Employers invited to register for March 2 Career Fair

Students, alumni, community: Free LinkedIn prep sessions Feb. 23

TRAVERSE CITY — Employers are invited to register for Northwestern Michigan College's 17th annual Career Fair, to be held Thursday, March 2 at the Hagerty Center on the Great Lakes Campus.

Held in partnership with Northwest Michigan Works and Networks Northwest, the Career Fair runs from 3–6 p.m. Employers will have the opportunity to recruit job-seekers for career-track, seasonal and entry-level positions as well as internships and service learning.

The event is open to students, NMC alumni and community members. Veterans are invited to arrive at 2:30 p.m. Employer registration is $25 (waived for non-profits) and available online. To register or for more information, visit nmc.edu/career-fair.

In preparation for the event, participants are invited to attend free preparation workshops:

Feb. 23: Speaker Chaim Shapiro will offer two sessions on using the LinkedIn social network in a job search.

  • LinkedIn 101: 10–11 a.m. For beginning users.
  • Maximized LinkedIn: 1–2 p.m. For advanced users.

Both sessions will be held on main campus in the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center, rooms 106/107. Shapiro is the director of the Office for Student Success at Touro College in New York, a freelance writer, public speaker, LinkedIn consultant and a board-certified coach specializing in career coaching. Call (231) 995-1170 or email twelch@nmc.edu or aburns@nmc.edu.

Feb. 27 and 28: Additional preparation workshops will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Nelson Innovation Center lobby. These sessions will offer assistance with resume preparation, an elevator pitch and projecting confidence at the fair.  


Release date: January 30, 2023

For more information:

Katie Sommer-Ford
NMC Advising Center
(231) 995-1040


Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination