Career Education

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: Marketing Your Transferable Skills

By Stephenie F. Wilson, Assistant Director of Career Education There is not always a linear path between a specific academic major and a career. So, what happens when your plans change and you find yourself considering work that does not seem to directly relate to your major? It is a combination...

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Nov 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: Grad School Application Best Practices

By Fallon McAnany, Career Development Graduate Assistant Applying to graduate school can be an intimidating process. One method in staying organized is to keep a spreadsheet that indicates each school in which you plan to apply, and record important due dates, when materials were mailed/uploaded,...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: The Value in Finding a Mentor

By Stephenie F. Wilson, M.A., Assistant Director of Career Education Have you been encouraged to partner with a mentor, possibly a more “seasoned” professional that you can learn from as you begin your career? If you have not already thought about selecting a mentor, please consider the potential...

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Nov 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

SABA Hosts 'Dress for Success' Fashion Show

Guests gathered along a red carpet in Grey Towers Castle on Nov. 2 for the third annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, co-hosted by the Students for the Advancement of Business Administration (SABA) and the Office of Career Development. Emceed by Julie DiTrapano, Director of Student Engagement,...

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Nov 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: How to Dress for a Job Interview

By Fallon McAnany, Career Development Grad Assistant Interviews are often the first time that employers meet the person behind the resume. When dressing for an interview, it is important to dress professionally and modestly to keep the focus on you as a professional and avoid unnecessary...

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Oct 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development Month Kick-Off: Roadtrip Nation, Jeff Havens and More

Career Development's celebratory kick-off to November, National Career Development Month, attracted a large crowd on Tuesday, Oct. 25, thanks to a visit from Roadtrip Nation. Students stopped by the Green RV on the Knight Hall quad to learn about the organization's mission to help students create...

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Oct 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Students Log Face Time with Potential Employers at Career Fair

Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development hosted an Internship & Career Fair on Oct. 18 in Grey Towers Castle. Employers such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prudential Financial Services, the Civil Service Commission, and the Philadelphia Zoo were recruiting for a variety of...

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Mar 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

More Than 50 Students Attend Career Development's Resume Riot

The week-long Resume Riot event sponsored by Career Development attracted large numbers this semester. Afternoon and evening sessions between Feb. 28 and March 4 welcomed more than 50 students to the lobby of Landman Library to receive feedback on their resume and cover letter writing. Many...