CAREER EXPOS & WORKSHOPS
Career Expos offer area high schools a great opportunity to introduce their students to local employers and teach students what employers are looking for and expecting in an employee.
Career Expos are held on-site at local schools, and Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium works directly with the school to help facilitate the event and to help with employer participation.
Every expo can be set up differently and highlights may include:
Introduce students to employers in their area and encourage networking
Teach students about career pathways for career opportunities with businesses in their area
Show students how to create a resume
Encourage students to participate in mock interviews
Educate students on Technical Education programs, STEM programs, and advanced education opportunities available in their area
WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS
Michigan Works! also offers a variety of other student engagement activities, including:
Resume & Interview workshops
What Employers Expect workshops
Reflecting a Positive Image workshops
Mock Interview sessions
Senior presentations, and more
MW Business Services Professional, Alayne Hansen presents "Reflecting a Positive Image" to two high school classes. The presentation was delivered in preparation for student mock interviews to be held the next day with 12 area employers. Throughout the presentation students had questions and concerns regarding interviewing and follow up. They were very interested in knowing what common questions they may be asked during an interview, and how to best answer them. Both classes were filled with discussion from the students both during and after the presentation. They were a very impressive group of young adults eager to learn as much as possible to help them ace an interview. They were a pleasure to speak to, and they very much enjoyed the presentation.