Preparing for the Fall Semester and Recruiting Season

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As we start to prepare for the fall semester, 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 resumes/cover …

By Emily Tressler
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My study abroad experience was cancelled. How can I add a global experience to my resume?

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For many Penn State students, the pandemic impacted Spring, Summer & Fall 2020 study abroad programs: https://news.psu.edu/story/622560/2020/06/08/academics/global-programs-announces-cancellation-fall-education-abroad#:~:text=UNIVERSITY%20PARK%2C%20Pa.,Eric%20Barron%20on%20June%2015.

There are many ways to stay engaged globally. Check out some of the resources below for more information:

Join a Penn State student …

By Jana Jaffa
Jana Jaffa Specialty Programs & International Career Coach Jana Jaffa
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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

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5 Tips for Succeeding at Your Virtual Internship – originally posted on Vault

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Virtual internships are new for all of us, which can make them feel intimidating. Part of the reason people do internships is to learn about the typical “day in the life” in one’s desired industry, but, well, days haven’t really …

By Emily Tressler
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Consider BA297- Career Planning & Strategies for the Fall!

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It’s not too late to register for BA297: Career Planning and Strategies. Sign up for this one-credit class that walks students through professional development skills in time with the recruiting season each semester!

There is also a separate section dedicated …

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Where to Expect Job Market Growth in a Post-COVID-19 Economy – originally posted on Vault

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The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted great global change in our lives personally and economically. Millions of people are now unemployed across the world’s most profitable industries.

A whopping decade of job growth in the U.S. came to an unforeseen halt …

By Emily Tressler
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Introducing External Job Feed on Nittany Lion Careers!

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Nittany Lion Careers is Penn State University’s single-system recruiting platform for all students, alumni, and employers. Through this system, you can see jobs that companies are seeking to fill as well as workshops and information sessions employers are hosting on …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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4 Tips for College Students Dealing with Coronavirus Uncertainty – originally posted on Vault

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For millions of college students in the United States and across the globe, this semester is looking a little different than the last. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many college campuses have been forced to suspend onsite classes for the …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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#Adulting: Social Distancing and Professional Development

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Because of the unprecedented nature of the current situation, many students have been forced to forego their original summer plans in lieu of a social distancing-based alternative. It’s no surprise that due to COVID-19, conferences, networking events, and other professional …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
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Make the most of your summer break even without an internship

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Speaking from personal experience, going into summer break without an internship can definitely be discouraging. However, it is not a reason or excuse to do nothing with your time over the summer. There are plenty of things you can do …

By Elliot Solomon
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