The University of Michigan-Dearborn is hosting a career and education fair dedicated to the Michigan’s defense sector.

This is the first in a series of education and career events created through the first-ever Southeastern Michigan Educational Partnership. The partnership is a collaboration of Automation Alley, Defense Acquisition University, area colleges, universities and the Society of Automotive Engineers. The partnership is focused on creating a pipeline of qualified professionals in the area of defense.

The “Building Michigan’s Future Together” Education and Career Fair will be held Wednesday, July 28 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the UM-Dearborn Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems Building’s BorgWarner Auditorium, 4901 Evergreen Road in Dearborn.

The event is intended for veterans, displaced workers and others eligible professionals interested in securing positions within the Department of Defense.

Representatives form the defense industry, including the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, Tank Automotive Command and other federal agencies and government contractors will be in attendance.

There is no cost to attend the event, but registration is required.

Visit or call (313) 593-4000.

In addition to the career fair, UM-Dearborn’s continuing education department in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering Professional Development, will provide information regarding non-credit and certificate courses aimed at Department of Defense positions.

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