Jerry Maguire’s Tips for Parents

The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career or as we like call it on campus the “Boerigter Center” or “BCCC” has formally been in place for just over a year, and parents may be wondering what resources are available and how students should engage the team.  To help guide you through the process, I will […]

5 Tips to Help Balance Your Responsibilities in College

It can be so easy to fall behind on your to-do list and feel like you’ll never be able to catch up or get ahead of it. Trying to balance classes, homework, jobs, internships, and everything else life throws your way can seem like a never ending cycle. But making an effort to follow these […]

Get to know Kasey Petro!

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”  — J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Kasey Petro is the Employer Relations Liaison at the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career. She […]

Get to know Shannon Schans!

“Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” -Seneca Shannon Schans is the Career Counselor for assessment education and career exploration at the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career. Shannon began working at Hope College in August 2015. We asked Shannon to answer 10 questions to give us the opportunity to get […]

The Boerigter is Officially Open for Business

It’s official! The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career is now up and running in full swing after this past Friday’s Ribbon Cutting. Students, faculty, and staff all gathered for the celebratory event as the Boerigter’s were paraded in on golf carts. Trygve Johnson started the ceremony off with a time of prayer to bless […]

Internships with Jena Gasworth

“The only source of knowledge is experience.”- Albert Einstein By the time a student graduates from Hope College they will have participated in some form of experiential learning opportunity. One way is through an internship! Here at the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career, Jena Gasworth works with students who are searching for these types of […]

Get to know Megan Scheldt!

Megan Scheldt is the Career Counselor – Networking at the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career and she is going into her 4th academic year at Hope College. Megan has answered 10 questions to let us get to know a little more about her: 1. What is your role at the new Boerigter Center for Calling […]

Learn More About Career Counselor Amy Freehafer

Amy Freehafer is a 1989 Hope College graduate, and she has been working at Hope for 7 years. Many students have met with Amy early in their college careers to get help deciding a major, creating a four-year-plan, or discussing their assessment results. She is an excellent resource for students at all stages of their college […]

Get in a Group: Sessions to Help You Navigate Calling and Career

Centered in connecting, Boerigter strives to meet with every student across campus. In this mindset, we are now offering group sessions. This opportunity will allow you to meet in a setting of around 5-10 students to engage in learning and asking questions in a variety of topics. Whether you are in your first year as a […]

Get to Know Dale Austin

Meet Dale Austin! Many of you have met with Dale Austin throughout your college career, whether it was a mock interview, job search appointment, or getting help with graduate school. He has been working with Hope College students at the Career Development Center for 37 years, and will continue to engage with students as our office […]