Attention Michigan LGBT Career Seekers

By |2015-01-22T09:00:00-05:00January 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|


DEARBORN – The University of Michigan-Dearborn, in collaboration with various LGBT sponsors, is hosting an upcoming LGBTQ Career Fair to help connect young LGBT professionals with businesses from around the state.
LGBT and allied students from all majors will have a chance to speak with over 30 companies to discuss internships, part-time positions and full-time professional careers and learn what working professionals are looking for in the next generation of employees.
Companies such as Thomas Reuters, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of State, The Auto Club Group, Comerica, American Cancer Society, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, LEAR Corporation, Emerson ASCO Numatics, DTE Energy, Ford Motor Company, EY, Herman Miller and General Motors are just a few on the list in attendance to speak with up and coming graduates.
The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. on March 5 in the Fairlane Center North building at University of Michigan-Dearborn’s campus, located at 19000 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn. The event is free and open to everyone.
The LGBT Career Fair is supported by more than a dozen Michigan colleges and universities and is sponsored by Affirmations, the Detroit LGBT Regional Chamber of Commerce, Out & Equal Detroit Affiliate and Pride Source Media Group.
Those interested in attending the LGBT Career Fair are asked to pre-register at
Services aimed at guiding students towards better interview skills and more succinct resumes will also be available for interested career seekers in February. Each session will cover the same material. The University of Michigan-Dearborn will hold the first two sessions at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the University Center. Affirmations will host the third session at 3 p.m. on Feb. 19.

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