Whether you’re just beginning your undergraduate experience or about to head off for new adventures, the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career supports you in the next steps of your career development journey.

Located in the center of campus, the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career is committed to helping you gain valuable experiences inside and outside of the classroom. We are advisors, coaches and connectors with the experience to prepare you for life after Hope. We are eager to meet you. Make an appointment with us today!

Our goal is to teach all students a process for making career decisions and preparing for the future:

  • Discern: Take steps to discover your strengths, interests, and values as you explore who you are called to be.
  • Prepare: Develop skills and enhance your perspective through experiences, both on and off campus.
  • Pursue: Tap into the Hope network, polish your interviewing skills and take steps toward graduate school or the world of work.

These are lifelong skills you will use as you make an impact in our world.

The Boerigter Center is more than a resource for reaching your career goals. It’s a process. A plan. A guided journey that we travel with you, conquering the obstacles and celebrating the achievements, every step of the way. Here’s how:

 

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 1,9601:1 Appointments

    We conducted 1,960 personal appointments between students and Boerigter Center staff during the 2019–2020 academic year.

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  • 96%Success After Graduation

    96 percent of 2019 graduates are employed, in grad school, or in voluntary service six months after graduation.

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  • 98%Grad School of Choice

    98 percent of 2019 graduates accepted into their first or second choice of graduate school.

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  • 83%Lives of Purpose

    83 percent of 2019 graduates report being satisfied or very satisfied with their quality of life as it relates to a sense of purpose six months after graduation.

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