Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, CAMW! Capital Area Michigan Works! stops by the Michigan Business Network to announce that coming in April 2019, Lansing will welcome MiCareerQuest to the capital region for the first time ever.
● MiCareerQuest Capital Area and is an employer-driven, student focused, hands-on career exploration event happening on April 26, 2019, at the Lansing Center.
● This model has been successful for four years in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and starting this year in Southeast Michigan.
● During this unique experience, thousands of local middle and high school students will find out what it’s like to be a nuclear machinist, mechanical engineer, agri-scientist, network technician and more by interacting with the professionals who do these jobs every day here in the Capital Area.
● One of the features that sets MiCareerQuest apart from other job or career fairs is its focus on new economy industries as opposed to individual employers and/or organizations.
● For this event to be successful, T3: Teach. Talent. Thrive. needs of help from local businesses.
● Support from the region’s employers ensures local students will have hands-on interaction with real-world job skills and the ability to talk to the engineers, researchers, designers and more who fill those jobs. It will help students see the wide world of career possibilities in our region.
● T3 is seeking sponsors for all four quadrants within the event, representing Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Technology; Health Sciences & Human Services; Business, Information Technology, Arts & Communication; and Natural Resources & Agriscience.
● There are four sponsorship levels per quadrant. Those interested in learning more about MiCareerQuest Capital Area or sponsorship of the event, visit micareerquestca.org and find the Eventbrite link under sponsorship.
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