Welcome to the Career Center

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We have convenient locations in both Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids and are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Schedule an appointment or drop-in and work during our CareerLab hours.


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Upcoming Career Events

Career Carnival

When: Tuesday, February 19th 2019 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Location: The Richard M. DeVos Center, DeVos C - Student Project Area, 401 W Fulton St, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, United States

Be the ringleader of your future

Are you preparing for the upcoming Career Fair but not quite sure where to start? Come one, come all to the Career Carnival to have all your questions answered before the big day! The Career Center will be hosting a drop-in event to help you refine your resume, formulate your elevator pitch, and snap a headshot for your LinkedIn profile! You will also learn the proper way to follow up after the Career Fair to build meaningful connections and find your dream job. Not sure whether you should attend the Career Fair? Drop in to the Carnival to start a career plan.

More Infoabout the Career Carnival event starting 2/19/2019

DaVita Inc. On Campus

When: Wednesday, February 20th 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Location: The Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, Lobby, 300 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, United States

Meet with representatives from DaVita, Inc in the Cook-DeVos Health Sciences Center to learn more about various opportunities.

More Infoabout the DaVita Inc. On Campus event starting 2/20/2019

X by 2 Company Day

When: Wednesday, February 20th 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Location: Mackinac Hall, P.O.D., 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, Michigan 49401, United States

X by 2 is a team of software architecture specialists, bilingual in business and technology, who set the standard for architecture excellence in the insurance and healthcare industries. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact.

Want to hear more? Stop by X by 2's table located in Mackinac Hall outside the P.O.D. on Wednesday February 20th, 2019. We will see you soon!

More Infoabout the X by 2 Company Day event starting 2/20/2019

Marathon Petroleum CS/IS/ERP Resume Drop

When: Wednesday, February 20th 2019 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Location: Mackinac Hall, P.O.D., 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, Michigan 49401, United States

Marathon Petroleum Company LP is Fortune 50 company that has been consistently rated as one of the best employers in America by Forbes. Marathon is looking for Full time and Intern/Co-Ops with IT, IS, CS, and ERP majors at GVSU!

Intern and Co-Op students for our Summer and Fall 2019 openings. These opportunities frequently lead to full time offers upon the Intern or Co-Ops graduation. All of our Interns and Co-Ops have the chance to forge their skills in both individual and group projects, the same type of work that our full time staff completes.

Please join the Marathon Petroleum team in learning more about the opportunities available at the company and dropping your resume to be considered for on-campus interviews.

More Infoabout the Marathon Petroleum CS/IS/ERP Resume Drop event starting 2/20/2019

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Additional Events

Additional Events

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