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

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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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