The Hope College Connection

Bringing together students, alumni and families for networking, mentoring and experiential learning.

Did you know that networking and mentoring connections are proven to increase workplace engagement and satisfaction? You can participate in this positive activity by activating your profile on The Hope College Connection.

  • Visit to get started and update your profile, including how and when connections are made.
  • Discover new career connections with the platform’s powerful smart-matching algorithm.
  • Share career advice and industry insight with others.
  • Explore the Alumni Directory by geography, class year or major.
  • Communicate on your own time with in-platform video meetings and messaging.
  • Learn about becoming a host for the DiscoverWork program for students.
  • Tell your classmates! The more members of the Hope community we have, the more powerful the connections are for our students.

In the First Two Months:

  • 2,000 users have activated their profiles, 40% of our first-year goal.
  • Expertise from 45 states, 20 countries and 74 industries.
  • Over 400 messages sent between users.