Events

  • BBA 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.

    For more information call (269) 387-5075

  • Bring Your "A-Game" to Work

    Learn to define, discuss, practice, and apply the seven behaviors of work ethic: Attitude, Ambition, Attendance, Accountability, Appreciation, Appearance, and Acceptance

  • Business Career Day

    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.

  • Business Externship Program - Showcase and Registration Kick-Off

    Join former externs and employers to learn more about the Business Externship Program. Peer mentors and former externs will be available to answer questions about the application process and their experiences.

    • Location: Dean's Conference Room - Schneider Hall
    • Date: Tuesday, January 25th
    • Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
    • For more information, email geralyn.heystek@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2711.           
  • Career Fair Prep Event

    Join us to learn what to do at a virtual career fair and how to achieve your career fair goals; discussions surrounding topics related to job/internship searching and personal branding will be encouraged. 

  • Escape Room

    Teamwork, communication, critical thinking, problem solving...do you have what it takes to escape?

    Each semester, the SPuRS program and the Zhang Career Center stage an escape room event. This themed room will test you and your classmates as you work to find clues, solve puzzles and more!

    The spring theme is based on the book and movie "The Princess Bride" and will take place April 18 through April 22.

    Event Information & Registration

  • Finance Career Night

    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.

  • Government and Non-Profit Career Fair

    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.

    • Virtual Fair: Friday, February 11th - 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.         Event and Registration Details
    • In-Person Location: Bernhard Center
    • Date: Friday, February 11th
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • PLEASE NOTE: This event is organized by WMU Career and Student Employment Services. For more information regarding the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career Fair, please contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745
  • ISM Career Fair

    Companies from the state, region, and throughout the nation attend this event to recruit and connect with WMU students for co-op, internship, and full-time positions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Marketing, Sales, and Food Marketing Career Fair

    Companies from the state, region, and throughout the nation attend this event to recruit and connect with WMU students for co-op, internship, and full-time positions.

  • Meet the Firms with Beta Alpha Psi

    Meet the Firms is hosted by Beta Alpha.  Students will be dressed in business professional attire as they attend one on one and group sessions with you to discover more about your firm, network with your organization's representatives, and inquire about opportunities within your organization. Sessions will done through video embedded in the Handshake platform.    Event Details

  • Part-Time Job Fair

    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 part-time positions.

    Virtual Fair : Wednesday, March 23rd

    Time: 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Event and Registration Details

  • Practice Interview Day

    This a great opportunity to practice your interviewing skills before career fair! Sign-up for a 40-minute time slot and obtain expert advice from industry professionals. Students will sign up for a time slot and not for a specific company. We hope to emphasize the interview process and not the company itself. You may sign up for up to TWO time slots. 

  • Resume Critique Day

    This a great opportunity to have your resume reviewed before career fair! Sign-up for a 20-minute slot and obtain expert advice from industry professionals. Students will sign up for a time slot and not for a specific company. We hope to emphasize the resume critique process and not the company itself. You may sign up for up to TWO time slots. 

  • Resume ReVamp!

    Resume Revamp provides business students an opportunity to drop-off their resume for critiques and suggestions for improvement.

    • Location: 3020 Schneider Hall 
    • Time: Drop off between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    • For more information, email geralyn.heystek@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2711
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Fair

    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.

    • Virtual Fair: Wednesday, February 9th - 3:00 to 6:00 p.m        Event and Registration Details
    • In-Person Location: Bernhard Center
    • Date: Wednesday, February 9th
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • PLEASE NOTE: This event is organized by WMU Career and Student Employment Services. For more information regarding the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career Fair, please contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745
  • WIRED

    Benefits 

    • Professional Development Workshop 
    • Foundational Level SPuRS (Professional Insight) 
    • Connect with Employers 
    • Insights into career pathways in various industries 

     

    WIRED Session Dates and Registration

    January 28th 
    February 11
    February 18