Employment fair attracts 47 companies

By Website Administrator | Nov 9, 2007

Kettering's National Cooperative Education Employment Fair Nov. 8-9 attracted a strong and long list of companies seeking talented co-op students to hire.

47 companies from around the country.

130+ students seeking co-op jobs.

The blend was a good and productive one when Kettering hosted its National Cooperative Education Employment Fair Nov. 8-9.  The list of corporations and companies that sent recruiters to the event was impressive, organizers said. 

Venetia Petteway, corporate relations executive, said the employment fair was full of "forward-thinking" companies.  "In the mist of a challenging economy, the National Co-op Employment Fair was alive and thriving with companies that understand the importance of investing in the development of their future workforce and leaders," she said.  "It was a pleasure to host such innovative and forward-thinking organizations that value the benefits of cooperative education and their partnership with Kettering University."
 
Companies participating in the employment fair ranged from A to X.  They are:
  • ACS - Flint, Mich.
  • Acument Global Technologies - Titan Fastener - Holly, Mich.
  • Alcoa – Independence, Ohio
  • Alticor Corp - Ada, Mich.
  • American Showa Inc – Sunbury, Ohio
  • ArvinMeritor - Commercial Vehicle Systems- Troy, Mich.
  • Atco Industries - Sterling Heights, Mich.
  • Auto-Owners Insurance - Lansing, Mich.
  • BMW – Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Behr Industries Corp - Climate Systems - Troy, Mich.
  • Benham Companies - Walled Lake, Mich.
  • Comau Pico - Southfield, Mich.
  • Consumers Energy - Jackson, Mich.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber – Findlay, Ohio
  • DTE Energy - Distribution Operations - Detroit, Mich.
  • Delphi - Electronics and Safety - Kokomo, Ind.
  • Delphi - Saginaw Steering Systems - Saginaw, Mich.
  • Diversified Machine Inc - Howell, Mich.
  • Eaton Corp - Fluid Power Division -VanWert, Ohio  
  • ElectroJet Incorporated - Brighton, Mich.
  • Emerson Industrial Automation - Power Transmission - Valparaiso, Ind.
  • Emhart Teknologies – Mt. Clemens, Mich.
  • GE - Consumer & Industrial - Louisville, Ky.
  • GKN - Driveline - Auburn Hills, Mich.
  • General Motors, North America
  • Goodrich Corporation - West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Co - Menomonee Falls, Wis.
  • Hella North America Inc - Plymouth Township, Mich. 
  • Insitu Group Inc – Bingen, Wash.
  • LMS – Midland, Mich.
  • LuK USA LLC – Wooster, Ohio
  • Motor City Electric Company - Detroit, Mich. 
  • Northwest Airlines – Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Patrick Engineering - Livonia, Mich.
  • Plastipak Packaging Inc - Plymouth, Mich.
  • Plexus Systems Inc - Auburn Hills, Mich.  
  • Rima Manufacturing Co - Hudson, Mich.
  • Rochester Gear (a branch of Newcor) - Clifford, Mich.
  • Ryobi Die Casting (USA) – Shelbyville, Ind.
  • Stemco Inc – Longview, Texas
  • Toyota - Motor Mfg North America - Erlanger, Ky.
  • Transform Automotive - Sterling Heights, Mich.
  • UGN Inc - Tinley Park, Ill.
  • UPS - Industrial Engineering - Addison, Ill.
  • United States Air Force - East Lansing, Mich.
  • Webasto - Rochester Hills, Mich.
  • X-Ray Industries Inc - Troy, MIch.

Included in the large crowd were a number of graduates of Kettering/GMI, who returned to campus to recruit tomorrow's leaders.

 

Ben Hodge '03Tony Lam '03
Toyota RecruitersDwight Tavada and Davida Clark '06
Patrick Recker '03INSITU

Written by Pat Mroczek

(810) 762-9533

pmroczek@kettering.edu