Career Events Calendar

A variety of job and career fairs take place across the state to bring job seekers and employers together. Attending an event will help to expand your network, creating opportunities to engage with and get feedback from employers. It's a great way to connect with future employers.

If you would like your upcoming Michigan Job or Career Fair listed on this calendar, please submit your information to us for consideration.  In addition, Talent Connect staff are available to provide information and/or cyber café resources at job and career fair events. To request staff to attend your event or to find out more, contact us.


February 2016

February 9, 2016 Montcalm Area ISD Winter Job Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Montcalm Area ISD, Michigan/Huron Rooms
621 New Street
Stanton, MI 48888
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type throughout the Montcalm Area ISD. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Montcalm Area school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

February 9,2016 Hiring Event
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
West Michigan Works! in Holland
121 Clover St.
Holland, MI 49423
616-396-2154
West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County will host a Hiring Event at our Holland Service Center for 5 Employers: Stratosphere Quality, Express Employment Professionals, Haworth, Blu Perspective, and Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. Positions being recruited for include: Quality Inspectors, Maintenance Technician, Industrial Sewer, Welder, General Labor/Manufacturing, Machine Operators, Team Members/Assemblers, Team Leaders, Material Handlers, Loader/Unloaders, and Security Officers (Zeeland). Interested applicants should bring several copies of their resume to the Hiring Event.

February 10, 2016 Community Job Fair 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church 2950 Clyde Park (just South of 28th) Wyoming, MI 49509 40 businesses will be on site looking to fill over 1,000 immediate openings at the Community Job Fair Community Church, hosted by Kentwood Community Church & West Michigan Works! in Kent County. February’s event marks the 16th monthly job fair hosted by Kentwood Community Church. A total of 161 local employers greeted over 1800 job seekers during the 2015 Community Job Fairs. Full time, Part time & temporary / seasonal jobs are available… Experienced professional, skilled trade and entry level jobs are available within multiple industries, including: sales, customer service, health care, auto tech, manufacturing, truck driving, management, quality assurance, warehouse, marketing, industrial, construction, security, food service and more. Past job fairs have shown that several employers have interviewed and hired on the spot. Job seekers must come prepared to find a new job. Bring several copies of a current resume. Business attire is strongly encouraged. The Community Job Fair is FREE to job seekers. For more information contact Kristina Herron, Community Engagement Coordinator, at 616-455-1740 ext.504 or visit online.

February 10, 2016 Charlevoix-Emmet ISD Winter Job Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Charlevoix-Emmet ISD
8568 Mercer Rd.
Charlevoix, MI 49720
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type throughout the Charlevoix-Emmet ISD. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Charlevoix-Emmet school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

February 10, 2016 Summer Job Fair
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
NMU University Center - Great Lakes Rooms
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855
906-227-2800
The Summer Job Fair is an opportunity for companies and organizations to discuss summer jobs, internships and part-time jobs with students. There is no cost for employers, alumni or students to attend this event.

February 11, 2016 Geneva Watch Group 1 day Hiring Event!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Geneva Watch Group
47440 Michigan Ave
Suite 130
Canton, MI 48188
734-557-7515
One day hiring event. Multiple open positions available. Positions available include: Repairs Receiving Clerk, Conversion / Rework Associate and Consumer Services Representative. Training is provided. Please follow link to event for further information.

February 11, 2016 Sales Career Fair
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SPARK Ypsilanti Innovation Lab
215 W. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-646-0113
Please join us for an afternoon of opportunities with Thomson Reuters. Our growing company is looking to meet professional sales representatives, like you! Email resume to register: jen.idrizi@thomsonreuters.com.

February 16, 2016 Job Fair – METS for Jackson Public Schools 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
South Central Michigan Works! Office
209 E. Washington St., Suite 100
Jackson, MI 49201 
METS, the transportation provider for Jackson Public Schools will be holding a Job Fair. If you enjoy working with children, this could be the perfect job for you! Training is provided to qualified candidates, please bring your resume and be prepared to be interviewed. Candidates must have a clean background record and driving record, and must be able to pass DOT physical requirements.

February 16, 2016 Single Company Job Fair for Mercy Plus Home Healthcare 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Saginaw Service Center
312 E. Genesee
Saginaw, MI 48607 
Mercy Plus Home Healthcare is currently seeking HHA, CNA, LPN, and RN positions in the Saginaw County area. Please bring a resume, driver’s license, social security card, certificates/license, copy of CPR, First Aid, TB test. Conducting On-the-Spot Interviews, for those who have experience in: HHA, CNA, LPN, RN.

February 17-18, 2016 HBA Great Lakes Builder's Show
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Suburban Collection Showcase
46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374
248-348-5600
The Michigan Home Builders Association, in cooperation with the Skilled to Build Michigan Foundation and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency will be hosting a Veteran Friendly Employer Certification workshop on Feb 17, followed by a Veteran Hiring Event on Feb 18, 2016. For information and registration as an employer or Job Seeker visit our website.

February 17, 2016 Muskegon Public Schools Winter Job Fair
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Hackley Administration Building, Rm 205
349 W. Webster
Muskegon, MI 49440
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type in the Muskegon Public School District. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Muskegon Public school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

February 17, 2016 Olympia Development of Michigan - Parking Services Job Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Motor City Casino - Soundboard Entrance
2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
Now hiring Parking Attendants for the Fox Theatre/Comerica Park area. On-site interviews for all that attend the fair! Experience Required: Customer service skills, Cash handling skills, Valid Michigan driver’s license or state I.D. Ability to acquire the following license and clearances: parking lot license, traffic and felony court clearance.

February 17, 2016 Don Bosco Hall Job Fair
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Don Bosco Hall Community Resource Center
19321 W. Chicago
Detroit, MI 48228
313-493-9129
Don Bosco Hall is looking for qualified applicants who want to make a difference in the life of a young person. The organization is sponsoring a job fair. At the job fair on-site job offers will be made pending the satisfaction of pre-employment requirements. Potential candidates must be able to pass a drug test and on-site background investigations. The following positions are available: therapist, case manager, direct care worker, direct care supervisor, LPN, transporter, maintenance worker and security officer.

February 17, 2016 Building Trades Career Expo 
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
All Seasons Conference Center
9285 W. Houghton Lake Dr.
Houghton Lake, MI 48629 
Michigan Works! is joining forces with the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council to host a Building Trades Career Expo. The expo will have representatives from different backgrounds to discuss career opportunities and apprenticeships. Represented Trades attending include, IBEW (Electrical), BAC (Bricklayers), Roofers, Laborers, Carpenters & Millwrights, Sheet Metal Workers, Iron Workers, Painters & Glaziers, Plumbers & Pipefitters; other trades are expected to be added.

February 18, 2106 FasTemps Job Fair
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Washtenaw County Michigan Works!
304 Harriet St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-714- 9814 Ext. 9814
Food Service positions at the University of Michigan Pay rate $8.94-$10.00/hr. Full and Part-time availability Temp-to-Perm potential Send resume to fastemps@aol.com

February 23, 2016 LCC Job and Internship Fair
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LCC West Campus
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48917
The LCC Job & Internship Fair is open to the all job seekers! Register to meet with over 90 employers from a variety of industries hiring for full-time, part-time, internship, and apprenticeship positions. Reserve your spot now and learn more online.

February 24, 2016 Kent ISD Winter Job Fair 
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Kent ISD Educational Services Building
2930 Knapp St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type in the Kent Intermediate School District. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Kent Intermediate school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

February 25, 2016 You're Hired - Detroit Job Expo
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Henry Hotel
300 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
734-956-4550
Email: LISA@JOBFAIRGIANT.COM
You're Hired - Detroit Job Expo will feature recruiters from 50 companies with positions available in Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County and Metro Detroit cities. Positions in the following career fields: Engineering, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Manufacturing, Blue-collar Labor, Production, Industrial, General Labor, Customer Services, Retail, Management, Restaurant, Accounting, Banking, Office Support, Clerical, Seasonal, Holiday Jobs, Data Entry, Call Center, Installation, Technical, Machining, Electrical, Mortgage, Financial Planning, Insurance, Education, Truck Driving, Real Estate, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Human Services, and other career fields. Job opportunities are available for experienced candidates, veterans, interns, blue-collar workers, college graduates and entry-level job seekers. Candidates should prepare to interview with recruiters onsite, bring 50 resume copies and dress for success. You're Hired - Detroit Job Expo is “Free” for all job seekers to attend, interview early forward your email/resume to pontiac@jobfairgiant.com.
Several job workshop will take place throughout the day for job seekers that need assistance finding jobs.
Workshops Include:
• 10:15 am – 10:30 am How to Write the Perfect Resume & Cover Letter.
• 2:00 pm-2:15 pm Effective Job Search Techniques to Get You Hired
For more information visit our website.

March 2016

March 3, 2016 Iosco RESA Winter Job Fair 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Iosco RESA
27 N. Rempert Rd.
Tawas City, MI 48763
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type in the Iosco County School Districts. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Iosco RESA school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

March 3, 2016 MALACE HR Job Fair
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Washtenaw County Michigan Works!
304 Harriet St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-714-9814 Ext:9
MALACE HR is hiring Custodians for the Ann Arbor School District. Full-time, Part-time, Entry level with a High School diploma or GED. Email: jon@malacehr.com or call 248-720-2500.

March 3, 2016 NMC 10th Annual Career Fair
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
The Hagerty Conference Center of NMC Great Lakes Campus
715 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-995-1040
Employers are invited to register for NMC’s annual Career Fair at the Hagerty Center on NMC’s Great Lakes Campus. This event affords employers the opportunity to recruit job-seekers for career-track positions, seasonal and entry-level opportunities, as well as internships and service learning. The Career Fair is open to students, NMC alumni and community members. Wendy Walter, Human Development Manager at Oryana Natural Foods Market, has recruited at the fair for four years in a row. Employer registration deadline is February 12. To register and for the most up to date information, visit online.

March 9, 2016 Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ESD Winter Job Fair 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ESD
6065 Learning Lane
Indian River, MI 49749
877-974-6338
This event is for anyone who is interested in becoming a substitute teacher, teacher aide, food service, custodian, and/or other employee type in the Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle School Districts. These employment opportunities offer a rewarding experience and flexible hours. Also attending the event will be Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle school district administrators who are looking for candidates for direct employment within their district. Door prizes, free snacks, and other fun giveaways will be at the job fair. To preregister for this event please go to EDUStaff’s website www.EDUStaff.org and click the “Job Fair” image in the middle of the page.

Flag for VeteransMarch 16, 2016 Spring Job Fair
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Veterans Only
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Open to public
Baker College of Owosso Welcome Center
1309 S M-52
Owosso, MI 48867
989-729-3621
For any questions about the job fair please call or email: Karen Smith at 989-729-3621, ksmith34@baker.edu or Ty Krauss at 989-729-3623, ty.krauss@baker.edu.

March 16, 2016 Great Lakes Bay Job Fair 
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Delta College
1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710
The Great Lakes Bay Job Fair is a partnership between Delta College, Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, the Workforce Development Agency of the State of Michigan, Davenport University, Digity, and the American Legion. Job Fair open to the general public – No cost for jobseekers to attend. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities 1-800-649-3777 (Voice/TTY). Event is FREE and open to the public! Come Prepared! Dress professionally. Bring your polished resume. Be prepared for on-site interviews.

March 23, 2016 - Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
NMU University Center - Great Lakes Rooms
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, MI
Sponsored by Bay de Noc Community College, Bay Mills Community College, Michigan Technological University, Lake Superior State University, Gogebic Community College, Finlandia University, and hosted by Northern Michigan University. The fair brings together students and employers from the Midwest to explore today's exciting job outlook. Many employers will be interviewing students for positions with their organizations. There is no cost for students and alumni to attend this event.

March 28, 2016 WORKFORCE/CITY OF HOLLAND Career Fair 
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Holland Civic Center
150 West 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
616-396-3700, Ext. 3001
2nd Annual Career Fair, 25 to 30 participants with hundreds of job/career opportunities. Help us connect "good people to good companies". Save the date and hope to see you there!

April 2016

April 12 & 13, 2016 SAE 2016 World Congress Career Fair 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
1-877-606-7323 
The SAE 2016 World Congress Career Fair will provide the opportunity for mobility industry engineers and professionals to explore available jobs, network, and meet with professional recruiters, and representatives from OEMs and suppliers.

Flag for VeteransApril 14, 2016 Livingston Regional Job Fair
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Crystal Gardens Banquet Center
5768 East Grand River Avenue
Howell, MI 48843
At the 2016 Livingston Regional Job Fair, local job seekers will be able to connect with dozens of area companies who are looking to hire. This year, we have over 60 companies! This free event will be open from 3pm-7pm. Job seekers should be prepared to meet with these potential employers, provide a current resume or work history, and complete applications. Some exhibitors may be conducting brief interviews at the event. Remember to dress to impress! In addition to meeting directly with employers, job seekers will have the opportunity to attend workshops and to meet with educational institutions and community organizations that can help you meet your career goals. A Veterans Resource table will be available to assist Veterans, Active Duty Military, National Guard and Reserves. Human resources professionals will be available throughout the day to provide a quick critique of your resume. There will even be a massage therapist available to provide a free chair massage to job seekers! Once you register, print your online ticket and bring it with you to the Job Fair to be entered in the door prize raffle!

May 2016

May 11, 2016 MIVIRTUALCAREERFAIR
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Looking for an innovative way to connect with great Michigan companies and business leaders from across the state? MiVirtualCareerFair is Michigan's hottest new way to find exciting opportunities! An online career event where job seekers and employers can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment.

August 2016

August 10, 2016 MIVIRTUALCAREERFAIR 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Looking for an innovative way to connect with great Michigan companies and business leaders from across the state? MiVirtualCareerFair is Michigan's hottest new way to find exciting opportunities! An online career event where job seekers and employers can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment.

November 2016

November 9, 2016 MIVIRTUALCAREERFAIR 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Looking for an innovative way to connect with great Michigan companies and business leaders from across the state? MiVirtualCareerFair is Michigan's hottest new way to find exciting opportunities! An online career event where job seekers and employers can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment.


If you would like your upcoming Michigan Job or Career Fair listed on this calendar, please submit your information to us for consideration.

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Online career event, job seekers and employers interact in a live, 3-D virtual environment.

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