Students

Meet the team!

The AQ Advantage Center services as a guidepost for students, housing Career Services and Internships, Study Away, and Student Research. The best way to schedule a meeting is to make an appointment online. Visit aquinas.joinhandshake.com and if you are a first time user, use your Aquinas email. Click on Career Center – Appointments – Schedule a new appointment.

Discover Your Path to Joy, Meaning, and Purpose!

Create your free PathwayU account by clicking the icon.

  • Complete the 4 assessments (Interests, Values, Personality, and Workplace Preferences), which should take about 15-20 minutes.
  • Explore majors and career paths that align with your personalized results.
  • Connect to local and global job and internship opportunities that resonate with your passion.
  • Still have questions? Make an appointment to follow up on your results with a staff member from the Career Center.

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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