STUDENT and ATTENDEE INFORMATION
No pre-registration is required to attend the fair and it's FREE!
The MAB Foundation hosts Broadcast Media Career & Networking Fairs every Fall to bring potential employers and career counselors right to where you are!
Plan now to attend as many of these fairs as possible to learn more about your future in the ever-changing, ever-exciting world of broadcast media! Bring your resumes for review and suggestions! Plan now to attend and advance your career today!
: FREE to attendees…additional parking costs may apply.
• Bring copies of resumes with contact information.
• Bring samples of work, audio and/or video clips.
• Have a positive attitude.
• Dress to impress.
Call the MABF Office (800.968.7622) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions.
STATIONS and COMPANIES: Secure your booth TODAY at one of our Fall Regional Career and Networking Fairs. Meet with students and young professionals from across the state.
Thursday, October 8 – Specs Howard School of Media Arts, Main Campus, Southfield
co-sponsored by Specs Howard School of Media Arts
4 p.m. – 7 p.m. - Main Entrance, 2nd Floor - FREE to attend!
Specs Howard School of Media Arts
19900 W 9 Mile Rd #100
Southfield, MI 48075
Free parking is located outside of the building. Click here for directions
Thursday, October 15 – Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
co-sponsored by CMU's School of Broadcast & Cinematic Arts
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. - Bovee University Center, Rotunda - FREE to attend and FREE PIZZA!!
Central Michigan University
103 East Preston Street
Bovee University Center
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
For directions and parking information, click here.
Tuesday, October 20 – Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
co-sponsored by WMU's School of Communication and WMU Career and Student Employment Services
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. - Brown Hall - FREE to attend!
(career fair will be adjacent to the Clifford Media Ctr.)
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
For directions and parking information, click here
Vendor Online Registration
Whether you are a broadcast station, media company or school, you do not want to miss an opportunity to meet Michigan's future at any of the three 2015 Fall Broadcast Media Career & Networking Fairs!
For Stations - Participating in this fair gives you and your station(s) the unique and valuable opportunity to reach out and educate the future of our industry, network with other broadcasters, support the programs of the MAB Foundation and receive possible EEO credits. All station participants will receive official acknowledgement letters to be placed in their station's EEO files. Take care of your EEO file and be prepared for possible EEO audits by registering to participate in this fair today!
- Participating in this fair opens the door to hundreds of potential students for your school's programs. Take this opportunity to show off your school's offerings with high school students, college transfers and those just looking for the next great step in their career journey.
Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please indicate all of the representatives attending for one booth on the registration form. Each booth is $275
and includes a co-sponsorship of the event. Deadline is Friday, September 18, 2015
Please note that ALL PAYMENTS
are due to the MAB Foundation office prior to start of the career fair you registered for and ALL CANCELLATIONS must be made in writing by September 18.
By registering to participate in the 2014 Fall Broadcast Media Career & Networking Fairs, you will also receive one Virtual Career Fair booth on the Michigan broadcast careers website at www.michiganbroadcastcareers.com at no additional cost. This site will allow only Career Fair participants to post job openings and curriculum information along with a logo and link to your website. All postings must include contact information. If your station does not have current openings but would still like to receive resumes/demos for future openings, please indicate that on the registration form.
Please email MABF
all postings with contact information that you would like included in your virtual career fair booth and along with a logo and web address.
As a co-sponsor, you will be helping to offset the cost of the fairs as well as helping to promote the event to your students, listeners and viewers by promoting this event prior to and the day of the event. You can do this by airing your own PSAs, if you have a station, or by adding your involvement into any press promotion. Your assistance in promotion is vital to the success of the career and networking fair. For stations, keep track of everything you air for your EEO records and send the MABF a copy of your affidavits.
Registration fee is $275
per booth and includes Co-Sponsorship of this event along with the following amenities:
• One MABF Virtual Career Fair booth – located at www.michiganbroadcastcareers.com
• One 6 ft. banquet table with two chairs.
• One table-top sign with your call letters/company name displayed.
• Promotion on the MAB website, the MAB e-newsletter.
• Assistance with promotion to the schools through the MAB Foundation.
• Box lunch/dinner for up to two station representatives.
• A portion of the registration fee goes to support the MAB Foundation and its mission and may be tax deductible.
ATTENTION UPPER PENINSULA STATIONS!
The MABF once again encourages stations in the UP to participate in the NMU Fall Job Fair on Wednesday, October 8. This career day is separate from the other MABF Broadcasting Career Fairs and may include different fees and registration requirements. Please visit the NMU Fall Job Fair website
for complete details.
ATTENTION STATIONS: EEO OUTREACH
This program may provide you with the basis to claim a "menu option" outreach initiatives credit under the FCC's EEO regulations. Specifically, one station representative in attendance must have hiring responsibilities at all of the stations represented. You should consult with your communications counsel or call MAB’s Washington Attorney David Oxenford to be sure. Please submit to the MAB Foundation copies of the station’s affidavits concerning airing Career Fair promotion. This information will be needed as we prepare the official EEO letter for each station participant.
The MABF will present all participants with an official letter that you may wish to place in your EEO records along with other relevant materials such as PSAs, affidavits, promotional letters, etc.