Zhang Career Center

The Zhang Career Center at the Haworth College of Business facilitates career exploration and professional development through innovative programming and advising, empowering students to launch satisfying business careers following graduation from Western Michigan University. The center is located in 3020 Schneider Hall.

Career development programs

BUS 1750: Business Enterprise

Includes orientation to:

  • Zhang Career Center services and programs.
  • BroncoJobs.
  • Career planning using Focus.

Business Externship Program

Apply for a one- to three-day experience to shadow a professional mentor (often an alumnus or alumna). By exploring a business career and work environment, students explore a business major and begin networking early in their academic careers. Students attend professional development workshops before and after the externship experience. Learn more about the business externship program and application process.

Career advising

Drop in or call to schedule an appointment to see a career advisor about choosing a major, conducting an internship or job search, creating or updating a resume or cover letter, preparing for an interview, or to discuss how to accept or decline a job offer. Drop-in hours

Career events

  • Business Career Day
  • Practice Interview Day
  • Business Career Day
  • ISM Career Night, Food Marketing Career Night, Sales and Business Marketing Career Night
  • WMU Career Fair
  • Food Marketing Pre-Conference
  • Business Internship Panel

Employment services


BroncoJobs provides online access to internship and professional job openings, resume books, calendar of career programs, on-campus interviews, and employer contact information. Log in through GoWMU to activate an account. Students and recent alumni may upload and publish a resume for employers to review, apply for positions, RSVP for career programs and sign up for on-campus interviews.

On-campus interviewing

Employers schedule recruiting visits primarily from September through November and January through April. You may be invited to interview with an employer during a career event or sign up to interview through BroncoJobs. Keeping your major, GPA, expected graduation date and resume updated on BroncoJobs will allow you to receive email alerts about job and interview opportunities.