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Who Should You Use as a Professional Reference?

By Rachel Pelta

A job offer is usually contingent on having positive professional references. And whether you
need one or three, figuring out who to use as a professional reference can be difficult if you
don’t have a lot of …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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Zoom Interview on your Calendar? Don’t Forget these Six Things

By Zoe Kaplan, Forage

Congrats! You’ve landed a Zoom interview. While Zoom interviews aren’t entirely different from
in-person interviews, knowing your way around a virtual interview can help you feel more
confident and wow the hiring manager. Before hopping into …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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Preparing for Career Fairs

Career fairs can be the most intimidating places for college students to be in. Everyone is dressed in their best formals, on their best behavior, and competing for the same jobs!

You can prepare yourself beforehand to ensure you stand …

By Elaaf Khan
Elaaf Khan Preparing for Career Fairs!
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Ways to Stand out During the Recruiting Cycle

Congratulations! A new semester has started and you are excited to be back on campus. You are eager to reconnect with friends and begin your classes, but the stressful recruiting cycle is looming ahead of you. It’s time to dust-off …

By Marissa Presser
Marissa Presser Senior Managing Consultant
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Networking for Beginners

Networking with big name companies such as Amazon and Johnson & Johnson can be extremely intimating, especially if its your first time. Before you psych yourself out, try out some of the tips and tricks I have learned throughout my …

By Ashley Loy
Ashley Loy Intern
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Getting & Staying Involved in Student Organizations

The transition from High School to a big university like Penn State is exciting, but can also be overwhelming. As soon as students get to school, they have to go out of their way to meet people and make friends, …

By Anika Sinha
Anika Sinha Intern
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What to do if you receive an offer to return full-time to your internship employer

So you’re entering senior year with a job offer as a result of a successful internship—CONGRATS! This is a time to celebrate. At the same time, we understand the anxiety that can come with making a decision. Book an appointment …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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Find Resume Building Opportunities with LionLink Project

Find Resume Building Opportunities with LionLink Projects

LionLink Projects is a new initiative to connect Penn State alumni with students and recent graduates through project-based work. Using LionLink, alumni post projects that students or recent graduates can complete within 2-8 …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist
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Looking for NYC summer housing this summer while on internship?

Educational Housing Services (EHS) is a not-for-profit organization that provides safe, convenient housing services to thousands of students and interns working to make their dreams come true, just like you.

For more information visit: https://www.studenthousing.org/and/psu/

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist
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Adulting Tips to Know Before You Graduate

Transitioning from one stage of your life to another can be both exciting and overwhelming all at once. As you near the end of your college career, take the time to celebrate what you’ve accomplished. Just remember, now you’ll need …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler
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814-863-6161
Address

Smeal College of Business
114 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802

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