to determine what your next career move will be. Utilize the resources available through the University of Michigan and many of our departments and programs to guide you through finding your passion, updating your resume, and transitioning to your next career role.

Also, please make sure you are taking time to focus on your mental health and well-being. A list of resources is also included for you.

This website will be updated regularly with new content and offerings to support your career transition. Additional resources will be made available in the near future to personalize your experience, including instructor-led education offerings and other coaching platforms. Bookmark this page and refer back to it often.

If you have questions, or would like to connect with a member of the Career Transition Services team, you may email or call 734.615.5607. If you are in a nursing role, please contact the Nursing and PA Recruitment and Retention Department at or call 734.936.5183.

Taking Care of Yourself

Coming to terms with job loss can feel like an emotional rollercoaster.  A variety of feelings are normal at this time. We are here to help you navigate those feelings so that you can prioritize your well-being right now.

Explore Your Options

It is time to dust off your resume and determine what is next for your career. Start by taking a look at your skills, interests and experiences.

Connect With Others

Utilizing your network of colleagues and mentors can help with your transition. Further prepare yourself by connecting with the right people in the right roles, at the right time.

Leverage Your Skills

Once you are ready, apply what you’ve learned to explore new opportunities and advanced learning experiences that will help utilize your skills.