Haworth College of Business News

Employers to meet Bronco Business Talent at Business Career Day

More than 100 employers will arrive on the campus of Western Michigan University on Thursday, Oct. 27 for Business Career Day to recruit candidates for co-op, internship and full-time positions. Some will be scheduling on-campus interviews on the following day.

Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi and the Career Center at Haworth College of Business, the annual Business Career Day provides employers the opportunity to meet with students during the event which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center and to conduct interviews the following day. The fair is open to all students, alumni and the public.

Some employers will arrive on Wednesday, Oct. 26, for the Food Marketing Career Night, to deliver informative presentations and network with students at the Fetzer Center. In addition, many employers will be conducting on-campus interviews on Friday, Oct. 28 as well as in the weeks following the event.

“Students are encouraged to attend Career Day to meet hundreds of recruiters and WMU alumni representing diverse organizations and learn about opportunities in accounting, IT, marketing, sales, management, supply chain and finance,” says Ade Weir, Business Career Day intern.

An up-to-the-minute list of participating employers is available using the QR code at right on your smart phone or from the Career Center website. Employers may also visit the Career Center website site until Oct. 20 to register to attend the Business Career Day.

Beginning Oct. 7, students are invited to pick up a “Business Career Day Booklet” from the Career Center at the Haworth College of Business.

“We are thankful for the commitment employers make to WMU by recruiting our talented students,” says Linda Ickes, director of the Career Center.  “The 2011-12 Career Center premier partners are C.H. Robinson, Coyote Logistics, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Kraft, Meijer, Stryker and Walmart. Additional employers sponsoring the event include American Transport Group, Borg Warner, New York Life and Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.