Your Best Foot Forward: Navigating a Career Fair

Career fair season is knocking on our door and we want to help you feel more confident and prepared! First impressions are essential when you are trying to make an impact on recruiters who are encountering tons of faces within a few hours. Here are some tips to help navigate the room: RÉSUMÉ, RÉSUMÉ, RÉSUMÉ […]

Elevator Pitch: Engaging an Employer in Less Than a Minute

Career fair season is in full-swing, and there is nothing more important at a fair than to standout amongst the crowd and win employers over. One of the central aspects to presenting yourself at a career event is having a quick elevator speech to present to employers. An elevator speech is a brief introduction that […]

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 […]

Helping Your Student Succeed: Tips from Career Development

Dale Austin, Associate Dean of Career Development Many students meet with us and report they have no idea where they should even start when it comes to networking and the job search. As a parent of three college graduates, I sincerely wanted the best for each of my children as they attended college. I hoped that […]

Tips for Dressing Business Professional

“Please remember to dress business professional for this event…” Who knew so few words could cause such anxiety? Business professional can be tricky, but we’ve got you covered. Here are five easy do’s and don’ts to follow next time you need to look sharp and at the top of your game. Do…     Wear a blazer […]

How to Rock Interview Questions

So tell me about yourself…All interviews seem to start the same way, but they don’t have to end the same way. Internship/Job Search season is upon us once again, so check out these easy tips on how to stand out as you go through the interview process:     Have a fun story about yourself that relates […]

Interview Attire: Dress to Impress!

Interview coming up? Scouring the internet searching for help? Look no further. Or, at least, stop googling “Business Casual Attire [insert gender here].” We rolled up our sleeves, did some research, and checked with the experts. We spoke with a future CPA, a Hope College Education professor, and an Ad Agency Account Planner to learn their tips and tricks […]

Jobs, Resumes, and Interviews, Oh My!

  Having trouble finding jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities that pertain to your area of interest? Looking for resume assistance or interview help? Jobstop is an excellent resource for exploring multiple careers, learning about different organizations, and improving your resume and interview skills. Jobstop is an online tool open to students and alumni that can […]

New Year, New Career!

If you’re like most college students, your Christmas break was likely filled with family and friends who lovingly asked questions like “So, what are you studying? What can you do with that major? What are you going to do after college?” targeting some undetermined and sometimes frightening topics. They can cause you to stand there, […]

Steps to a Successful Interview

How do you sell yourself to a company and answer difficult questions about yourself and your experiences? Interviews can be overwhelming, whether it’s for a full time job, internship, or on-campus role. However, interviews are also incredible opportunities to reflect on your strengths and unique abilities when applying your experiences to a given role. Most […]