Small-format Target ready to hire for East Lansing location

Published: May. 16, 2019 at 5:18 PM EDT
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The first, small-format, Target is coming to the mid-Michigan area.

It will be open for shoppers in East Lansing on July 21.

The 22,000 square-foot store is located off of Grand River in East Lansing and will be a first of its kind for the area.

The Target is part of the downtown Center City District project .

Along with Target, the $125 million project will be home to Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Foster Coffee Company, and a Build-Your-Own Taco restaurant called, Barrio.

Target will hold job fairs to fill the 80 positions needed at the new store.

The job fairs are scheduled for:

May 20, 22 & 25

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

May 21

12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

May 24

11 a.m. – 7 p.m

Job fairs are at the Okemos Target store located at 4890 Marsh Road.

“We are building a talented team of 80 new team members who will help us meet the on-the-go needs of East Lansing residents and nearby college students. At Target, we value the people who help us serve the local community and look forward to providing them meaningful opportunities to build and develop valuable career skills,” said Katie Stewart, store director, Target.

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Target is also offering incentives for students, such as offering tuition and GED reimbursement.

The East Lansing store will be at 201 E. Grand River Ave.

"This new store will offer a curated assortment of food and beverage items, personal care and beauty products, home décor including dorm and apartment essentials, and men’s and women’s apparel and accessories."

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