by Emily Vontom, Published March 19, 2012
YPSILANTI - Graduating seniors and alumni from area Michigan colleges and universities have a valuable opportunity this month to meet with potential employers at the bi-annual Michigan Collegiate Job Fair. The job fair will be held Friday March 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd. in Livonia. There is a $10 registration fee.
"This is an excellent opportunity for all Michigan seniors and alumni to met with prospective employers," said Ebony Jones, a senior corporate relations manager with Eastern Michigan University. "Employers will be looking to hire new graduates and alumni for entry-level positions."
The fair, which is sponsored by Eastern Michigan University and supported by the Michigan Career Educator & Employer Alliance (MCEEA), is one of the state's largest and longest running job fair events focusing on liberal arts, business and technology.
There are 134 companies and organizations scheduled to attend the job fair, including: Dow Corning Corporation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Quicken Loans, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Valassis Communications, Takata Ramsoft Systems as well as many State of Michigan departments and government agencies.
Last year's fair drew 120 employers as well as more than 680 candidates.
"We encourage candidates to dress appropriately and to bring their resumes, portfolios and other relevant information," said Jones.
For more information, call 734.487.0400 or visit http://www.mcjf.org.