2017 Fall Career Fair hosted by WCC Career Services is free, open to public

Published on Oct 3, 2017 9:16am by Richard Rezler, Public Relations

 The Morris Lawrence Building on the WCC campus, home of the 2017 Fall Career Fair

Listen to WCC Dean of Community & Economic Development Niko Dawson and Assistant Director of Career Services Cheryl Harvey talk about the career fair with Lucy Ann Lance on WLBY-AM.


The 2017 Fall Career Fair at Washtenaw Community College is expected to include representatives from an estimated 70 employers looking to immediately fill current job opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.

Organized by WCC’s Career Services department, the career fair will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, in the Morris Lawrence Building on the college’s Ann Arbor campus (Directions).

Pre-registration is requested, but not required, and available at wccnet.edu/careerfair. All pre-registered job seekers can enter the career fair at 3:30 p.m.

Confirmed employers to date include the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, IHA, General Motors Engineering, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, City of Ann Arbor, Walgreens, Rainbow Rehabilitation Center, Gerber Collision and Glass and more (see complete list below).

“We have a large list of regular partners that we work with who know we can provide them with qualified and motivated applicants, and we’re always working to add more employers to the list,” said Cheryl Harvey, Assistant Director of Career Services. “It’s a great opportunity for our students and a great way to remind people in the community that we are here to serve them, as well.”

The WCC Career Services department hosts a variety of events throughout the year. In addition to general career fairs in the spring and fall, the college hosts events for niche areas such as advanced manufacturing, business and health care.

A list of confirmed employers, as of 10/3/17:

Bennett Optometry
BPI Information Systems
Caring Partners Home Health
City of Ann Arbor
Clean Water Action
Commercial Door Specialties
Community Alliance
Crown Lift Trucks
Detroit Police Department
Eastern Michigan University
EHM Senior Solutions
Emergent Health Partners
Family Care Network, Inc.
GDI Infotech
General Motors Engineering
Gerber Collision & Glass
Glacier Hills Senior Living Community
Graham Hotel Systems
Hatch Stamping Company
Huron Valley Electric
Impact Management Services
Independence Village/Laurus
Jimmy John's Enterprise, LLC
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
Katherine's Catering
Kennedy Care
Legacy, LLC
LGC Hospitality Staffing
Linden Square Assisted Living
MeritHall Inc.
Michigan Department of Corrections
Michigan Medicine
Michigan Talent Investment Agency
Mosquito One
Mt. Brighton, A Vail Resort
Nexient LLC
Novel Responses, Inc.
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Rainbow Rehabilitation Center
Sherwin Williams
Sodexo - University of Michigan
StoryPoint/Laurus Home Care
TownePlace Suites Ann Arbor
United Methodist Retirement Communities
University of Michigan
University of Michigan-Michigan Dining
Washtenaw Community College
Washtenaw Co. Infrastructure Management
Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
Wellbridge of Pinckney
Wolverine Human Services


For more information about Washtenaw Community College, visit www.wccnet.edu.

Media contact: Rich Rezler, 734-973-3629, rrezler@wccnet.edu