Career Advising Appointments

Looking for personalized advice and information regarding your career plan? Interested in conducting a practice interview? Need networking advice related to your internship or job search? Schedule an appointment with your Career Advisor!

Drop in to CareerLab

Need a resume reviewed or advice on how to start one? Have some questions about using Handshake, or LinkedIn? Curious about what you can do with your major? Drop into CareerLab! *CareerLab will resume at the start of the fall semester.

Attend Career Events

The Career Center offers a wide variety of events to help you successfully land after graduating from GVSU! Attending workshops, career fairs, and employer hosted events are great activities to add to your short and long - term career plan and are available to students and alumni!




Career Events

Employer Showcase: Magna International

September 29, 2022 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by the Kennedy Hall of Engineering Lobby anytime between 10am and 2pm to meet representatives from Magna International! Students can stop by for a casual conversation with professionals...

Employer Showcase: Tekton

September 29, 2022 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by the Seidman Lobby anytime between 10am and 2pm to meet representatives from Tekton! Students can stop by for a casual conversation with professionals (no suits required!) to: Learn...

Finance Career Night

September 29, 2022 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is the best event to find an internship or career in finance with over 20 companies in attendance. Network with local business professionals Meet IPO club officers - a student club that...

10-Minute Resume Reviews with Employer Partners

September 30, 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sign up to have your resume reviewed by an industry professional! This is your chance to get valuable feedback from experts in your field including tips on formatting, content, and how to translate...

JC Penney Suit Up

October 2, 2022 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All Grand Valley students and alumni are invited to attend a GVSU/JCPenney Suit-Up Event! This event will include options to participate virtually or in-person. In person: Come to JCPenney at RiverTown...

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Employer Info Sessions

Whirlpool Finance Development Program Info Session & Networking Event

When: Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Join Jakob, Annie, and Hannah to learn why they find Whirlpool's Finance Development Program (FDP) internships and full-time roles valuable to their career journey and why they chose to come to Whirlpool after graduation.

There are info sessions and networking events scheduled at various times of the day/week throughout September. Visit our employer page to find the day and time that works best for you and RSVP!

More Infoabout the Whirlpool Finance Development Program Info Session & Networking Event event starting 9/28/2022

HSBC Real Talk: Hispanic Heritage

When: Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT
Join HSBC for an open conversation to honor Hispanic Heritage month and hear from our panelists about their experiences in banking and their perspectives about identity in the workforce.

Featured Panelists:
Tara Rodriguez: Head of US Early Careers
Henry Barboza: AVP Credit Manager
Antonio Nanez: Regional Head of Commodity Trade Finance  North America

HSBC is one of the worlds largest banking and financial services organizations. We serve more than 40 million customers through our global businesses: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking & Markets. Our network covers 64 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.


More Infoabout the HSBC Real Talk: Hispanic Heritage event starting 9/28/2022

Career Center News

GVSU Career Center Releases First Destination Annual Report

GVSU Career Center Releases First Destination Annual Report

Each academic year, the GVSU Career Center conducts the First Destination survey, which asks new graduates about their post-graduate endeavors.

May 2, 2022

GV Student Featured in Wall Street Journal on Internship Search Process

GV Student Featured in Wall Street Journal on Internship Search Process

Grand Valley State University student Tyler Eshleman was recently featured in a Wall Street Journal article about the internship search process.

Apr 11, 2022

GVSU Career Center Helping Retain Local Talent Through Employer Internship Trainings

GVSU Career Center Helping Retain Local Talent Through Employer Internship Trainings

The GVSU Career Center, along with the West Michigan Internship Initiative, have been providing free internship training sessions to local employers since 2008 in order to support internship creation for students.

Mar 9, 2022

Career Center Open House Events Providing Real-World Experience for HTM Students

Career Center Open House Events Providing Real-World Experience for HTM Students

For more than a decade, the Grand Valley State University Career Center has worked alongside the Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) program to give students real-world experience with event planning and coordination.

Feb 9, 2022

Staff and Students Bring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Career Center

Staff and Students Bring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Career Center

In the wake of social justice movements that have been ongoing since last year, the Career Center has adopted a larger focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) principles in its offices.

Dec 6, 2021

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Internships are instrumental in helping students achieve their post graduation goals. Help support those who are completing an unpaid experience through this scholarship!

This fund helps to offset the costs for students in unpaid internships.



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