Events

Welcome to our events page. We post all kinds of events here - job fairs, job fair preparation events, Career Chat Kiosk sessions, practice interviews, employer information sessions, career events hosted by other organizations, and much more. Check back frequently to see what's new!

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External: employer/community employment events

Employers - register for job fairs

JANUARY 2017

 Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

 

 

FEBRUARY 2017

 Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights 

Job fairs

Career Fair 2017
Thursday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Bernhard Center East and West Ballrooms
Career Fair Next Day Interviewing event
Friday, February 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - employers who elect to participate in this event will invite candidates they meet during the fair on Thursday to interview with them on main campus on Friday. 

Government and Nonprofit Fair 2017
Friday, February 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom 

 

MARCH 2017

 Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Aviation Industry Road Trip 2017
Tuesday, March 7, to Thursday, March 9 - open to all WMU students with Aviation majors that are currently enrolled
Applications required - view more information about the trip, and download the application materials, here

 

APRIL 2017

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Job fairs

Education Career Fair
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Ballrooms

Aviation Outlook Day
Friday, April 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Battle Creek Aviation Education Center

 

MAY 2017

 Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

 

JUNE 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Career Chat Kiosk

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Tuesday, June 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in front of Sangren Hall 

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Friday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in front of Sangren Hall 

 

JULY 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Career Chat Kiosk

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Tuesday, July 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in front of Sangren Hall 

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Wednesday, July 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Career Chat Kiosk, Bernhard Center, main floor

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Monday, July 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in front of Sangren Hall 

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway!
Tuesday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in front of Sangren Hall  

 

AUGUST 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Job fairs

Nurse Networking Day 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the atrium of the College of Health and Human Services building

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Job fairs

Engineering Expo 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Floyd Hall within the Business Technology Research Park
Please note: special Cafe Critique hours have been added for Floyd Hall to help prepare for the Engineering Expo.

Job fair prep events

Engineer Your Career with DENSO
Tuesday, September 13, 4:30 p.m., Parkview Room

Practice interviews

Practice Interview Day
Wednesday, September 14 - register for a 30-minute slot at wmich.joinhandshake.com/interview_schedules

  • Afternoon session: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parkview Room

  • Evening session and 3 to 6 p.m., E Student Study Lounge

Employer lobby spotlights

MPI Research employer lobby information spotlight table
Friday, September 30, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wood Hall lobby, 2nd floor
Drop by for a few minutes to learn more about MPI Research. Full-time and internship opportunities available.

 

OCTOBER 2016

 Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Job fairs

Graduate and Professional School Fair 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016, from 3 to 6 p.m., in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom

Broadcast Media Fall Career and Networking Fair 2016
Thursday, October 27, from noon to 4 p.m., Brown Hall lobby
Plan now to learn more about your future in the ever-changing, ever-exticing world of broadcast media. Bring your resumes for review and suggestions as well as samples of work, audio and/or video clips. 

Job fair prep events

Prepare for the Broadcast Media Fair workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, noon to 2 p.m., Brown Hall room 3025
Career Development Specialist Karen Oberhill will help you with employer research, professional conversation/dress, resume, and personal commercial in preparation for the Broadcast Media Fair. RSVP appreciated. 

Information sessions

Getman information session
Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 4 to 6 p.m., Parkview Room (Floyd Hall)
Learn more about Getman and their full-time and internship positions currently available. Free sub sandwiches and fruit will be served.

Madison Wisconsin Police Department written test opportunity and application distribution
Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 4 p.m., Bernhard Center room 157
The Madison Wisconsin Police Department is coming to campus to distribute applications and administer a written exam required for entry into their police academy. No pre-registration is required. 

Entergy information session
Wednesday, October 26, from 4 to 6  p.m., Parkview room (Floyd Hall)
Learn more about Entergy, their culture, and full-time and internship opportunities currently available. Free food and beverage will be provided. The presentation starts at 4 p.m., and Entergy representatives will be in the Parkview Room until 6 p.m. to answer questions.

Career Chat Kiosk 

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway! 
Friday, October 7, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bernhard Center, main floor (if the weather is really nice, we may be outside Sangren Hall)

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway! 
Friday, October 14, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bernhard Center, main floor (if the weather is really nice, we may be outside Sangren Hall)

Career Chat Kiosk Mtn Dew Giveaway! 
Wednesday, October 26, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bernhard Center main floor (if the weather is really nice, we may be outside Sangren Hall)

Practice interviews

Auto-Owners Insurance practice interviews
Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m., 1st floor Ellsworth Hall
Registration is required - apply to this job in BroncoJOBS, and then select an interview slot

Information tables

Greenleaf Hospitality Group information table
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bronco Mall, lower level Bernhard Center

General Dynamics Land Systems information table
Friday, October 14, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Bronco Mall, lower level Bernhard Center

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Information sessions

Google Information Technology YouTube Live Series
Thursday, November 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., wherever you are! Registration is required - RSVP here.

Pfizer information session
Tuesday, November 29, from 4 to 6 p.m., Bernhard Center room 211

Career Chat Kiosk

 Meridian Health
Tuesday, November 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., main level Bernhard Center, outside Cafe

Practice interviews

 Auto-Owners Insurance practice interviews
Thursday, November 17, from 1 to 4 p.m., 1st floor Ellsworth Hall
Registration is required - apply to this job in BroncoJOBS, and then select an interview slot

Jacobs practice interviews
Friday, November 30, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., 1st floor Ellsworth Hall
Registration required - apply to this job in BroncoJOBS, and then select an interview slot

Information tables

Verizon information table
Thursday, November 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bronco Mall, lower level Bernhard Center

Employer lobby spotlights

Wednesday, November 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Floyd Hall main entrance lobby. Drop by employers' tables to speak with representatives about company culture and current openings.
Employers currently registered to attend: Jacobs Engineering Group (www.jacobs.com).
Please check back here as the event gets closer to see the most up-to-date list of employers attending.

 

DECEMBER 2016

Job fairs | Job fair prep events | Information sessions | Career Chat Kiosk | Practice interviews | Information tables | Employer lobby spotlights

Strive Logistics information table
Friday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bronco Mall (lower level Bernhard Center)

 

Employers - Register for job fairs

2016-2017 event schedule

Please keep an eye on this page, as more information about each event will be posted soon

Nurse Networking Day

Tuesday, August 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the atrium of the College of Health and Human Services building

Engineering Expo 2016

Wednesday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Floyd Hall within the Business Technology Research Park
Expo Next Day Interviewing event 2016Thursday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Bernhard Center

Graduate and Professional School Fair 2016

Monday, October 24, from 3 to 6 p.m., in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom

Career Fair 2017

Thursday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Bernhard Center Ballrooms
Career Fair Next Day Interviewing event 2017 - Friday, February 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Government and Nonprofit Fair 2017

Friday, February 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Benhard Center East Ballroom

Education Career Fair 2017

  • Wednesday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Registration opens December 5

Aviation Outlook Day 2017

Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aviation Education Center (GPS address: 237 Helmer Rd N, Battle Creek, MI 49037, USA)

 

External: employer/community Employment Events