Career Education

Slide for Knights Get Hired showing recent Arcadia University graduate.

Jul 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Knights Get Hired LinkedIn Program Helps Graduates Find Success

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 The Office of Career Education (OCE) helps recent graduates and alumni find job opportunities through their Knights Get Hired Program. Recognized as an innovative program in the field of career services, The Knights Get Hired program was featured in the National Career...

Students at Take a Knight to Work day

Madison Costigan May 19, 2021 8:00 pm

Take a Knight to Work Day Offers Career Advice and Connections

Arcadia’s students are familiar with the tight-knit community within the university, but it is especially exceptional to experience the way that Arcadia alumni stay connected to the school after they graduate and move on to their careers. This is exemplified by Take A Knight to Work Day, a program...

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May 7, 2021 Maeghan Myers

Career Influencers Training

The Career Influencers Program will empower faculty and staff to infuse career exploration and career readiness activities into their existing work with students.  The Career Influencers Program supports Arcadia’s mission by training faculty and staff to prepare students “for a life of...

Donut graph of Arcadia University Class of 2020 outcomes

May 6, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Class of 2020 Reports Career Success Amidst Pandemic

In an economic period where unemployment skyrocketed, more than 90 percent of Arcadia University’s graduate and undergraduate Class of 2020 survey respondents have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations. Approximately 81 percent...

Orientation leader at Arcadia

Garrett Davies Mar 24, 2021 12:00 am

Finding My Future

I recently did a video where I spoke about graduation and becoming an alumnus very soon. I talked a little bit about how I'm starting to develop my plans for the future, and thought that it might be beneficial to extend that to a full post here. I had only a very slight idea of what...

Rikki Rosenthal at the PTK Awards

Rikki Rosenthal Mar 13, 2021 12:00 am

How I Utilized My Network to Find Success

As someone who is perpetually busy, I get asked quite often how I manage my time between my responsibilities. I’ve always been a self-starter, so finding things to keep me busy is second nature to me whenever I’m in a new environment. However, I have realized that most people don’t know where to...

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Oct 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

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...

Female career education advisor (right) reviewing paper with male student (left)

Jul 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Enrollment Management and OCE Announce College2Career Scholars Program

The University’s Office of Enrollment Management and Office of Career Education (OCE) have launched the College2Career Scholars Program, a four-semester program to build students’ professional identities and expand career opportunities.  The program offers mentoring, individual and group...

Two women speak to each other with "AU Fair" balloon banner in background.

Mar 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

March 25: One Day, Two Great Recruiting Events

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host more than 130 organizations to campus on Wednesday, March 25 from noon to 3 p.m. for Arcadia's annual Internship & Career Fair in the Kuch Center, followed by the Diversity and Inclusion Career Connection from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Commons Great Room...

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Feb 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Career Education Hosts Dr. Don Martin for Grad School Explained

The Office of Career Education hosted “Grad School Explained” featuring author Dr. Don Martin on Jan. 29. At the event, Dr. Martin, who has previously served as dean of graduate admissions to several academic institutions, explained the process of writing effective personal statements, researching...

Alumni Gymnasium filled with tables and people during a career fair.

Jasmin Ramirez Feb 20, 2020 1:13 pm

Returning Citizens, Second Chances

Internships are every college student’s ticket to getting experience needed to spice up the resume and impress potential bosses and grad schools. It was the summer going into my sophomore year of college, and I wasn’t really looking for an internship. My mind was set on finding something to occupy...

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...