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

Recent blog posts

  1. The Job Search and Networking – Where to Begin?

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    IF OPPORTUNITY DOESN’T KNOCK, BUILD A DOOR. —MILTON BERLE   As we move into the fourth ...

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  2. Finding Your Fit

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    “The expert at anything was once a beginner.” ― Helen Hayes We all know at least one person wh...

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  3. Welcome to the Career Development Center!

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    This blog is set up to help you understand the different facets of the Career Development Center (CD...

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  4. CDC Memories

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    As this semester draws to a close, everyone on campus is filled with an array of emotions. Underclas...

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  5. Summer Fun, Sun, and Jobs!

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    The semester is flying by, and summer is just around the corner! We hope that your summer is filled ...

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  6. Career Exploration for International Students

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    We are encouraged to improve our career exploration all the time. We find ourselves needing to look...

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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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