Engineering Expo 2016

Career and Student Employment Services is hosting the annual Engineering Expo on Wednesday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the main lobby of Floyd Hall for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (GPS address: 4601 Campus Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49068). See detailed directions and WMU map.

  • Engineering Expo is open to the public
  • All attendees must check in upon entering the event 
  • Research employers prior to attending the event
  • Wear professional business attire
  • Bring copies of your resume
  • Students should visit Career and Student Employment Services prior to the event to help prepare

View the list of registered employers + more information

The Engineering Expo 2016 corporate sponsor is DENSO. 

Important employer registration deadlines

Take advantage of our early bird price ($500) by registering before: Monday, August 1, at 10 a.m. (after this time, the price will be $600)
Inclusion in promotional materials guaranteed if registered by: Friday, August 19, at 5 p.m.
Last chance to register for the Engineering Expo 2016: Friday, September 16, at 5 p.m. (unless the fair reaches capacity before this date)
To cancel registration and receive a refund,notify our office by: Friday, September 2, at 5 p.m. (career-fair@wmich.edu | 269-387-2745)

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION

ENGINEERING EXPO AGENDA

8 to 10 a.m.

Employer sign-in
Parking is available in the East (P3, in pink) and West (P4, in pink) parking decks, located behind Floyd Hall, as well as a side lot P2 (in yellow), located off of the East wing of Floyd Hall.
View the second page of this map entitled "Western Michigan  University Parkview Campus" to locate these lots. There will be electronic signs to guide you when you arrive to the Parkview campus.
Assistance available to unload materials
Continental breakfast in the DENSO Commons/Parkview Cafe
Optional tour of Floyd Hall, 9 to 9:45 a.m. (please meet in the advising complex, E-102)

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students will arrive to meet and connect with employers

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in DENSO Commons/Parkview Cafe (fair continues)

3 p.m.

Engineering Expo concludes

ENGINEERING EXPO DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Questions about the Engineering Expo can be directed to:
Amanda Jeppesen
(269) 387-2745
career-fair@wmich.edu

PACKAGE DELIVERY SERVICES

Employers are welcome to send packages containing job fair materials to WMU prior to the Expo. Materials must be sent via FedEx and UPS only, and employers are responsible for shipping costs. WMU Logistical Services will ensure that your materials are at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) when you arrive on the morning of September 21. 

Send packages to:
Western Michigan University
c/o ENGINEERING EXPO
Attn: Amanda Jeppesen
1201 Oliver Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5347

  • FedEx and UPS are the ONLY vendors that can be used for shipping to WMU.
  • Arrange delivery to WMU between September 12 and September 20 to ensure that packages are at Floyd Hall on the morning of the Expo. 
  • Record the tracking number for packages shipped to WMU and have it handy on the day of the Expo. 
  • Return labels MUST BE PRINTED by the employer and attached to outgoing packages for shipment. Packages cannot be sent without the return label.
  • WMU Logistical Services will gather the return packages after the Expo (no later than 3:45 p.m., Floyd Hall main lobby), and packages will be sent out Thursday, September 22

Questions regarding WMU Logistical Services and delivery of packages to Engineering Expo should be directed to:

Mr. Marcel Sirois
(269) 387-8811
marcel.sirois@wmich.edu
OR
Mr. Dave Micele
(269) 387-8817
david.micele@wmich.edu

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Baymont Inn*, 2203 S. 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 372-7999
Best Western Plus Kalamazoo Suites*, 2575 S. 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 350-5522
Country Inn and Suites*, 1912 E. Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49002, (269) 382-2303
Fairfield Inn West*, 6420 Cracker Barrel Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 353-6400
Hampton Inn & Suites**, 5059 S. 9th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 372-1010
Holiday Inn-West*, 2747 S. 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 375-6000
Radisson Plaza Hotel**, 100 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, (269) 343-3333
*For discount, please ask for the Western Michigan University rate.
**For discount, please ask for the Western Friends & Family rate.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Checker Cab, (269) 345-0177
Metro Transit Bus, (269) 337-8222

AIRLINE RESERVATIONS

American Airlines, (800) 433-7300
Delta, (800) 221-1212
Continental, (800) 523-3273
Midwest, (800) 452-2022
Northwest, (800) 221-1212
U.S. Air, (800) 428-4322
Visit the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport website for flight information.

RESTAURANTS

Applebee's, (269) 382-4448
Bilbo's Pizza, (269) 382-5544
The Union, (269) 384-6756
Burdick's Bar & Grill, (269) 226-3192
Food Dance Café, (269) 382-1888
Gallagher's Eatery & Pub, (269) 372-7177
Martell's, (269) 375-2105
Olde Peninsula, (269) 343-2739
Outback Steakhouse, (269) 342-4329
T.G.I.Friday's, (269) 349-6010
University Roadhouse, (269) 345-7990
Webster's Fine Dining, (269) 343-4444