Mid-Semester Advice

Attention Juniors and Seniors: We are now halfway through the semester! Keep pushing, you can do this! You have done amazing things so far. Enjoy your break and remember, no matter where you are in your internship, job, or graduate school search, the Boerigter Center is here for YOU. There are incredible people and resources […]

Employer Book | Spring Recruitment Fair 2021

The Virtual Recruiting Fair on Wednesday, February 24 will feature 45 awesome employers. Register and create your schedule on Handshake after you check out our lineup below! ATOMIC OBJECTIndustry: Internet & SoftwareWebsite: atomicobject.com Atomic Object designs and develops customsoftware products. We work across web, mobile, desktop, and embedded product development, “helping our clients innovate and […]

Where Are We Going?

The fall semester of 2020 has been a semester unlike any other at Hope College. It has been a season for us to adapt and find new ways to connect with students, alumni, and employers. With a lot of creativity, the Boerigter team found new ways to serve our students and live out our mission.

Career Camp: Navigating Your Path

30 day challenges are about trying something new, different, fun, or even a little outside of the box every day for 30 days. Ironically, it only takes 30 days to form a new habit. The Boerigter Center seeks to empower students for their next best step and has put together a 30 day program to do just that. We […]

Hope Students Participate in Data Analytics Software Certification

This summer I have had the opportunity to participate in a new skills certification program provided by the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career and the Van Wylen Library. Through a series of online training modules, I am learning how to use a software platform called Tableau.  Tableau is an analytic software that focuses on […]

We’re here for you! COVID-19 Employer Update and Resources

To protect the well-being of our staff, students, and employer partners, Hope College has moved to online operations through April 13, 2020. Please note that this date may be subject to change as the college continues to monitor the situation and follows guidelines from Michigan’s governor. All on-campus recruitment events (interviews, tabling, employer visits, etc.) […]

Our New Platforms: Electronic Resources for Your Journey

There are so many new platforms that The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career has been rolling out in the past year! Which one should you use? When searching for an internship or career after college, there are so many different places to begin looking. It can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know […]

Speed Dating to Career Fair: Finding Transferable Skills in Unusual Places This Valentine’s Day Career Fair 101

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, you may have some plans; maybe you are going out on a date, hanging out with friends, or chilling in your room with some nice chocolate, some tea, and a good movie. Whatever you are doing this weekend, I hope that you are looking forward to the Career and Internship Fair […]

Make Connections! Boerigter Center Events and Programs Spring 2020

Hey students – Two words that summarize everything going on at the Boerigter Center this semester: Make Connections! Years ago, I was living and working in the Detroit area, keeping an eye out for an opportunity to move to West Michigan to be closer to family. I applied online for various jobs with little success. […]