career development center    
hope college > career development center    

 
For Students <
For Employers <
For Alumni <
For Parents <
For Faculty <
About Us/
Contact
<
A-Z Search <
 

Services for Students

The following services are provided by Hope College's Career Development Center:

Go to services that begin with the letter:

A | C | D | F | G | I | J | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | V | W

A
Alumni Contacts, see: Networking
Application Letter, see: Cover Letter
Assessments
Identify your interests, skills, values and personal preferences

C
Cardsort
Career Advisors
Peer advisors here to help you
Career Counseling
Our staff will provide information, opportunity, and support to students to help them as they develop, evaluate, and implement their career plans
Career Fairs/Job Fairs
Schedule of career and job fairs
Career Library
Books, Information Files, Employment Bulletins, Journals and Periodicals
Career Exploration Resources
Links to occupational and employment information and job listings
Career Resource Network
Speak with alumni in your field of interest
Cover Letter
Accompanied with the resume, this letter personalizes your work experience and skills to the needs of an employer
Credential File

D
Diversity Resources
Multicultural career resources

E
Externship
Two-week career experience

F
Feedback Fridays
Practice interviewing with an employer on campus

G
Graduate/Professional School Planning
Get answers to questions to help you discern if graduate school is for you, application requirements, timetable, and suggestions for financing graduate school

I
Interfolio
Internships
Take on a temporary role in an organization and get real-world work experience
Internship Resume
Interview Preparation
Interviewing - Practice the interview (mock interview)

J
Job Fairs
Schedule of career and job fairs
Job Opportunities
Job listings, salaries, job fairs, resources and other employment-related information
Job Search Resources (Handouts)
Information on how to prepare job search correspondence, prepare for an interview and manage an effective job search process

L
Letters, see: Cover Letter, Thank You Letter and Letter of Recommendation
Learn how to request a letter in support of your abilities from faculty and employers
Library, see: Career Library

M
Majors at Hope
Links to major information, Hope's academic major listing and domestic off-campus study program
What Can I do with this Hope College Major?
Links to Adobe Acrobat printer friendly versions of information about each major
Mock Interview
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
An assessment used to gain insight into one's personal preferences and may be used to explore career fields which "fit" those preferences

N
Networking with Hope alumni

O
Off-Campus Internship Semesters
Links to pages detailing some of the programs available through Hope
On-Campus Recruiting Schedule
Register and interview with a number of visiting organizations
Optimal Resume
Create, present, manage and share your resume and other job search documents

P
Professional/Graduate School Planning
Get answers to questions to help you discern if graduate school is for you, application requirements, timetable, and suggestions for financing graduate school

R
Recruitment Schedule, see: On-Campus Recruiting Schedule
Research Opportunities
Available through many of Hope's academic departments
Resume
Introduce and market yourself to prospective employers

S
Strengths
An assessment used to help you identify your top 5 talent themes
Strong Interest Inventory
An assessment used to help you understand your interests and to consider specific careers
Summer Jobs
Listings on JobStop

T
Tests, see: Assessments
Thank You Letter
Express your appreciation for the interview
Teacher's Credential File
Placement file of student teacher evaluations and letters of recommendation that are sent to potential employers

W
What Can I Do With a Major In..?
Links that will provide insight on the career options you have with your major