Career Events and Webinars
Virtual Networking Events
Online networking enables you to speed-network from wherever you are: home, office, library, even on the road. During the event, you will be paired with fellow Penn Staters for several 8-minute text-based chats that will allow you to make a connection, exchange contact information and build your network. We hope you’ll join us for this unique opportunity to connect with fellow Nittany Lions around the world.
Monthly Lunchtime Virtual Networking Events:
Dates and registration links listed below, all events run from Noon-1:00PM Eastern Time
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Alumni Career Services is proud to announce that our Web 2.0 webinars have just been awarded the 2014 CASE Circle of Excellence bronze award. Check out our webinars and see how you can advance your career from your computer and gain the tools you need to launch an effective job search without leaving home.
Effective Uses of LinkedIn
Improve your chances in the job market by learning how to maximize your profile and strategies for building an effective contact list. Learn about the benefits of LinkedIn groups and how to be viewed as an expert in your field. Strategies for initiating contact with high level people and using Penn State connections to your advantage will also be covered.
For Penn State Alumni Association members, there is no fee for the webinar. For non-members, the fee is $20. When registering you will have the option to join the Penn State Alumni Association if you are not already a member. Current fees for annual individual membership are $50/year and annual joint membership $60.
Thursday, September 24th at Noon EST (Registration will close 10/23)
How to Network at a Football Watching Party
Learn through this webinar how to incorporate your football watching parties into a chance to grow your business, get a job, or expand your professional network. Any gathering of Penn Staters provides a chance to network.
Wednesday, September 9th at 6 p.m.
Friday, September 25th at 12 p.m.
Alumni Career Services offers a four session webinar designed to assist alumni in developing the job search skills they need to obtain a new position. Take time to master the tools of interviewing, resume writing, and networking that will help you to obtain your next job. Participants will learn from a career expert in a once-a-week online presentation.Tuesdays from Noon to 1 pm: October 6-27
Career Fitness Challenge
When was the last time you sat down and evaluated the course of your
career? Our Career Fitness Challenge is designed for anyone who
wants to shape up their career. If your career is not healthy, or is
showing signs of being weak or flabby, this 28 day challenge will help
you obtain those career opportunities that you are trying to reach.
Don't wait until it's too late and gear up for any career challenges
that come your way. The entire challenge is done remotely from your
home, office, or anywhere you feel comfortable.
For dues paying Penn State Alumni Association members, there is a $28 fee for the webinar. For non-members, the fee is $50. The $50 gives you a one year membership to the PSAA.
Alumni Career Services offers an eight-week journey toward discovering what really matters most to you in your career. Gain understanding of your individual strengths and passions so you can develop goals and build a plan that will lead to greater career satisfaction. Participants will learn from a career expert in a once-a-week phone presentation; join with other alumni in optional online discussions concerning the presentation and related topics; use tools that will help you gain self and career understanding; and, take time for self-assessment and reflection that results in attainable career goals.Check back for future dates!
Upcoming Career Fairs
For more information on Career Fairs at Penn State, please visit the Career Fairs at University Park webpage.