Faculty & Staff

PARTNERSHIPS

Student success depends on it. We’re here to partner with you to give your students the onramp they need to reach their academic and career aspirations.

Success Tips

  • Engage Alumni: Seeing is believing. Bring back successful alums to speak with your students about their career journey.
  • Integrate Experiences into the Classroom: Consider how a site visit, internship, or service-learning opportunity could strengthen student learning and professional development.
  • Real-World Exposure: When employers visit campus, join them for lunch or attend class-to-career professional development seminars.
  • Sharpen Skills: Be clear with students about the skills they develop in college. Give tangible examples, so they can then articulate these skills to employers.
  • Know the Outcomes for Majors: Career Services has plenty of data to share. Better yet, partner with us on data gathering and encourage your graduating seniors to complete our First Destination Survey.

 Before You Cancel, Call Us

The Advantage Center Team can create a special presentation catered to your curriculum, such research opportunities in science or internships for sustainability majors. Last minute cancellations will be accommodated based on availability. Fill out the request form. Visit the Faculty FAQ page for more information on internships.

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First Destination Survey

Nothing inspires like a good success story––and our students have plenty of them! Six months post-graduation, the Career Services Office surveys AQ graduates and compiles their success stories. Get inspired by our First Destination Survey.

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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