Archive for April, 2014

Michigan Veteran’s Workforce Development Agency

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APRIL 18, 2014

In this issue…

IT Career Fair – Traverse City – Tuesday, April 22

Traverse City IT Fair - 04-22

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Rochester College Job Fair – Wednesday, April 23

Rochester College Job Fair - 04-23

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Pure Michigan DREAMJOB – Registration Deadline – Friday, April 30

Pure Michigan DREAMJOB

Job Seekers: Register by April 30 to attend Pure Michigan DREAMJOB on June 13 for a chance to meet Michigan employers with job openings. This is the state’s largest ever matchmaking summit and more than 100 Michigan companies are seeking to fill more than 800 positions.

“Talent is one of Michigan’s most valuable advantages for growing businesses and Pure Michigan DREAMJOB will bring together both companies and jobseekers to build their futures here,” said Governor Rick Snyder. “It will be the knowledge, skills and hard work of our workforce that separate Michigan from others in a competitive global marketplace. This is a showcase opportunity for all that makes Michigan a great place to live, work, build a business and enjoy our unique quality of life.”

Register today at

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MIAT Career Expo – Thursday, May 8

MIAT Career Expo

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Veterans’ Services Open House – Saturday, May 10

Veterans Services Open House

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Muskegon Veterans Job Fair Aboard USS LST 393 – Friday, May 16

Muskegon Job Fair (Production)

Are you an employer interested in being part of this amazing opportunity? Fill out this employer registration form to secure your spot aboard the USS LST 393 today.

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Veterans Town Hall & Job Fair – Friday, May 16

Veterans Town Hall & Job Fair

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Team Selfridge Career Fair – Saturday, May 17

Team Selfridge Career Fair

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Links and Items of Interest


  • Keep informed of job and career fair events throughout the state of Michigan by visiting the Job & Career Fair Calendar on
  • The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has instituted a telephone number for UCX customers (Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service members) to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with inquiries regarding their military unemployment claim. Customers will be able to leave a voice message regarding their UCX claim at (855) 707-8387 and UIA Staff will return the call within 48 hours.
  • Are you interested to know if your military experience can be converted into college credits? The American Council on Education (ACE’s) Military Evaluations program is holding two webinars concerning military evaluations and attendant credits. The program has reviewed and made college credit recommendations for military courses for years. Many higher education institutions recognize these recommendations as part of their procedures for deciding about granting credit for military experience. Register for these free webinars online.
  • Wounded Veteran Internship Program – Wounded veterans who cannot return to their previous civilian jobs after serving in combat can find opportunities with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). This program is being implemented to meet the employment needs of returning wounded veterans of the armed forces as they transition into the civilian workforce. For more information, contact Bradley Kubat by email at or by calling (517) 290-9395

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Connect With Michigan Veterans’ Services Division and Other Vets

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