• 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.


The Zhang Career Center in the Haworth College of Business ensures 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.

Visitors, students, and staff must follow the University's face-covering rules, updated 8/4/2021.  Masks must be worn inside any WMU building, regardless of vaccination status. For more information, view WMU's face-covering rules.

Book an appointment

Please contact the Zhang Career Center at (269) 387-2711, if you need assistance. 


Points of pride

Video of Haworth College of Business Career Readiness
  • More than 24,731 student interactions.
  • 9 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.

Office hours

The Zhang Career Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please contact the center at (269) 387-2711, if you need assistance.

Fall 2021 drop-in career advising

Drop-in Career Advising will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

Resources for Students and Alumni

Resources for Employers

Career Center Report

 Event Details and Registration

Contact Us

3020 Schneider Hall
Phone: (269) 387-2711
Fax: (269) 387-2760
Email: careercenter-hcob@wmich.edu