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MiCareerQuest Northwest Going Virtual in 2021, Kick-Off Meeting Set for January 27

News Release
January 4, 2021

TRAVERSE CITY, MI— Northwest Lower Michigan’s largest career exploration event for students is going virtual in 2021. MiCareerQuest™ Northwest will be held online May 12, 2021. Anyone interested in learning more about MiCareerQuest™ Northwest can attend a Kick-Off meeting on Wednesday, January 27 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm via ZOOM. Those attending will be able to interact with the platform to be used at the live event and see demonstrations of what virtual exhibits will look like. 

MiCareerQuest™ Northwest is a career and college readiness event for 9th and 10th-grade students. Local employers from Agriculture, Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality, IT, Manufacturing, and more will come together to create a unique interactive virtual career exploration experience. Students will find out what it’s really like to be a nurse, machinist, computer programmer, chef, veterinarian, and more, directly from the people who do these jobs every day.

To RSVP and receive the ZOOM link for the January 27 meeting, email

For more information about MiCareerQuest™ Northwest go to

MiCareerQuest™ was created in 2015 by Michigan Works! Kent, Allegan & Barry Counties (now West Michigan Works!), Kent ISD, and the Construction Workforce Development Alliance (CWDA) in response to employers’ need for future talent in Construction, Healthcare, Information Technology and Manufacturing.

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Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager