Zhang Career Center

  • Student in professional dress speaking with a recruiter during career fair.

    Zhang Career Center

    The center hosts a broad array of programs each semester, ranging from career fairs to workshops and networking events.

  • Student employment

    Hundreds of employers recruit Western Michigan University students through the career center.

  • Student in the career center for advising with professional staff.

    Career advising

    Career advising is available to all students and new graduates entering their first professional position.

  • Confident student at career fair smiling.

    Career competencies

    Career readiness offered through the center ensures you'll gain the skills most desired by employers.

  • Externs at Haworth Company

    Business Externship Program

    Externships connect you with a mentor and allow you to explore a career of interest.

  • WIRED - Western Industry Research and Exploration Discussions

    WIRED - Western Industry Research and Exploration Discussions

    WIRED is a virtual, experiential learning opportunity offered by the Zhang Career Center for First-Year students.

Welcome

The Zhang Career Center in the Haworth College of Business ensures that students have the skills to confidently articulate and demonstrate their career readiness to potential employers. We provide business students with resources and experiences that support their success in the work environment and collaborate with employers on hiring talent for their organizations.

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Points of pride

  • More than 20,000 student interactions each year.
  • 9 out of 10 undergraduate students are actively engaged within six months of graduation.
  • More than 1,500 students received coaching to understand how their interests relate to majors and careers.
  • Nearly 500 first-year students received a tour of the Zhang Career Center.

 

 

Video of Haworth College of Business Career Readiness

Event Details and Registration

Find out more about upcoming Zhang Career Center events!

Resources for Students and Alumni

Access career development advising, career readiness events, career fair information and more!

Resources for Employers

Helping to connect employers with talent and resources is our passion! The Zhang Career Center offers opportunities to post job openings, help design a recruitment strategy, and view other employment resources.

Schedule an Appointment

You can easily book an appointment with a Zhang Career Center staff member through our online portal, via phone at (269) 387-2711, or by email at careercenter-hcob@wmich.edu