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.


September 2016

September 30, 2016 National Holiday Hiring Event 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lakeview Square Mall
5725 Beckley Road
Battle Creek, MI 49015
269-979-5781
Available positions will vary by location but may include regular and flexible work team positions in retail sales, retail stock, cosmetics, and asset protection.

September 30, 2016 National Holiday Hiring Event 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Crossroads Mall
6666 S. Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002
269-324-4401
Available positions will vary by location but may include regular and flexible work team positions in retail sales, retail stock, cosmetics, and asset protection.

September 30, 2016 National Holiday Hiring Event 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Macy's Woodland Mall & Macy's Rivertown Crossings
3165 28th St.
Kentwood, MI 49512
616-940-2117
Available positions will vary by location but may include regular and flexible work team positions in retail sales, retail stock, cosmetics, and asset protection.

October 2016

October 1, 2016 Hiring Event
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
All Bed, Bath & Beyond Michigan Locations
Hiring for all positions in all Bed, Bath & Beyond locations. Apply at a store near you for immediate interview.

October 1, 2016 Contractor for Major Delivery Job Fair
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
37712 Hills Tech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
313-468-5249
Hiring for Peak time Drivers, Seasonal, Part time and Permanent positions available. Call 313-468-5249 for more details!

October 4, 2016 Now Hiring: Vanguard Utility Services - Water Meter Installers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Water Meter Installers Vanguard Utility Service
38750 Ford Rd.
Westland, MI 48185
734-793-6179
Hiring for smart water meter installers for the Westland area. Candidates must bring: license, social security card, and proof of auto insurance to the hiring event.

October 3, 2016 Life EMS Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Job openings include: ambulance operations - EMT, Paramedics; Dispatch / Control Center; and Wheelchair Transportation. Check website for additional information.

October 4, 2016 Speedway Hiring Event
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Baymont Inn and Suites
7447 Convention Blvd.
Conference room
Warren, MI 48092
Speedway is expanding their team by opening a new Speedway Cafe’ Convenience Store in Warren, MI. We are looking for enthusiastic team members to join our company that enjoy working in an upbeat, customer-friendly environment. Must have a passion for food and loves working with the public. All Positions: Customer Service Representatives, Food Service Specialists, Shift Leaders and Store Manager Trainees. Flexible hours include days, afternoons and overnights, must be 18 years old. Management positions require a current MI. Driver’s License. We offer weekly pay, bonus, and benefits with unlimited room for advancement! If unable to attend please email me at LBFigliolo@speedway.com, or apply directly online.

October 4, 2016 Family Health Center 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Updates for the event will be posted on the web page for the event that is listed above. Go to the Family Health Center website for further information about the organization.

October 4, 2016 2016 Fall Career Fair 
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Washtenaw Community College - Morris Lawrence Building
4800 East Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Looking for a job? Interested in speaking with dozens of employers who are interested in hiring you? If so, please plan to attend the Washtenaw Community College's Fall Career Fair. The Fair will be held in the Morris Lawrence Building and there will be approximately 70 employers in attendance, representing a variety of different industries. The fair is free of charge to attend and is open to everyone. If you are interested in attending, please register online. You may also call 734-677-5155 or email careers@wccnet.edu to register as well.

October 6, 2016 Home Care Transitions Hiring Event 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest
1601 S. Burdick St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-883-6002
Looking for Patient Care Attendants to work with clients from Kalamazoo, Portage and Schoolcraft. Please apply online. For more information, call 269-883-6002.

October 6, 2016 Northern Fire & Safety Hiring Event
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Northern Fire & Safety
1798 Northern Star Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49690
231-947-6035
Northern Fire & Safety is looking for several career minded technicians that live throughout Northern Michigan. If you are a motivated and dependable individual with fire alarm or fire suppression experience--come on in to see us and to learn more!! You will have the first opportunity to interview if qualified. If you have mechanical, shop or low voltage electrical or pipe fitting experience, we may have an opportunity for you as well. Please bring an updated resume and be prepared to complete an application and possibly interview on the spot. For even more details, our job openings and position descriptions are posted on Indeed.com. There are immediate opportunities for qualified candidates!

October 6, 2016 District Hiring Event for All Positions 
11:00 AM -3:00 PM
All Speedway locations in Waterford/Novi and Commerce areas.
10 W. Square Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
During the event hours, you can go to any Speedway location in the Novi/Waterford and Commerce areas and get an on-the-spot-interview for our Customer Service, Shift Lead trainee and Co-Manager Trainee positions. We offer competitive wages and well as full benefit packages including medical, 401k and vacation time. If you are not able to make the event apply online.

October 6, 2016 Farbman Group to host 2nd Annual Vendor Palooza
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Essex Center
28400 Northwestern Hwy., 4th Floor
Southfield, MI 48034
248-353-0500
Farbman Group, a leading full-service real estate company, will host its 2nd Annual Vendor Palooza, an event for approved and potential vendors. The event will offer potential vendors—construction, property management and other commercial real estate-servicing organizations—the opportunity to connect with Farbman Group leadership about their company’s service offerings as an opportunity to be considered as a vendor for their corporate, property management and construction needs. The event is also open to existing vendors of Farbman Group to enjoy refreshments as a ‘thank you’ from the company. The event is open to all property management and construction-oriented companies. To RSVP, please contact Sandy Eisho at 248-351-4381 or eisho@Farbman.com.

October 7, 2016 HomeLife, Inc. Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center - Kalamazoo
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Looking for Direct Care staff, full and part-time, 11 different locations, 10 positions available. Can't make it to the event? Apply at Michigan Works! Southwest or online.

October 8, 2016 Woodland Mall Job Fair 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Woodland Mall
3195 28th Street SE Mall Wide
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Looking for a full or part time position for the holiday season or longer? Come to Woodland Mall's job fair on Saturday. Stop by guest services for a list of locations hiring and then head to each store's table outside their entrance for more information! There will also be additional businesses in center court tabling! Interested in hosting a table at our job fair? Email hicksl@preit.com for more information! Current businesses participating: Rothbury Farms, Hollister, Zale’s, Tradehome Shoes, PANDORA, Brookstone, Sunglass Hut, Crazy 8, JCPenney, Forever 21, GARAGE Woodland Mall Houskeeping, Red Robin, J. Crew, American Eagle Outfitters, Backroom at the Limited, Francesca's Williams-Sonoma Macy's, Ann Taylor, Celebration Cinema and The Children's Place.

October 10, 2016 The Pic Group Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center- Battle Creek
200 W. Van Buren St. 
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Apply online today, click on "Careers" - filter/keyword "Battle Creek, MI" - select "Quality Inspectors". Please bring Picture ID & Social Security Card or Birth Certificate with you in the event you are selected for hire.

October 10, 2016 Engineering & Technology Job Fair 
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374
248-353-0735
Maybe you’re a seasoned professional looking for that next great opportunity, the capstone of your career. Maybe you’re a college student seeking that first great internship that’ll send you on your way. No matter where you are in your engineering or technology journey, The Engineering Society of Detroit’s (ESD) Job Fair is for you. Past ESD Job Fairs have had more than 50 companies on hand, offering more than 3,000 great engineering and technology jobs. Past companies have included Aisin, Comau, DENSO, DTE Energy, General Motors, G-Tech Services, Iconma, Jervis B. Webb Co., JTEKT Automotive, LC Chem Power, Link Engineering, Michigan Department of Transportation, OpTech, SAIC and Trillium Technical.

October 10, 2016 Employer of the Day
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Petoskey Michigan Works!
2240 Mitchell Park Dr.
Petoskey, MI 49770
EDUStaff is currently seeking additional substitute school employees in Petoskey as well as throughout the Charlevoix-Emmet ISD area. A representative will be onsite to answer any questions as well as to assist applicants through the application. You may wish to bring your own laptop (a Windows operating system will provide the best experience) if you plan to complete an application during this event.

Flag for Veterans October 11, 2016 Crowne Plaza Hotel Job Fair (Auburn Hills)
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel
1500 N. Opdyke Road
Auburn Hills, MI
248-232-7294
Busy hotel is hiring! Now seeking to fill the following positions: Management Position: Night Manager/Food and Beverage Department (resume required), Hourly Positions: Line Cook, Waitstaff (breakfast server and dinner server position available), Banquet Houseperson, Room Attendant (Housekeeping Department) EEO/AA/mf/vet/disabled.

Flag for Veterans October 11, 2016 Veterans Networking Club-INVEST
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5516
Military veterans are welcome to participate in the Veterans Networking Club-INVEST. I - introductions and information, N - networking and news, V - veterans, E - employers and employment updates, S - service provider information and success stories, T - topic. Network with other veterans regarding employment opportunities, job search strategies, resources, etc. The Veterans Networking Club-INVEST will meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month at 3:30pm at Capital Area Michigan Works! in Lansing (2110 South Cedar Street). The first meeting will be Oct. 11, 2016.

October 12, 2016 Community Job Fair- Grand Rapids 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church
2950 Clyde Park
Wyoming, MI 49426
616-455-1740
Kentwood Community Church in partnership with West Michigan Works! in Kent County are hosting our monthly: community job fair Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church (just south of 28th Street). October’s event will host 46 employers, with hundreds of locally available jobs. A current list of employers and jobs available online. Job seekers are encouraged to "dress for success" and bring several copies of their resume. Several service & support organizations will be on hand to assist job seekers who may need information regarding interpersonal and professional skill building, resume assistance and interview classes. Community Job Fair is in its second year and held the 2nd Wednesday of each month, except December. For additional information, contact Kristina Plattenberg, Community Engagement Coordinator at (616) 455-1740 ext. 504.

October 12, 2016 ACCESS 2016 Autumn Job Fair 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn
15801 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48126
313-943-2381
Major job fair with about 100 employers participating, in health, retail, education, manufacturing, law enforcement, etc.

October 12, 2016 ACCESS 2016 Holidays Job Fair
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ford Community and Performing Arts Center
15801 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48126
313-945-8159
Major job fair with almost 100 employers participating. Major retail stores, manufacturing, health, security, law enforcement, banks, transport, staffing, and etc.
E-mail questions to mmounajed@accesscommunity.org.

October 12, 2016 Johnson Controls Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Hiring to fill off-shift general assembly positions. Positions available include: Production Supervisor - off-shift; Engineering Manager; and High Performance Team Coordinator. If you cannot make it to the event, apply online.

October 12, 2016 ATC Healthcare Services Single Company Job Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Saginaw Service Center
312 E. Genesee Street
Saginaw, MI 48607
989-752-3307
ATC Healthcare of Mid-Michigan is having a Single Company Job Fair at the Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Saginaw Service Center. Please bring a resume, Driver’s license, social security card, certificates, proof of CPR, First Aid & TB test ATC Healthcare Services is currently seeking CNA, LPN, and RN positions in the Saginaw, Midland, Bay, and Genesee County area. Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem, Contracted positions available. Background check and drug testing to be completed upon hire.

October 12, 2016 Fall Semester Job Fair 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
NMU-University Center
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
The Fall Semester Job Fair is an opportunity for employers to share information with NMU students (not necessarily just soon-to-be graduates) about a wide range of career possibilities. Employers are also welcome to recruit for full-time or part-time positions, internships and summer staff. Typically, more than 400 students attend this event each year.

October 12, 2016 Healthcare Career Fair 
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
IHA West Arbor Medical Center
4350 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
IHA is Southeast Michigan’s leading not-for-profit multi-specialty physician group. Now hiring for full time, part time, and supervisory positions available in clinical, administrative, and clerical positions for our locations in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Plymouth, Canton, Brighton, Milan and surrounding areas. We are holding onsite interviews (please bring several copies of your resume and questions for staff). All attendees will each receive a $10 gas card, and can enter a drawing for a gift card to purchase scrubs. Some of our benefits include: tuition reimbursement, reimbursement toward certification exam, scrub allotment (various locations), $500 sign-on bonus, competitive pay, free onsite parking at all locations, medical, dental, vision, 403(b) plan, paid time off, service discounts, and more! To fill out an application online to bring to the career fair. For additional information, please visit our website.

October 13, 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Open Positions: Operator II, Manufacturing 1st and 2nd shift, Distribution Associate 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift. How to apply: Apply online now and find out more.

October 13, 2016 Postle Extrusion Job Fair 
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Postle Extrusion
201 N. Edwards St.
Cassopolis, MI 49031
574-389-0800
Postle Extrusion in Cassopolis, MI will be hosting a hiring event at their location. Positions hiring for are listed below! Positions Available: Packers, Maintenance Techs , Press Operators, Saw Operators, Stretchers, Packing Supervisors and Die Correctors.

October 13, 2016 New Cafe Store Speedway Hiring Event
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speedway #8539
6082 12 Mile Rd.
Warren, MI 48092
Speedway is expanding their team by opening a new Speedway Cafe’ Convenience Store in Warren, MI. We are looking for enthusiastic team members to join our company that enjoy working in an upbeat, customer-friendly environment. Must have a passion for food and loves working with the public. All Positions: Customer Service Representatives, Food Service Specialists, Shift Leaders and Store Manager Trainees. Flexible hours include days, afternoons and overnights, must be 18 years old. Management positions require a current MI. Driver’s License. We offer weekly pay, bonus, and benefits with unlimited room for advancement! If unable to attend please email me at LBFigliolo@speedway.com, or apply directly online.

October 14, 2016 Henry Ford College Job Fair and Expo for all majors 
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Henry Ford College
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
313-845-9618
Connect and speak with recruiters from over 70+ employers, representing all kinds of industries. Find out about specific openings, as well as what they look for in a candidate. Many recruiters line up interviews at the company following the Expo. Professional dress is required for entrance. Bring numerous copies of your resume, and come prepared to share about your background and interest with recruiters.

October 18, 2016 On The Spot Hiring Event Speedway LLC
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speedway LLC Recruiting Center
8424 E. 12 Mile, Suite B-5
Warren, MI 48093
Speedway is expanding their team by opening a new Speedway Cafe’ Convenience Store in Warren, MI. We are looking for enthusiastic team members to join our company that enjoy working in an upbeat, customer-friendly environment. Must have a passion for food and loves working with the public. All Positions: Customer Service Representatives, Food Service Specialists, Shift Leaders and Store Manager Trainees. Flexible hours include days, afternoons and overnights, must be 18 years old. Management positions require a current MI. Driver’s License. We offer Weekly Pay, Bonus, Benefits with unlimited room for advancement! If unable to attend please email me at LBFigliolo@speedway.com, or apply directly online.

October 20, 2016 Lapeer County Medical Care Facility Major Hiring Event! 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
GST Michigan Works! Lapeer Service Center @ Mott College - North Entrance
550 Lake Drive
Lapeer, MI 48446
810-664-1680
GST Michigan Works! and Lapeer County Medical Care Facility - Suncrest will be holding a Major Hiring Event. Seeking individuals interested in a rewarding career with one of the top Long-Term Care Facilities in the State. Qualified applicants are invited to apply for the following positions: Culinary Staff: 2 years’ experience preferred, CNA's - 2nd shift, CNA's - LPN's - RN's - 2nd shift only. Stop by the job fair or visit online for more information.

October 20, 2016 Fall Job Fair - Battle Creek 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sports Forum at Full Blast
35 W Hamblin Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269-978-2167
Whether you’re looking for your first job or want to make a move into a new career field, the Fall Job Fair in Battle Creek has plenty of opportunities to get you into the job you WANT! Talk directly with employers that are currently hiring for positions from every industry including finance, engineering, management, food and beverage, sales, manufacturing, computer technology, and much more! The Fall Job Fair will even feature several schools and training institutes offering programs in continuing education. Event is FREE and open to the public! The list of participating businesses will be posted late September. Employers interested in a booth should contact Dana Schmitt at dana.schmitt@townsquaremedia.com.

October 21, 2016 Hire MI Vet Prep Day 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Michigan Works!
304 Harriet St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Please join us to prepare for the Hire MI Vet Hiring Event. Veterans will have the opportunity to create or enhance their resume, mock interviewing, interview clothing, and get a free haircut provided on-site by Karma Hair Studio. Walk-ins are welcome or register online or on facebook.com/hiremivet.

October 25, 2016 Speedway Open Interviews for new "Cafe Store" Warren MI
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speedway Store #1016
13555 E. 14 Mile
Sterling Heights, MI 49312
Speedway is expanding their team by opening a new Speedway Cafe’ Convenience Store in Warren, MI. We are looking for enthusiastic team members to join our company that enjoy working in an upbeat, customer-friendly environment. Must have a passion for food and loves working with the public. All Positions: Customer Service Representatives, Food Service Specialists, Shift Leaders and Store Manager Trainees. Flexible hours include days, afternoons and overnights, must be 18 years old. Management positions require a current MI. Driver’s License. We offer Weekly Pay, Bonus, Benefits with unlimited room for advancement! If unable to attend please email me at LBFigliolo@speedway.com, or apply directly online

Flag for Veterans October 25, 2016 Veterans Networking Club-INVEST
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5516
Military veterans are welcome to participate in the Veterans Networking Club-INVEST. I - introductions and information, N - networking and news, V - veterans, E - employers and employment updates, S - service provider information and success stories, T - topic. Network with other veterans regarding employment opportunities, job search strategies, resources, etc. The Veterans Networking Club-INVEST meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month at 3:30pm at Capital Area Michigan Works! in Lansing (2110 South Cedar Street). The group will NOT meet on Nov. 8, Election Day.

October 27, 2016 Sales Jobs Network Interview Event 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Embassy Suites
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
877-777-1037
Sales Jobs Interview Event in Detroit (Livonia). Entry, mid-level, senior, sales and management opportunities will be present. This is the best way to bypass internet applications and get FACE-TO-FACE interviews with hiring managers from multiple companies in a single morning. Interviews take place in a private suite- not a noisy ballroom. No sales experience? No problem! Many attending companies are interested in meeting candidates with little or no professional sales experience, but want to break into the industry. Recent college grads, mid-life career changers, retail reps, and all others interested in a professional sales career are encouraged to attend! A college degree is not required to attend. Companies attending are generally from the following industries: Business Products and Services Consumer Products and Services Pharmaceutical and Medical Financial Services and Insurance Technology and Software Telecom and Wireless Industrial Products and Services Please bring multiple copies of your resume. This is an event you do not want to miss! Please visit online for additional information & to pre-register. No time to pre-register? No Problem- walk-ins are always welcome.

November 2016

Flag for Veterans November 3, 2016 Hire MI Vet Hiring Event
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Morris Lawrence Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
This hiring and resource fair is open to all veterans and their families. Veterans will have the opportunity to meet employers in diverse industries, such as manufacturing, hospitality, technology, retail, and many more. In addition to connecting with employers, attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with Veteran specific community resources, including VA registration for My Healthevet, and information regarding Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF) and Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP). Free event to attendees. Visit our Facebook for more information.

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.

February 2017

February 8, 2017 Summer Employment Fair 
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Northern Michigan University – University Center
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, Michigan 49855
906-227-2800
The Summer Employment Fair is an opportunity for companies and organizations to discuss summer jobs, internships and part-time jobs with students.

March 2017

March 22, 2017 Winter Semester Job Fair 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
NMU-University Center
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
The Winter Semester Job 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.


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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