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
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Calvin College, Prince Conference Center (1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, 49546)
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 on paper. See registered school districts.
Calvin students: register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and certification areas as you want them to appear on your name tag, and attach your resume to the email.
Anna Smith, Secondary English
Jim Jones, Elementary Education & Middle School Math
Students from other sponsoring schools (AQ, Cornerstone GVSU, Hope): contact your career office for registration procedures.
Students from other non-sponsoring schools: You are welcome to attend. A $10 fee will be charged at the door.
September 25, 2012, Aquinas College (alternates annually between Calvin and Aquinas)
A mini-job fair for accounting majors and business majors with a finance concentration for students from Calvin College and Aquinas College. Seniors arrive at 5:00, juniors at 6:00. Contact Kristy for more information.
MSU Science, Engineering & Technology Exchange Career Fair
October 3, 2012, 2:00-6:00 pm, Breslin Student Events Center
Questions, please call (517) 884-1310
October 4, 2012, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Prince Conference Center
President Michael Le Roy will speak on "Why Business Matters," and business students will interact with business professionals in speed networking sessions. See more information and register.
October 16, 2012, 1:00-5:00 p.m., DeVos Place Convention Center
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 or as a pdf or as Excel.
October 18, 9:30 - 3:00, Library Lobby
Representatives from approximately 30 seminaries and divinity schools, from a wide variety of denominations and traditions, will be on campus to talk with interested students about their schools, degree programs and the path to professional ministry.
October 24, 2012, 10:00-noon, followed by lunch, University Club of Chicago
A fair for students and young alumni interested in working or interning in Chicago. See more details. Deadline for students to register was Oct 17. See pictures from the 2012 event.
*Association of Christian Schools International Job Fair
October 29, 2012, Cornerstone Hansen Athletic Center Fieldhouse, 10:00-6:00
Would you like to teach at a Christian school overseas? If so, attend this career fair to meet with representatives from these schools all over the world. See a packet of information about this fair and what positions are available.
Hope College Networking Event
October 30, 2012
There are for 5 Calvin students to attend. If you're interested in attending, email email@example.com.
November 7, 2012 from 9am to 1pm, Van Andel Arena Banquet Rooms,130 W Fulton
Companies Attending include WOOD TV8, Perrin Inc, AFLAC, Pearson Food Company, and more. To register for this free fair, contact Zack Krywyj, 616-774-4585 x3060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Preparing to Lead In a Competitive Business Enterprise
November 12, 4:00, Meeter Center Lecture Hall
J.D. Loeks, Calvin alumnus and President of Celebration! Cinema, will share insights into transitioning a degree into the workplace, as well as details about the movie industry.
November 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Hope College Maas Auditorium
Looking for a one- or two-year-long service opportunity after college? Learn about opportunities with organizations such as Teach for America, Peace Corps, Jesuit Voluntee Corps, Lutheran Volunteer Corps and more.
*Whirlpool Recruiting Fair
December 6, 2012, 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,Whirlpool Corporation Headquarters, 2000 North M-63, Benton Harbor, MI
This will be an opportunity to interview with Whirlpool Corporation recruiters for internship and full-time positions in engineering, finance & accounting, information systems, and supply chain. To be considered for an interview, please download and complete the registration form, and submit the form along with a copy of your resume to the career development office no later than November 16.
February 5, 2013, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Calvin's Prince Conference Center
A fair for the technical and science industry, including computer science, engineering, and the physical sciences. See more information, including employer registration materials. See a list of registered employers.
February 15, 2013, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (need to attend the entire day), Lexington Lansing, Lansing, MI
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 or check out this video for more information. Stop by the Career Development Office to register and pay your $10 registration fee.
February 20, 2013, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Calvin's Prince Conference Center
Calvin students seeking nursing externships and full-time positions attend this fair. Students in other health-related majors are also welcome to attend. Employers: register online or on paper. See a list of registered employers and their openings.
February 21, 2013, 1-5 p.m. DeVos Place Convention Center
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 booklet distributed at the fair.
Monday, March 4, 2013, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. GVSU Allendale Campus - Kirkhof Center
Schools from all over the country recruit at this teacher job fair. On March 5, many districts will be conducting follow-up interviews. Candidates don't need to register -- just show up! See the list of employers.