Edinboro is now PennWest University-Info for students and alumni regarding Handshake

Get ready to access more internships, jobs, and career opportunities!

Handshake Account Changes

In mid-July, we will launch the PennWest Handshake site, where you can find student employment, internships, jobs, career events and more! 

 What will happen to my existing …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Career Services and Resources for Alumni (Valid through August 2022)

The following are only available to undergraduate alumni who graduated within the last 12 months:
One resume/cover letter review by a professional member of our staff. Submit your resume and/or cover letter.
One 30-minute career coaching appointment – topics may …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Chris Rosato Jr. Named Events and Marketing Manager of Erie Sports Commission

New manager returns to organization he worked at as an intern in college

Posted On : March 15, 2022

The Erie Sports Commission has hired Chris Rosato Jr. as the organization’s events and marketing manager, charging him with …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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How to Prepare Your “Elevator Pitch”

One of the best things you can do ahead of any virtual event is to prepare a few talking points to succinctly make the case about why you’re a great candidate. The employers that you meet with want to learn …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr Graduate Assistant
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Haley Barnhart ’19 earned her license as a Certified Public Accountant in PA and is a Senior Accountant with McGill, Power, Bell & Associates, LLP

McGill, Power, Bell & Associates is pleased to announce that Haley Barnhart has earned her license as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Haley is a Senior Accountant with the firm and has over three years of experience in the …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Stephanie Hnat ’17 Hired for role as Graphic Designer

Content Creation and Graphic Design Specialists Join Furia Rubel

By Furia Rubel Communication

Furia Rubel Communications, Inc. an award-winning, integrated marketing and public relations agency, welcomes two Pittsburgh-based content creators to its growing team. Matt Henderson, in his role as …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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What It Really Means When Companies Say ‘Pay Is Competitive’ In Job Listings

If you look for a job long enough, you’re bound to run into the phrase “pay is competitive.”

This vaguely promising but subjective line appeared in more than 500 job …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

Increasing racial and ethnic diversity has become a primary focus within the legal industry, and the conversation has been especially at the forefront in the wake of the social justice movement sparked by the death of George Floyd. While progress …

By Vault Law Editors - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Interview with Your Whole Self

It’s natural that interviewing can sometimes feel unnatural, as it can often be difficult to know “who you’re supposed to be” during an interview. You might think that you need to interview in a certain way and try to be …

By Natalie Fisher - Firsthand
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