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

Fulbright US Student Program (ETA and S/R) Information Session

May 23, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in teaching English abroad as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA)? Curious about the Fulbright Study/Research (S/R) grants for US students seeking support for independent research...

The British Awards (Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes) Information Session: Fellowships for Graduate Study

May 25, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to fifty Scholars are selected each year to study...

Fall Deadline Fellowships: Scoville, PPIA Summer Seminar, CLS, JET, DAAD, CBYX

June 1, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Many door-opening opportunities have fall deadlines - for a sample of these, join us as we explore fellowships for undergraduates and for alumni that have fall deadlines. You'll want to be working...

Graduate Fellowships for Foreign Service Information Session: Payne, Rangel, Pickering

June 2, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency...

Fulbright US Student Program (ETA and S/R) Information Session

June 6, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Interested in teaching English abroad as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA)? Curious about the Fulbright Study/Research (S/R) grants for US students seeking support for independent research...

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Employer Info Sessions

Open Interviews at Clark Retirement

When: Tuesday, March 1st 2022, 1:00 pm EST - Wednesday, June 1st 2022, 3:00 pm EDT
Come join us at open interviews! We are currently seeking entry level caregivers, certified nurse aides, nurses, life enrichment staff, housekeepers, and dietary. Clark hosts Open Interviews every week, no appointment or invitation necessary.

Clark at Franklin
1551 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Every Wednesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Every Thursday, 9:00am - 11:00am
Check in at the reception desk and let them know you are there for Open Interviews!

Clark at Keller Lake
2499 Forest Hill Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Every Friday, 9:00am - 11:00am
Enter the lobby of the Independent Living Apartments on the north end of campus and check in near the Bistro restaurant

More Infoabout the Open Interviews at Clark Retirement event starting 3/1/2022

PAID Focus Group Sessions with Teach For America

When: Monday, May 2nd 2022, 8:00 am EDT - Friday, June 3rd 2022, 5:00 pm EDT
Teach For America is kicking off a major project to significantly improve the content and user experience of our website - and we need your help!

To ensure that this part of our website truly meets the needs of our audiences, we are looking for college students to provide user feedback over the next several weeks. These user feedback sessions are PAID and virtual - so you can participate from anywhere in the world. You do not need to be interested in employment opportunities with our organization to participate, nor do you need to study a specific major. We're looking for college students of all grade levels, majors, and career pathways to share their honest feedback and ideas. Check out further details below:

THE SPECIFICS:
There will be 3 rounds of user sessions during the following weeks; you can participate in one or all three:
· May 2nd-6th
· May 16th-20th
· May 30th-June 3rd

THE ASK:
· Each participant will meet 1:1 for a user session
· Participants who complete a session will receive a $25 gift card; you will have an option btw Grubhub or Target
· Participants will need to have a computer accessible for them to participate in the user session as well as internet access and dedicated time for the session
· Sessions will be between 25-45 minutes

NEXT STEP:
Please take 2 minutes to complete the interest form linked above to sign up and participate! Thank you, in advance, for your help!

More Infoabout the PAID Focus Group Sessions with Teach For America event starting 5/2/2022

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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