The Career Development Center specializes in providing the resources and services you need for career planning, selecting a major, securing an internship or a job, and more.

Make an appointment

  • Call the office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–noon or 1–5 p.m.

Drop in

  • Drop ins last about 10 minutes and are handled on a first come, first served basis
  • Monday through Friday, 3–4:30 p.m., when classes are in session

Complete listing of Career Development Center events

Recent blog posts

  1. How to conquer email- Email vs Text messages

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    This part of the email series will talk about some differences on communicating through text and ema...

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  2. How to conquer email- The signature block

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    Something that I rarely pay attention to is the end of an email, however as you read this part of t...

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  3. Final Senior Thoughts

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    As the academic year draws to a close, the Career Development Office is getting ready for summer, an...

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  4. How to conquer email- Short, but Polite

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    This part of the email series I believe is very important especially in today’s age where bein...

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  5. How to conquer email- The request (part 2)

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    Part II: The request part of the email series. Include the Details This bullet seems straightforward...

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  6. How to conquer email- The request (part 1)

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      Hello, this is part one of the request email series. We will give you tips on how to ask peop...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 98%Student Appointment Feedback

    Last year, 98% of student respondents said they gained the confidence and understanding needed to take action on the issue we addressed. Call us to make an appointment.

  • 92%Experiential Learning

    Over 92% of the Class of 2014 participated in experiential learning while at Hope College.

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  • No. 3Networking

    Networking connections were cited by recent alumni as the third most important factor contributing to employment after graduation. Numbers 1 and 2 are the value of a Hope degree and a student's academic major.

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  • 89%Graduate School

    89% of 2014 graduates attending graduate school got into their first or second choice.

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