Services for Students

As you think about your future, our office is here to support you every step along the way.  Through a variety of resources and personalized guidance, we aim to provide meaningful assistance that helps you connect Hillsdale’s unique education with a fulfilling, purposeful future.

Make an Appointment with Career Services


Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
SAMs Hours: Monday–Thursday, 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.; Friday, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.


(517) 607-2457   [email protected]


Career Services Resources


The Career Services Offices offers a wide-range of resources to help you conduct a successful internship / job search and prepare for graduate school / careers.

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Career Cantina


Attend one of the professional development and networking events that the Career Services Office sponsors throughout the semester.

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Call Center

On-Campus Employment

There are many work opportunities on campus; Career Services staff can help you find the job that best fits your needs and career goals.

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In-Office Services


Meet 1-on-1 with our staff or SAMs to talk about your future or seek help with questions or needs.


Job Search

Utilize events, databases, and personalized assistance to help you find the opportunity that’s right for you.


Graduate School Prep

Find support through test preparation, application assistance, and advising.



Find the perfect interning opportunity through networking, database resources, and guidance from our staff.


Student Affairs Mentors (SAMs)

Seek help day or night from trained peers (Monday—Thursday, 1-7pm; Friday, 1-4pm, select morning availability).


Resume & Cover Letter Critiques

Get help crafting or editing your job or graduate school materials.


Mock Interviews

Discuss interview tips and engage in practice interviews with alumni and staff.


Personality Assessments

Develop a better understanding of your strengths and skills through free personality assessments.


Student Affairs Mentors (SAMs)

Student Affairs Mentors (SAMs) are trained to be peer career mentors. The SAMs work every afternoon in the office and four nights a week in AJ’s Café.

Emma McCormick '19

Emma McCormick ’19

Jenna Biggs 19

Jenna Biggs ’19

Sam Swayze '21

Sam Swayze ’21

Tess Ens '21

Tess Ens ’21

Adam Buchmann '20

Adam Buchmann ’20

I am currently a junior at Hillsdale College studying politics. I am also a Marine Corps Officer Candidate and am on track to commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps during the spring of 2020. On campus, I am a Resident Assistant for Simpson Dormitory.

Emily Skwarek '20

Emily Skwarek ‘20

I am a third-year biochemistry and Spanish major on the pre-medicine track. On campus, I volunteer as treasurer for the Students Against Cancer GOAL Program and am secretary of the American Chemical Society.

Christian Yiu '19

Christian Yiu ‘19

I am a junior pursuing a major in politics and a minor in education before attending law school. On campus, I am involved in Young Life Ministries, intramural sports, and music. Besides being a Student Affairs Mentor, I work as a Research Associate in the President’s Office and serve on the board for Hillsdale College Republicans.

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Jackson Frerichs ‘20

I am a junior at Hillsdale College pursuing an accounting major. I am involved on campus through my roles as president of Consulting Club and vice-president of Investment Club. Additionally, I have served on Student Federation and worked as a Student Ambassador.

Ethan Greb '19

Ethan Greb, ’19

I am a current senior at Hillsdale College pursuing a Religion major. I am involved in Campus Ministry programs and use my interest in music to assist with events. I also enjoy the arts, especially photography.

Aidan Wheeler '21

Aidan Wheeler, ’21

Caylee McComb '20

Caylee McComb, ’20

Dennis Fassett '21

Dennis Fassett, ’21

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