Social Sciences

Learn more about a career in government.

Academic programs at Aquinas College are designed to foster critical, reflective, informed, and empowered participants and citizens.

The political science department, for example, introduces students to fundamental theoretic approaches, methods of study, and content about how people and governments behave in a political context. Aquinas College also has a long and successful history of participating in Model United Nations Conferences which creates opportunities for the highest level of participation in, and analysis of, the United Nations.

Aquinas College recently created a scholarship opportunity for prospective students interested in Model UN, Model Arab League, and music ensembles.

Attend the Career Fair!

Attend The Career Fair!

Job fairs can be intimidating, and can seem as if they are only directed to seniors (or juniors who are really on top of it).  Oh you are so wrong! While these huge halls filled with booths …

By Annabella Bressler
Annabella Bressler
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How to maximize your job search and get hired fast

When applying for jobs, everyone wants to get hired quickly. Unfortunately, the process of job searching can take a long time and be absolutely exhausting, and if you’re in a position where you need to find something as quickly as …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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5 Reasons why qualified job applicants get rejected

When you apply for a job, there’s typically a lot of waiting around. You wait for a response, hope to get an interview, and after the interview you anxiously await news about whether you’ve been chosen for the position.

That …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Find a Job You Love: 3 Things to Do (and 4 to Avoid)

Knowing how to find a job is hard enough, let alone how to find a job you love. What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Who do you want to work with? What benefits are you looking …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Why Should I, a First Year Student, Go to The Advantage Center?

We are so thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the AQ Advantage Center, Annabella Bressler! Bella is a first-year student and hails from Sturgis, Michigan. Each week, she will share her thoughts on our AQ Advantage Blog, …

By Annabella Bressler
Annabella Bressler
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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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