Calendar of SPuRS-Approved Events

Upcoming events

Events marked with an "*" require a pre-registration or an RSVP

(F) - Foundational Level Activity              (A) - Advanced Level Activity

Date

Event

Location

Time

SPuRS Credit

09/08/21

Career Fair Prep Event

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

4:30-5:30 pm

Professional Insight (F)

09/09/21-10/01/21

Resume Revamp

(SPuRS credit will be earned when you pick your resume up from the Zhang Career Center)

3020 Schneider Hall

all day

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge (F)

09/10/21

Entrepreneurship Forum: Rose Lounsbury, motivational speaker, author, and writer, RoseLounsbury.com

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

8:00-9:00 am

Professional Insight (F)

09/11/21-09/12/21

*Camp with Us

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

Gibbs House

4503 Parkview Ave

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

Leadership and Service (F)

09/16/21

Meet the Firms with Beta Alpha Psi (virtual)

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

5:00-8:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/17/21

*Resume Critique Day

Virtual Event and In Person

(info in ExperienceWMU)

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/17/21

Leveraging LinkedIn with Kellogg’s

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

12:30-2:00 pm

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge (A)

09/17/21-09/18/21

*Camp with Us

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

Gibbs House

4503 Parkview Ave

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

Leadership and Service (F)

09/21/21

Women in Leadership

TBA in ExperienceWMU

4:00-6:00 pm

Leadership and Service (A)

09/22/21

Engineering Expo 2021 Virtual Job Fair

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/23/21

Financial Planning Speaker Series: Jack McCloskey with Vintage Financial

If attend in person, refreshments and door prizes are available.

Hybrid/Virtual (link is in ExperienceWMU; students can meet in person at the Sanford Center – but can also choose to participate virtually)

3:30-5:00 pm

Professional Insight (F)

09/23/21

Meet the Firms with Beta Alpha Psi (in person)

Bernhard Center

6:00-8:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/24/21

*Practice Interview Day

Virtual Event and In Person

(info in ExperienceWMU)

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/24/21-09/25/21

*Camp with Us

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

Gibbs House

4503 Parkview Ave

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

Leadership and Service (F)

09/28/21

ISM Career Night (virtual)

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

3:00-6:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/29/21

Marketing, Sales, and Food Marketing Career Night (virtual)

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

3:00-6:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

09/30/21

Business Career Day (virtual)

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

10/01/21-10/03/21

*Unplugged

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

Manistee National Forest

(location details can be found in ExperienceWMU)

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

Leadership and Service (A)

10/05/21

ISM Career Night (in person)

Bernhard Center

5:00-8:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

10/06/21

Marketing, Sales, and Food Marketing Career Night (in person)

Bernhard Center

5:00-8:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

10/07/21

Business Career Day (in person)

Bernhard Center

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

10/08/21

Entrepreneurship Forum: Gordon van Gent, president, Overneath Creative

TBD

(details will be in ExperienceWMU)

8:00-9:00 am

Professional Insight (F)

10/08/21

*Bring Your “A-Game” to Work (in person)

1360 SCHN

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Leadership and Service (A)

10/08/21-10/10/21

*Unplugged

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

Manistee National Forest

(location details can be found in ExperienceWMU)

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

 

Leadership and Service (A)

10/12/21

Finance Career Night (virtual)

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

3:00-6:00 pm

Professional Insight (A)

10/20/21-10/23/21

*Unplugged

(this is an overnight activity; RSVP in ExperienceWMU)

In-Person Event - TBD

(location details can be found in ExperienceWMU)

confirm times with Office of Student Engagement

Leadership and Service (A)

10/28/21

Financial Planning Speaker Series: Tina Diamantopoulosk with SEC

 

If attend in person, refreshments and door prizes are available.

Hybrid/Virtual (link is in ExperienceWMU; students can meet in person at the Sanford Center – but can also choose to participate virtually)

3:30-5:00 pm

Professional Insight (F)

10/29/21

*Gibbs Haunted House Escape Room

Gibbs House

(info in ExperienceWMU)

various times (between 10 am and 6 pm)

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge (A)

11/09/21

*Who You Are Matters (in person)

1360 SCHN

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge (A)

11/12/21

Entrepreneurship Forum: Jarrett Blackmon, co-founder, Damn Handsome Grooming

TBD

(details will be in ExperienceWMU)

8:00-9:00 am

Professional Insight (F)

11/17/21

Major Match-up

Virtual Event

(link in ExperienceWMU)

4:30-6:00 pm

Professional Insight (F)

11/18/21

Financial Planning Speaker Series: Stephanie Trexler with Golden Goose Wealth Planning

Sanford Center

3455 SCHN

3:30-5:00 pm

Professional Insight (F)

11/29/21-12/10/21

*Escape Room: Raya and the Last Dragon (in person)

3020 SCHN

(info in ExperienceWMU)

various times

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge (A)

12/10/21

Entrepreneurship Forum: Ken Miller, owner and co-founder, Millennium Restaurant Group

TBD

(details will be in ExperienceWMU)

8:00-9:00 am

Professional Insight (F)

Self-guided activities 

We have available for you some SPuRS-approved self guided activity options that can be completed online at any time through ExperienceWMU.

Foundational level options                                                 

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge                                            

  • Build Your Brand Workbook (Part 1)                                                              
  • FOCUS assessment

Professional Insight

  • Company Research & Position Analysis
  • LinkedIn profile

Leadership and Service

  • Big Interview Engagement (Foundational)
  • Handshake profile
  • Best Practices for Interviewing Video Series 

Advanced level options

Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge

  • Build Your Brand Workbook (Parts 1 and 2)
  • Art of Negotiation Video Series 

Professional Insight

  • Informational Interviews with Employers
  • Report an Internship Experience
  • Advanced Company Research

Leadership and Service

  • Big Interview Engagement (Advanced)
  • Report a Volunteer Experience
  • The Jungle Podcast Review and Reflection

Instructions on how to complete and report these self-guided activities are found in ExperienceWMU.  

The video links below can answer most questions regarding ExperienceWMU and how to submit an audit.

SPuRS video tutorials

What is SPuRS – Program Overview

Navigating ExperienceWMU

How to Report a Self-Guided Activity

How to Process My SPuRS Audit

 

If you have additional questions, please email us at hcob-spurs@wmich.edu or call 269-387-5131.