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About the Smart Coast

West Michigan is quickly emerging as one of the best places in the country to start a career, a life or a family. And along the lakeshore, the Michigan Smart Coast boasts company innovation, professional fulfillment and continual sources of weekend entertainment.

We're a region globally recognized for leadership in manufacturing, food production, engineering, design, agriculture, tourism, health care and sustainability. More importantly, when you look at cost of living and sense of community, the West Michigan coastline stands out as your smart choice.

2016 Summer Intern Events

LinkedIntern Workshop

Howard Miller Community Center
Use LinkedIn to stay connected with the professional contacts you make this summer and beyond to grow your career.

Tuesday May 17, 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Unwind with Holland Young Professionals


Thursday June 9, 5:30 - 7:30p.m.

Free - Pizza and appetizer provided

Intern Connect: Day in the Park

Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Grand Rapids

Thursday June 23, 5:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Coffee and Conversation

Baker Lofts
Talk with a panel of local leaders on what it's like to live and work in West Michigan.

Wednesday June 29, 7:30a.m. - 9:00a.m.

Free - breakfast provided

Intern Connect: Professional Networking Night

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Tuesday July 12, 5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Unwind with Holland Young Professionals

Holland Area Arts Council

Thursday July 14, 5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Free - hearty appetizers provided

End of Summer Social

Holland Princess Cruise

Friday July 29, 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Free - dinner provided