Advice

How to Choose Your Smeal Organization

No matter what grade you’re in, if you are looking for a new Smeal organization to join, you can feel overwhelmed by all of the choices. Should you join a club focused on your major? Or one that organizes a …

By Christine Kovell
Christine Kovell Career Service Intern
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Is Graduate School in Your Future Plans? Utilize These Resources for Your Career Trajectory!

Considering graduate school is an important life decision. There are many options to consider when choosing your program based on your academic and professional goals. Setting your goals early, establishing a timeline, and staying on top of applications, are important …

By Jana Jaffa
Jana Jaffa Associate Director of International Employment and Specialty Graduate Programs Jana Jaffa
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My study abroad experience was cancelled. How can I add a global experience to my resume?

For many Penn State students, the pandemic impacted Spring, Summer & Fall 2020 study abroad programs: https://news.psu.edu/story/622560/2020/06/08/academics/global-programs-announces-cancellation-fall-education-abroad#:~:text=UNIVERSITY%20PARK%2C%20Pa.,Eric%20Barron%20on%20June%2015.

There are many ways to stay engaged globally. Check out some of the resources below for more information:

Join a Penn State student …

By Jana Jaffa
Jana Jaffa Associate Director of International Employment and Specialty Graduate Programs Jana Jaffa
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5 Tips for Succeeding at Your Virtual Internship – originally posted on Vault

Virtual internships are new for all of us, which can make them feel intimidating. Part of the reason people do internships is to learn about the typical “day in the life” in one’s desired industry, but, well, days haven’t really …

By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist Emily Tressler
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#Adulting: Social Distancing and Professional Development

Because of the unprecedented nature of the current situation, many students have been forced to forego their original summer plans in lieu of a social distancing-based alternative. It’s no surprise that due to COVID-19, conferences, networking events, and other professional …

By Ali Chiavetta
Ali Chiavetta Graduate Intern Ali Chiavetta
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