GRCC invites public to spring job fair



Leah Nixon

Director of Communications

(616) 234-4213

March 12, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Sixty companies – with openings ranging from teacher to mobile crane operator – will be at Grand Rapids Community College’s spring job fair on March 17.

The event — from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor and parking level of the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center at 151 Fountain St. NE — is open to GRCC students, alumni and the community.

Employers that are scheduled to attend include Walker Tool & Die Inc., Camp Tall Turf, Fox Motors and Mercy Health, among others.

“The best advice I have for making the most of our job fair is to be prepared and enthusiastic when speaking to employers,” said Luanne Wedge, associate director of GRCC’s Student Employment Services. “After you look through a list of employers that will be attending — and what types of jobs they have available — visit their websites to do some basic research beforehand. Prepare a short, 20- to 30-second, introduction to use with employers. Dress professionally and bring many copies of your resume with you!”

GRCC encourages the entire community to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate a need for an accommodation, or have questions about accessibility, please call the Student Employment Services office at (616) 234-4170 in advance of your visit or program participation.

Grand Rapids Community College has been offering educational opportunities in West Michigan for 100 years. Established in 1914, the college offers degree courses, certification and training programs, and workshops and personal enrichment classes. Offerings are held on GRCC’s downtown Grand Rapids campus, and at several locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties, as well as through distance learning.