Career Advice

Learn about Brazen – the virtual career fair platform being utilized 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:

Upcoming Virtual Career Fairs:

February 1: PSAMA Marketing Career …

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

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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 Specialty Programs & International Career Coach Jana Jaffa
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Career After College: What to Consider Before Accepting Your First Job

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Graduating from college is an exciting accomplishment. All of the work you’ve put into studying has finally paid off, and you’re now ready to embark on the next chapter of your life. For many, this entails applying for and accepting …

By Business Career Center
Business Career Center
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Making The Most of Your Winter Break

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Winter break is right around the corner. Though it is important to relax and regroup during this time, you can also take advantage of your free time in many ways.

 

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By Dylan Helfrick
Dylan Helfrick Career Service Intern
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Making the Most of Your Thanksgiving Break

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As the Thanksgiving Break approaches, many of you will be wondering what to do during this one free week from school. To help some of you out, I have thought of some things that might be good to do during …

By Lydia Lee
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Consider BA297- Career Planning & Strategies for the Spring!

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Consider registering 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 to Commonwealth Campus students …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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Connecting with Smeal Alumni

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As students, we are very comfortable in the classroom setting whether it be in person or on Zoom. However, when it comes to the “real world”, we are not as comfortable and that is due to a lack of experience. …

By Mohammad Hussain
Mohammad Hussain
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Networking for Beginners

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“This is a great networking opportunity.”

This phrase has followed me throughout my four years at Penn State, especially as a Smeal student. It incidentally was also one of the reasons why I chose Penn State over other college choices. …

By Riley McConnell
Riley McConnell Riley McConnell
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Navigating Skype, Phone, & Virtual Interviews

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While virtual interviews used to be the exception, it is safe to say that in 2020 they are not only the norm, but they are pretty much our only option. As if the traditional interview process wasn’t intimidating enough, we …

By Justin Korman
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Tips for scheduling as a Smeal major

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Every semester up until graduation students are asked to schedule their classes for the upcoming semester. In theory this is a simple task, but in actuality it is quite daunting. Smeal offers a variety of different majors and minors, which …

By Hunter Anderson
Hunter Anderson Career Service Intern
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