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 […]

Hope Students Conquer Internships

Isn’t summer the best?  Ice cream, bonfires, picnics, the beach and warm temperatures!  Here at Hope many students are also spending their days participating in summer internships.  Take a peek at what a few students have been up to! Kelly Arnold, Senior, Communication Major (Digital Marketing Focus)   Where have you been interning this summer?  This […]

Insta-Story: A Millennial’s Unique Internship

Intern: Kelly Arnold, ’19 Major: Communications, Digital Marketing focus Location: Hope College Public Affairs and Marketing Kelly Arnold is a passionate learner and lover of all things media. Two summers ago, Kelly interned with the University of Michigan’s social media team, and this past summer she worked as a social media assistant for Hope’s Public Affairs and […]

5 Reasons You Should Pursue an Internship

This past summer I had the opportunity to work for Whirlpool Corporation as a Finance Development Intern. I didn’t expect to get an internship as quickly as I did or with that big of a company, and let me tell you, I wasn’t sure what I was in for when I showed up in May! […]

Identifying Workplace Environment

Let’s set the scene: you walk into your second week and you already feel out of place. Sure, the work you’re doing is perfect resume-building material and your organization has a positive reputation. Your friends and family couldn’t be more proud. Yet, you’re feeling disconnected and there’s just no clear reason why. So what’s causing […]

Preparing for a Career Fair

Okay, you’ve heard it a million times career fairs are important. You really need an internship for next summer, but you just aren’t sure how to get ready for the big day. Don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Here are 5 easy tips on how to put your best foot forward at the next career […]

Five Helpful Handshake Tips

If you are anything like me, college is when you truly begin to get a better feel for the “real world”, and with that feeling, many new things start to come into focus. One of the biggest considerations may be “What exactly am I going to do with my career once I graduate?” Well, personally, I found this question […]

DiscoverWork: Anchor Your Career

Think about when you bought your first car. With so many options out there, your “must have” list was probably a mile long. You probably did extensive research and took your choice for a test drive before making the final decision. The same is true for other memorable decisions in life, like choosing your career […]

The Philadelphia Program – Experiential Learning at Its Finest

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions”  – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. If you are considering studying off-campus to gain valuable ‘real world’ experience while also earning credits towards your degree, The Philadelphia Center could be perfect program for you! Students have the opportunity to do an […]

Summer Fun, Sun, and Jobs!

The semester is flying by, and summer is just around the corner! We hope that your summer is filled with fun and some much needed rest, but we also hope that you take some time to expand upon your career exploration process! Whether you’re working a summer job, interning with an organization, or even just […]