Back To Michigan


Nov 21 and 23, 2018

Back to Michigan is your guide to networking events for job seekers that occur annually at Thanksgiving across the Great Lakes State.

These events are perfect for those who come home for the holidays and are thinking about a move (back) to Michigan.

It’s a great chance to meet with employers in a casual setting and to explore employment possibilities.

If you’re visiting Michigan and want to learn more about these Coming Home Events, please see below!

These events are free for job seekers to attend.

Ann Arbor - Hastings - Houghton - Grand Rapids - Lansing - Ludington - Saginaw - Saugatuck - Traverse City - and more!

Ann Arbor Tech Homecoming

Wednesday, November 21   |   4 to 7 pm

Back in Michigan for the Thanksgiving holiday?

Explore a tech career in Ann Arbor!

Join us during happy hour to network with area companies looking to hire. Our goal is to connect talented out-of-towners with Ann Arbor and its vibrant tech ecosystem, which has produced hundreds of startups and billions in enterprise value in the past five years.

Graduate Ann Arbor, 615 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Return North (Houghton)

Friday, November 23  |   5 to 8 pm

Connect with Innovative Companies That Will Bring You Back Home!

There are lots of opportunities in the Houghton/Hancock area - you just have to know where to look. For professionals who want to move back, we invite you to learn about our area’s high-tech ecosystem.

Bonfire Steakhouse, 820 Sheldon Ave, Houghton, MI 49931

Capital Comeback (Greater Lansing)

Wednesday, November 21   |   5 to 8 pm

Capital Comeback connects former and current residents of Greater Lansing with opportunities in a casual networking setting. Returning professionals will learn firsthand about the dynamic urban career and living opportunities right here in the reinvigorated capital region while getting the chance to network with many of the region's premier employers. 

The View at Cooley Law School Stadium, 505 East Michigan Avenue Lansing, MI 48912

TC NewTech (Traverse City)

Wednesday, November 21   |   5 to 8:30 pm

Thanksgiving Eve Party! Eat, Drink and Reconnect.

Save the Date... and tell your friends and family who are home for the Thanksgiving holiday! 

The Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684

Rethink West Michigan 

Wednesday, November 21   |   5:30 to 8 pm

When was the last time you thought about West Michigan?

Maybe it's time.

If you're coming back to West Michigan for the Thanksgiving holiday, there's one event you can't miss. On November 21st, several area companies and non-profit organizations are coming together to convince you that it's time to take another look at your hometown. 

Locations: Fremont, Hastings, Grand Rapids, Ludington, Muskegon County, and Saugatuck

Coming Home - Great Lakes Bay - Saginaw

Wednesday, November 21  |  3:00 to 5 pm

Discover Great Lakes Bay

Business casual networking experience for soon-to-be grads and alumni of Alma, CMU, Davenport, Delta, Mid Michigan, Northwood and SVSU to connect with over 20 world class employers from the region.

Saginaw Valley State University, Banquet Rooms, 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710