Advance your career from your computer and gain the tools you need to launch an effective job search without leaving home.
Upcoming Career Webinars
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.
Tuesday, March 18 at 6 pm (Registration will close on 3/17)
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 beginning March 11 from 6pm-7pm (Registration will close 3/10)
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 Penn State Alumni Association members, there is a $28 fee for the webinar. For non-members, the fee is $50. 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.
The Career Fitness Challenge will run everyday from April 1 through April 30 remotely using Penn State's Angel Course Management System. (Registration will end 3/31)
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.
CareerShape will run everyday Wednesday from March 19 through May 7 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Registration will end 3/18)