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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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September 20, 2016

Hathaway ’15, ’17M Receives National Genetic Counseling Research Award

Genetic Counseling student Evan Hathaway ’15, ’17M was awarded the 2016 JEMF Student Research Award from the National Society of Genetic Counseling for his research proposal, “Gambling and medical decisions: The influence of risk propensity on choices related to genetically-predisposed health...

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March 21, 2016

March 23: Secure Jobs, Internships, Connections at Internship and Career Fair

Get your resume ready—the annual Internship and Career Fair returns this week. On Wednesday, March 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium , the Fair will offer students and alumni the opportunity to network with employers and graduate schools, secure internships, and learn more...

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December 17, 2015

Going Global Helps Students Find International Careers

Arcadia’s Office of Career Education is offering students a chance to work at home and abroad through Going Global, a one-stop resource that helps individuals of all experience levels transition into successful careers. Going Global has over one million users around the world, including...

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November 11, 2015

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week , an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week,...

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April 3, 2015

Students Connect, Impress at Career Fair

More than 300 students attended the March 31 Career Fair in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. Nearly 100 organizations participated, including employers and graduate schools, representing education, nonprofit, financial, accounting, consulting, marketing, media, and government sectors. “Students...

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March 10, 2015

HAPS Alumni Return to Speak on Finding Work, Professional Skills

On March 2, nine recent alumni of the Historical and Political Studies department returned to campus to speak to more than 40 students and graduating seniors about working in the field. Through the panel, current students saw “the range of different types of careers that majors in the department...

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December 2, 2014

Frances Dumlao ’15: ‘Discovering the Hidden Job Market’

In preparation for graduation in the spring, Frances Dumlao ’ 15 attended a presentation by Arcadia University’s Office of Career Education titled “The Hidden Job Market.” There, Dumlao learned how to network with future employers and how to land jobs that are not posted online or otherwise...

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November 6, 2014

Hundreds Attend Career and Internship Fair, Arcadia’s Largest Yet

By SHANI CARRINGTON ’18 Career fairs can be daunting. Speaking to potential employers often is intimidating, especially for those unfamiliar with the experience. One such student, Erin Misner ’17, wanted to look for opportunities early. She attended Arcadia’s Internship and Career Fair, held on Oct...

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September 30, 2014

Students Experience International Business without Traveling

On Sept. 17, Arcadia University’s School of Global Business welcomed The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) to its campus as part of Pennsylvania International Week. Authorized Trade Representatives from around the world, representing over 60 countries, met with Philadelphia...

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September 25, 2014

Careers: Ruggia Lands Auditor Position after Federal Internship

By JEN RETTER ’16 When Arcadia University alumnus Marc Ruggia ’14 first heard of an internship opportunity at the Defense Contract Audit Agency for the Federal Government in Moorestown, N.J., he didn’t know that his ambition and hard work would eventually lead to a full-time career with the DCAA...

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September 2, 2014

Gaines Finds That Dead Men Do Tell Tales

By COURTNEY WRIGHT It’s pitch black, long after dark in a south N.J. wood. A group of police officers, dodging heavy branches and nocturnal creatures, lugs a large spotlight, illuminating the forest. To add to the potential eeriness, a massive nest of daddy long legs seemed to beckon Allison Gaines...

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April 18, 2014

At Global Career Symposium, Students Learn How to Market Experiences Abroad

The April 11 Global Career Symposium, the first of its kind at Arcadia University, featured a career fair, a networking reception, an employer panel, and advice on how to market experiences abroad to potential employers. The Bulletin spoke with three representatives from Global Philadelphia , E-...

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March 26, 2014

Students Impress Employers and Grad Schools in Record Numbers at Career and Internship Fair

Grace Hiegl ’17 didn’t know what to expect when she arrived in the Kuch Center for Arcadia’s Career and Internship Fair on March 25. After all, it was the first career fair she’d attended. Before entering the fair floor, she expressed her concerns: “I’ve never really applied for a job like this...

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February 26, 2014

Students, Alumni Receive Expert Guidance at First-ever Professional Destinations Expo

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, approximately 100 students and alumni ventured into preparing for their futures in careers, graduate schools, entrepreneurial endeavors, and service and volunteerism at the Office of Career Education’s Professional Destinations Expo. Sixteen employers and members of various...

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April 26, 2013

KnightLink: A Resource to Find Full-time Employment and Summer Internships

Knight Link currently has just shy of 600 active job opportunities posted exclusively for Arcadia University students and alumni. These job opportunities include full- and part-time jobs, internships and volunteer experiences. Many of these positions are paid or for-credit. While most of the jobs...

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March 22, 2013

Students and Alumni Connect with Employers at Fair

More than 200 students and alumni came poised to make an impression at Arcadia University’s 2013 Spring Internship and Career Fair on March 5. Résumés ready, pitches polished, they met and mingled with representatives from the nearly 40 businesses and non-profit organizations looking to fill...

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December 12, 2012

Business Major Discovers Drive to Perform at Top Level

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JORDAN RICHARDS ’15 Mitchell Cohen ’12 , assistant bid coordinator for Benjamin Foods, approaches his goals the way he approaches a ladder: It’s one foot after another, one rung at a time until he reaches the destination. Simple enough. But when the first few...

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November 8, 2012

Students Pitch Potential Employers at Career and Internship Fair

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 Tables scattered with pamphlets, business cards and souvenirs filled the Commons Great Room on Oct 23. Dressed to impress, students arrived at the Internship and Career Fair hoping to discover interesting occupations and possibly meet a future employer...

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