Spring 2023 Career Fairs Connect Western Students With Hundreds of Employers | UGM News

Contact: Deanne Puca

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Hundreds of employers will compete for applicants to fill full-time and part-time jobs as well as internships and co-op positions at spring job fairs beginning Monday, February 7. Events hosted by Western Michigan University are free and open to the public, although they are geared toward students and recent college graduates.

Employers have posted jobs on the online career site Handshake. WMU’s Student Career and Employment Services and the Zhang Career Center offer tips and resources to help students prepare for interviews and refine their resumes. Prior to the spring career fairs, special sessions have been created to help students prepare:

Career guidance and student employment services Walk-in job fair preparation sessions, ground floor lobby of the Center Bernhard:

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Drop-in Cafe Critique Job Fair Preparation Sessions, Ground Floor Lobby of Floyd Hall:

  • Jan. 31 to Feb. 6 : 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Spring’s biggest event is the annual Spring Career Fair in February, which focuses on people seeking employment in fields such as aviation, business, healthcare, integrated supply chain, computer science and liberal arts.

Registration is not compulsory for students or other job seekers, but participants are recommended to register on Handshake.

Fairs planned for spring 2023

Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

The event on Monday, February 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ballroom Bernhard Center serves WMU students studying in all academic programs and majors who wish to work in nonprofit organizations or government agencies or entities. Candidates are available for internships and full-time positions. For more information, contact Student Career and Employment Services at (269) 387-2745. Find information for students

Spring Engineering Fair

The exhibition on Tuesday, February 8 is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ballroom of the Bernhard Center and attracts candidates from the 14 engineering and applied science concentrations accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) in the hard sciences, information systems d business, computer science, data science, product design, integrated supply chain management, and all engineering programs. Applicants are available for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. For more information, contact Student Career and Employment Services at (269) 387-2745. Find information for students

Career fair

The biggest spring event in Thursday, February 9 is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ballroom of the Bernhard Center and attracts candidates from aviation, business, healthcare, integrated supply chain management, IT and liberal arts. Candidates are available for internships and full-time positions. For more information, contact Student Career and Employment Services at (269) 387-2745. Find information for students

Sales and Marketing Career Evening

The event is on Tuesday, February 21, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fetzer Center. For more information send an e-mail Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729.

Supply Chain and Food Marketing Careers Night

The event on Wednesday, February 22 is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fetzer Center. For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729.

Social Work Internship Job Fair

Students interested in social work placements should attend the event on Tuesday, March 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 4010 of the College of Health and Human Services. For more information, contact Student Career and Employment Services at (269) 387-2745. Find information for students

Nursing internship and externship job fair

Nursing students are encouraged to inquire about the possibilities Wednesday March 15, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in room 4010 of the College of Health and Human Services. For more information, contact Student Career and Employment Services at (269) 387-2745. Find more information for students

Aviation Outlook Day

Students can connect with aviation organizations and professionals, discuss career options, and learn about industry needs at Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the university’s aviation education center in Battle Creek.

For information on upcoming career fairs, see the event listings for Employment Services for Careers and Students and the Zhang Career Center.

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