Event Details

2014-15 career center program calendar 

Beta Alpha Psi Resume Workshop

  • Date: Thursday, Sept.4; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Haworth College of Business Career Center, 1360 Schneider Hall

Career Center open houses

  • An event for Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business students. Stop by the career center to learn more about how we can help you. Career center staff members will be present to answer questions. There will also be a resource table and light refreshments. 
  • Dates: Monday, Sept. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Haworth College of Business Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • An open house in the communication center will occur simultaneously on both dates.

Business Bash

  • An event for Haworth College of Business students. Coordinated by the Student Leadership Advisory Board, Business Bash is designed to welcome new and returning business students and acquaint them with student organizations, academic departments, career center and study abroad office. Stop by the career center table to pick up a career development guide and other great resources.
  • Date: Wednesday, Sept. 17; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Schneider Hall Quiet Study Lounge

Meet the Firms

  • An event that acquaints new and returning accountancy students with the accounting firms actively recruiting WMU students. Coordinated by Beta Alpha Psi.
  • Date: Thursday, Sept. 18; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Fetzer Center
  • For more information, 
  • For more information, email Dawn Mason, instructor of accountancy.

ISM Interview Workshop

  • A prep event for ISM Career Night where supply chain professionals edit resumes and provide interviewing tips.
  • Date: Thursday, Sept. 25; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

Resume Critique Day

  • An event that assists business students in editing their professional resume for the upcoming recruiting season. Students meet with an for employer a 20-minute, one-on-one appointment to receive feedback. Space is limited; students must sign up on BroncoJOBS for an appointment.
  • Date: Friday, Sept. 26; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Location: The Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

Business Career Day Prep Session

Join Dr. Jim Eckert as he gives you advice about WHAT to do at a career fair and HOW to achieve your career day goals

  • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 30
  • 4 - 4:50 p.m.; Navigating a Career Fair: For students attending Career Day to learn about companies who hire Haworth College of usiness students for internship and career positions. Dr. Jim Eckert, professor of marketing, will teach you how to prepare for success at Business Career Day.
  • 5 - 5:50 p.m.; Marketing Yourself on Business Career Day: For students seeking summer internship opportunities AND seniors trying to land an interview for a full-time position after graduation. Dr. Jim Eckert, professor of marketing, is an expert on how to sell yourself to employers to land an interview.
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Geralyn Heystek or call (269) 387-2759

Advertising and Promotion Career Development Event*

  • Explore the opportunities of an advertising career with industry professionals and WMU alumni. Free admission but, you must pre-register to attend. Registration on BroncoJOBS will also sign you up for raffle and door prizes! Catered mixer and after party from 8 to 9 p.m.
  • Date: Thursday, Oct. 2; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: TBD
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

Practice Interview Day

  • An event that assists business students practice their interview skills for the upcoming recruiting season. Students meet with an employer for a 40-minute, one-on-one appointment to receive feedback. Space is limited; students must sign up on BroncoJOBS for an appointment.
  • Date: Friday, Oct. 3; 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Location: The Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

ISM Career Night 

Food Marketing/Sales and Business Marketing Career Night

Business Career Day

Career Conversation: Business Careers in Healthcare

  • Join alumni and employers for a roundtable discussion about business careers int he healthcare industry. Students will rotate among tables where the alumni or employer will discuss topics related to careers in the healthcare industry. A great way to network with alumni and employers.
  • Date: Friday, Nov. 7; time TBD
  • Location: Schneider Hall, TBD
  • For more information, email Caroline Ray or call (269) 387-2717

MBA Mentor Program

  • The mentor program brings MBA and M.S.A. prepared professionals to meet and mentor current or prospective MBA students about career development and management topics such as changing careers, upward or lateral mobility, changing industries or starting a business. The mentoring relation may continue based on the interest from both the student and mentor.
  • Date: Thursday, Nov. 13; time TBD
  • Location: Schneider Hall, TBD
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

Career Conversation: Marketing Careers

  • Join alumni and employers for a roundtable discussion about business careers in the marketing field. A great way to network with alumni and employers.
  • Date: Friday, Nov. 21; time TBD
  • Location: Schneider Hall, TBD
  • For more information, email Bob Stewart or call (269) 387-2730