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Join us September 23 through October 2 for Career Week!

Please click on each event for a full description including registration information.

September 23
Decision Making | BCCC | 11am – 12pm
Decision Making | BCCC | 12 – 1pm
Choosing A Major | Herrick Room | 11am – 12pm
Choosing A Major | Herrick Room | 12 – 1pm
Boerigter 1 Year Celebration Open House | BCCC | 1 – 3pm
Headshots | BCCC | 1 – 3pm

September 24
Internship Planning Workshop | BSC Schaap Aud. | 11am – 12pm
Mentoring 101: Meet Your People! | Herrick Room | 3 – 4pm
Strengths Workshop | BCCC | 5 – 6pm

September 25
Handshake 101 | Herrick Room | 12 – 1pm
Résumé Review | BCCC | 3 – 6pm

September 26
Where Will You Go? Speaker Austin Asamoa-Tutu Jr. | BSC Schaap Aud. | 11 – 12pm
Pursuing Graduate School, Speaker: Jung Koral, U of M Graduate Studies | Herrick Room | 11am – 12pm
Living and Working: On The Lakeshore | Brew Merchant | 5 – 8pm

September 27
LinkedIn 101 | BSC Schaap Aud. | 12 – 1pm
Healthcare and You: Getting Involved | BSC Schaap Aud. 3 – 4pm

September 30
Career Carnival | BCCC | 3 – 6pm

October 1
Open Fair Prep Drop-in Day | BCCC | 8am – 6pm
Balance with Boerigter | BSC Great Room | 11am – 12pm

October 2
Fall Recruitment Fair | DeVos Fieldhouse | 5:30 – 7:30pm

Mentoring 101: Meet Your People! Go to Handshake to sign up for a workshop or one-on-one session to learn about how you can meet people to mentor you in all aspects of your life. Create a Mentor Map too! Openings are available now.


Apply for a DiscoverWork job shadow today! DiscoverWork connects you with alumni, friends or employer partners of Hope College who share their career experiences, lessons learned and professional tips for landing a job or internship in their industries. These short-term, unpaid opportunities to meet with or shadow professionals are different from an internship. They typically last 1–2 days, but may last longer. These opportunities take place all over the United States and are offered between December 2019 and May 2020.

Important Dates:

  • Monday, September 9, 2019: Applications Open for All Students
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019: Info Session on DiscoverWork, 11-11:50 Herrick Room
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019: Applications Due by 3:00 PM

Check your email next week for the application and opportunity list!

The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career is open Monday through Thursday from 8 am until 6 pm and Friday from 8 am until 5 pm. Boerigter rooms are now open to students in the evenings.
Are you looking for a quiet room to study? Come use our rooms in the evenings!

Learn more about Klesis

Are you a junior starting to think about graduate school? Do you have questions about whether an academic career is a good fit for you? Klesis is an organization on campus that matches students with faculty mentors and hosts programming designed to help students ask these questions. If you are at all interested in Klesis, contact Dr. Steven McMullen at mcmullen@hope.edu or come to our information meeting on Monday, September 9 at 4:00PM in Graves Hall room 206.

What is new with you?

  • Share with us . . .what you did this summer? Send us a picture and description of your summer work/abroad experience to feature during Career Week.

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