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Student Career Services Events
Employers interested in event participation can click links provided within each event,
view our Sponsorship Guide or Contact Career Services to learn about recruiting at DU!

Employer internship seminars and other opportunities are found at the bottom of this page.

July Events

July

 

11

Employer Appreciation Event | 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Donald W. Maine College of Business | W.A. Lettinga Grand Rapids Campus

July

 

16

High School Student Orientation | Grand Rapids Campus

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Meet Career Services and start your college career on the right foot - with an eye for success at the end!

To register for orientation: https://www.davenport.edu/orientation/signup

July

 

20

High School Student Orientation | Grand Rapids Campus
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Meet Career Services and start your college career on the right foot - with an eye for success at the end!

To register for orientation: https://www.davenport.edu/orientation/signup

August EVENTS

Aug

 

17

Faculty TLI Teaching & Learning Institute | Grand Rapids 9-5

Faculty, Department Chairs, Deans and Academic Administrators:
Please stop by the Career Services table during TLI to talk about the new ways we have developed to support helping your students connect our academic programs to the real world and give us ideas about how we can best support you, the excellence system, and bring reality to your students!

Contact Career Services for in-seat, on-line and RTV course presentations!

Aug

 

17

High School Student Orientation | Grand Rapids Campus

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Meet Career Services and start your college career on the right foot - with an eye for success at the end!

To register for orientation: https://www.davenport.edu/orientation/signup

 

Aug

 

28

 

Adult & Transfer Student Orientation | Holland Campus

5:30 - 8 p.m.

Meet Career Services and start your college career on the right foot - with an eye for success at the end!

Aug

 

29

 
 

Adult & Transfer Student Orientation | Lansing Campus

5 - 8:30 p.m.

Meet Career Services and start your college career on the right foot - with an eye for success at the end!

September  EVENTS

September

 

5

Local Job and Internship Fair | 2 - 6 p.m.

MSU Spartan Stadium Tower

Open to all college student seeking jobs or internships in the Lansing area. For more information & registration information here.

September

 

18 - 20

 

Accounting & Finance Fair Tips and Tricks

View 2017 Employer Participants Here!
Contact the Career Services Coach at your campus for dates | times

 

September

 

27

Accounting & Finance Fair | Grand Rapids

View 2017 Employer Participants Here!
Contact Matt Krevda for information about this event.

 

September

 

27

Careers in Business Fair | 4 - 7 p.m.

MSU - The Breslin Center

Open to all undergraduate & MBA Graduate Students.
Includes Career and Internship Opportunities

Register Here.

September

 

2018

Great Lakes Bay Career Fair | Midland

View 2017 Employer Participants Here!
Contact John Jones for information about this event

October EVENTS

October

 

4

Career Services Awareness Day | All Campuses

Grand Rapids: October 4th

 

October

 

12

 

Nursing Forum | Lansing Campus 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


9am Nursing | prenursing students meet employers in a panel styled Q & A
10am Nursing students interact with employers career fair style
12a.m. Nursing students enjoy lunch with employers and network

Rooms 305-307 Panel and Lunch | 5th floor - Employer Networking

For more information contact Cindy Whittum

 

October

 

16

West Mi. All College Career Fair | Grand Rapids

View 2017 Employer Participants Here!
Contact Eric Cross for information about this event

October

 

18

 

Nursing Forum | Midland Campus | Time TBD

Nursing students will meet employers from regional hospitals and health care facilities in a Q&A styled panel discussion about opportuities in nursing, company hiring processes, organizaiton mission, vision and goals

Contact John Jones for more information

October

 

18

International Student Career & Resource Fair | 2 - 5 p.m.

MSU International Center 3rd Floor, East Lansing MI

October

 

19

Auto-Owners IT & Actuarial Day | 10:309 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Auto-Owners Home Office Lansing MI

Open to all college sophomores, juniors and seniors
More information and registration will be available in August.

Save the Date!

October

 

2018

College of Technology Open House Party! | Grand Rapids

DU Alumni and Community College partner schools are welcome
Contact Jennfer England for information about this event

November EVENTS

November

 

2018

Etiquette Dinner | Grand Rapids

DU Alumni & Community College partner school students are welcome
Contact Ethan Tanis for more information about this event

DECEMBER EVENTS

December

 

2018

Swim With the Sharks! | Grand Rapids Campus
December 6th 

Perfect your pitch through this challenging individual and team competition where students pitch 'products' to employers and compete for amazing prizes, employer recognition and learn to think on their feet.

Excellent for BPA, CEO and DECA student groups for practicing pitches!

Contact Genevieve Steffes For 2018 Event information

December

 

2018

Career Services Speaker Series | Lansing Campus

DU Alumni, High School & Community College partner school students and the public are welcome!

Contact Cindy Whittum for information on being a speaker or attending the next Speaker Series event in Lansing.

JANUARY EVENTS

January

 

2019 

Insurance and Finance Forum | Lansing Campus | TBD

Students will meet state-wide Recruiters form the insurance industry who are seeking students in all program areas.
Registration will begin in December 2019

High School & Community College partner school students welcome. 
Contact Cindy Whittum for more information

January

 

18

Technology Forum | Midland Campus | Time TBD

Undergrad and MBA level gradiuate students will meet regional Tech, CIS, IS, IA and Analytics employers in a Q&A panel discussion about hiring needs in the market, company vision, mission and values and learn how to succeed in technology fields.

Contact John Jones for more information

January

 

2019

 

We Build Character IT Mentor Event | Detroit

Was A success! in partnership with MCWT & Webuildcharacter.org
DU Alumni & Community College partner students are welcome
Contact Paul Jones for more information about this event

January

 

19

Career Services Open House | Midland  | Time TBD

Meet Career Services for the first time or revisit and reconnect with career services and learn why it is our model and goal to have you "Come early and come often" to Career Services to jumpstart your career.

Contact John Jones for more information

January

 

2019

Diversity Career Fair | 2-6 p.m.

MSU at The Breslin Center, East Lansing

FEBRUARY EVENTS

February


2019

CareerFest Tips and Tricks 

A Must attend event for students and alumni planning to Attend CareerFest 2019! Watch here for details!

February


2019

 CareerFEST 2019 | Watch here for details on:

Employer registration
Student registration
Community Professional and university partner school registration
Contact Career Services  for more information
View a list of the 2018 employers here!

MARCH EVENTS

March

 

2019

Accounting | Finance Hiring Season Prep Forum 

Get ready for hiring season by attending this event and learning from 
public and private accounting firms and industry leaders what you can do to be ready for the upcoming internship and career interview season!

Contact Matt Krevda for more information

March

 

2019

 

Nursing Student & Employer Forum | Midland Campus 

Students, Alumni & Employers: Contact John Jones for more information

March

 

2019

 

Great Lakes Bay Regional Job Fair 

This event is open to the public.
Students & Alumni: Contact John Jones  for more information.

March

 

2019

 

Cocktail Reception Networking Etiquette | Lansing Campus 

Join Lansing area employers for an evening of fun and network etiquette information while enjoying great hors d'oeuvres and drinks.
Contact Cindy Whittum for more information.

March

 

2019

Summer Job & Internship Fair | 3- 6 p.m.

MSU The Breslin Center East Lanisng MI

APRIL EVENTS

April

 

2019

 

Summer Job Connect | Summer Employment Career fair

Watch here for date and time!

 

May EVENTS

May


2019

Watch here!

For upcoming career, networking, recruiting & professional development events 

JUNE EVENTS

June


2019

Watch here!

For upcoming career, networking, recruiting & professional development events 

EMPLOYERS

Finalize your sponsorship in the Career Services Guide Here!

 

eMPLOYER iNTERNSHIP tRAINING

Let us be your recruiting team. Post full or part time jobs, internships and review resume books on Panther Jobs.  Contact career services for assistance, or to participate in our professional development programs. Scheduling information for the Employer Internship Training Seminar is available using the button to the right

 

 

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