The Master of Human Resources & Labor Relations is a highly regarded degree in the marketplace. Even during the latest recession our students achieved the following placement statistics:

Graduates - Full Time
Average Salary: $77,316
Average Signing Bonus: $7,833
Placement Rate at Graduation: 97%

1st year students - Summer Internship
Average Monthly Salary: $4,819
Placement Rate: 100%

In addition to high starting salaries and placement rates, the career paths of our graduates are typically marked by a series of advancements that require broader and more demanding responsibilities as their careers' progress. Below is a chart showing the job attainment achieved by our alumni:

Attainment of SHRLR Alumni

Every semester, the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations welcomes corporate recruiters from top companies to offer internship and full-time job offers to its students.

Contact Thuy-Tram (Nguyen) Butler, Director, Career Development and Placement Office, by email at or by telephone (517) 432-2357 to schedule an appointment.

The following is a sample of some of the companies that have visited in the past:

This table lists past employers recruiting MHRLR candidates.
American Express Anheuser Busch
Apollo Group ArcelorMittal
Avaya The Boeing Company
BP Caterpillar
Chevron Cisco Sytems
Coco-Cola Consumers Energy
Cummins Dell
Dow Chemical Dow Corning
Eaton Ford
General Electric General Mills
Halliburton Harris
Hess Honeywell
IDEX Johnson and Johnson
Kellogg's Kraft Foods Group
KLA-Tencor Lockheed Martin
Marathon Maxim Integrated Products
McKesson Corporation Microsoft Corp.
Occidental Petorleum Corp. PepsiCo Corporation
Proctor & Gamble Raytheon Company
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Shell
Thermo Fisher Scientific United Technoloy
URS Corporation
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East Lansing, Michigan, USA 48824
Phone: (517) 355-1801 | Fax: (517) 355-7656