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LinkedIn Webinars

This new series of webinars covers a range of topics. Alumni are encouraged to attend both webinars to be sure they are effectively using this tool. For those who previously attended a LinkedIn webinar, the content shared was similar to "Effective Uses of LinkedIn - The Basics."

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.

Effective Uses of LinkedIn - The Basics

This webinar provides an introduction to LinkedIn. It is the place to start if you are new to this tool or need to refresh your knowledge. It will cover the basics of LinkedIn with a focus on building a strong profile, networking etiquette on LinkedIn, using specials features such as groups and alumni tools, and performing company searches.

Webinar Sessions:

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

LinkedIn - Beyond Your Profile

Take a deeper dive into the current LinkedIn platform. Learn about recent changes in LinkedIn, optimizing your profile to get noticed, how to use the Penn State network to get answers to your specific questions regarding location, companies, and advancement opportunities. This webinar will help you use LinkedIn to identify and build the network you need to meet your current goals.

Webinar Sessions:

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at noon EDT- REGISTRATION

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at noon EDT - REGISTRATION

Resume Writing Webinars

Learn the secrets of creating a resume which reflects your value to a prospective employer or community group. The latest trends in resume writing will be covered in this interactive, online workshop. This is FREE event for all Penn State Alumni but registration is required. Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the event. 

Webinar Sessions:  Check back soon for Fall 2017 dates!

Online Networking and Resume Reviews

Connect with other Penn Staters online for an evening of networking and resume reviews. Join a chat room to discuss various career related topics including networking through social media, building skills through volunteering, and growing your brand. Experts will be available to critique your resume. This is FREE event for all Penn State Alumni but registration is required. Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the event. 

Check back soon for Fall 2017 dates!



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 30-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 $78. The $78 gives you a one-year membership to the PSAA.

NEXT SESSION: FEBRUARY 2018

Alumni CareerShape Webinar Series

Alumni Career Services offers an eight-session 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.

Contact Alumni Career Services at alumnicareer@psu.edu for more information about this program.

Alumni JobSearch Webinar Series

Alumni Career Services offers a four-session self-guided webinar series 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.

Contact Alumni Career Services at alumnicareer@psu.edu for more information about this program.


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