Career Fair - Students and community welcome

TRAVERSE CITY — Current students, alumni, and the community are invited to attend Northwestern Michigan College's 17th annual Career Fair on 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. (Veterans are invited to arrive at 2:30 p.m.) Nearly 70 participating employers will be recruiting for career-track, seasonal and entry-level positions as well as internships and service learning. See the list at

In preparation for the event, NMC has planned two free "Navigating the Career Fair" workshops. These will be held Feb. 27 and 28 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center lobby on main campus. These sessions will offer assistance with resume preparation, an elevator pitch and projecting confidence at the fair.

Following the Career Fair, NMC will also host two sessions on using the LinkedIn social network in a job search. These will be held March 16.

  • 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 or


Release date: FEBRUARY 23, 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.