Location: Learning Success Center, room 113 (first floor). View map
Phone: 313.845.9618

Hours of Operation

Fall and Winter Semester

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with extended office hours on Tuesdays until 6:30 p.m.

Spring and Summer Semester

Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Tuesdays are walk-in days; feel free to drop by at any time throughout the day and meet briefly with a member of the Career Services Office staff.

Staff Members

Chad Austin

Career Services Officer

Since 2009, Chad has been the Career Services Officer at HFC. Chad has an undergraduate degree in English (Secondary Education) from Central Michigan University (CMU) in Mt. Pleasant and a graduate degree in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University (MSU). Chad has worked at a number of schools throughout the Midwest.

Chad can help you with job search documents, interviewing, strategies for turning your degree into employment, planning to get the most (professionally) out of your time at HFC, and so much more. Chad specializes in résumé updates and modifications, and can help you best prepare for a job. Chad meets with students whenever the Career Services Office is open. To schedule a time, call the office, or drop by on most Tuesdays for walk-in assistance.

Joyce Hovermale

Career Services Job Developer

Joyce came to HFC in January of 2010. She has an undergraduate degree in Human Resources and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She has more than 15 years of experience in various HR positions with SPX Service Solutions and SEND International.

Joyce enjoys meeting with students to help them understand how to “market themselves” to employers. Even if students have no work experience or job search experience, she can still help them get started. Joyce also reaches out to employers to assist them in knowing the best way to connect with HFC students. Joyce is available most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays to meet with students or employers. She can be reached at

Kayla Walsh

Department Secretary

Kayla is the current Department Secretary for the HFC Career Services Office. She is a recent graduate of HFC earning her Associate Degree in General Business. She is planning on continuing her education at Wayne State University. She started working at Henry Ford College for over three years in different offices, first as a work-study student and then as a co-op student, giving her knowledge and insight of the College.