Wednesday, May 12th, 2021


9 a.m. - 3 p.m. EDT


Opportunities for live Q&A

About the Event

MiCareerQuest Southwest is a fun and exciting career investigation event designed for 8th-grade students across southwest Michigan. More than 5,000 students experience this interactive, informational and inspiring career exploration event each year and we are thrilled to be able to provide this experience virtually in 2021.

During this unique experience, students will explore careers and talk directly with industry professionals who perform these jobs every day. Students will discover what it’s really like to be a nurse, a graphic designer, a welder, an engineer, and many more exciting careers.

Just click on the image below to see a full list of all the occupations that you can explore at MiCareerQuest SW.



9:00 am - 10:00 am

Student Group 1

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Student Group 2

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student Group 3

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Group 4

Frequently Asked Questions

YES. Just click on the Registration button and enter your information.
Click on the LOGIN button and enter your email address. No password is needed

NOTE: MiCareerQuest SW will not be open until May 12th, 9:00 a.m. (EST). Live interaction will take place between 9:00 am - 3:00 p.m. EST. The website will be accessible for 90 days after May 12th.
Yes, this Virtual Event is completely FREE for you.
Eighth grade students who reside and attend school in participating Southwest Michigan counties.
No, it is just a website. You will provide your email address when you log in. (NOTE: email address and names will NOT be shared)
You can interact with them by clicking onto their booth. Each employer volunteer will be able to text chat or live video chat with you. You can also watch video content and access documents within the individual booths.
Yes, the event will be available for 90 days after the event.
IIF you are logged in, go to the INFORMATION or HELP DESK. IF you are unable to log in please send an email to for any technical assistance.
We recommend Chrome and Firefox.
Good internet connectivity will ensure high quality video streaming.
Email the Event Coordinator, Kathy Spackman, at
Talk to your school counselor about the many high school Career and Technical Education (CTE/EFE) courses that are available to you. or visit our website at: and Calhoun county students can visit the CACC website at
You can add videos or documents to your swag bag located in the ribbon at the top of the screen. Once you click “ADD”, the items will be added to your bag. At the end of the event, just enter your email address and all items will be emailed to you.