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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.

April Events

APRIL

 

27

Veterans & Family Career Fair | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Northwest Activity Center 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit MI 48235

Contact Paul Jones  for more information.

May  EVENTS

MAY

 

2

Veteran Health Care Open House | Noon - 6 p.m.

Michigan Veterans Affairs Home For Veterans
3000 Monroe Ave. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505 

This event is open to all RNs, LPNs and CNAsto come take a tour of the home andlearn about the current opportunitiesthat are available.

For more Information Call: 616-364-5389 or MichiganVeterans.com

June EVENTS

June

1

DCinternships.org | Deadline for Fall Internships

For more information about internships in Washington D.C. contact:

Dana Faught:  admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384 | Scholarships Available

July Events

July

 

2018

Employer Appreciation Event | TBD

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

 

18 - 20

 

Accounting & Finance Fair Tips and Trics

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

 

2018

Great Lakes Bay Career Fair | Midland

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

October EVENTS

October

 

2018

Career Services Awareness Day | All Campuses

Grand Rapids: October 4th

 

October

 

2018

GVSU All College Career Fair | Grand Rapids

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

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

October

 

2018

Nursing Forum | Lansing Campus 8:30 a.m. - Noon

9am Nursing | prenrusing students meet employers in a panel styled Q & A
10am Nursing students interact with employers career fair style
11a.m. Nursing students enjoy lunch with employers and network

For more information contact Cindy Whittum

November EVENTS

November

 

2018

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
 

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 

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

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 registratioin
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.

APRIL EVENTS

April

 

2019

 

Summer Job Connect | Summer Employment Career fair

Watch here for date and time!

 

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

 

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINARS

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR | SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 

8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, GRAND RAPIDS

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR

OCTOBER 11, 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, GRAND RAPIDS

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR | JANUARY 9, 2017 

1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. CALVIN COLLEGE, GRAND RAPIDS

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR | FEBRUARY 13, 2017 

1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MUSKEGON

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR | MARCH 22, 2017 

8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. HOPE COLLEGE, HOLLAND

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR | APRIL 19, 2017 

8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.  GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, GRAND RAPIDS