Events List

2015-2016 Calendar of Events

Job fairs are a great place to meet employers. Company representatives attend job fairs to meet potential employees and increase awareness of their organization. Read our handout for detailed information about job fairs.

*Denotes Calvin-sponsored event

2015:  June | September | October | November | December
2016:  January | February | March | April

September 2015

SEP
23

*Accounting and Finance Night

A focused job fair for accounting majors and business majors with a finance concentration for students from Calvin College and Aquinas College. Seniors arrive at 5:30, juniors at 6:00. Employers: register online for the event and pay online. Contact Kristy for more information. See registered employers.

Calvin College Prince Conference Center, $100 registration fee for employers

SEP
28

*Amway Networking Event

Amway is a large, global company with opportunities for students from nearly every major headquartered just a few miles from Calvin. With more than 100 internships offered each summer, Amway offers excellent career opportunities to college students. Network with Calvin alumni who work at Amway to learn more! The event will include a presentation, networking, snacks, and a tour. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors are invited to attend. To register for the event, e-mail Laurie Lemmen by September 21. In the email, include your major and your year at Calvin, and attach your resume.

3:30-5:30 p.m.
Amway World Headquarters
7575 Fulton St E, Ada, MI 49301

SEP
30

MSU Science Engineering and Technology Exchange Career Fair

MSU's engineering fair with more than 200 employers. This event attracts well-known employers representing a variety of industries and full-time and internship opportunities. Calvin students have found excellent career opportunities at this fair. See details.

2:00-6:00 pm
Breslin Center
Lansing, MI

October 2015

OCT
1

MSU Business Exchange Career Fair

Michigan State University's Career Services Network hosts this fair for business students. Meet more than 100 employers seeking interns and entry-level talent.

2:00-6:00 p.m.
Breslin Student Events Center, 2:00-6:00 p.m.

OCT
16

Auto Owners I.T./Actuarial Day

I.T./Actuarial Day is an annual event hosted at Auto Owners' home office in Lansing to show juniors, seniors, and recent grads majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Actuarial Science, and Math how their degrees can be used in the insurance industry.

All day, includes lunch
Lansing, MI

OCT
22

*Fall Career Fair

A fair for all majors from a variety of local colleges and universities. Companies recruit for full-time positions as well as internships. Free shuttle available, leaving from the Spoelhof flag pole at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, and from the DeVos back to Calvin at 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00. No pre-registration is necessary for the fair or the shuttle. See the list of employers and positions online.

1:00-5:00 p.m.
DeVos Place Convention Center

OCT
29

Hope College Gap Year Fair

Hope College Career Development invites Calvin students to The Hope College Gap Year Fair. Students visiting from other schools will be provided a free lunch. No registration needed. Parking passes are not required. More information.

10:30 am-3:00 pm
Hope College Maas Center, 264 College Ave., Holland, MI

November 2015

NOV
10

*Association of Christian Schools International Job Fair

Christian international schools from all over the globe will be at Calvin to recruit teachers.

9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Prince Conference Center

NOV
12

A fair for the technical and science industry, including computer science, engineering, and the physical sciences. See more information, including employer registration materials.

2:00-5:00 p.m.
Calvin's Prince Conference Center

NOV
13

Michigan Collegiate Job Fair

Over 100 companies are expected to attend this job fair. Jobs are in a variety of positions primarily for entry level candidates. Register and view a list of employers at www.mcjf.org

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Burton Manor in Livonia, MI

NOV
16

*Recruiting Trends Conference

Dr. Phil Gardner of MSU will present national and regional data on current trends in recruiting, followed by a panel discussion/response. Register online.

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Prince Conference Center, Willow Room

February 2016

FEB
19

A unique fair for internships and full-time positions, organized by private liberal arts colleges and universities in Michigan. This event is organized into a "meet and greet" morning session and scheduled interviews in the afternoon. See a list of participating employers. To register for Job Pursuit, complete the online registration form by Friday, February 6. Career Development will charge the $10 registration fee to your student miscellaneous account.

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
(need to attend the entire day)
Crowne Plaza Lansing West, Lansing, MI

FEB
25

*Winter Career Fair and Health Careers Day

For students from all majors from a variety of local colleges and universities. Companies recruit for full-time positions as well as internships. Free shuttle available, leaving from the Spoelhof flag pole at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 and from the convention center at 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00. No pre-registration is necessary for the fair or the shuttle. See the list of employers and positions online

1:00-5:00 p.m.
DeVos Place Convention Center

March 2016

MAR
7

Schools from all over the country recruit at this teacher job fair. On March 8, many districts will be conducting follow-up interviews. Candidates don't need to register, just show up! See more information

3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
GVSU Allendale Campus - Kirkhof Center

MAR
18

Michigan Collegiate Job Fair

Over 100 companies are expected to attend this job fair. Jobs are in a variety of positions primarily for entry level candidates. Register and view a list of employers at www.mcjf.org

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Burton Manor in Livonia, MI

April 2016

APR
26

*Teacher Search

School districts will send representatives to meet with candidates who are finishing their program in education at Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone, GVSU, and Hope.

Employers: register online or download paper form.

Students: Pre-registration is not required, and this fair is free and open to students from all schools. Just show up at the event dressed professionally and with multiple copies of your resume.

See a list of registered districts from spring 2015

Noon-4 p.m.
Calvin College, Prince Conference Center (1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, 49546)