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Aquinas College is located in Grand Rapids, just 2 miles from downtown, giving our students access to an urban city as our classroom to prepare them to work in any environment.

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Aquinas College’s commitment to outreach and engagement is rooted in its mission statement, which reflects the institution’s emphasis on career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and the College’s continued commitment to lifelong learning to serve the common good. The Aquinas Advantage Center serves as the hub for professional skills development in the NACE Career Readiness Competencies.

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Non-Degree Position Posts

Looking for dog sitters, childcare, or other non-degree positions? Please fill out this form, so a member of our Advantage Center team can review and post your request on our Students page, which is updated weekly.

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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 9-5. Donations like yours is what makes Nelson’s Bowtie possible! Also visit Our Website for additional information on what Nelson’s Bowtie is all about!

Cultural Education Trips

Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians (check out page 15)

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Purple Pen generously supported the AQ Advantage Center to create web content.

How to Get in Front of College Students and Build Meaningful Connections

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The Right Way to Include Your Work Experience on a Resume (With Examples)

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Many remote workers cite “flexibility” as one of the biggest benefits to working from home, even when their company doesn’t work flexible hours. Yet remote workers also report working more hours at home than when they were in the office.

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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

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TH 9:00am - 5:00pm
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