Summer Career Accelerator

What is it? The Summer Career Accelerator, sponsored by the Boerigter Center and the Van Wylen Library, is a program to help you jump start career preparation activities you may have been putting off. It will include hands-on learning activities, such as: Researching career tracks and top employers in your field Networking with alumni and …

It is a Fulltime Job Looking for a Fulltime Job

Are you a senior who is looking for work? Then this is for you! Do you feel frustrated and overwhelmed with your job search? Are you not quite sure where to start or which direction to go? Does it feel like you are spending so much time yet getting nowhere? These are all normal feelings …

Career Camp Part 3: THE SEARCH

On Tuesday, September 23rd, the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career hosted another workshop as a part of the current Career Camp. One of the sessions students were able to attend was on the job search and how students can begin to prepare for not only the physical act of applying to jobs but also …

Shaking Hands with Handshake

Are you a Hope College Student? Are you looking for an on campus job, internship or full-time work? Not sure where to get started? Well, you have come to the right place. Handshake is a great way to see what opportunities are available in the area that you are interested in. It does not matter …

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 …

We are hiring

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. -Steve Jobs   January is almost over and we hope that you have found a good rhythm for the rest of the semester. Hiring season is here! We are super excited to …

A Quick Yearly Handshake Checkup

  Handshake can seem very intimidating and can be tough to navigate around. Here is a brief breakdown of what you can do each year at Hope to ensure you stay on top of your Handshake account!  Freshman- Get your Handshake profile started as a Freshman, it will make it so much easier in the coming …

The Job Search and Networking – Where to Begin?

IF OPPORTUNITY DOESN’T KNOCK, BUILD A DOOR. —MILTON BERLE   As we move into the fourth week of school, and homework lingers over our heads, the question on everyone’s mind is: “What am I going to do with my life?” and especially for seniors, the main question is: “What will I do after graduation?” Even …

CDC Memories

As this semester draws to a close, everyone on campus is filled with an array of emotions. Underclassmen are excited that they are moving up in the Hope world, and upperclassmen are feeling more nostalgic as their time here seems to be flying by. The seniors are feeling especially nostalgic as they reflect on their …

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 …