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Career Fair Information

2014 Employment Expo
April 8, 2014
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
(sponsored by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce)

Hire Big 10+ Virtual Career Fair
April 8-10, 2014
Students & Alumni meet recruiters live online... It's easy and efficient!


Senior Send-Off 2014

Graduate Celebration Luncheon
Thursday, April 3, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hayfield House 105
RSVP to klf19@psu.edu


Workshops/Information Sessions


Networking Series Events

How To Sell An Idea
February 27, 2014
TC-14
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

LinkedIn/Employer Research
March 5, 2014
Nesbitt Library Computer Lab (reserve your seat by emailing jlaing@psu.edu)
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Awkwardness of Networking
March 25, 2014
SC-101
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Last Minute Networking Workshop
April 11, 2014
AC-103
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

How Social Media Affects Your Marketing
April 17, 2014
AC-107
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Networking Dinner (registration required)
April 22, 2014
Hayfield House
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Employer Presentations

Marcellus Shale Presentation
Presented by John Augustine III, Community Outreach Manager
October 24, 2013
Center for Technology, Room 101
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Alumni Career Speaker Series

(sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Constituent Society and Career Services)

Hard knocks networking! My experience in a REAL business environment
Jeremy Yakus, Alumni and Account Executive, The Citizens’ Voice
Thursday, January 30, 2014
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Center for Technology, Room 101

The Graduate School Experience
Trilby Greene, Project Manager, A Pass Educational Group, LLC (former English student)
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Academic Commons, Room 103


View Past Presentations

From Criminal Justice to Finance? What?
Creative Solutions to Career Challenges After Graduation
Michael Tracy, Alumni & Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual
Thursday, February 21
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Academic Commons 103
(See the Tracy video)

Interviewing Do’s and Oh No You Didn’ts!?
Karyn Troxell, Human Resources Manager, Penske, and
Kyle Brand, Area Rental Manager, Penske
Tuesday, February 12
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Academic Commons 103
(See the Troxell video)

Networking with Practitioners: Kickin’ Butt & Takin’ Business Cards
Dr. Jonathan U. Dougherty, Alumni and
Director of the Corporate Knowledge Center, James G. Davis Construction Corp.
Thursday, February 7
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Academic Commons 103
(See the Dougherty video)

You Are Your Own Best Bet: How to Network and Market Yourself
Thomas Casey, Alumni and Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Tuesday, January 15
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Academic Commons 103
(See the Casey video)

 

Career Services
Struthers Family Career Services Center
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Lehman, PA 18627

Jill Laing
jhl14@psu.edu
(570) 675-9124