Newsline

Ferris State Hosts Career Day

March 9, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Students, faculty, and exhibitor companies made the first Ferris State HVACR Program Career Day a success.

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - Ferris State University recently hosted its first ever Career Day at the Granger Center for Construction & HVACR on campus.

Five companies joined The NEWS for the event, including: Automatic Mechanical Services, Arlington Heights, Ill.; Emerson Climate Technologies, Sidney, Ohio, Electrical & Durability Refrigeration Division; Harshaw Trane, Louisville, Ky.; Illingworth Corp., Milwaukee; and TAC Energy Solutions, Lenexa, Kan.

Students in Ferris State’s two-year and four-year HVACR programs were encouraged to visit with representatives from each company before and after classes and on the first evening during a pizza dinner.

Mike Feutz, chair of the HVACR department, said, “Ferris State has two university-wide career days per year in a central location on campus, but we wanted to provide a more intimate setting, so we invited employers to set up booths in our own building. This provided a more relaxed atmosphere for both the students and the employers. Formal interviews were also scheduled and conducted on site.

“The venue proved successful, as students were able to stop by between classes and learn about the opportunities available through the various employers. This was particularity valuable for underclassmen that weren’t ready to look for employment quite yet. After all, this industry is all about networking, and this was a prime opportunity.”

For more information about the FSU HVACR program, visit www.ferris.edu/cot/hvacr.

Publication date: 03/09/2009

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con