CareerLab & Appointments

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!


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!

Schedule Appointment


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CareerLab is a peer-to-peer and career advisor led drop-in program that allows individual career consultation without an appointment during Fall and Winter academic sessions. You are encouraged to bring a copy of your resume, your laptop and stay as long as you need. 

CareerLab Schedule

Allendale Campus
Location: 200 Student Services Building | Monday thru Friday |11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Career Advisor Schedule: Monday: Lisa Knapp | Tuesday: Meghan Veltri | Wednesday: Career Development Team | Thursday: Rachel Becklin | Friday: Stephanie Dombrowski

Pew (Grand Rapids) Campus 
Location: 101-B DeVos Center  | Monday thru Friday | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Career Advisor Schedule: Monday: Chris Babbitt | Tuesday: Lori Staggs | Wednesday: Lisa Orlando | Thursday: Grace Pushman | Friday: Amy Pierce-Danders

Monday thru Thursday | 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Individual Career Appointments

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Individual career appointments are available in each Career Center location and virtually, for undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni and can be scheduled online through Handshake! Need your resume reviewed? All resume reviews are being conducted exclusively through CareerLab, where no appointment is needed!

How to Schedule Appointments


  1. Log into your Handshake account
  2. Select "Appointments" under the Career Center tab on the top toolbar
  3. Find the appointment type that best fits your needs and select the time and location that works for you

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You will receive an email notification when the appointment has been approved as well as reminder emails prior to your visit. Should you need to cancel your appointment at any time, simply log back into Handshake, click Career Center in the top navigation, select the Appointments tab, and click the "Cancel" button within the appointment you wish to cancel.

If you are unable to find a time and location that fits your needs, please call our office at (616) 331-3311 and we'd be happy to help.