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Individual Appointments 

Alumni may request an initial 30 minute individual appointment, to be held either in person or by phone.

We are open: Monday through Friday during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are not open on Saturday or Sunday.

Please call (814) 865-5465 or email: alumnicareer@psu.edu to set up an appointment.

 

Virtual Drop-In

Alumni may join us virtually every Tuesday from 11 am to 1 pm EST for Virtual Drop-In Hours.  To join:

https://meeting.psu.edu/acsmeetings/

You may log in as a guest or join with your FPS ID.


Resume Reviews

Alumni may request a resume review at no cost.  Our turn around is 72 hours during business days.  Please email your resume as an attachment to: alumnicareer@psu.edu.

Penn State Career Services Guide to Résumé Writing Resume
(requires Acrobat Reader )
http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/career/pdf/CG/CG_resume.pdf


Penn State Career Services Guide to Cover Letter Writing (requires Acrobat Reader )
http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/career/pdf/CG/CG_Correspondence.pdf


Social Media Consults 

Alumni Career Services manages the Penn State Alumni Association group on LinkedIn and can work with alumni to review LinkedIn profiles.  We also have additional resources for other social media avenues:

NACE Guide to Facebook:

https://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/Content/static-assets/downloads/social-media-guide-facebook.pdf

NACE Guide to LinkedIn:

https://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/Content/static-assets/downloads/social-media-guide-linkedin.pdf

NACE Guide to Twitter:

http://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/Content/static-assets/downloads/social-media-guide-twitter.pdf

NACE Guide to Blogging:

http://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/Content/static-assets/downloads/social-media-guide-blogging.pdf

Alumni interested in having their social media reviewed, please email alumnicareer@psu.edu 

Mock Interviews 

Our office can help you prepare for an upcoming interview by scheduling a mock interview either over the phone or in person to help you practice difficult questions and answers. Please email alumnicareer@psu.edu or call 814-865-5465.

Alumni can also take advantage of InterviewStream which is to be used for independent InterviewStreamself-review and critiquing of interviewing skills. Alumni Career Services encourages alumni to use this software as a tool for practicing and improving interviewing skills. You must be a Penn State alumnus to use InterviewStream.

For additional information:

http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/career/students/interviewing.shtml



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