Michigan Technological University
Jim Desrochers joined the Michigan Technological University staff in 2013. His first assignment was in Employer Relations in Career Services helping companies develop recruiting strategies. In 2016, he moved to the Industry Relations role. He engages with many of the same companies on their entire portfolio of contacts with the University.
Jim holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Michigan Technological University.
Prior to working at Michigan Tech, Jim worked at a variety of companies: Caterpillar, Kimberly-Clark, Somero Enterprises, and RM Michaelides. Experience in industry coupled with managing recruiting and personnel gives Jim perspective on corporate budgets and University systems.