Career Advice

FREE BUSINESS ADVICE FOR STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS – SBDC

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Penn State offers confidential, no-cost assistance to students interested in starting their own business. SBDC consultants have a wealth of experience, and are ready to help you navigate the complex process of starting …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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Gartner ranks Penn State Smeal No. 1 in supply chain graduate, undergraduate education

July 29, 2016

Gartner, Inc., has again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business No. 1 in supply chain graduate and undergraduate education.

Gartner’s report indicates that Penn State undergraduate education scored among the top two schools as an …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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Five Tips to Master Virtual Interview

By Goldman Sachs Campus Recruiting

Thanks to virtual interviewing, both live and recorded, Goldman Sachs is now able to interview more candidates than ever before from every corner of the world. Prepare for your next virtual interview using five simple …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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WHAT I TELL SUMMER INTERNS

By: Nick Colas, Chief Strategist – Convergex and Jessica Rabe, Research Associate – Convergex

Summary: What do you tell a college student considering a career in finance? In today’s note we summarize our annual chats with Convergex’s intern class as …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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Finding a Summer Internship After Freshman Year – Forte Foundation Blog

At my college, in the weeks nearing the summer months, all you hear are the students discussing their summer plans. As a freshman, I was intrigued by the older students talking about their internships at impressive places …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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Power of the Network – Penn State Alumni Association

VIDEO: Power of the Network

Penn State Alumni Association CEO Paul Clifford speaks to the power of the Penn State alumni network, the immense networking possibilities and the personal connections Penn Staters share with each other and their alma mater.

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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Tips & Tricks – Government Applications

Suggestions provide by Amy Marks, Missile Defense Agency

The government application process is different from industry in that typically there are two phases (resume rating and interview) instead of multiple reviews and interviews. Federal resumes provide selecting officials a first …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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5 Things to Do Halfway Through Your Internship

Congratulations, career-minded [collegians]; you’ve officially made it to the halfway point of your summer internship! Spending hours picking out your perfectly-ironed first-day outfit and getting to the office 45 minutes early for fear of getting lost seems like it happened …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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Students should know there are pitfalls to reneging on an internship offer

From Smeal News, February 18: Original Source

A recent issue of Penn State Today included the latest edition of its Ask the Ethicist column. The current topic was especially relevant to Penn State Smeal College of Business students: “Can I …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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Entrepreneur: Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

View original post here: Top Questions

The companies in this article were included in the Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index.

Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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