Connect with the Penn State community to network and learn more about academic and career success at noon and 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, when a free Lion Linking program will take place at Penn State York. The program will be held in the rehearsal room of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center and is open to Penn State alumni and current Penn State York students, faculty and staff.
The Penn State Beaver Office of Career Services will host a Career and Business Expo - Career Days, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in the lodge of the campus Student Union Building. The event is free and open to the public. Participants will connect with employers who are hiring full- and part-time positions, offering paid or unpaid internships, and providing volunteer opportunities in the community. In addition, those with continuing education credits, including certificate programs, as well as those with a bachelor's or master's degree are encouraged to attend.
For more information about the event, contact Larissa Ciuca, student personal and career counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 724-773-3961, or contact Stephanie DeMaro, regional job and internship developer, at email@example.com or 724-773-3953, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/StudentServices/CareerServices/careers.htm.
The public is invited to attend Penn State Beaver's Career and Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in the Student Union Building Lodge on campus. The event is sponsored by Beaver's Office of Career Services. The Career and Business Expo will enable job seekers to meet with employers regarding a variety of full- and part-time positions and internships. Organizations seeking volunteers also will be present. In addition, educational institutions will provide information about admissions, courses, careers, training, and job prospects.
Career Services will kick off 2011 with a meet-and-greet from 4 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 12, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 13 in Centre Hall, Pa. During the events, career services staff will provide a brief overview of the programs and services they provide.
For more information, contact Jessica Kirkwood via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by call 610-285-5002.
Keystone Financial Management will conduct on-campus interviews for the position of financial sales representative/financial adviser with senior students and alumni from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 8, at the campus in Center Valley. This interview opportunity is open to all seniors graduating in Dec. 2010, May 2011 or Aug. 2011, and all Penn State alumni. Interested students and alumni may submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for a 30-minute interview. The deadline for submission of materials is Tuesday, Nov. 2. Contact Jessica Kirkwood by e-mail at email@example.com for more information or to submit a cover letter and resume.
The current economic recession may have increased the risk of Pennsylvania jobs being offshored, according to a report from workforce development experts at Penn State. The researchers, who also studied how susceptible Pennsylvania jobs are to offshoring, said the Commonwealth faces a higher risk of offshoring compared to the rest of the nation.
Career Services at Penn State Lehigh Valley has added two new events to its March lineup.
Pennsylvania companies hit hard by the economic downturn also contend with rising and unpredictable energy costs, often passing those costs to the consumer. A new $2.3 million grant awarded to Penn State's Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) will help fund a program to assist businesses throughout the state to improve energy efficiency and adopt emerging energy technologies. The program aims to save those companies money, protect the environment and drive the creation of alternative energy products.
Little things can make a big difference when it comes to finding a job. The College of Information Sciences and Technology hopes to make students aware of these things by teaching them how to "sweat the small stuff" at an upcoming workshop.