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 complete paperwork to declare a major in business.

    • September 2, 2022: 9 to 11 a.m.
    • November 11, 2022: 9 to 11 a.m.

    These events take place in room 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 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.

    Virtual Event

     

    In-Person Event

  • 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/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!

  • 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.

    • 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.
  • 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 four, 2-hour hands-on sessions on four consecutive Monday afternoons.

    The goal is to provide information that can help you select a major!

     

    Completion of all 4 sessions earns 2 Foundational Level SPuRS!

    Session Dates:

    September 19: Values and skills assessment activities

    September 26: Work interests and personality activities

    October 3: Exploring majors, occupations, and making decisions

    October 10: Debrief activities, next steps, evaluation, celebration 

    Session Times: All sessions are from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Students must participate in all four 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).

    Location: All events will be held in 1330 Schneider Hall

    To RSVP, click here.

    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 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.

  • 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 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.   

  • 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 ReVamp!

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

    • Location: 3020 Schneider Hall 
    • Dates: August 31—December 2, 2022
    • 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
  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • WIRED

    WIRED is open to first-year and transfer students who are ready to build their professional network. These events are only available during the spring semester. All events are virtual. 

    WIRED Events:

    Benefits  

    • Foundational Level SPuRS (Professional Insight) 
    • Connect with Employers 
    • Insights into career pathways in various industries 
  • Women in Leadership
    • Date: October 24, 2022
    • Location: Fetzer Center
    • Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
    • Event Information and RSVP
    • For more information, email jennifer.r.palmatier@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-2729
  • Who You Are Matters!

    Spark meaningful conversation about what's next! Spend some 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!