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Student Career Services Events

Employers: to REGISTER for the DU Events below in one place click here:HANDSHAKE                       Check out our Employer Internship Seminars

Students: TO REGISTER FOR THE DU EVENTS BELOW CLICK HERE:Handshake

Davenport University is currently planning our events around two potential realities:

1. Where we can assemble in ways we have always done
2. Where we assemble virtually

We are prepared to support employer recruiting and our student's employment goals every step of the way to ensure our students fill the talent needs in the market today.

 

JULY EVENTs

July 

2020

What all students should do to prepare for Fall:

 AUGUST EVENTS

August

2020

Course prep students can do now:

Many courses require resume, cover letter, mock interview, assessment and other career related activities. Schedule an appointment with career services and get ahead of those assignments now!

Schedule any time (day or night) here: davenport.joinhandshake.com

Do your Interests | Personality Values | Workplace Preferences assessment here: davenport.pathwayU.com  (needed for ACES100 and other classes)

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

September

11

Pantherpalooza! | 1-4 p.m.

SAC | Grand Rapids Campus

Pantherpalooza! The official kick off to the school year! Is an exciting opportunity to play games, eat great food, find student organizations, meet university departments & local businesses, area restaurants and much more!

It’s a free event and is open to all Davenport University students.

To Register Click Here

 

September

24

Accounting & Finance Fair | 11-3pm

AuxGym | Grand Rapids Campus


A MUST ATTEND for all students in Accounting and Fianance Majors. Students will network with 35+ employers recruiting for internships and career starting positions while learning what these top accounting and finance firms are seeking in top talent today.

Students should register here: https://davenport.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/15759/student_preview?token=Oe1IyGX65jD8Dp278n8ldL-ZcJGEshJaXGIzo-9VWCpB_UJauo6fRw

September 

2020

Student Resource Fair | 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Throughout the Campus | Lansing Campus


Learn everything you need to know about the services and support available to you on-campus while playing department related games and winning great prizes!

No registration required. The link to attend this event online will be found in Handshake @ davenport.joinhandshake.com

September 

2020

Speaker Series | Time TBD | Warren Detroit & Online
For College of Technology 

Students across the DU footprint can enjoy and hour-long conversation with experts in the field designed to help then learn and understand opportunity and demand in the market for their degree.

To register for this an all events go to davenport.joinhandshake.com
Search Events or Career Fairs

September

2020

Michigan Sports Business Conference | U of M Campus


Conference Date Dropping Soon: Follow and register to attend this event here: http://umsbc.com/

Have you built your profile in TeamworkU yet? Prepare for this and other Sport Management employment, internship and networking events now. 

 
Select the Davenport University with the green cap when selecting your education on your profile.  That gives you the TeamWork U benefits you get for being a DU student/alumni!

OCTOBER EVENTS

October

 1

Accounting & Finance On-Campus Interviews | Time TBD
Aux Gym Student Activity Center | Grand Rapids Campus

Watch here for updates on on-campus interview opportunities for Accounting and Finane students. Get prepared. Start practicing your interviews using the DU Career Guide and InterviewStream; DU's online interview practice system.

Go to InterviewStream here: https://davenport.interviewstream.com/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2f+
Students will find Interview Schedules posted on handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

October

 1

Career Services Awareness Day | ALL CAMPUSES!
DU Career Services Offices & Online


Visit Career Services on your campus, watch for special activities around your campus, get cool stuff! No registration required. Just come!

Event information will be found in Hanshake under Events @ davenport.joinhandshake.com

October 

15

West Michigan Fall Internship & Career Fair | Time TBD


More information, registration and campus-to-event bus information will become available soon! Keep watching or contact Career Services.

Contact Career Services here: https://my.davenport.edu/career-services/team-profile/14014

October 

22

Swim with the Sharks! | 2-5pm
Rooms TBD | Grand Rapids Campus


Jam on your presentation skills in front of a panel of Michigan employers and business experts and WIN Prizes! Go it alone or team up.

Register to compete here!
https://davenport.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/15860/student_preview?token=kqOxN85-2jXEz8Dric9teSHtCJas6MhFR5KS_K4RmBSnlXzwyKGuhA

October

2020

Insurance Forum | 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Rooms TBD | Lansing Campus & Online


Join in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top insurance companies as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

October

2020

Speaker Series | Time TBD | Warren Detroit & Online
Learn what it means to be an Entrepreneur 


Students across the DU footprint can enjoy and hour-long conversation with experts in the field designed to help then learn and understand opportunity and demand in the market for their degree.

To register for this an all events go to davenport.joinhandshake.com
Search Events or Career Fairs

October

2020

The Global Mindeset Brunch-n-Learn | Morning
Fishbowl | Holland Campus


Despite business globalization, many of us run into challenges when working with people who are culturally different than ourselves. We need leaders and team members who can leverage culture to engage others. Learn how you can adapt your culture without losing its key strengths. And, harness the competitive advantage in doing so. Find more info here: https://www.davenport.edu/global-mindset

Register to attend here: 
https://davenportuniversityipex.secure.force.com/RegisterSession?sid=1995&stitle=The%20Global%20Mindset%20Brunch%20&%20Learn%206/10/2020&samt=25&bflg=0

October 

26

College of Technology Forum | 6-9p.m.
Sneden Rooms 123 | Grand Rapids Campus & Online


Meet and network with the employers who want to meet students in all of DU's College of Technology programs and learn what it is they are looking for in their next student interns and career hires!

Registration information coming soon!

NOVEMBER EVENTS

November 

2020

Watch here for career & professional development events!

 

DECEMBER EVENTS

December

2020

 

Nursing Forum  | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Conf. Rooms 1-3 | Midland Campus & Online

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top Health and Hospital organizations as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

December

2020

Occupational Therapy Forum | Time TBD
Rooms TBD | Grand Rapids Campus

January EVENTS

January

 28

Business Forum | 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sneden Rooms | Grand Rapids Campus & Online


Join us in an excellent and inormative Q&A session with recruiters from across business sectors and verticles to learn what they are looking for in professional talent for Business, Management and Marketing careers and how DU's programs meet their talent aquisiton needs.

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

 

January

 2021

Nursing Forum | 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Rooms TBD | Lansing Campus & Online

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top Health and Hospital organizations as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

January

2021

Speaker Series | Time TBD | Warren Detroit & Online
For Allied Health Students


Students across the DU footprint can enjoy and hour-long conversation with experts in the field designed to help then learn and understand opportunity and demand in the market for their degree.

To register for this an all events go to davenport.joinhandshake.com
Search Events or Career Fairs

FEBRUARY EVENTS

February

18

DU Annual Career Fair | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SAC Gym Floor | Grand Rapids Campus


Join 100 of DU's top recruiting employers from across the state and Mid-West for our annual career fair where students from across the DU footprint can network with and impress employers seeking DU student, recent graduate and alumni talent.

Register to attend through Handshake @ davenport.handshake.com

February

2021

 

Technology Forum | 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Rooms TBD | Lansing Campus & Online

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top employers from tech firms, private industry and government as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

February

2021

Nursing Career Fair | 11 a.m. Lunch | Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Conference rooms 1-3 | Midland Campus


Students will enjoy lunch with recruiters, have an opportunty to hear what they are recruiting for and network with employers in an intmate setting designed just for Nursing students and Nurse recruiters from hospitals, corrections, private health care, psychiatric health care, home health care, veteran and community health.

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

February

2021

Nursing Forum | Noon Lunch | 1:00 - 3:00 Forum
4th Floor Conference Room | Warren Campus & On line

 

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top Health and Hospital organizations as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

February

2021

 

Speaker Series | Time TBD | Warren Detroit
Donald W. Maine College of Business Students & Online

 

Students across the DU footprint can enjoy and hour-long conversation with experts in the field designed to help then learn and understand opportunity and demand in the market for their degree.

To register for this an all events go to davenport.joinhandshake.com
Search Events or Career Fairs

March EVENTS

March 

 2021

Accounting & Finance Forum | Time TBD

Sneden Rooms | Grand Rapids Campus & Online

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top employers from Accounting and Finance firms/fields, private industry and government as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

March 

 2021

Networking Etiquette | 5:30p.m. - 8p.m.
Location TBD | Off-site Lansing Area


Learn important networking and business network building skills over cocktails, sodas and terrific hors d'eauvers. This event is for students at all levels. Students and alumni will learn skills that will last a lifetime.

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

March 

2021

Cyber Security Networking Forum | Time TBD
Room TBD | Midland Campus & Online

 

Join us in an excellent and informative Q&A session with recruiters from Michigan's top employers from tech firms, private industry and government as they discuss the breadth and depth of positions across all DU programs that they recruit for. Then join them in networking and Lunch!

Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

March 

2021

Metro Detroit All-Colleges Career Fair | Noon - 3 p.m.
4th Floor Conference Room | Warren Campus


Employers will meet with students and alumni from colleges and universities across the Metro Detroit region. All Majors. All degree levels. Students will find internships and summer opportunities. Graduating seniors and alumni will find new career opportunities.

Student and employer registration will soon be in Handshake: Registration will open soon in Handshake: davenport.joinhandshake.com

 

APRIL EVENTS

APRIL 

 2021

Watch for upcoming career development events here!

MAY EVENTS

May

 2021

Watch for upcoming career development events here!

JUNE EVENTS

June

2021

Watch for upcoming career development events here!


EMPLOYERS

Finalize your sponsorship in the Career Services Guide Here!

 

eMPLOYER iNTERNSHIP tRAINING

Let us be your recruiting team. Post full or part-time jobs, internships and review resume books on Handshake.  Contact career services for assistance, or to participate in our professional development programs. Scheduling information for the Employer Internship Training Seminar is available using the button to the right

 

 

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINARS

EMPLOYER INTERNSHIP TRAINING SEMINAR |

 

Accounting & Finance Fair Tips & Tricks | TBD

Grand Rapids Campus | Sneden Auditorium

Meet Recruiters and hear practical advising about applying for, interviewing and working in CPA firms.

View 2018 Employer Participants Here!
Contact the Career Services Coach at your campus for dates | times

 

Nursing Forum | Lansing Campus

9:00am – 1:00pm

Student Registration:

https://davenport.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/12313/student_preview?token=9zWp2CgKpIO6j_KOaDQYgicI4H2w2p1FR9hclY9Oo5rGUjDY6Sh3uQ

Employer Registration:

https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/12313/employer_preview?token=9zWp2CgKpIO6j_KOaDQYgicI4H2w2p1FR9hclY9Oo5rGUjDY6Sh3uQ