LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Job seekers and employers can connect through a State of Michigan-sponsored online career event.

The MiVirtualCareerFair is set for Wednesday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. online at

The job fair will feature 30 employers, including Aflac, Consumers Energy, Hillshire Brands, Shinola, Speedway and Verizon Wireless. It’s expected to be the second-largest such event to date.

More than 120 employers and 16,700 job seekers have connected since MiVirtualCareerFair debuted two years ago.

During the event, job seekers can explore customized employer booths, interact with participating employers and search and apply for job opportunities. Participation for job seekers is free.

Additional virtual career fairs are scheduled for Aug. 27 and Nov. 12.

For more information, visit

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