#Adulting: How to compartmentalize

claudio-schwarz-purzlbaum-bRejy-aKxv8-unsplash

The idea of compartmentalizing is simple in theory, (breaking things up into different sections or “compartments”) but tough to put into practice.

In a time where everything has moved to the virtual sphere, it’s easy to get caught up in …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
Read more »

Interested in the Peace Corp? Check out the new Prep Program!

anna-earl-J-Jb1niw1j0-unsplash

The Peace Corps Prep Program is open to all students, regardless of major, and is intended to help prepare students for international development fieldwork, potential Peace Corps service or any career in service.

The Peace Corps Prep Program is offered …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
Read more »

#Adulting: Take advantage of working from home with an informational interview

anna-auza-D7Q6JpFleK8-unsplash

With much of the country under “stay-at-home” mandates, most employees are working remotely. If you’re someone who’s been meaning to reach out to someone to inquire more about what they do on a day-to-day basis…this might be your chance!

Speaking …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
Read more »

How Will Coronavirus Affect Your Job Search in 2020? – originally posted by Vault

avi-richards-Z3ownETsdNQ-unsplash

Since the coronavirus arrived in the U.S., my clients have been asking, ”Will coronavirus slow down an already slow hiring process? Will there be layoffs and hiring freezes?” My answer is: it depends.

Keep searching

Not every industry slows down in …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
Read more »

How to Virtually Stay Connected with the BCC

rachel-moenning-zjxYwd4HOu0-unsplash

As we adjust to a new way of remote learning, here are all the ways you can stay connected with the Business Career Center resources and events!

Career Prep Resources

We have resources for all your career needs! Everything from …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
Read more »

#Adulting: How to nail an interview…even from home

ghosting

As social distancing looks to be the “new normal” for the foreseeable future, job-seekers may be facing some anxiety when it comes to the next step of their employment process. In 2020, we’re no strangers to applying to jobs online, …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
Read more »

#Adulting: Maintaining the Job Search Process in a Virtual Reality

andrew-neel-308138-unsplash (1)

Far and wide across the university, students and staff alike are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 virus. As Penn State announced their decision to maintain an online-only presence for the duration of the Spring20 semester, it’s normal to feel …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
Read more »

Zoom best practices for your online meetings & appointments

virtual interview

Have an upcoming Zoom meeting or appointment, but not quite sure how it will work? Check out the Zoom support page for training webinars, info on testing your audio and video, and much more!

Some helpful tips for Zoom meetings …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
Read more »

The BCC will be operating virtually until further notice

Virtual Social Post

The Business Career Center will be operating virtually until further notice.

Visit nittanylioncareers.psu.edu to schedule a virtual appointment with a career coach.

Once logged into NLC click the ‘Counseling Appt’ Button along the left side. Then click the ‘Request New …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
Read more »

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience: Inside the Minds of Recruiters

pexels-photo-1079034

On average, about 29% of all Smeal students study abroad during their time at Penn State. It is also safe to say that the majority of students will be looking for a job in the future, whether it is immediately …

By Alessandra Auster
Alessandra Auster International Programs Intern
Read more »
View All