Employers, students connect with in-person, virtual career fairs – WMU News

A career fair at the Aviation Education Center in June 2021.
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Virtual and in-person career fairs for Western Michigan University students begin Wednesday, Feb. 2, as hundreds of employers vie for candidates to fill full- and part-time jobs as well as internships and co-op positions.
In-person events are free and open to the public, although they are tailored to college students and recent college graduates. Employers have posted jobs to the online career site Handshake; only students with Handshake accounts can attend the virtual job fairs.
Student job fair preparation sessions, advising and resources to help students prepare for interviews and refine their resume are available to students through Career and Student Employment Services; business majors can get specialized support through the Zhang Career Center.
Students who plan to attend virtual job fairs must register for employer sessions prior to the fair date, which is a new format for students to follow through Handshake. Registration opens for students at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 24.
Virtual Business Career Fair 2022 will include employers recruiting for various business-related positions from 1 to 4 p.m. Contact the Zhang Career Center for more information.
In-person Integrated Supply Management Career Night from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Fetzer Center is a networking opportunity for those who are pursuing internships and entry-level positions in supply chain management. It features employer presentations as well as opportunities to network with representatives from supply chain companies. Contact the Zhang Career Center for more information.
In-person Marketing, Sales and Food Marketing Career Night from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Fetzer Center features opportunities for attendees to network with employers interested in hiring marketing students and graduates. Contact the Zhang Career Center for more information.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Job Fair is for applied science, science, information technology, computer science, business information systems, data science, cybersecurity, mathematics and all engineering majors. In-person access is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Ballroom. Register for virtual access for the event held from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.
Annual Career Day is for student majors in business, health care, aviation, supply chain management, education, liberal arts and fine arts. In-person access is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. View event details. Register for virtual access for the event held from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.
Government and Nonprofit Job Fair brings organizations from government and nonprofit sectors to campus for all Western majors. In-person access is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Ballroom. Register for virtual access for the event held from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.
Virtual Part-Time Job Fair on Wednesday, March 23, from noon to 3 p.m. connects students with Western departments and local employers hiring for paid, part-time roles. For more information, contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.
Aviation Outlook Day will be an in-person event on Friday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Aviation Education Center in Battle Creek. It will connect students with aviation organizations and professionals to discuss career options and learn about industry needs. Contact Tom Thinnes with questions.
For more information about upcoming career fairs, view event listings for Career and Student Employment Services and Zhang Career Center.
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