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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! 

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

Writing Workshop for Fulbright US Student Program applicants (ETA and S/R)

July 25, 2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Have you begun work on your Fulbright U.S. Student Award essays? Would you welcome a review of the key components of the essays – and an opportunity to brainstorm opening sentences, paragraph...

Virtual Info Session: Gilman International Scholarship and other undergraduate fellowships that help with costs of study abroad - Interested in applying? Join me to learn more!

August 6, 2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join me to learn more about the Gilman International Scholarship and other fellowships (external, competitive, high-impact opportunities) that help to defray the cost of undergraduate study abroad! The...

Traveling Career Quiz

August 23, 2024 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Embark on a journey of self-discovery outside of Kleiner Commons with the Career Center's student staff as your guides. First-year students, come and explore a myriad of career quizzes tailored...

JCPenney Suit Up - Fall 2024

September 29, 2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 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

AmeriCorps -Healthy Minds Alliance Info Session-988 Crisis Counselor

When: Tuesday, July 16th 2024, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm CDT
Are you passionate about mental health advocacy and interested in making a meaningful difference in your community? Join us for an info session about the opportunities available to you through the Healthy Minds Alliance Public Health AmeriCorps program! The Healthy Minds Alliance is a National AmeriCorps program, managed by Health360, that aims to tackle the mental health crisis in our nation. The Healthy Minds Alliance is made up of agencies across the country that host AmeriCorps members in order to build capacity and expand resources at these sites. Health360 has partnered with various crisis call centers across the country in response to their needs with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800 number transitioning to 988, in the image of 911. We are recruiting individuals to serve at these crisis call centers. During this session, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the 988 Crisis Counselor position with AmeriCorps and the Healthy Minds Alliance. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to mental health awareness and support initiatives while gaining valuable experience in the field. Whether you're a seasoned mental health professional or someone looking to make a difference in the lives of others, this session will provide valuable insights into the responsibilities, requirements, and benefits of joining our team. Don't miss out on this chance to learn more about how you can become a part of our mission to promote mental wellness and resilience in our communities. RSVP today to secure your spot! Learn more at https://www.health360.org/healthy-minds-alliance We look forward to seeing you there! 

More Infoabout the AmeriCorps -Healthy Minds Alliance Info Session-988 Crisis Counselor event starting 7/16/2024

NE ScribeAmerica Virtual Information Session 7/17/2024

When: Wednesday, July 17th 2024, 11:00 am - 11:45 am EDT
Are you looking at a future career in healthcare and need clinical experience?  If so, join us for our upcoming virtual info session to learn more about our medical scribe positions!   If you are unable to attend this session, no worries we are offering several other sessions throughout the month!  Click on the RSVP link above to find a time that works with your schedule.  

More Infoabout the NE ScribeAmerica Virtual Information Session 7/17/2024 event starting 7/17/2024

Career Center News

Laker Lifetime Learning - Career Center Alumni Resources

Laker Lifetime Learning - Career Center Alumni Resources

In the ever-evolving landscape of careers, the journey doesn't end with graduation. The Career Center provides a robust array of resources and support tailored to meet the needs of GVSU alumni.

Mar 26, 2024

A Realistic Look at Job Searching with GVSU Alum, Fletcher Zebell

A Realistic Look at Job Searching with GVSU Alum, Fletcher Zebell

Finding a job is not an easy task. GVSU Alum, Fletcher Zebell, details the ins-and-outs of his job-search process and explains how he secured a job at Invio Automation with the help of the Career Center.

Oct 9, 2023

GVSU Career Center Employer Showcase: A Casual, Conversation-Based Approach to Career Connections

GVSU Career Center Employer Showcase: A Casual, Conversation-Based Approach to Career Connections

The Employer Showcase is an opportunity for students to connect with potential employers and learn about career opportunities. HealthWest encourages students to take control at the Employer Showcase event, follow up, and plan for personal development.

Apr 27, 2023

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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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