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Job Search
Job Postings
Saints for Hire is Aquinas College's online job board formerly known as eRecruiting. Career Services posts every job opportunity that comes past our desk on Saints for Hire. The job postings are organized into seven categories for easy searching. Additional details of these positions are also available in our office located in the lower level of the Donnelly Center.
 
General Employment Employment with Educational Requirements
On Campus Bachelor's Degree Required
Off Campus Master's or Doctoral Degree Required
Summer Jobs Teacher Certification Required
Child Care / Babysitting  
 
On-Campus Interviews
Throughout the academic year, employers will conduct on-campus interviews for qualified candidates. Employers often set up recruiting tables prior to these interviews to give prospective candidates the opportunity to drop off their resumes and learn more about their organization. Upcoming interviews are also widely advertised on campus and in student publications.
 

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Resources
Current job postings are available for review in the Resource Library of the Career Services Office. Our extensive bank of job postings includes part-time and full-time opportunities. These opportunities, from local, national and international organizations, are updated on a regular basis.
 
>Information on State and Federal Government Jobs
 
>Information on Sports Industry Jobs - SportsJobBoard.com*
*Please contact the Career & Counseling Services front desk at (616) 632-2905 for member log in information.
 

Saints for Hire powered by experience.com is Aquinas’ web-based recruiting program which provides connections with over 500 employers nationwide. In Saints for Hire, students can register to view employment opportunities, post their resumes, and view company information. In addition, students can find the local career fairs and other Aquinas Career Service events.

 

NACE Resources

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences. The NACElink Network is the world's largest network of college and university career centers and includes over five million employers.
 
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Career Fairs
Career Fairs are generally one day events that provide access to employer interviews and informational sessions. They also provide an environment where you can polish your interviewing and networking skills. Career counselors encourage students to consider attending these networking events prior to their senior year. Check the Saints for Hire calendar for additional Career Fair information.
 
> List of the 2013-2014 Career Fairs (pdf) Make sure to check the individual website noted on the spreadsheet for additional information
 
Spring is the time when schools and school districts begin to access their employment needs for next fall. Recruitment fairs for teachers begin in the spring and for out of state schools also go into the summer months. Aquinas students have the opportunity to make connections with over 500 employers annually, through a number of career fairs and networking events including:
 

GVSU Fall Career Fair 2013
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe St., Grand Rapids >Directions
No fee or pre-registration.
Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.
Meet employers from a wide variety of organizations and obtain career information on internships and full-time positions.

For more information on Preparation, Parking, and Participating employers, visit the GVSU Career Fair website.

 

Job Pursuit
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Lexington Lansing Hotel, Lansing, Mich.

$10 Registration fee*
Meet and greet employers in the morning session with an opportunity for an extended interview in the afternoon.
Job Pursuit is a consortium of private, independent Michigan colleges and universities with the purpose of sponsoring and hosting an annual job fair. It is unique in that allows employers to conduct pre-screening interviews in the morning and 20 minute follow up interviews for selected candidates scheduled for the afternoon. Employers have the opportunity to interact with over 350 students from Michigan's top private colleges. Established in 1978, Job Pursuit is the oldest collegiate job fair consortium in Michigan. Event details can be found at www.jobpursuit.org
*Register in Career and Counseling Services, lower level of the Donnelly Center.

 

GVSU Winter Career Fair 2014
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time: 1 to 5 p.m.
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe St., Grand Rapids >Directions
No fee or pre-registration.

Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.
Meet employers from a wide variety of organizations and obtain career information on internships and full-time positions.

For more information and a list of participating employers, visit the GVSU Career Fairs web page.