Welcome to the Career Services BLOG!

EVENTS AND BLOG for Fall 2013!

Start the semester right by attending these Career Skills Workshops:
NITTANY LION CAREER NETWORK (NLCN) - Penn State's on-line job board is available to you FREE. All students have an account that you can access from the "For Students" link or in the middle of the  Career Services home page.
Save the dates and mark your calendars for these spring semester career events:


Prepare for the Upcoming Career Fairs

Tues. Feb. 4, 12--12: 50 pm,  Library 305

Learn what a career fair is like, how to introduce yourself to an employer, what to expect, questions to ask.


Pre-Health Professions Info Session

Tues. Feb. 25, 12- 1 pm, Gallery Lounge*

Pre-Law Advising/ Info Session

Thurs. Feb. 27, 12- 1 pm, Gallery Lounge*

Pre-register for any of these workshops in Career Services, Susquehanna Bldg., or phone 948-6260, or email cmg11@psu.edu.

* Individual half hour appointments, before or after the presentation may be available by calling the Career Services office.

Upcoming Career Fairs

Federal, State and Local Government Mini-Fair

Thurs. Feb. 6, 10 am - 1:30 pm,   Olmsted Lobby and Gallery Lounge

Expected participating agencies:

1.        Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC)

2.        Anne Arundel County Maryland - Police Department

3.        City of Allentown - Police Department

4.        County of York

5.        Cumberland County Adult Probation and Parole

6.        Dauphin County

7.        Dauphin County Work Release

8.        Defense Contract Audit Agency

9.        Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

10.     Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

11.     Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

12.     Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

13.     Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry 

14.     Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

15.     Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

16.     Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

17.     Pennsylvania Historical Museum and Commission

18.     Pennsylvania House of Representatives

19.     Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives

20.     Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

21.     Pennsylvania Office of Administration - HR/Executive Offices

22.     Pennsylvania Office of Administration - Office of the Budget

23.     Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission

24.     Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission

25.     Pennsylvania State Police

26.     Pennsylvania State Police - Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement

27.     Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Semester Internship and Seminar Program

28.     Supreme Court of the United States Police

29.     United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Service Agency

30.    PA  Office of Inspector General

31.     U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA)



 CPEC Job and Internship Fair

Tues. February 18, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill, PA

Preview employers at: http:/www.cpec.info


Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo

Wednesday, February 26, 12:00-4:30 pm
Holiday Inn Conference Center - Fogelsville



People-to-People Fair

Feb. 27, 10 am - 2 pm, Bryce Jordan Center



Spring Career Days at University Park

Wed., Mar 26, Non-Technical Full-Time, Co-Op & Internships, 11am-4pm

Thurs. Mar. 27, Technical Full-Time, Co-Op & Internships, 11am-4pm

Bryce Jordan Center, University Park



Use Interview Stream any time to record your practice interviews!

Learn more at http://harrisburg.psu.edu/career-services/interview-stream


Resume critiques are easily available-- Just stop in or email your resume to:

Ask4careeradvice@psu.edu. Please allow a minimum of 2 days for turn-around.

Visit the Career Services Office in the Susquehanna Building, phone 948-6260 for appointments, or email us your questions at Ask4careeradvice@psu.edu.

Drop-in visits can sometimes be accommodated, but appointments are preferred.

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