Networking

Connecting with Smeal Alumni

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

“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
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LinkedIn for Students: How to Use It Right [Tips & Examples]

Originally posted: https://ivypanda.com/blog/linkedin-for-students/ 

As an undergraduate in the US, you must have heard of LinkedIn. LinkedIn allows users to manage career opportunities, network, and demonstrate personal accomplishments. Through the platform, a person can find a job, explore a particular industry, …

By Yvonne McQuarrie
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Having Casual Conversations with Recruiters

Hello. Talking to recruiters seems scary right?

I know. I have been there, and I’m still there sometimes. But it doesn’t have to be scary. Remember that recruiters are people too. I have been doing recruiting as a student ambassador …

By Emma Moul
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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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