Career Center Events


Get prepared and get connected!

The Career Center offers a wide variety of events to help you successfully land after graduating from GVSU! Attending workshops, career fairs, and employer-hosted events are great activities to add to your short and long-term career plan and are available to students and alumni!

Log in to Handshake and click on Events for a complete list of career-related activities and events!


Upcoming Events

Designing Your Future: Identifying Great Opportunities & New Approaches to Your Job Search

January 11, 2023 6:00 PM

In this interactive workshop you will work with Grand Valley University Career Advisor, Lisa Knapp to achieve the following:  Identify and articulate their targeted job description Identify...

Preparing Professional Materials & Optimizing Your Professional Brand

January 25, 2023 6:00 PM

In this interactive workshop, experience personalized programming focused on the following learning objectives: Define their Personal Brand Craft a winning resume Identify skills, draft skills...

GVSU HTM Networking Extravaganza!

February 8, 2023 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Stop by before, after, even during classes in the Hager-Lubber Exhibition Hall (105E DeVos Center) located in the downtown campus and chat with local managers from a variety of hospitality...

Know Your Worth: Understanding the Job Offer

February 8, 2023 6:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion featuring three GVSU alumni. They will talk about the job offer from their diverse perspectives, as well as give advice about how to determine your salary requirements,...

Careers in Human and Public Service

February 9, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Careers in Human & Public Service provides an opportunity for students and alumni to learn more about career opportunities in nonprofit administration, human services, law enforcement, government/public...

Prepare for the Career Fair - Pew Campus

February 20, 2023 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you preparing for the upcoming Winter GVSU Career and Internship Fair, but not quite sure where to start? The Career Center will be hosting a drop-in event to help you refine your resume, formulate...

Prepare for the Career Fair - Allendale Campus

February 21, 2023 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you preparing for the upcoming Winter GVSU Career and Internship Fair, but not quite sure where to start? The Career Center will be hosting a drop-in event to help you refine your resume, formulate...

Relocation: Moving and Job Searching Outside Your Area

February 22, 2023 6:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion featuring three GVSU alumni and community members. They will talk about relocation from their diverse perspectives, as well as give advice about how to apply for jobs...

GVSU Winter 2023 Career and Internship Fair

February 23, 2023 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Winter Career & Internship Fair is an excellent place to kick off your job or internship search, or to begin networking with organizations looking to hire Grand Valley students and alumni of...

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Employer Info Sessions

Duke Health Professional Nursing Assistant

When: Tuesday, December 6th 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Join us to learn more about Duke University Health System Summer 2023 Professional Nursing Assistant (PNA) Program!

Duke Health creates world-class opportunities for nurses  especially for nursing students looking to grow skills and identify their professional aspirations. The Professional Nursing Assistant Program is a paid ten-week learning opportunity with a unique, one-on-one clinical partnership where mentors help student nurses improve critical thinking skills across practice areas.

Application deadline (inclusive of video interview and references): January 13, 2023
Program Acceptance: Notification of program acceptance will be extended beginning January 30 through February 3, 2023. Acceptance/declines are due by February 10, 2023.

· Program begins: Monday, May 23, 2023
· Program ends: Friday, July 31, 2023

More Infoabout the Duke Health Professional Nursing Assistant event starting 12/6/2022

FAO Schwarz Fellowship Info Session

When: Tuesday, December 6th 2022, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm EST
FAO Schwarz Fellowship Info Session

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship program is designed to develop the leadership skills of recent college graduates and prepare them for success in the social impact sector.

This selective Fellowship is one of very few paid two-year domestic fellowships in social change and offers excellent preparation for a career in nonprofits and public service. The Fellowship also prepares students interested in applying to graduate programs related to policy, education, social work or management.

Learn more about the Fellowships, including our 2023-2025 host organizations, during an online info session on Tuesday, December 6 from 12:30-1:15 pm EST. Please sign up in advance!

More Infoabout the FAO Schwarz Fellowship Info Session event starting 12/6/2022

MDHHS Muskegon County Information Session

When: Tuesday, December 6th 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a virtual information session on 12/6 at 2pm.

This session will allow you to learn and ask questions about our Child Welfare positions in our Muskegon County office.

We will have staff on hand that can speak to and answer questions about the day to day of the jobs as well as how and when to apply, the interview process and the benefits of working for the State of Michigan.

Please join us and feel free to bring your questions.

More Infoabout the MDHHS Muskegon County Information Session event starting 12/6/2022

Information Session w/ Anderson Trucking Service - St. Louis Park, Minnesota

When: Thursday, December 8th 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Do you have questions about the Logistics industry? Our St. Louis Park, MN office is only 50 miles from our Corporate Campus and in the heart of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro.

This is a rapidly growing office, who is seeking eager new college grads to join our team of professionals. Come find out how our sales and operations reps are earning 6 figures and growing within our company!

More Infoabout the Information Session w/ Anderson Trucking Service - St. Louis Park, Minnesota event starting 12/8/2022

FBI Special Agent Info/Q&A Session

When: Thursday, December 8th 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST
During this event we will only be highlighting the Special Agent position.  You will have the opportunity to gain more of a perspective on the application process, the training new agents receive at Quantico and working as a Special Agent in the field from a current FBI Agent and Staff. 

Please note the following:

1)  You must be a US Citizen to apply for the Special Agent position.

2)  You must be between 23-36 years old and have completed a Bachelor's Degree or higher.

3)  Please come prepared with 1-2 questions for the presenters.

4)  Check out FBIjobs.gov for more information on the Special Agent application process.



More Infoabout the FBI Special Agent Info/Q&A Session event starting 12/8/2022

Leaders in Training

When: Tuesday, May 16th 2023, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Location: 2910 Lucerne Drive Southeast, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546, United States

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2023

Ignite your professional and personal development during Hungerford Nichols Spring leadership program for accounting students. We also encourage students to register who are undecided but leaning towards a career path in accounting or related field.

The program itinerary is three-fold:
(1) Presenting you with helpful information about the firm and career paths within public accounting in a fun, engaging environment
(2) Participation in a Gallup Strengths assessment and activity to help you gain awareness and appreciation of your natural talents
(3) One-on-one interviews and small group interactions with professionals to accelerate our interest in getting to know you better
This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door for public accounting internships with our firm and to help you determine the "right-fit" for yourself in the pursuit of professional fulfillment.

Who:
"Pursuing degree in accounting or related field OR undecided AND
"Interested in learning more about public accounting
"Eager to engage with professionals and like-minded students

More Infoabout the Leaders in Training event starting 5/16/2023

Career Fair Podcast

Follow Up After Career Fair

Additional Information

Student/Alumni Event No Show Policy



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