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Michigan Works! IT Career Fair in Traverse City April 8


Local employers will be recruiting qualified candidates for current open IT positions at the Northwest Michigan Works! Information Technology Career Fair April 8 in Traverse City. The event will run from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hagerty Center located at 715 East Front Street. Along with local employers the career fair will  include information and resources for people considering IT careers. The event is being sponsored by Northwest Michigan Works!, Networks Northwest, and NMC.


The first hour of the Career Fair will be for job seekers who are looking to be hired now. From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the event will be open to everyone, including students just looking to network. There will also be a special session for employers from 3:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m. to provide information about Northwestern Michigan College’s (NMC) Software Developer Apprenticeship Program.


The positions employers at the IT Career Fair will be recruiting for include:

  • Network Technicians, Administrators, and Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Database Administration
  • CAD Systems Engineer
  • Manufacturing Software Technician
  • Summer Support Intern
  • Account Managers
  • Web Developer
  • And more!


Representatives from Northwestern Michigan College (NMC), Ferris State University (FSU), and the Traverse Bay Area ISD Career Tech Center will be available to answer questions about education and training opportunities for anyone interested in IT careers. 


Rob Dickinson, Business Liaison, Michigan Works!


"This is the fourth year for the IT Career Fair and it has become a popular event for employers to recruit top talent and for IT professionals to land their next big opportunity," said Rob Dickinson, Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaison.





Job Seeker Registration:

>> Pre-registration is NOW OPEN.
Please register now; we will keep you updated as the event approaches. 

  • For priority consideration, submit your professional résumé to by April 3rd, 2015. Résumés received will be vetted and forwarded to appropriate employers prior to event. 
  • If you do not have an account on Pure Michigan Talent Connect (, please consider creating one. It’s a free job board that is used by many employers to find job candidates. If you are serious about your job search, consider posting your résumé on as many job boards as you can.

Walk-in registration will be accepted at the event, but will not grant or guarantee you immediate access to the Employer Exhibit Room.


Job Seeker Special Preparatory Instructions:


More information, including videos of past years is available at:




This event is hosted by: Northwest Michigan Works!, Networks Northwest, and Northwestern Michigan College.




The professionals at Networks Northwest help our City Council, Planning Commission, and staff make thoughtful decisions to ensure our community is sustainable and resilient for many years to come.

Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager