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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.

August EVENTS

August

 

14

Amway Young Professionals Presents:
Asana, Apples & Awareness | 5:30 - 7 p.m.


This event is open to young professionals, students, and the community and is a great opportunity to network, enjoy a great night out and raise funds for Minds on Mats: a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving school culture and student-teacher relationships through collaborative yoga. 

Registrer here:
https://www.tickettailor.com/events/amwayyoungprofessionals/182519

August

 

14

 

Morgan Stanley Career Opportunities Night | 4:30 p.m.


Join the Morgan Stanley team at their East Lansing location for an informational night of networking and career opportunities discovery with Morgan Stanley. 
2900 West Road. Ste. 300, East Lansing, MI 48933

For more information Contact samantha.hughes@morganstanley.com or
contact Career Services

August

 

16

FBI - A Career Like No Other | 6:00 p.m.

Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Rd., Taylor MI

Learn about Careers and Career Opportunities with the FBI
To register go to DetroitApplicants@fbi.gov or call 313-965-1776

August

 

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

August

 

25

Part-Time Job Fair | Saginaw Valley State Univ | 12 -3 p.m.

Looking for a job while you're in school? Visit the PT Job Fair at SVSU in the Student Life Rotunda. 

Contact John Jones for resume assistance prior to the event.

August

 

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!

Contact Greg Foster for more information: (616) 395-4600

August

 

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!

Contact Jenny Thurber for more information: (517) 484-2600

September  EVENTS

September

See Sept. 27 for Accounting & Finance Fair info

including: Tips and Tricks Dates, Event Date and time, room location, registration information, Employer | Recruiter list and more!

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

 

7

PantherPalooza | 1-4 p.m. | Grand Rapids SAC

Free to all students with information, giveaways, and employers who are looking forward to meeting our DU students!

Employers - Contact Jennifer England if you'd like to attend. 
Students - Contact Justine in student life for more information

September

 

12

Accounting & Finance Fair | SVSU | 4-6 p.m.

Accounting and finance students and alumni seeking careers in their field, internship or career growth can visit this event at Saginaw Valley's Curtiss Hall Seminar Rooms

Contact John Jones for resume assistance and more information

September

 

13

Fall Career Fair | Midland Michigan Works! | 1-4 p.m.

Join Midland area employer to find both career and 'while in school' opportunities that will help you gain the experience you need and further your professional career.

Contact John Jones for more information

September

 

15

Internship and Practicum Eligibility Deadline for
All Campuses

If you are planning to do an internship or practicum for winter 2019 semester contact your internship or practicum manager by this date.

September

 

19

Student Resource Fair | Lansing Campus

11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Visit the Lansing campus and learn about all of the student services available to you.Participate in a little friendly competition and get great stuff!

Contact Cindy Whittum for more information.

 

September

 

27

Accounting & Finance Fair | Grand Rapids | 3 - 5 p.m.

View 2018 Employer Participants HERE!

TO REGISTER - review the event page and complete the requirements before clicking the registration button!
Prepare for this event by attending one of our Tips & Tricks events prior to the fair:

Sept. 18 | 12pm -1pm | Lettinga Campus – Sneden Auditorium
Presented by: BDO, Hungerford Nichols, & Plante Moran – RSVP HERE

Sept. 19 |  4:30pm - 5:30pm | Lettinga Campus – Sneden Auditorium
Presented by: Vander Ploeg, Bergakker and Associates & Beene Garter – RSVP HERE

Sept. 20 |  11:00am - 12:30pm | Holland Campus - Room 214
Presented by: Sr. Career Coach, Linda Lamorandier – RSVP HERE


Contact Matt Krevda for information about these events.

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.

October EVENTS

October

 

4

Career Services Awareness Day | All Campuses

All students should stop in and meet your Career Service Coach, learn about the services Career Services provide to current and graduating students and how we partner with you as future alumni.

October

 

11

 

Nursing Forum | Midland Campus | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Nursing students will meet employers from regional hospitals and healthcare facilities in a Q&A style panel discussion about opportunities in nursing, company hiring processes, organization mission, vision, and goals

Contact John Jones for more information

October

 

12

 

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

Nursing students will meet employers from regional hospitals and healthcare facilities in a Q&A style panel discussion about opportunities in nursing, company hiring processes, organization mission, vision, and goals

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

Contact Cindy Whittum for more information

October

 

12

University-Wide Employment & Networking Fair | SVSU

Join in-market employers seeking DU student degrees and skillsets from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Curtis Hall 2nd floor at Saginaw Valley.

Contact John Jones for more information

 

October

 

16

West MI All College Career Fair | 1 - 5pm

DeVos Place Convention Center - Downtown
303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1:00pm - 5:00pm 

230+ employers (full list coming soon)
Internships | Career Opportunities | Career Exploration

FREE TRANSPORTATION - GET ON THE BUS!
Option 1: Leave Lettinga at 12:30pm - Return by 3:00pm - RSVP HERE
Option 2: Leave Lettinga at 2:00pm - Return by 5:00pm - RSVP HERE

October

 

18

Dash 'n Dine | Holland Campus | Evening time TBD

Are you Career Ready? Learn in this light dinner and discussion event how to become career ready in order to achieve your career goals!

Registration link coming soon. Contact Linda Lamorandier 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 | 10:30 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

 

29

College of Technology Open House Party! | Grand Rapids
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sneden Hall meeting rooms 1-3

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

November EVENTS

November

 

2018

Lansing Campus Speaker Series | Room TBA

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking & Refreshments
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation
Connecting course content to careers in the real world

Contact Cindy Whittum for more information

November

 

15

Internship Selection Deadline for Winter 2019

Contact and communicate with your Internship Manager whether you have interviewed and been selected for your internship.

November

 

15

Health and Human Services Career Fair | 11:30 - 1:30

For Allied Health and Nursing students and alumni seeking career opportunities, visit HHS Building 1st floor at Saginaw Valley.

Contact John Jones for more information

DECEMBER EVENTS

December

 

6

SwiM West with the Sharks! | Grand Rapids | 2-5 p.m.

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

 

12

Occupational Therapy Forum | Grand Rapids | 2-4 

Meet and interact with a panelist of Occupational Therapy employers who will talk about the careers and opportunities they have available, what they are looking for and what to expect when working for them.

Employers Contact Ethan Tanis for participation information

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 graduate 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

 

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

20

Nursing Career Fair | Midland Campus | Noon - 4 p.m.

Nursing students from DU and Delta College meet with hospitals, care facilities, veteran's programs, state, federal, prison and psychology care institutions network, job search and learn about the many options available to them in the Great Lakes Bay region.

Interested employers contact John Jones
Visiting High School and Community College Students Contact John Jones
DU Students register here!

February


2019

CareerFest Tips and Tricks 

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

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

 

14

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

 

21

 

Great Lakes Bay Regional Job Fair | Delta College | 1-4 p.m.

This event is open to the public. Meet up to 60 employers in the Great Lakes Bay region for summer jobs, internships, and FT employment opportunities

Students & Alumni: Contact John Jones for more information.

March

 

23

We Build Character IT Mentor Event | Warren Campus 

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

IT and CIS students meet and network with IT Managers from major organizations in SE MI to hone their resumes, interview, networking and employability skills and grow their opportunities in the market.

Contact Paul 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 Lansing MI

APRIL EVENTS

April

 

18

Metro Detroit All-College Career Fair | Warren | 1 - 3 p.m.

Employers contact Paul Jones for registration information
Students from all colleges and universities - registration information will be available soon!

April

 

2019

 

Summer Job Connect | Summer Employment Career fair
Grand Rapids 

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 

JUly EVENTS

July

 

2019

Employer Appreciation Event | Details Coming Soon!

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 |

 

Accounting & Finance Fair Tips & Tricks | TBD

Grand Rapids Campus | Sneden Auditorium

Meet Recruiters and hear practical advising about applying for, interviewing and working in CPA firms.

View 2018 Employer Participants Here!
Contact the Career Services Coach at your campus for dates | times