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 […]

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 […]

Career Exploration for International Students

We are encouraged to improve our career exploration all the time. We find ourselves needing to look for internships, interview well, create strong resumes, etc. What if you’re trying to do all this when you’re from a different country? What does that look like? Hope College senior Sasha Yonov is an international student, hailing from Nicosia, […]

Philadelphia Fun

Interested in studying off-campus for a semester while getting a taste of independence in a big city? The Philadelphia Center offers an awesome program that does just that! Hope College senior and Career Advisor Jaclyn Van Dyk writes about her experience in the program: “I had the opportunity to spend the past fall semester on […]

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 […]