Career Education

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Feb 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Apr 26, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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

KnightLink 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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Mar 22, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

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...

Dec 12, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

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...

Nov 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

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...

Oct 5, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mixer Offers New Students Path to Major, Career

The student-run event connected freshmen to Career Education staff and services. By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 As students attending the Career Education Mixer sank comfortably into the Stein Fireplace Lounge's patterned chairs, Jayson Flores ’14 offered an energetic greeting and a...

Sep 26, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Honors Students, Alumni Meet Their Match at Speed-Networking Event

On Sept. 19, Arcadia University students and alumni filled the spacious Commons Meeting Room for a round robin-style speed-networking event organized by the Honors Program and the Office of Alumni Relations, with guidance from the Office of Career Education. The event launched an ongoing initiative...

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Jul 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Hardy Discovers the Power of Advocacy through Internships at Home and Abroad

Lucy Hardy ’13, an International Studies major concentrating in Globalization, Development and Human Rights, is a global legislative intern with RESULTS—a non-profit organization in Washington D.C. that creates long-term solutions to poverty by supporting programs that address its root causes. In...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Foster ’12 Discovers Passion for Chemistry, Pursues Ph.D.

As a junior in high school, Celia Foster ’12 never could have known that typing the simple words “Best Schools for Study Abroad” into a search engine would drastically alter the course of her life. Undecided about her major, she was certain about one thing: she was going to experience cultures...

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Apr 4, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Students Connect with Employers at Internship and Career Fair

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development organized its Spring Internship and Career Fair, which gave students an incredible opportunity to connect with employers in-person. Numerous students came dressed to impress as they handed out résumé s and earnestly...

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Mar 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Professional Networking 101: Students and Alumni Get Inside Tips from Etiquette Trainer

By Michael Schwartz ’14 To prepare for and advance their careers, students should understand how to network with others—not just online but in-person as well. Arcadia University alumna and certified etiquette trainer Gail Madison ’72 stressed the importance of face-to-face connections at...

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Dec 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Lyons Plans to Use Study Abroad Experiences for Edge in Job Search

By Erica Lamberg International Business and Culture major Margaret Lyons ’12 never had trouble finding fresh avenues to explore her interests at Arcadia. Testing her business savvy and knack for language learning, she studied abroad three times and completed coursework in French and Chinese. As...