Career Education

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Mar 10, 2015 Purnell Cropper

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...

Dec 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Nov 6, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

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...

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Sep 30, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Sep 25, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Sep 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

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Apr 18, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

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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Mar 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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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...