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.


January 2017

January 20, 2017 Office Max Hiring Event 
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Office Max
12635 Felch St. Suite 40
Holland, MI 49424
616-786-3161
Come to our Hiring Event! Multiple opportunities available! Open interviews - No Appointment Necessary!

January 21, 2017 Office Max Hiring Event 
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Office Max
12635 Felch St. Suite 40
Holland, MI 49424
616-786-3161
Multiple opportunities available! Open interviews - No appointments necessary!

January 23, 2017 Samaritas Career Fair - Spring Grand Rapids Open House
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Samaritas Senior Living Grand Rapids - The Terraces
2000 32nd Street S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Open house career fair for Samaritas in the Grand Rapids area. Career Fair event including all Samaritas service lines in West Michigan including Senior Living, Home & Community and Child & Family opportunities. Full, Part, and Contingent positions in the following areas: Nurse Manager, RNs, LPNs, Therapists, CNAs, Caregivers (Home Health & Facility), Housekeeping, Maintenance, Dietary, Adoption/Foster Care Case Aides and more. On the spot interviews and hiring. All attendees will be interviewed.

January 23, 2017 LaJoy Group Home Health Care - Hiring Event!
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Michigan Works! Wayne Service Center
35731 W. Michigan Avenue
Wayne, MI 48184
Hiring Home Health Caregivers for Wayne County! LaJoy Group Home Health Care is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life by providing clients with compassionate and dependable care in the privacy and security of their own home. LaJoy Group Home Health Care, a division of LaJoy Group, Inc., provides the following services throughout Wayne County: Personal Care, Companionship, Errands, Respite Care, ADL's, Complete Meal Preparation, Housekeeping and Medication Reminders. LaJoy Group Home Health Care has open interviews from 1 PM to 4 PM every Monday this month at the Michigan Works! Wayne Service Center. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, a personal vehicle and valid vehicle insurance. To learn more about the job call 734- 453-1115 ext. 311.

January 24, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

January 24, 2017 U.S. Staffing Agency of West Michigan, LLC Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center – Battle Creek
200 W. Van Buren Street
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269-660-1412
Positions available: Assembly, Warehouse, Factory, General Labor, Quality Inspection, CNC Operators, Greenhouse, Machine Operators

January 24, 2017 Job Fair
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Eby-Brown Company
2085 E. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
HIRING...Due to an increase in business we are looking to fill the following positions ... - Warehouse (all shifts), Inventory Control (days), Stamping (days), Shuttle Driver, Nights (Must have a Class A license), Delivery Drivers, Afternoons (Must have a Class A license), Driver Trainees - afternoon (training to help obtain CDL A license) - Assistant Manager Trainee (2nd shift) - Merchandiser - Merchandiser Manager, Maintenance (3rd Shift). Be prepared for an on the spot interview.

January 24, 2017 Detroit Police and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Hiring Event
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Samaritan Center
5555 Conner
Detroit, MI 48210
313-224-0641
Police Officer recruiting event. Police Officer applications will be accepted on-site.

January 24, 2017 Hiring Event - 74 Positions Available!
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
West Michigan Works! Ottawa Service Center
121 Clover St.
Holland, MI 49424
616-786-3161
74 Positions Available - On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County will host a Hiring Event for 2 Employers – Express Employment Professionals and Tyson Foods. Positions being recruited for include: Apartment Repairmen, Inspections/Assembly, Loaders/Unloaders, Food Processing, Hi-Lo/Material Handlers, Dishwashers/Service Helpers, Product Movers, Maintenance Technicians, and Production Assistants. Interested applicants should bring several copies of their resume to the Hiring Event. The Hiring Event provides an opportunity for job seekers to interact and speak with Employer Representatives face to face. All participating employers have open positions they are looking to fill.

Flag for Veterans January 24, 2017 Veterans Networking Group
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-203-0947
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. Bring a fellow veteran! If this date does not work for you, please join us the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month at 3:30pm.

January 25, 2017 Kalamazoo RESA Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest – Kalamazoo Service Center
1601 S. Burdick St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Recruiting candidates for: Part-time Classroom Aides for Special Education, Full-time Paraprofessionals for Special Education, Part-time Teacher Aides for Early Childhood Education. You can view all active job postings for Kalamazoo RESA and other Consortium districts as well as apply online. If you cannot attend the Michigan Works! Employer of the Day event on 1/25/2017 we will also be at the KVCC Career Fair on March 22, 2017.

January 25, 2017 Speedway LLC Hiring Event January 25th – Cashiers (Full-Time and Part-Time) and Leadership Positions!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
All Speedway Stores throughout Michigan
All Speedway Stores
All Michigan cites
586-582-0440
Open Interviews are being conducted throughout Michigan to fill entry level leadership positions, including Full Time Team Leads (Shift Leader Trainees) and Full Time Assistant Managers (Co-Managers). Other positions are also available including Full Time and Part Time Cashiers (Customer Service Representatives), who primarily serve customers and Full Time and Part Time Food Service Specialists, who help maintain food and beverage programs. Interested candidates should submit an application online prior to the event. Those able to attend the hiring event will receive an interview on-the-spot and a possible job offer to join Team Speedway! Those unable to attend can complete an application online or by texting “Apply” to 80565. All applications will be reviewed by a Speedway Recruiter. We hope to see you there!

January 25, 2017 Office Max Hiring Event 
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Office Max
12635 Felch St. Suite 40
Holland, MI 49424
616-786-3161
Come to our Hiring Event! Multiple opportunities available! Open interviews - No appointments necessary!

January 26, 2017 Sales Jobs Network Job Fair
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Embassy Suites
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48150
877-777-1037
Sales Jobs Network Job Fair. This is a free event for candidates. Please bring multiple copies of your resume. Business attire. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Meet face-to-face with Sales Managers and Recruiters in a professional, quiet interview setting. You are meeting with the actual decision makers! Entry, mid and advance level sales opportunities present. Orientation sessions detailing company, requirements, benefits, etc. Individual career advice and information on the hidden job market. For additional information, please visit our website at www.salesjobsnetwork.com or call 877-777-1037.

January 26, 2017 Job Fair
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Eby-Brown Company
2085 E. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
HIRING...Due to an increase in business we are looking to fill the following positions ... - Warehouse (all shifts), Inventory Control (days), Stamping (days), Shuttle Driver, Nights (Must have a Class A license), Delivery Drivers, Afternoons (Must have a Class A license), Driver Trainees, afternoon (training to help obtain CDL A license), Assistant Manager Trainee (2nd shift), Merchandiser, Merchandiser Manager, Maintenance (3rd Shift). Be prepared for an on the spot interview.

Flag for Veterans January 26, 2017 Corix Career Fair 
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Corix Utilities Inc.
7800 Northport Drive (in Delta Township near I-69)
Lansing, MI 48917
414-467-9591
We are hiring Meter Service Technicians and Part-Time Warehouse Associates in Lansing, MI! Come to our job fair to learn about Corix Utility Services and our exciting job opportunities. No experience is required. Meter Service Technicians: Starting pay for this union position is $18/hr. (MI Connect # 7434024) Part-Time Warehouse Associates: Starting wage is $14/hr. (MI Connect # 7459780) Excellent benefits including 100% 401K matching within the first 90 days for the full-time positions. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record for both positions. Interested candidates should submit their applications online. CORIX Utilities is an equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, and disabilities.

January 26, 2017 Hiring US Census Bureau Field Representatives in Ottawa County 
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
West Michigan Works! Ottawa Service Center
121 Clover St.
Holland, Michigan 49423
U.S. Census Bureau has Field Representative Positions Available! Call or Email to Register for Census Test. Salary: $12.33 - $17.99 per hour starting salary (varies by location), 10% night differential for hours worked after 6PM, 54 cents per miles reimbursable driven. Hours: Flexible hours, varies based on survey requirements: must pass a 30 minute written exam, short mock interview and a structured job interview. Must have six months of general experience and/or education. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be at least 18 years old. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have an insured and working automobile. Must pass a security background check. Must have access to a non-cellular analog telephone line, Bi-lingual/Multi-Lingual also needed. Call for Test Scheduling: 1-800-865-6384 Ext: 15. Visit our website for application materials or to sign up for testing or email Chicago.Recruiting@census.gov.

January 26, 2017 Dean Transportation Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center - Kalamazoo
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Join us to learn more about immediate openings for School Bus Monitors and to complete an application! Interested but unable to come to the event? Apply online today or in person Monday through Friday at Dean Transportation, 4606 Croyden Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49006.

Flag for Veterans January 27, 2017 Macomb County Community Veteran Focused Hiring Event
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Macomb Intermediate School District
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Whether you are an interested veteran, spouse or family member of a veteran or a business looking to hire veterans this event is for you. This is our premier annual veteran hiring event in Macomb County Michigan. Over the years we have garnered great success, both on behalf of our deserving veterans, general public and our loyal business partners with providing an outstanding service, networking and opportunity venue that highlights the best of what all of our participants have to offer. Please come and participate in our celebration of our deserving veterans and community partners. Please register if you are a Business or Veteran.

Flag for VeteransJanuary 27, 2017 West Michigan Military and Veterans Career Expo
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grand Valley Armory
1200 44th Street Southwest
Wyoming, MI 49509
616-574-7581
You are cordially invited to attend the West Michigan Military and Veteran Career Expo: In partnership with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers and West MichiganWorks!. The event will be held at the Grand Valley Armory Gymnasium. This event is open to the general public. Existing active-duty service men & woman in all branches of the military, veterans, transitioning service members and their spouses are invited to register. Email kurtis.villa@nhls.com for questions.

January 31, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

January 31, 2017 Cornerstone Specialized Residential Services 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Full-time and part-time positions for direct care.

January 31, 2017 Detroit Police and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Hiring Event
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Northwest Activity Center
18100 Meyers Rd.
Detroit, MI 48235
313-224-0641
Detroit Police and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Hiring Event. Police Officer application accepted on-site.

JFlag for Veteransanuary 31, 2017 Metro Detroit Hiring Expo 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights
34911 Van Dyke Ave.
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
734-956-4550
Metro Detroit Hiring Expo will feature recruiters from 75 companies with positions available 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. Metro Detroit Hiring Expo is “free” for all job seekers to attend, interview early forward your email to hiringexpo@jobfairgiant.com. Several job seminars will take place throughout the day for job seekers that need assistance finding jobs. For more information visit our website at www.JobFairGiant.com.

February 2017

February 1, 2017 Effex Management Solutions / I Stanley Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center - Kalamazoo
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Various positions available, 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift, they include: Assembly, Material handler, Molding, and Coating. You may also apply in person Mon-Fri from 8-11am & 1-4 pm at 1500 Hill Brady Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49037. See event flyer online for more details.

February 3, 2017 Career Fridays 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
University of Phoenix
26261 Evergreen Rd. Ste. 500
Southfield, MI 48076
248-675-3740
University of Phoenix is hosting a Career Friday Event. When: Friday, Feb. 3rd, 10am -1pm. Where: 26261 Evergreen Rd. Ste. 500 Southfield, MI 48076. FREE to the public, all are welcome. Any questions please call 313-450-8133.

February 6, 2017 FireKeepers Casino Hotel 
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
I-94 – Exit 104
11177 East Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49014
269-660-5740
Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Some positions require prospective employees to be at least 21. Available positions include: Food and beverage, Security staff, Hotel, Slots, Bingo, Finance department, and Marketing department. Open interviews and job offers will be tendered to qualified applicants during the event. More information about the job fair is available by contacting the casino's human resources department at 269-660-5740.

February 7, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

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.

February 9, 2017 Belding Job Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Orchard Hills Building / Belding Adult Education
1975 Orchard Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
616-794-4602
West Michigan Works! and Belding Adult Education are hosting a job fair in Belding for area employers and job seekers. Employers will be recruiting for positions in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, care providing, food service, and more. Job seekers should dress professionally for on-site interviews and bring resumes.

February 10, 2107 Pine Rest Job Fair 
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
300 68th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616-455-4290
We invite you to learn more about Pine Rest, a dynamic organization united to bring healing moments to those we serve. Make sure to bring your resume—we’ll be doing on-the spot interviews! Positions we’re hiring for include… • Registered nurses • Social workers • Therapists • Patient care providers • Support staff • See additional openings on our website! Part & full-time opportunities available. Hiring all shifts.

February 14, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

February 15, 2017 Job Fair @ 2017 Great Lakes Home Builder's Show
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River
Novi, MI 48374
734-858-1600
The Job Fair will include hundreds of local companies within the home building and remodeling industry. Companies will be promoting job opportunities ranging from skilled construction trades, design, maintenance, to services. This will be a wonderful opportunity for job seekers to learn about various careers and the employers that support these career pathways.

February 15, 2017 Job Fair/Open House
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Howell
1397 N. Burkhart Road
Howell, MI 48855
734-878-6500
Open interviews being conducted for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC/R Engineers/Service Technicians with at least 2 years’ experience. (License, certifications, bilingual all a plus!) Applicants must pass drug test and background check, be reliable, hard-working, career-minded, and a team player. Must possess own basic tools. *Bring valid driver's license, social security card, and copy of resume with phone number and email address for an immediate interview. We offer year-round work, competitive pay and paid training, immediate coverage of health care and dental insurance. Company-supplied vehicle, Smart phone, and company-supplied uniforms received after company training complete and manager approves. Paid vacation, holidays, and 401k after a year. Several positions available!

February 15, 2017 Bruegger’s Bagels Hiring Event
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Oakland County Michigan Works! Troy
5550 Stephenson Highway, Suite 400
Troy, MI 48083
They are looking to fill Bakery Team Member positions for a number of local stores, and 2 Assistant Manager positions (Royal Oak and Ann Arbor stores). Great opportunities for a fabulous company!

February 15, 2017 Effex Management Soultions / I Stanley Employer of the Day Hiring Event 
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center - Kalamazoo
1601 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
269-383-2536
Various positions available, 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift, they include: Assembly, Material handler, Molding, and Coating. You may also apply in person Mon-Fri from 8-11am & 1-4 pm at 1500 Hill Brady Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49037. See event flyer online for more details.

February 17, 2017 Apprenticeship Application Pick –Up 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
and
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Local 324 Stationary Engineer Education Center
1551 Howard St.
Detroit, MI 48216
313-532-5345
Applications for Apprenticeship will be available for qualified applicants at the location listed above for the following classifications, dates, and times. ONLY: STATIONARY ENGINEER OR HVAC TECHNICIAN APPLICATIONS ARE LIMITED & WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON A FIRST- COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS FOR THE DESIGNATED TIMES LISTED ABOVE ONLY. QUALIFICATIONS: AGE: Age of 18 years or older at the time of application. EDUCATION: Must be a High School Graduate or possess a GED Certificate at the time of application. RESIDENCY: United States Citizen, or Legal Immigrant, residing in the State of Michigan. PHYSICAL FITNESS: Physically able to perform the work of the trade and willing to take a physical. DRUG SCREENING: If selected for training, must meet drug screening requirements. TESTING: A written aptitude test will be scheduled for all applicants who return a completed application and the required supporting documents. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A valid Michigan Driver’s License and reliable transportation are required. You must be willing to travel to job assignments throughout the State of Michigan.

February 17, 2017 EDU Staff Hiring Event! 
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Michigan Works! Wayne Service Center
35731 W. Michigan Avenue
Wayne, MI 48184
EDU Staff is seeking Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals and other Support Staff. Bring your resume and be prepared to interview on the spot at Michigan Works! Wayne Service Center! To learn more details, contact the Michigan Works! Linda Gierlack at 734- 858-1550 or email at: lgierlack@etdinc.com.

February 21, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

February 28, 2017 Career Networking Group
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Capital Area Michigan Works!
2110 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
517-492-5555
Networking is still the number one way that businesses find candidates. Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or transitioning into a new career can learn about networking. What is networking? Why is it so important to a job search? How do I network? Participants will also enhance their employability and knowledge of today’s changing workforce and marketplace.

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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