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Bi-annual Michigan Collegiate Job Fair brings employers, college students, and alumni together

by Ebony Jones, Published October 11, 2012


Graduating seniors and alumni can meet one-on-one with prospective employers at the bi-annual Michigan Collegiate Job Fair (MCJF), Friday, November 16, 2012 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. at Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd. in Livonia. Approximately 100 employers are expected to participate in the fair, which is sponsored by Eastern Michigan University and supported by the Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance (MCEEA). MCJF is also promoted by more than 100 other two- and four-year higher education institutions.

One of the state's largest and longest-running job search events, MCJF celebrates 24 years of jump-starting careers for area students. It offers an opportunity for students to meet with potential employers looking to fill various entry-level positions. Begin your job search now and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity. Register online at www.mcjf.org, using an American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa payment.

The deadline for advance registration and the $10 fee is Friday, November 9, 2012. Registration at the door on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Burton Manor is $15. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

* New this year - We are proud to collaborate with LiveWorkDetroit! which is a state-wide initiative connecting Michigan's college graduates to new opportunities in Detroit and promotes the city as a post-graduation talent destination. This year, Michigan Collegiate Job Fair participants will have the opportunity to participate in this all-inclusive day -long event that connects college students with industry and community leaders, and tours iconic landmarks, affordable apartments, and trendy night spots. LiveWorkDetroit! will be providing transportation to/from the Burton Manor for interested paticipants.

For on-line information go to www.mcjf.org, or contact Ebony Jones, Eastern Michigan University Advising & Career Development Center, at 734.487.0400.