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2014-15 career center program calendar

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 Career Conversation: Finance

  • A networking luncheon with finance industry professionals.
  • Date and Time: Friday, Jan. 23; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Bob Stewart or call (269) 387-2730

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Resume Critique Day with Business Connection Club

  • An event that assists business students in editing their professional documents for the upcoming recruiting season. Students meet with an for employer a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment to receive resume feedback. Space is limited; sign up for an appointment on BroncoJOBS.
  • Date and Time: Friday, Feb. 23; 9 to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Haworth College of Business Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

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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: Thursday, Jan. 29; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Schneider Hall Quiet Study Lounge

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ISM Interview Workshop

  • A prep event for ISM Career Night where supply chain professionals edit resumes and provide interviewing tips.
  • Date: Thursday, Jan. 29; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

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Practice Interview Day with Phi Chi Theta

  • 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; sign up on BroncoJOBS for an appointment between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Date and Time: Friday, Jan. 30; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Haworth College of BUsiness Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

IT Career Day

  • A professional development and networking event for students interested in information technology. Attend a keynote address delivered by an IT professional and network with employers interested in hiring our business information systems students.
  • Date and Time: Friday, Feb. 6; 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: The Fetzer Center
  • Students: View the employers for IT Career Day
  • Employers: Event details and registration link
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

Business Externship Program Poster Presentations and Showcase

  • Join former externs and employers to learn more about The Business Externship Program. Peer mentors and former externs will be available to answer questions about the application process and their experiences. Also, visit with employers who will be hosting externs this year.
  • Date and Time: Monday, Feb. 9; Time TBD
  • Poster Presentation Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • Showcase Location: Quiet Study Lounge, Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Geralyn Heystek or call (269) 387-2711
 

Career Fair Prep Session

  • Join keynote speaker Dr. Jim Eckert, associate professor of marketing, as he gives you advice about what to do at a career fair and HOW to achieve your career day goals. Followed by breakout sessions covering company research, interviewing tips and resume help!
  • Date: Tuesday, Feb. 10; 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Keynote location: 2000 Schneider Hall
  • Breakout sessions location: various, Schneider Hall
  • Pizza and cookies provided!
  • This event is co-sponsored by the Student Leadership Advisory Board. For more information, email Geralyn Heystek or call (269) 387-2711

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ISM Career Night

  • A night of networking for students pursuing internships and entry level positions in supply chain management. Attend employer presentations and network with supply chain companies.
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, Feb. 11; 6 to 9:30 p.m.
    *Some employers will schedule on-campus interview for Thursday, Feb. 12
  • Location: Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University
  • Students: View the employers for ISM Career Night
  • Employers: Event details and registration link
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761

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WMU Career Fair

  • The annual spring career fair held in the Bernhard Center. The event offers all students an opportunity to meet with employer representatives to discuss internships and professional employment opportunities. Many employers conduct interviews on the day after the career fair. The WMU Career Fair is coordinated by Career and Student Employment Services.
  • Date and Time: Thursday, Feb. 12; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    *Some employers will schedule on-campus interviews for Friday, Feb. 13
  • Location: Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University
  • Students: View the employers for WMU Career Fair
  • Employers: Event details and registration link
  • For more information, email Amanda Jeppesen or call (269) 387-2745

Career Conversation: Management 

  • A networking luncheon with management industry professionals.
  • Date and Time: Friday, Feb. 27; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Caroline Ray or call (269) 387-2717

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Food Marketing Pre-Conference Recruiting Activities

  • Students will network with employers and learn about internship and professional employment opportunities in food and consumer packaged goods marketing careers.  Students majoring in food and consumer packaged goods marketing are invited to this event. Pre-business students are encouraged to attend.
  • Date and Time: Monday, March 16; 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel, Downtown Kalamazoo
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

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Women in Leadership Conference: Unite for Equality

  • The Haworth College of Business Career Center is hosting its 3rd annual Women in Leadership event, which has progressively grown in its reach and impact. This year we will host a day conference with the goal of bringing both men and women together to learn about the causation and related challenges of the unbalanced workforce. We will collectively engage in dialog to brainstorm innovative solutions that can help bridge the gender gap of women working in higher level leadership roles in industry!

  • Date and Time: Friday, April 10; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Location: Fetzer Center
  • Request for Keynote and Presentation Topics
  • Students: Conference Registration Request Form
  • Business Professionals, Community & Non-WMU Students: Event Details and Registration
  • For more information, email Caroline Ray or call (269) 387-2717

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Business Etiquette Dinner with Alpha Kappa Psi

  • Learn about proper dining etiquette while connecting with industry professionals - open to graduate and undergraduate business students.
  • Date and Time: Tuesday, March 24; 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Fetzer Center
  • For more information, email Caroline Ray or call (269) 387-2717

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Small Business/Entrepreneurship Panel

  • A panel discussion about starting up and running small businesses
  • Date and Time: Thursday, March 26; TBD
  • Location: Dean's Conference Room, 2150 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Alaina Parker or call (269) 387-2761