These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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8 Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview (Because It’s Just as Important as What You Say)

There are several steps to nail when it comes to landing your dream job, like polishing your resume and perfecting your cover letter. Once you make it to the interview stage, give yourself a brief pat on the back, but …

By Taneasha White - The Muse
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Stay on track with your career goals this summer!

Summer is here! There are plenty of ways to make sure you stay on track with your career this summer:

Build your online brand: Make sure you have an up to date LinkedIn profile (see the Business Career Center website …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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3 Tips for Starting a Job Remotely

This has been the year of everything virtual — and that includes the workplace. Many companies plan to keep their employees at home for the foreseeable future, so if you’re currently job hunting, you may find yourself not only interviewing virtually

By Jacqueline DeMarco - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Top Vault Consulting Firms Celebrate Women’s History Month – posted by Vault

Women’s History Month is not just an “observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.” It also provides us with an opportunity to reflect (and act) upon the important ways in which our systems and institutions …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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Tips for Crafting a Post-Interview Thank-You Note

One of the most important pieces of interview advice is to remember your manners—and by that I mean, write thank-you notes. Sending your interviewer a quick thank-you note is an easy way to make a great impression and show your …

By Ashley Reed - Vault
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Learn about the value of sustainability within your Smeal major with this Knowledge Center

Interested in knowing how your Smeal major aligns with sustainability? Check out the site created by Smeal students, for students, to learn about the value of sustainability within your major!

You can also browse general information about sustainability, courses & …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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25 Best Investment Banks to Work For in 2021 – Originally Posted by Vault

Today, we’re thrilled to release our 2021 Banking 25, a ranking of the best investment banking firms to work for in North America. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 3,000 banking professionals. Conducted this past fall, …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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Ring in the New Year with These 5 Tips to Make your Resume Sparkle

Start the new year by getting a jump start on your career goals by following these 5 resume tips.

TIP 1: Consider including global experiences in 3 locations on your resume: Education section, Work Experience Section, and Skills/Interests Section (IES …

By Jana Jaffa
Jana Jaffa Associate Director of International Employment and Specialty Graduate Programs Jana Jaffa
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Free Yoga to Reset this Holiday Season

Though I graduated from Smeal in 2014, I still remember it vividly: Finals week is no joke. Then add a global pandemic on top of the crunch time stress…forget it. As a proud Penn State alum, I wanted to share …

By Rachel Saslaw
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