Career Services at Aquinas College

Career Service Events

Check Handshake for details and pre-registration information for 2018-2019 events.

Thursday, September 13
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Wege Ballroom

Corporate Finance / Accounting Career Panel
Representatives from CPA firms and private companies will offer students the opportunity to ask questions about career opportunities, interview process, and future trends in the workplace. The event is free, open to all students, and light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, September 26
Calvin College Prince Conference Center
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Accounting Recruiting Night (Candidate selection will be made following the event. Students must have attended the preparation event on Tuesday, September 4 to participate). 

Thursday, October 4
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wege Loutit Room

Graduate School Panel hear from alumni who have successfully completed a Graduate school program. Brought to you by Student Support Services (Trio), the Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and the AQ Advantage Center Career Services

Wednesday, October 10
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wege Loutit Room

“Hire Me!”
Panel of Human Resource Professionals will discuss the most effective resume and job search strategies. The event is free, open to all students, and light refreshments will be provided. This event is supported by the local Association for Human Resource Management (AHRM).

Tuesday, October 16
Devos Place Convention Center

Fall Career Fair
This high-profile event typically attracts over 1,700 students and alumni from all colleges and majors, and over 230 regional and national employers with thousands of jobs, internships, clinicals, and co-op opportunities. 

Friday, October 19
10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lansing, MI

IT/Actuarial Day 
Show students how their degrees (mathematics, IT, computer science) can be used in the insurance industry.  

TBD

Dress for Success: Whether you are preparing for an interview, job fair, or other professional experience, you want to make sure you look your best. How can you do this on a budget?  Come listen to experts in the field offer tips (and coupons)! The event is free, open to all students, and light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, December 5
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Wege Ballroom

"SAINT TO SAINT"
NETWORKING / ETIQUETTE: 
Networking with local business professionals over hors d'oeuvres & beverages. Cindy Brown, Executive Director of Hello West Michigan, will lead a fun and interactive presentation. Open to all students regardless of major or desired industry.

Thursday, December 6
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Biology/Chemistry Alumni Panel
Alumni will share experiences after college and also on what they did or wished they had done during their time at AQ.

TBD

Professional Writing Statement Workshop

Wednesday, February 20
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Wege Ballroom

 

“Get A Job” Interview Practice
This networking opportunity is open to AQ students and alumni. This event allows candidates to practice interview skills and share resumes with business professionals. The event is free, open to all students, and light refreshments will be provided.This event is supported by the local Association for Human Resource Management (AHRM).

Friday, February 15

Crowne Plaza Lansing West

9 AM to 4 PM

Job Pursuit

Advanced registration required to attend this interview fair.  Cost is $10.00 (the first 15 students will be paid for by career services).  Open to all majors!  

"This job fair has changed the course of my life. I never thought I would get a job offer right after graduation, let alone a month before. It was all because I attended this fair."

Thursday, February 21


Devos Place Convention Center

Winter Career Fair

Monday, March 4 and 5
GVSU Kirkhof Center – Allendale Campus

Out of State Teacher Fair

Wednesday, March 20
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wege Loutit Room

Networking in the Digital Age is All About Social Media 
Up to 95% of jobs are found through networking. A look at Linkedin and how Facebook can affect your career. Rachel Bartels, Program Manager from Hello West Michigan, will be facilitating this discussion. The event is free, open to all students, and light refreshments will be provided.

Aquinas College is grateful for the generous and committed support from local businesses who help provide these valuable career preparation workshops for students. Please contact us at 616-632-2126 if you are interested in getting involved in helping students make a successful transition to life after AQ.