Fourth Year and Beyond

You can see the finish line.  Design a timeline by meeting with the director of career services to draft a cover letter, revise/update your resume, and complete your personal statement for graduate/professional school.

 

Get ready to graduate!

You’re ready for the real world…almost. Our CD 401: Decision Making and Implementation course is known to by your fellow Saints as the most important non-required class you’ll ever take. This one-credit, eight-week course about life after Aquinas will smooth the transition from college to the world of work, service, self-employment, and/or graduate school. Polish your resume, practice interviews, learn job search strategies, and leave feeling confident about your future––it’s that good!

Completed an approved Advantage activity (internship, study away, or research)? You qualify for an Advantage Center cord to wear at Commencement. Get yours by submitting this application for consideration. Get details on GradFest, too.

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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