Sina Engelke

Sina Engelke

MBA Human Resource Management


In order to complement my MBA degree with some real-world experience in the actual field of Human Resources, I had decided to take one of my classes as an internship...


About the Center

ssCareer development and preparation is an integral part of Hawai'i Pacific University's mission statement.  The Career Services Center assists students and alumni by educating, engaging and facilitating their career development process so that they are empowered to make personally authentic career decisions.  Our goal is to arm students with the career knowledge and job skills necessary to obtain a variety of opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally.  To learn more about our Center and what we do for students, alumni and employers, we encourage you to read our Annual Report.  

The Career Services Center cordially invites you to partner with us to fill your recruiting needs.  Our office can put you in touch with motivated, qualified HPU students and alumni from Hawai'i and around the world, through a variety of recruitment activities and services.  Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss recruiting options for your organization.

Employer Testimonials

"The HPU Career Services staff has been extremely influential in the business community and helpful to our company. We enjoy participating in their Company Visits, Career Fairs and On-Campus Interviews. We are always impressed by the high quality of students we get from the Hawaii Pacific University and we continue to recruit from their campus.”
-Milton Kawasaki
Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
Merrill Lynch 

"On behalf of the FBI, I would like to thank HPU and especially commend the Career Services Center staff for their enthusiastic and proactive posture in offering career opportunities to their students and alumni.  I have been impressed with every HPU intern candidate, as well as HPU graduates currently working for the FBI as Professional Support employees and Special Agents.  The FBI appreciates this continued professional partnership with HPU and the Career Services Center for many years to come." 
-Kal Wong
Special Agent/Applicant Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

"Fukuji & Lum is grateful to the HPU Career Services staff for their service to the private-business sector.  Throughout the downtown Honolulu and Windward communities, Fukuji & Lum provides students employment and volunteer opportunities in order to fulfill degree requirements and gain valuable experience.  This win-win relationship is based on a simple model of collaboration with benefits far more than we can ask or imagine.  Mahalo HPU." 
-Art Lum, P.T.
Fukuji & Lum, Physical Therapy Associates 

"The Career Services staff has always been friendly and extremely cooperative in assisting employers find great talent from HPU.  We have worked very closely with all the staff and they are always professional and easy to work with.  Thank you for helping us find great talent through our internship and full-time opportunities."
-Delores "Dee" Lim
HR Manager
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Hawaii 

"We would like to thank the HPU Career Services staff for their unwavering support of their students and employers.  We consistently participate in HPU's Career Fairs and on-site visits, as we are impressed by the high caliber of their students.  Everone on staff is cooperative and dedicated to helping both the student and the employer."
Claire Arakawa
Marketing Director
New England Financial 

"HPU students and business partners should feel very fortunate to have this Career Services team to work with!  They always work hard to make sure that our visits to campus will be effective, efficient, and enjoyable!  HPU students are always well prepared and professional.  They have extensive experience and compelling educational backgrounds, making them strong candidates for our internship programs.  Thank you, HPU Career Services - you are wonderful partners and I look forward to working with you each semester!"
-Elaine Bolivar
Disney College Programs, Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 

"I am very grateful to the HPU Career Services staff for their outstanding service in sending us HPU Travel Industry Management students to gain valuable experience in the food & beverage industry.  I have been astonished by HPU's students - they have great energy and are committed to learning even after their training is finished.  Thank you also for allowing our company to acquire fantastic talent through internships and employment!"
-Herbert Yamamoto
Special Event Planner
Creations in Catering 

Companies Who Recruit at HPU

Bank of Hawaii
Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.)
   Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.)
First Hawaiian Bank
Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii State House of Representatives
Hyatt Regency Waikiki
  John Hancock Financial
Marriott International
Merrill Lynch
Mutual of Omaha
National Security Agency
  Northwestern Mutual
 Queen's Medical Center
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  The Walt Disney Company
U.S. Department of State
Wealth Strategy Partners 

And more...