Explore Career Services events, workshops, career fairs and more

If you are a faculty or staff member (who are not employers), a community member, or are currently NOT a Davenport student, please register for any of our events at tinyurl.com/DuCareerEvent.

September 2022

Pantherpalooza | Sept. 9 | 11a - 2p | Grand Rapids Lettinga Campus

Pantherpalooza is the official kick-off to the school year! It’s an exciting opportunity to welcome back all students, faculty, and staff. It’s a free event and is open to all Davenport University students.  The festivities will include free giveaways, student organizations, university departments, local businesses, area restaurants, and much more!  This is a great opportunity to meet new people, catch up with old friends, and learn about involvement opportunities on campus and in the community.

Employers, local businesses, and community members that would like a table should register here: https://forms.gle/D5ZSJtLXsTWDSoZx9

Virtual Accounting & Finance Career Fair | Sept. 22 | 1p - 4p | Handshake

Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with college recruiters from local banks, corporations, CPA firms, the FBI, and other financial institutions.  Students and employers will have access to video, audio, and text-based chat during these meetings, enabling the personal connection of in-person fairs in a virtual, accessible setting.

Questions? Contact Eric.Cross@davenport.edu

Student Registration  |  Employer Registration

 

October 2022

LinkedIn Professional Headshots & Career Services Awareness | Oct. 6 | 11a - 1 pm | GR Lettinga - MCoB second floor

Come learn more about Career Services and the Event we have planned for this semester!  There will be lots of free giveaways.  No need to register, just come to our table in the Devos Academic building.  Wear an appropriate top to get your professional photo (some clothing options will be provided).  Photos will be taken on the second floor of the Maine College of Business.  Ask us about applying to our VITA positions!

We Build Character: Technology Mentoring & Professional Networking | Oct. 8 | 8:30a - 1:30p | Warren Campus

Open to all Technology, Project Management, HIT, & HIM students: This event will allow you to network with technology managers from large Michigan corporations in a mentor setting.

Questions? Contact Paul.Jones@davenport.edu

Student Registration

GV's West MI All-College Career Fair | Oct. 11 | 1p - 5p | DeVos Place downtown Grand Rapids

This high-profile event typically attracts over 1,800 students and alumni from all colleges and majors, and over 230 regional and national employers with thousands of jobs, internships, and clinical and co-op opportunities.

Student Registration

Insurance Forum | Oct. 20 | 10a - 12p | Lansing Campus with virtual option

Contrary to what most people think, the Insurance Industry is not just about selling insurance.  Meet recruiters from some of the biggest insurance companies in the State. Learn about all of the support positions needed to run their organizations. Learn about careers in IT, Management, Marketing, HR, Claims Processing, Billing, Coding, Customer Service, and much more.

Questions? Contact Linda.Lamorandier@davenport.edu

Student Registration 

JCPenney Suit-Up Event | Oct. 23 | 4p - 7pm | Woodland Shopping Center 3225 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

This event provides students with a special shopping experience with exclusive discounts on career wear. Check out the latest styles and trends at https://www.jcpenney.com/m/suit-up-view-all. Text DUPANTHERS to 67292 to register and receive your coupon.  Bring your Student ID. Coupons can be used to purchase online, but the best discounts will be in-store. Open to students, faculty, staff, alumni & family.

No registration is required, but CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS

 

November 2022

DU Virtual Career & Internship Fair | Nov. 10 | 11a - 3p | Handshake

Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with college recruiters - all campuses, all majors, all industries.  Students and employers will have access to video, audio, and text-based chat during these meetings, enabling the personal connection of in-person fairs in a virtual, accessible setting.

Questions? Contact Eric.Cross@davenport.edu

Student Registration  |  Employer Registration

Dow Cyber Security Forum | TBD | Midland Campus with virtual option

More details coming soon.

 

December 2022

Occupational Therapy Forum | Dec. 16 | 1:30p - 3:30p | GR Lettinga Campus w/ virtual option

Our Occupation Therapy students are graduating this December!  We are holding a panel event where the students will be able to ask questions to recruiters and practicing OTs.  The entire graduating cohort will be in attendance.  If employers must attend virtually, we are able to accommodate.

Questions? Contact Ethan.Tanis@davenport.edu

Employer Registration

 

Let us help you recruit. Post full or part-time jobs and internships on Handshake.  Contact career services for assistance, or to participate in our professional development programs.

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