WMU's fourth annual military career fair open to public

by Deanne Puca
| WMU News

Photo from a career fair.KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University is hosting free events designed to help those who serve or have served in the military and their dependents connect with talent acquisition representatives from local corporations as well as hone their professional personas, strengthen their resumes and transition into the civilian workforce.

Sponsored by the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, the fourth annual Boots to Suits military career fair is from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in 208-210 Bernhard Center. This year’s attending corporations include Verizon, Consumers Energy, Target, Eaton, Ralph Moyle, Parker Hannifin, Enterprise, TEK Systems, First Data and Employment Group.

Preparation event

The Office of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Haworth College of Business are co-hosting a free pre-fair preparation event from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in Schneider Hall’s Zhang Career Center. WMU faculty and staff will provide attendees with personalized feedback regarding resumes and self-marketing techniques as well as share additional information about the employers who will be at Boots to Suits.

Those interested in attending the Boots to Suits military career fair or preparation event are encouraged to register online at wmich.edu/military/bootstosuits.

For more information, contact John Scott, WMU coordinator of marketing and public relations for the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, at (269) 387-4455 or john.c.scott@wmich.edu.

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