Emily Tressler

Marketing Communications Specialist

Emily Tressler

Emily has been working within Smeal at Penn State since August 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management as well as a Business Fundamentals Certificate from Penn State in 2017. In August of 2020, Emily received her Master’s Degree in Strategic Communications through the Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State. Before working at Smeal, she was part of an Operations Management Team for a production company that provides labor to the live entertainment industry in Nashville, TN. While at Penn State, she served as Rentals Manager at The State Theatre in downtown State College. Before becoming the Marketing Communications Specialist for the BCC, Emily held the position of Events and Special Projects Manager where she provided event management and scheduling assistance for corporate activities and events throughout the year.

In her role as Marketing Communications Specialist, Emily oversees the marketing strategy for the Business Career Center. She facilitates student and corporate communications through several different channels, including print, digital, email, and social media.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, listening to live music, and attending the occasional yard sale. Her favorite thing about Penn State is being back in her hometown and at her alma mater- back with her Penn State family!

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Help the Smeal Student Council improve your Smeal experience in the upcoming semester!

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Smeal Student Council would like to invite you to participate in our fall 2020 Smeal Student Survey! The goal of this survey to assess the experiences of Smeal students during these unprecedented times. The data collected from this survey will …

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Student Spotlight – SC&IS and Global & International Studies Major, Faith Gongaware

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Meet Faith Gongaware, a senior SC&IS and Global & International Studies student who interned with Estee Lauder. During her time with the company, she developed a lot of data analysis and supplier relationship management skills while gaining a deeper understanding …

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Help the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) in advocating for alternative grading this semester

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As a Smeal student, you can help the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) in advocating the University Faculty Senate to reinstate alternative grading for the Fall 2020 semester. Take the following survey regarding your interest in alternative grading for the …

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Student Spotlight – SC&IS Major, Tim Durant

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Meet Tim Durant, a Senior SC&IS major. At his co-op at Johnson and Johnson, he had the opportunity to get Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certified. He also had the chance to enhance his interpersonal, professional, and transactional skills and …

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The Most In-Demand Soft Skills and Which Industries Want Them- Originally Posted by Vault

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When candidates are, on paper, equally qualified for a job, it’s often soft skills that can set the right candidate apart. While skills like imagination or patience may not seem like something to put on your resume, employers certainly want …

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Practice Your Upcoming Virtual Interview with HireVue

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Have an upcoming virtual interview you need to prepare for? As a Smeal student, you have access to HireVue to practice virtual interviews. Did you know, many companies that recruit at Smeal use HireVue for their virtual interviews?

Take advantage …

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Student Spotlight – Marketing Major, Louann Zacarias

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Meet Louann Zacarias a Marketing major at Penn State graduating this May of 2021. She has been interning with Smeal Club Philly since January of 2020 and believes she found out about the position through Nittany Lion Careers. On a …

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Learn about Brazen – the virtual career fair platform for this semester!

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Brazen is the virtual platform being utilized by the university for virtual career fairs this semester. Make sure you are ready for recruiting season this fall and the following career fairs:

Prepare for the Fair:

Create a Brazen account with …

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Welcome Back! – All you need to know to prepare for recruiting season!

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Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester. The Business Career Center (BCC) is your one-stop-shop for anything career focused! Check out the BCC’s website to pick up on tips that can help you land an internship or job, schedule an appointment …

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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 …

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