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Summer Advice for College Students

Here are some tips for what to do with your time throughout the summer months!

Get an internship or micro-internship
Update your resume
Learn a new skill
Get a summer job
Try a new hobby or sport

By Tina Rose
Tina Rose Director of Professional Development and Programming
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How to Choose Your Smeal Schedule

Every year, students get the chance to choose their classes for the upcoming semester. It is extremely important and critical that students pick the right classes not only for their GPA but to graduate on time and gain the most …

By Ritika Nagpal
Ritika Nagpal
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Networking for Beginners

Networking for college students can be influential in finding, obtaining, and starting a career after school ends. When networking, there are some finite details that one must keep in mind during the process. First, be aware of whom you are …

By Anthony
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Looking after Your Mental Health as a Student

Most students see university as an opportunity to experiment, have fun with new friends and experience freedom for the first time in their lives.

However, lots of students across the world struggle from a whole host of different mental health …

By Boris M
Boris M Mr
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Displaying Confidence, even if I don’t feel confident

In my experience, displaying confidence can be challenging at times for all students. There are going to be situations where you feel nervous or uncomfortable and that is when it is the hardest to act confidently. So if you feel …

By Mark Chuirazzi
Mark Chuirazzi
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Connecting with a Company while Interning Remotely

As a college student, starting any internship can be intimidating. For many, it’s a first glimpse into the professional work field, working longer hours than ever before and completing assignments with semi-proficiency. Meeting new faces behind a Microsoft Teams or …

By Gaby Garofolo
Gaby Garofolo CSI Intern
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How to Stand Out in Your Summer Internship

Internships offer an exciting opportunity to grow your both your professional and technical skillsets, not to mention your resume! To make the most of your experience and stand out from the crowd, here are 5 helpful tips to make the …

By Casey McHale
Casey McHale BCC Career Service Intern
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Aptitude Tests in the Recruitment Process

What Are SHL Ability Tests?

SHL tests are one of the most established and popular forms of psychometric testing used during the recruitment process today.

Adopted by employers worldwide, SHL tests provide a method of assessing a candidate’s ability and …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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25 Transferable Skills Employers Look For

What Are Transferable Skills?

Transferable skills combine competencies, knowledge and skills that you have gained from the workplace during your career path, from school, internships or elsewhere and take with you to your next employment or career change.

General skills …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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Featured in the Field: Working as a Consultant in Enterprise Intelligence

Eli is a Senior Consultant at Morgan Franklin, a leading consulting firm based out of McLean, VA. His job revolves around financial management and performance improvement for his clients, both government and private.

Want to learn more about Eli? Watch …

By Ashley Archangelo
Ashley Archangelo Customer Success Manager
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Smeal College of Business
114 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Office Hours Drop-In Hours
Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.