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. Cheers to the seniors

    Posted by Nicole Mutua

    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”...

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    “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspir...

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  3. The DiscoverWork Program: What Our Students Have Been Up To!

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    It’s early morning and a student has just shown up at their host’s office for a full day of job ...

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  4. Helping Your Student Succeed: Tips from Career Development

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    Dale Austin, Associate Dean of Career Development Many students meet with us and report they have no...

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  5. We are hiring

    Posted by Nicole Mutua

    The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep lookin...

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  6. A Quick Yearly Handshake Checkup

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      Handshake can seem very intimidating and can be tough to navigate around. Here is a brief br...

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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.

  • 91%Experiential Learning

    Over 91% of the Class of 2016 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 2016 graduates attending graduate school got into their first or second choice.

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