Event Details

ama mentor mixer

Please join us on Wednesday, January 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to meet with members of the Southwest Michigan American Marketing Association! Please check in and enjoy Hors D'oeuvres and time to network with these awesome mentors! They will be discussing lots of topics related to careers in marketing either one on one or in small groups. If you are a Marketing or Digital Marketing and E-commerce major or are a "pre" major to either of these programs we would love to see you there! You do not have to be a member of AMA to attend! If you can only come to a portion of the evening that is fine too! We will be meeting in the lounge next to the Zhang Career Center. This is an advanced level SPuRS approved event! Please RSVP to Jennifer Palmatier with your name and major today!

BRING YOUR "A-GAME" TO WORK

Learn how to define, discuss, practice and apply the seven behaviors of work ethic in this day long workshop.

This event will take place in TBD Schneider Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a Leadership & Service - Advanced Level SPuRS event.

To RSVP to this event

Students interested in participating in this event must apply before TBD. Your application is not finalized until you have emailed Danielle Field the most up-to-date version of your resume.

B.B.A. ORIENTATION

B.B.A. Orientation is required for students during the semester that they are finishing their last pre-business coursework. At this event, students will have the opportunity to hear from the dean or associate dean of the college, faculty members and employers and will also complete paperwork to declare a major in business. Employers will participate in an Insider's Scoop panel, where students have the opportunity to ask questions about resumes, interviews, job search tips and any other topics they have about what they will need to do to become career ready.

  • January 10, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • April 3, 1 to 3 p.m.

For more information, email Tomika Griffin-Brown or call (269) 387-5075

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE DINNER 

  • Learn about proper dining etiquette while connecting with industry professionals - open to graduate and undergraduate business students. ***REGISTRATION REQUIRED***

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

  • Location: Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University

  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

gender in the work place

  • Date: March 18, 2020; 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Fetzer Center
  • Students: Information TBD
  • For more information, call (269) 387-2711

ISM Career Night Sponsored by KEHE

  • A night of networking for students pursuing internships and entry level positions in supply chain management. Attend employer presentations and network with supply chain companies.
  • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Some employers will schedule on-campus interviews for Friday, January 31, 2020 in the Zhang Career Center.
  • Location: Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University
  • Students: Event and registration details
  • Employers: Event and registration details
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

LEVERAGING LINKEDIN WITH KELLOGG'S

Participants will hear from Kellogg’s representatives about professional branding through social media. Students will learn how to leverage their social media accounts to best align and communicate their professional image.

Students must bring a laptop in order to participate!

  • Date: January 24, 2020; Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Location: 1360 Schneider Hall
  • Sign up on Experience WMU

Linkedin Photo Shoot

  • Date: Tuesday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Schneider Hall 2150

MAJOR MATCH-UP

  • Major Match-Up is an event for all students wishing to explore Haworth College of Business Majors. A student could explore two majors each evening with senior level students who are knowledgeable and engaged. Students will be able to learn what it takes to be successful in the major, what the coursework is like, who the faculty are, which employers come to campus to hire students for internships and/or full time positions in this major, which organizations are aligned with the major, which events are best to attend, and any other questions that you may have. THIS IS A PEER TO PEER EVENT, designed to provide information to first and second year students who are exploring options in order to select a major.
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, February 19, 2020; 5 to 7 p.m. 
  • Location: 1200 Schneider Hallway, Ground Floor
  • For more information, email Geralyn Heystek or call (269) 387-2711

Marketing, Food/Sales Marketing Career Night

This networking event is for students pursuing internships and entry-level professional positions in sales. 

non-profit/government fair

Government and Nonprofit Job Fair brings organizations from government and nonprofit sectors to campus that are recruiting candidates that want to work in those environments, regardless of their program of study. Organizations will be recruiting candidates from all WMU colleges and programs.

Practice Interview Day

  • An event that assists business students practice their interview skills for the upcoming recruiting season. Students meet with an employer for a 40-minute, one-on-one appointment to receive feedback. Space is limited; students must sign up on BroncoJobs for an appointment.
  • Date and Time: Friday, January 31, 2020; 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Zhang Career Center, Haworth College of Business, 3020 Schneider Hall
  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729
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RESUME CRITIQUE DAY 

An event that assists business students in editing their professional documents for the upcoming recruiting season. Students meet with an for employer a 30-minute, one-on-one appointment to receive resume feedback. Space is limited; sign up for an appointment on Handshake.

  • Date and Time: Friday, January 24, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Location: Zhang Career Center, Haworth College of Business Career Center, 3020 Schneider Hall

  • For more information, email Jennifer Palmatier or call (269) 387-2729

RESUME REVAMP!

An opportunity for business students to drop off a resume in order to receive written recommendations for improvement, within three days. Further details will be provided regarding the process at the time of drop-off.

  • Dates: January 13 - January 31, 2020
  • Location: Zhang Career Center, Haworth College of Business, 3020 Schneider Hall

stem fair

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Job Fair brings organizations to campus that are recruiting candidates that are studying in programs including hard sciences, computer science, telecommunications and information management, business information systems, data science, supply chain management, and all engineering programs.

WMU Career Fair spring 2020

Companies from various industries from southwest Michigan, throughout the state and across the nation will attend the fair to promote their organizations and recruit WMU candidates for internship, co-op, part-time and full-time positions.