Intern Spotlight: John Hursh

Name: John Hursh

Major: Accounting

Company: Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness.

Resources that helped me gain the internship: Connections through community involvement, credentials from studies (had the right major), passion for the cause

“I initially wrote a letter to …

By Susan Mcgrory
Susan Mcgrory
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Evaluating Offers

It’s winding down to the end of the semester and interviews are almost done… until the Spring semester. If you’ve had a good semester interviewing and landing a few different internships or jobs, then this week’s blog will come in …

By Priya Samuel
Priya Samuel
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Keeping it Professional: Social Media Platforms

How many of you would be comfortable giving your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account password to a potential employer? If your answer to this question was no, then you really need to start considering what “professionalism” looks like on social …

By Emilee Semple
Emilee Semple
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How to write a cover letter people will actually read!

You’re probably not the only one applying for that job.

That might seem obvious, but too many cover letters are written in a robotic style that leave little impression on hiring managers who are sifting through vast piles of applications, …

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming
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Questions To Ask At The End Of The Interview

So you’ve been preparing relentlessly for that interview. You finally get called in by the recruiter and soon you’re nearing the end of the interview. Your palms may be sweating or your stuttering may be showing, what can you do …

By Ting Ng
Ting Ng
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Interested in working for the government? Quick tips to help you get there!

Did you know that there are urgent hiring needs within the government? Many of them are within business and students as young as sophomores are eligible to apply! You can learn more about these opportunities here: The best resource …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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Networking for International Students

What is networking…. Is it connecting with people? Or interacting with set of companies? Or Exchanging information and developing contacts?

I believe the answer is all of the above.

As an international student from India, I really wanted to create …

By Devam Shah
Devam Shah Career Guide
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Beyond the 30 Second Pitch

Career fairs are just right around the corner. Soon enough, you’ll be going up to recruiters, shaking their hands, and giving them your 30 second pitch that took you forever to craft. That sounds great and all, but recruiters have …

By Ting Ng
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Career Fairs: Preparing for the Craziness

It’s that time of the year. The weather is still nice, classes are manageable, and Smeal is overrun by students wearing business formal and company stands taking over the ground floor sitting area. Welcome to recruiting season, everyone!

Now, if …

By Isadora Fraga
Isadora Fraga
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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
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