Career Services to provide transportation to upcoming job fairs

The Penn State Berks Career Services Office will provide transportation for currently enrolled students to University Park for spring career expos and events including the Spring Engineering Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Nittany Lion Inn; the IST Future Forum Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 6; and Spring Career Days on March 25 and 26.

Students should sign-up in the Career Services Office, Room 10 of the Perkins Student Center. The deadline to register for Engineering Day is Friday, Jan. 30; the deadline for the IST Fair is Monday, Feb. 3. There is a $10 registration fee to hold a seat on the van, which will be reimbursed when students arrive that morning. For the engineering event, the van will leave Berks at 8:30 a.m. and return to campus around 6:30 p.m. For the IST Fair, the van will leave at 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resume.

Transportation will also be provided to Berks students for University Park Spring Career Days on Tuesday, March 25, (for nontechnical majors) and Wednesday, March 26, (for technical majors) on a first-come, first-served basis. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., both days. Students should sign up in the Career Services Office. The deadline to register is Friday, March 21, and there is a $10 registration fee to hold a seat on the van, which will be reimbursed. The van will leave Berks at 8 a.m. and return to campus around 6:30 p.m. each day. Attendees must wear professional attire and should bring at least 30 copies of their resume.

In addition, other career-related events include the Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo career fair from noon to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Holiday Inn in Fogelsville; the Central Pennsylvania Employment Consortium Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center; Education Career Day from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, March 17, (interviews from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park; and the College of Communications Job Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the HUB-Robeson Center, Alumni Hall. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resume. Transportation will not be provided to these events.

The Career Services Office staff is available to meet with students to discuss majors, review resumes, provide tips on interviewing, offer assistance in finding an internship and a job, and a variety of other services. For more information, contact the Career Services Office at 610-396-6317.

Last Updated January 30, 2014