MICHIGAN'S SMARTCOAST THE SMART CHOICE

There’s been a well-kept secret along the coast of Lake Michigan that people from all walks of life are beginning to discover. Michigan’s SmartCoast is leading the nation in job growth, attracting professionals of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Our thriving regional economy offers countless career opportunities in today's most innovative and emerging industries. The SmartCoast is home to several nationally recognized colleges and universities, helping those who are ready to advance in their career. We recognize that there is more to life than work, and our entertainment and recreational activities are second to none. Why not live where so many vacation? We are ranked among Forbes Best Cities For Raising A Family. So whether beginning a career or looking to advance one, explore everything the SmartCoast has to offer and join the next wave of Michigan innovation.

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SUMMER 2014 EVENTS FOR AREA INTERNS

Jun12

UNWIND WITH HOLLAND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Serafina's
13 W. 7th Street, Holland

Unwind and mingle with area professionals leading the effort to develop, establish and promote opportunities for young professionals in West Michigan. Includes free appetizers and a cash bar. Registration is not necessary.

Jun19

WHITECAPS BASEBALL

5:45pm
BBQ and drinks on the Miller Lite Deck
7:00pm
Game Starts

Join the Gentex team and others for a fun networking and social event on the Miller Lite Deck at 6:00pm for drinks and BBQ. $23 ticket includes entry to the game and a BBQ dinner. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

To Register By June 12. email: dknizacky@whitecapsbaseball.com
Jul10

UNWIND WITH HOLLAND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS THEN PREMIERE OF "STEAM HEAT"

6:00pm
Saugatuck Center for the Arts
400 Culver St, Saugatuck
8:00pm
"Steam Heat"

Join Holland Young Professionals for a happy hour with free drinks and appetizers from 6-8pm. Theater buffs can then stay for the premiere of Mason Street Warehouse performance of “Steam Heat.” Theater tickets are $35.

Jul14

MILLENNIAL MIXER

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Haworth Headquarters
One Haworth Center
Holland

This fast-paced event is a great opportunity for interns to pay it forward by sharing their experiences with high school students engaged in summer programs such as Upward Bound, IChallengeU and The Bridge.

Jul30

WEST MICHIGAN INTERN CONNECT

2:30pm - 7:30pm
DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave, NW
Grand Rapids

Spearheaded by Hello West Michigan, Intern Connect showcases the greater West Michigan region and is expected to draw nearly 600 area interns. This event is free to all West Michigan interns.

Aug5

END OF THE SUMMER SOCIAL

5:30pm-7:00pm
Yacht Basin Marina
1866 Ottawa Beach Road
Holland

Celebrate a great summer on Michigan’s SmartCoast, and network with area executives at this farewell reception. This event is free to all SmartCoast interns.