Press release: GRCC hosts State and Local Criminal Justice Career/Internship Fair


Kathy Mullins
Executive Deputy to the President and Board Liaison

April 15, 2013 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The 58th District Court Probation Department and the Walker Police Department are just two agencies that will participate in Grand Rapids Community College’s State and Local Criminal Justice Career/Internship Fair on April 18.

State and local employers will meet with GRCC and high school students, and members of the public, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 18 in room 108 of GRCC’s Sneden Hall, 415 E. Fulton.

The event will include representatives from:

  • Rockford Public Safety.
  • Victim Witness Program.
  • 61st District Court Domestic Assault Response Team (DART).
  • Walker Police Department.
  • Michigan State Police.
  • Schools of Hope-United Way,
  • Ottawa County sheriff Department.
  • Boys and Girls Club West Michigan.
  • Kent County Jail.
  • Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services.
  • 58th District Court Probation.
  • Kent County Parole,
  • Baxter Neighborhood Association.
  • Mel Trotter.
  • Grand Rapids Police Department.

“The Job Fair will show our students what different careers and internships are open to them with their GRCC degrees,” said Nikki Banks, Department Head of GRCC’s Criminal Justice Department. “Representatives from different agencies will talk about their fields and answer questions.”

Grand Rapids Community College, established in 1914, offers opportunities for over 30,000 students annually in degree courses, certification and training programs, workshops and personal enrichment classes. GRCC holds classes on the downtown Grand Rapids campus as well as several additional locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties.