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: September 6, 2024
    • Time: 9 to 11 a.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.

  • 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!

  • Sales, Marketing and Food Marketing 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.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    Please join us at the Fetzer Center on February 28, 2024 from 4-5:30pm!  Enjoy three presentations from respected leaders in our community.  We will facilitate  discussions and you will have time to connect with our speakers and other students and employers attending this event.  This is always a student favorite and we encourage you to attend!  

  • Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

    The Government and Nonprofit Job Fair, held in person at the WMU Student Center on main campus, brings government agencies/entities and nonprofit organizations to campus that are recruiting candidates from all WMU colleges, majors and programs.

     

    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 Kellanova

    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 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).

    Monday Section

    • Date: January 23, January 30, and February 6, 2024
    • Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
    • Location: 3020 Schneider Hall
    • Event Information & RSVP

    Tuesday Section

    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 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.

  • Resume ReVamp!

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

    • Date: Ongoing
    • 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.
  • Supply Chain 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!

  • 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.

     

    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.