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
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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
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Entrepreneur: Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

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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. …

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TED: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

As the COO at the helm of …

By Paul Guzek
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Intern Spotlight: Keith Oliphant

Keith Oliphant is a self-driven undergraduate at Smeal working toward a degree in Finance and Accounting. With excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and an open professional demeanor, Keith worked as a Recruiting Operations Intern for Penn State Football, …

By Kelsey Cillo
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Entrepreneur: The 12 Most Important Things I’ve Learned About Leadership

In honor of our first Making the Leap Leadership Program beginning on Monday, January 25, here’s a great article from Entrepreneur: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/269744.

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an …

By Ashley Rippey
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5 Ways that I Landed My Ideal Job

My name is Corey Bobak and I am a Software Consultant for Manhattan Associates in Atlanta, GA. I received my degree in Management Information Systems degree a little early in December of 2015. I also interned at Erie Insurance in …

By Corey Bobak
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Vault: What Managers Can Learn From Coaches

From Vault Careers: http://careerinsider.vault.com/blog/workplace-issues/what-managers-can-learn-from-coaches/

Watching a great sports team play together is something amazing. The perfectly coordinated teamwork. The impressive displays of athleticism. The obvious joy of the game that radiates from their success.

All of these qualities indicate a …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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