How to Navigate the Internship Process

Remember when that one friend set you up on a blind date? You were kind of nervous, scared you were going to say something you shouldn’t have? You wanted that person to like you, but at the same time you …

By Ligia Guerrero
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What do I Wear to Interviews and the Career Fair?

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It’s the morning of the career fair. You’ve got your padfolio ready with notes, printed copies of your resume, and your elevator pitch down pat. You feel totally prepared and ready to shine. The only thing you don’t have figured …

By Maria Aguilar Walls
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Need to Practice Case Interviewing? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

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Case interviewing is an essential part of landing a job with a consulting firm. Preparation can seem daunting, but there are resources out there to prepare you! Three Schreyer Consulting Group students recently developed a handbook that lays out what …

By Emily Yanchuck
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Job Scams Are On the Rise: Here’s How to Avoid Them

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Financial and phishing scams are happening more frequently on job posting sites or via email. These scams impact Penn State students daily and it’s your responsibility to research and work with trusted offices to avoid falling prey to sophisticated scams.

By Emily Yanchuck
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How to Stand Out at the Career Fair

Going to a career fair is one of the most intimidating events of a college student’s experience. You dress in a full suit, stand in line to talk to one person, and see all the other students also trying to …

By Christine Kovell
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Get Free Professional Attire for Career Fair Season!

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Need professional attire for an upcoming career fair or interview?

We know that a great suit can be a professional game changer. Be confident in your look and find a suit to wear at the Professional Attire Closet.

Suits are …

By Emily Yanchuck
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Keep Your Nittany Lion Careers Account Updated!

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On July 31st, certain student-reported fields in Nittany Lion Careers were cleared in an effort to keep student data as recent as possible. The next time students log in, they will not be able to apply for jobs or sign …

By Emily Yanchuck
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11 Lessons From Great Bosses That You Can Use Right Now

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Some bosses really stick in your memory. Often, it’s two kinds that leave the most indelible marks: the horrible bosses and the amazing ones.

The former teach you what kind of boss you want to actively avoid going forward (and …

By The Muse
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Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

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Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

By The Muse
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Here’s How to Ask for a Full-Time Position After an Internship (Email Template Included!)

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When I was a senior in college, I worked as an editorial intern for The Muse. By the time I graduated eight months later, I had a full-time job lined up here as an associate editor, which led me to …

By The Muse
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