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.

To Graduation…and Beyond!

The AQ Advantage is here for every step of a Saint’s journey – even after graduation! If you’re an AQ alumni and you’re looking for some career advice, whether it be a touch-up on your resume, further developing your professional skills, or looking to switch careers, feel free to make an appointment with us!

No Handshake account? No worries! Please feel free to reach out to us at, or call us at 616-632-2126, and our staff can help get you connected with a career coach.

Alumni and community members receiving services are encourage to make a contribution to the Aquinas College Office of Advancement for services provided in lieu of a fee for services.

Get Involved!

There are many ways to give back to your AQ community!

Nelson’s Bowtie

Have professional clothes you no longer need? We would love to take them off your hands! We accept donations, any size or style, at The AQ Advantage Center (Mother Flannery Hall). No appointment needed, you are welcome to stop by anytime Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Donations like yours is what makes Nelson’s Bowtie possible!

For additional information on what Nelson’s Bowtie is all about, check out their website!

Hire a Saint!

Aquinas College almost exclusively posts jobs and internships using the Handshake portal. Employers can post jobs and internships once and reach several partner schools simultaneously. Best of all, Handshake is FREE to employers. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 616-632-2126 or email

Take a Saint to Work!

Our job shadowing program connects alumni and students during spring and fall break. Get details about our Take a Saint to Work Job Shadow Program or discover more on the Aquinas College Alumni Home Page.

Mentorship Opportunities

Generation Swap Program

As part of a NetVUE Vocation Across the Academy Grant, Aquinas College located in Grand Rapids, MI, partnered with Generation Swap to create a career exploration course and podcast dedicated to discussing life’s journey and the undeniable value we offer one another.

Aquinas students and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) participants connect during a career course to chat about life’s journey.  Discussions ranging from values, passions, work, leadership, and citizenship are enhanced through guest speakers and one-on-one conversations. Check out the latest podcasts on the Generation Swap website!

AQ Alumni Mentorship Program

Founded by the Alumni Association Leadership Council, the AQ Alumni Mentorship Network pairs successful alumni mentors with current students and recent graduates to support their professional development. Learn more – connect with the alumni association today!


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Contact & Location

(616) 632-2126

Mother Victor Flannery Hall

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

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm