Careers

Cheltenham high school

Daijah Patton Feb 27, 2020 7:00 pm

Discovering My Calling

I graduated from Collegium Charter School in Exton, Pa., in 2018. Until about two months before I graduated high school, I still had the nervous expectation that I was supposed to know what I wanted to major in when I went to college. I knew I loved creative writing and reading literature, so I...

Graph of Class of 2019 data

Feb 12, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

View of outside of Cheltenham High School and parking lot.

Nicholas Schiavo Feb 6, 2020 11:13 am

Return to Sender

If you told me in my senior year of high school that I would spend the rest of my career there, I would have laughed and walked away. I was so ready to graduate and forget about the awkward, embarrassing, and goofy four years I just spent in school.  Yet there I was, on Oct. 3,...

Male and female exchanging money at a checkout.

Marc Raffa Dec 12, 2019 11:38 am

Making Money on Your Major Now

As a first-year student, it can be hard to manage school and make some sort of income to help support yourself. College provides the building blocks for adulthood, and if you start off with a responsible approach, success is the guaranteed outcome.  Students who are involved in demanding...

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Dec 5, 2019 Andrea Walls

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...

Alumni Gymnasium during career fair filled with students and employers.

Omar Odom Dec 4, 2019 11:35 am

Linking to Employers Through Handshake

Searching for jobs as a college student can be challenging on multiple fronts. General labor jobs tend to be easier to attain, but they may not work with your already busy class schedule, let alone downtime. Besides, what if you want to do something more in line with your desired career? ...

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Oct 28, 2019 Jennifer Retter

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...

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Oct 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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....

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Sep 3, 2019 Jennifer Retter

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...

Lashanna Bryant Apr 25, 2019 3:38 pm

Diversity & Inclusion Networking On Campus

Arcadia held its annual Internship & Career Fair on March 27, but for the first time, it also featured a Diversity & Inclusion Networking Reception. Employers at the fair—ranging from Bayada Home Health Care to Greater Philadelphia YMCA—clearly prided themselves on seeking diversity and...

William Snell Apr 22, 2019 9:26 pm

Arcadia Resources Lessen My Job Anxiety

As a senior set to graduate in less than a month, I am full of mixed emotions. I’m happy to have the chance to prove myself in the “real world,” but sad to end this chapter of life. Yet, as I look to the past, one of the most important things to me is securing a steady job for the future. [...

Jan 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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....