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Virtual Office Hours and Alumni Resume Reviews

When May 17, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Drop in for a 10 Minute 1:1 chat with the Alumni Career Services Team.

Virtual Speaker Series: Featuring Katrina Black Reed Out of School Time Programs: Promoting Social Agents of Change Through Justice-Oriented Activities

When May 18, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking And The Art Of Building Authentic Relationships

When May 19, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

It may be that who you know gets you the next opportunity but how do you get around the hurdles of building an effective professional network. This webinar will on topics such as defining the terms, overcoming internal barriers and fears, initiating the first meeting, and building relationships in a virtual environment. This webinar is applicable for job seekers, career changers, small business owners, professionals at every level and everyone who realizes the value in authentic relationships.

Virtual Office Hours and Alumni Resume Reviews

When May 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Drop in for a 10 Minute 1:1 chat with the Alumni Career Services Team.

Virtual Speaker Series: Featuring Jessamyn Abel Tokyo Olympics, Past and Present

When May 25, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

During the bidding and preparation for three Tokyo Olympiads—the cancelled 1940 Games, the successful 1964 Games, and the postponed 2020 Games—Japanese politicians and activists borrowed the aura of the Olympics for their own purposes, ranging from diplomacy to local infrastructure. Comparing three examples of Olympic planning for a single city in disparate times shows the flexibility and persistence of the particular opportunities and pressures created by the Olympics’ enduring symbolism as an international “festival of peace and amity.”

Coffee Hour with Paul Clifford: Featuring Mike Xenakis ’90 Chief Product Officer, Vacasa Inc.

When May 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Mike Xenakis, a former Air Force Intelligence Officer and the Chief Product Officer at Vacasa Inc, is our Coffee Hour guest on May 26. Mike received his degree from Penn State in aerospace engineering in 1990. He will discuss what it was like working as an intelligence officer, his time working at the White House, his role at Vacasa Inc, some of his favorite aspects of being a Penn Stater, and more.

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

When May 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This webinar provides tips and strategies how to use LinkedIn for your job search, with a focus on building a strong profile.

Nittany Networking and Career Advice

When June 7, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are teaming up with the Smeal College of Business- Alumni Career Services staff and alumni from around the globe! Drop in for a 10 Minute 1:1 text-based chat to...

Virtual Office Hours and Alumni Resume Reviews

When June 7, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Drop in for a 10 Minute 1:1 chat with the Alumni Career Services Team.

Writing a Strong Resume: Avoiding the Resume "Black Hole"

When June 9, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Do you ever wonder where resumes go after you apply? Does a recruiter ever look at your resume? This webinar will review strategies for writing a strong resume and tips for standing out in the applicant tracking system (ATS). The webinar is free to all Penn State Alumni.

We Are Week

When June 14, 2021 10:00 AM to June 18, 2021 11:00 AM

Save the date to join us virtually June 14-18, 2021 for a special week-long edition of We Are Weekend! Event highlights include: a special recognition event for the Class of 1970 & the Class of 1971, virtual tours, educational lectures, and fun, family-friendly events! We Are Weekend is open and inclusive to all Penn Staters.