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October 6, 2020

WRP Helps Students with Disabilities Gain Interview Skills

Arcadia is helping students with disabilities learn interview skills and gain experience through the Work Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), which connects students with federal government and private sector potential employers. Arcadia’s WRP, which is run through the...

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February 12, 2020

Arcadia’s Class of 2019 Reports Career Success above National Average

Within a timeframe of six-to-nine months after graduation, members of Arcadia University’s Class of 2019 have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations and universities at a rate above the national average. Approximately 87 percent of...

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December 5, 2019

Yaeger ’07 Empowers Arcadia Students and Entrepreneurs, Pursues Her Dreams

Executive Coach Candace Yaeger ’07 views her seemingly unconventional career path as a mountain-climbing expedition rather than a race up the corporate ladder. “A few years ago, I attended a women’s leadership conference in Dallas where the keynote speaker encouraged the audience...

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October 28, 2019

Arcadia Hosts First Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn

The offices of Career Education (OCE) and Social Impact and Innovation (SI²) are teaming up to host Arcadia’s first Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn to encourage students to align their values with their careers. The event’s guest speaker, Julien Franklin—a philanthropic development consultant...

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October 8, 2019

Students Find Support at Alumni Career Mentor Kickoff

Alumni Relations is hoping to provide students with an extra boost before graduation through the Alumni Career Mentor Program, which kicked off on Sept. 18. The program pairs students at all stages of their college careers with an alumni mentor that can help guide them during their journey. Mentors...

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September 3, 2019

Career Education Hosts Business and Communications Meet-Up on Sept. 24

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host a Business and Communications Meet-Up on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle’s Rose and Mirror rooms. Previously called the Business Networking Night, the event—open to all majors—now includes employers hiring for communications...

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January 18, 2019

Career Education Hosts TRENDTalks Networking Event

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will be holding a new networking event, TREND Talks, on Feb. 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. At this event, speakers will give brief TED Talk style presentations, which will then be followed by a networking reception for speakers, students, and industry professionals...

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October 24, 2018

Yaeger ’07 Helps Walker ’19 Find Her Way

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Looking to get ahead in her career, business major Maya Walker ’19 turned to the Alumni Career Mentor program for guidance. Through the program she met Candace Yaeger ’07 , who has since put her on a path to success. The Office of Career Education, in partnership with Alumni...

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September 20, 2018

Career Education to Host Business Networking Night

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host their annual Business Networking Night on Sept. 26 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Castle Rose and Mirror rooms. Students attending the event will have the opportunity to network with over 25 companies, including Vanguard, United States Liability Insurance...

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August 27, 2018

Career Education Kicks Off Academic Year With e3 Initiative

By Nicole Gieselman '19 The Office of Career Education (OCE) is launching a new initiative this fall, ensuring Arcadia students have access to an even greater range of professional opportunities and preparatory resources. The e3 Career Action Plan is a step-by-step program designed to guide...

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March 29, 2018

Students Network at Spring 2018 Internship and Career Fair

Students, faculty, and alumni explored graduate programs, internships, and job opportunities on March 28 in the Kuch Center at the Office of Career Education’s annual Internship and Career Fair, Arcadia’s largest recruiting event. This year, representatives from more than 110 organizations,...

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January 31, 2018

Career Education Hosts Spring 2018 Events for Students

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host several networking events throughout the spring semester. Students should pre-register for all OCE events through Handshake . Wednesday, Jan. 31 Building Bonds: Alumni/Student Networking Night Commons Meeting Rooms 1-2, 6 to 8 p.m. Learn about OCE’s...

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September 26, 2017

Career Education Welcomes Graduate Admissions Expert

The Office of Career Education will welcome Dr. Don Martin, expert on the graduate school process, author, and former admissions dean at Columbia University, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago, on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Commons meeting rooms 1 through 3. The...

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April 5, 2017

OCE Welcomes Hundreds of Employers for March 29 Internship and Career Fair

The Office of Career Education (OCE) hosted organizations and graduate school programs from various industries on March 29 for the Spring 2017 Internship and Career Fair. Over 400 students networked with 107organizations and businesses, such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Independence Blue Cross,...

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March 27, 2017

OCE Provides Unique Interviewing Opportunities for Students

To make the career search easier for students, Arcadia University’s Office of Career Education (OCE) offers on-campus interview opportunities with organizations that have job and internship openings. “We want students to have as much access to our employer partners as possible,” said OCE Assistant...

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March 21, 2017

More than 100 Organizations Represented at Arcadia's Spring Internship and Career Fair

The Office of Career Education (OCE) is gearing up for its largest event of the year: the Spring 2017 Internship and Career Fair. On Wednesday, March 29, more than 100 representatives from various organizations, industries, and graduate school programs—catering to Arcadia’s diverse student...

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March 6, 2017

Arcadia University Ranked Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Arcadia University was ranked by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the Bachelor’s Institution category. Faculty members Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan...

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January 18, 2017

OCE Prepares Students for Career Success Through Prep Programs

The Office of Career Education (OCE) is dedicated to preparing students for success after graduation. Whether it’s talking to a Career Peer Adviser or a Career Educator, OCE is always ready to review resumes, practice interview skills, or help students land internships. Each semester, OCE hosts a...

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November 7, 2016

Journeying Together: The Alumni Career Mentor Program

Submitted by Rebecca Purvis '17 The first week of October marked the kick-off of the Alumni Career Mentor program. The initiation reception on Oct. 4 brought together interested students and mentors to network and participate in a presentation and panel discussion led by two-time Pushcart Prize...

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November 3, 2016

Students Connect with Employers at Networking Series Event

On Oct. 26, more than 60 Arcadia students networked and discussed internship and full-time career opportunities with four dozen representatives from some of the nation’s leading business, finance, and technological companies at the Knights Networking Series Business and Tech Night. Hosted by the...

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October 14, 2016

Career Education Hosts Knights Networking Events Oct. 18 and 26

Ready to take the first step into building your career? Join representatives from some of the nation’s leading business, finance, and technological companies at the Knights Networking Series's Business and Tech Night on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Great Room. Hosted by the Office of Career Education,...

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