Events

  • BBA Orientation

    B.B.A. Orientation is required for students during the semester 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 complete paperwork to declare a major in business.

    • Date: January 13, 2023
    • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Location: 2000 Schneider Hall
    • 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 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.

  • 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 or internship searching and personal branding will be encouraged.

  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • 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!

  • 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 Nonprofit Career Fair

    Government entities and nonprofit organizations will visit campus to recruit candidates from all WMU colleges, majors and programs.

    • Date: February 7, 2023
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Location: Bernhard Center
    • More information

    PLEASE NOTE: This event is organized by WMU Career and Student Employment Services. For more information regarding the Government and Nonprofit Career Fair, please contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.

  • 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 Insights

    Major Insights is geared to first year and  transfer students who are undecided on a business major. The program consists of three, 1.5 hour hands-on sessions on three consecutive Monday afternoons. The goal is to provide information that can help you select a major! Completion of all 3 sessions earns 2 Foundational Level SPuRS!

    Students must participate in all three sessions of this program to be eligible for the two SPuRS credits (1 Foundational Level - Personal and Interpersonal Knowledge and 1 Foundational Level - Professional Insight).

    Values and skills assessment activities session

    Work interests and personality activities session

    • Date: February 6, 2023
    • Time: 3:30 to 5 p.m.
    • Location: 1360 Schneider Hall

    Exploring majors, occupations and making decisions session

    • Date: February 13, 2023
    • Time: 3:30 to 5 p.m.
    • Location: 1360 Schneider Hall

    For more information, contact geralyn.heystek@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2759.

  • 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 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.

  • Meet the Firms with Beta Alpha Psi

    Meet the Firms is hosted by Beta Alpha Psi.  Students will be dressed in business professional attire as they attend one-on-one and group sessions to discover more about firms, network with firm representatives, and inquire about opportunities. Sessions will be conducted through video embedded in the Handshake platform.   

  • 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.

  • 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 fairs! 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 resumes for critiques and suggestions for improvement.

    • Date: January 23 - April 21, 2023
    • Time: Drop off between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Location: 3020 Schneider Hall 
    • For more information, email careercenter-hcob@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2711.
  • Sales and Marketing Career Night

    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.

  • 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 internships, co-op, part-time and full-time positions.

    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.

  • Supply Chain and Food Marketing Career Night

    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.

  • Who You Are Matters!

    Spark meaningful conversations about what's next! Spend time talking about what really matters and enjoy deeper conversations with your friends and colleagues.

    Who You Are Matters! is more than just a game. It helps players answer important questions about career and life!

  • WIRED

    WIRED is open to first-year and transfer students who are ready to build their professional network. All events are virtual. 

    WIRED events

    Alro

    • Date: January 27, 2023
    • Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Plante Moran

    • Date: January 27, 2023
    • Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.

    TBD

    • Date: February 10, 2023
    • Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m., 12 to 1:30 p.m.

    AGCO

    • Date: March 24, 2023
    • Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Consumers Credit Union

    • Date: March 24, 2023
    • Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.

    Benefits  

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

    For more information, email geralyn.heystek@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2759.

  • WMU 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.

    • Date: February 9, 2023
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Location: Bernhard Center
    • More information

    PLEASE NOTE: This event is organized by WMU Career and Student Employment Services. For more information regarding this Career Fair, please contact Career and Student Employment Services at (269) 387-2745.