Alumni

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

We love alumni, and we’re committed to your success throughout your career. If you haven’t already, take advantage of your lifetime access to our comprehensive career services at The Advantage Center. Whether you’re brushing up your resume, honing your interview skills, seeking a new position, or transitioning to a new career entirely, we’re here for you. Check out career and professional development for more information.

Come See Us

Make an appointment with one of our career coaches to take the PathwayU Assessment, consult your career options, or just chat. We offer in-person, video, or telephone appointments through Handshake.

Check out the AQ Saints Network –  it allows you to both re-connect with old classmates as well as enabling you to utilize the trusted Aquinas College environment to expand your professional network.

Join us on LinkedIn!

Did you know there is a LinkedIn Group exclusively for the Aquinas Community?  Connect with us today!

Get Involved!

The Advantage Closet

Need to polish up your work wardrobe? Thanks to generous donations, we have a closet full of business attire available for free to students and alumni as they prepare for job interviews, networking events, graduate school interviews, career fairs, and more. Stop by The Advantage Center during business hours to try something on. Interested in donating? We’re always looking for new or gently used professional clothing for our Saints. Use this form to let us know.

Post a Job or Internship

Hiring a saint is always a good business decision. If you or your company has opportunities for employment or internships, please visit here for more information on how to post jobs, interview on campus, or hire an AQ intern.

Alumni Spotlight – Elizabeth Calcaterra

Meet one of our Aquinas College alumni, Elizabeth Calcaterra!

About the Alum

Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Community Leadership, Spanish Language and Culture, and Developmental Psychology. Elizabeth was a member of the Insignis Honors Program and is …

By Dana Hebreard
Dana Hebreard Director, Career Services Dana Hebreard
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Aquinas College Fall Break – Cultural Education Trip to Northern Michigan

Twenty Aquinas students along with AQ Advantage Center facilitators Dana Hebreard, Brigid Avery and Linda Keway as well as Father Bob embarked on a cultural learning trip to Northern Michigan October 21-24th. They visited the homeland of the Little Traverse …

By Dana Hebreard
Dana Hebreard Director, Career Services Dana Hebreard
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Are You a Bad Emailer? Best Practices for Written Communication

I don’t think it’s an overstatement to say that email is the lynchpin of modern business. It’s one of our primary modes of communication and, in many roles, is largely what the phrase “excellent written communications skills” is referring to …

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6 Ways To Build Business Relationships Through Communication

For entrepreneurs, building relationships is essential for long-term growth, profitability, and sustainability. And to build relationships—with customers, employees, vendors, and investors—good communication is key. So here are six tips on how to communicate better to improve your business partnerships.

1. Overcommunicate

This sounds like …

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How to Ask for a Promotion—and Get It

Asking for a promotion can be anxiety-inducing, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, with the right preparation, asking for a promotion can be relatively stress-free. Also, it’s important to keep in mind that sometimes your manager is too busy to realize …

By Matt Casadona - Vault
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Contact & Location

Phone
(616) 632-2126
Address

Mother Victor Flannery Hall

Aquinas College
Advantage Center
1700 Fulton St. E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799

Career Service Hours

M 9:00am - 5:00pm
T 9:00am - 5:00pm
W 9:00am - 5:00pm
TH 9:00am - 5:00pm
F 9:00am - 5:00pm