All employer events and on-campus interviews will be conducted virtually for the winter 2021 semester. Please visit www.gvsu.edu/lakerstogether for additional University updates.


Winter/Spring 2021 Employer Events & Career Fairs

Thursday, February 11
3 - 4:30 pm

Formerly called "Careers in Social Work", The School of Social Work VIRTUAL Bridges to Employment Conference & Career Fair is designed to help prepare graduating social work students for life after graduation. Topics that will be covered include: licensure, post graduate supervision, resumes and interviewing, and others. Employers are invited to participate in the virtual networking and career fair portion of the event.Agency representatives will be able to network with both BSW and MSW students, recruit upcoming graduates, and increase awareness about their organization.

Please contact Grace Pushman (pushmagr@gvsu.edu) if you are interested in participating.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
11 am - 3 pm

Part of the Work Like a Laker Conference, Resume Review Day provides you the opportunity to virtually interact with individual students who are seeking professional feedback on their resume, while sourcing potential candidates for your organization. You will review a student's resume, have a chance to share your contact information, and if appropriate, invite the student to learn more about your organization at the Virtual Career, Internship & Summer Fair - all in 10-minute sessions.

The Review Process

  1. Employers register in Handshake and create schedules ( get help creating schedules).
  2. Students register in Handshake in advance or day-of to have their resume reviewed by one or several employers.
  3. On the day of the event, students and employers sign in to Handshake to launch their meetings.
  4. Employers review students’ resumes and provide feedback in 10-minute sessions.
  5. Employers may request, if appropriate, that students follow up with them at the Fall Virtual Career & Internship Fair with a revised version of their resume.
  6. Employers and students exchange contact information, if appropriate, for continued networking.

Register

Friday, March 12, 2021
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Part of the Work Like a Laker Conference, this event allows attending organizations to participate in a virtual speed practice interview session for students at GVSU. Participating employers will have a chance to give a short welcome and information about their organization followed by a speed interviewing session facilitated via Zoom. Don't miss this great opportunity to contribute to the professional development of our students while identifying good potential candidates for your organization!

Register

Computing Practice Interviews
Session 1 - March 2, 2021: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Session 2 - March 4, 2021: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Please join us for our annual Computing Practice Interviews this fall semester! Engage with a subset of the 70 students in our CIS 290 Internship Preparation class that are, or will soon be, seeking internship opportunities.

We will be holding our practice interviews in a virtual "speed interviewing" format. Groups of three to four students (35 total per session) will rotate between virtual  employer tables (10 total per session) for approximately ten minutes each. You will have the opportunity to present your company and discuss any potential openings you have to internship seeking students throughout the session. You will also provide verbal feedback to students on their interview responses. Follow up with students is encouraged!

For all sessions we are looking for 10 employers on a first-come, first-served basis. All sessions will take place via Zoom.

Register for Session 1

Register for Session 2

March 16-17, 2021
4-8 pm (both days)

Hosted by all Michigan Public Universities, welcoming students from all colleges and universities in the state of Michigan (public and private)

  • March 16 – Elementary Ed and Early Education, K-12
  • March 17– Secondary Ed and Special Ed, School Counseling and Administration and other roles

Registration fee: $200 to attend one or both days

Day 1 Registration     Day 2 Registration

Mar 18: Virtual Career, Internship & Summer Job Fair

Thursday, March 18, 2021
2-6 pm

This high-profile event typically attracts over 1,800 students and alumni from all colleges and majors. Meet with candidates from seven area colleges and universities, including Grand Valley State University, Aquinas College, Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Davenport University, Grand Rapids Community College and Hope College.

The fair will be hosted using the Career Fair Plus platform. Price is $250, with a discounted rate of $150 for non-profit/government organizations. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

More Info | Register

Employer Internship Trainings

2020-21 Dates

Get more information and view the complete list of monthly Employer Internship Trainings.

Host Your Own Virtual Events

If you are hosting your own virtual events or professional development sessions, please post those in Handshake and let us help you target to student populations!


To learn more about employer and recruitment events and how your organization can participate, contact Susan Proctor: proctors@gvsu.edu  or (616) 331-6708.