Career Connections

March 22, 2023

8 am – 2 pm

Siena Heights University Fieldhouse

Career Connections Job Fair is a great opportunity for high school upperclassmen, college students, and community members to network with employers in several different industries who are hiring. To facilitate good conversations, we’ve set specific times for each group of job seekers to visit with employers.

Overview and Schedule

  • 8 am – 11 am: High School Juniors and Seniors – also includes a campus tour
  • 8 am – 2 pm: College students
  • 11 am – 2 pm: Community members and Lenawee County residents.

Additional Seminars Available

This event also has five seminars for high school students. Students can choose three.

The Role Social Media Plays in Getting a Job: In this seminar, students will learn how employers are checking their various social media accounts to learn more about them as a job candidate. Students will learn about inappropriate posts and how that affects their job prospects.

Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarships: Students in this seminar will learn which local employers offer tuition reimbursement and other scholarships that are available in the community and where to find them. Participants will learn how to apply for scholarships.

Meeting Employer Expectations: This seminar will show participants what soft skills employers expect of employees as soon as they’re hired. It also will show students where they can obtain and practice these skills if they are lacking.

Skilled Trades & Apprenticeships: The Jackson Area Manufacturer’s Association (JAMA) will discuss the jobs available in the skilled trades industries and which employers offer apprenticeships. Additionally, they will discuss the courses they offer for certification in their preferred trade/skill.

Community Resources After Graduation: Michigan Works! will host this seminar and speak to students about the support they provide to job candidates before and after graduation.

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