The Career Fair is coming–Are you prepared?


GVSU Winter Career Fair

Mark your calendars for the GVSU Winter Career Fair: February 24, 2015, 1-5 p.m. DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Avenue (Downtown Grand Rapids)

Many health-related employers will be in attendance.  Be sure you’re prepared to make a positive impression by attending a Career Fair Prep Session.


Career Fair Prep Sessions

To help you make the most of the Career Fair and the Professional School Fair in March, there are two Career Fair prep sessions which can provide valuable information on how to make the most of your career fair experience, including GREAT tips on what to expect, what to bring, what to wear and, who to visit.

Prep sessions will be held:

February 17, 2015, 10-11 a.m. in 209-E DeVos, Grand Rapids

February 18, 2015, 3-4 p.m. in 1104 Kirkhof Center, Allendale


Who will be at the Career Fair?

Some of the employers expected to be at the Career Fair include:  Accelerated Rehab Centers, American Senior Communities, Cherry Health, Diversified Medical Staffing, Family Health Care, Freedom Village, HCR Manor Care, Heartland Healthcare, Holland Home, Hope Network, Kent County Health Department, Life Time, Lutheran Volunteer Corps, Mercy Health, Metro Health Hospital, Metron Integrated Health Systems, Pennock Health Services, Sheldon Meadows Assisted Living, Sparrow Health System, Spectrum Health, ALS Association, Van Andel Institute, Wedgewood Christian Services, D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s and Perrigo.


Why should I attend?

First- and second-year students should attend the career fair to:

 Get exposure to a professional event.

 Practice making a professional introduction.

 Have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of organizations at one convenient location.


Junior-level students should attend the career fair to:

 Expand your professional network.

 Find internship and fellowship opportunities.

 Research and ask questions of potential future employers.


We hope you will take advantage of these great opportunities!!


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