Job Searching

Job Searching

It isn't easy...

National statistics report that it takes an average of six months for new graduates to find a job. Our career counselors are available to help job seekers develop a plan and follow through with that plan. Call (616) 526-6485 or stop by to schedule an appointment.

Networking is the Key

Most job openings are never posted, so networking is one of the most effective means of finding employment and tapping into the “hidden” job market. For more information on networking, review our handout

Social Networking Tools

uKnight offers an online networking directory for Calvin students (once they complete their freshman year) and alumni. Use uKnight to contact Calvin alumni who have agreed to share their professional and career-related advice.

is a popular professional networking site. Start your account today to connect with hundreds of professionals in your field! Connect with Calvin alumni by joining the Calvin College Alumni & Friends group. This resource for students provides tips for making your LinkedIn profile stand out and using LinkedIn as a tool in your job search.

Develop your social networking campaign with the help of a carer counselor. Contact us to schedule an appointment.