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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Internship Experience the Most Influential Factor in Tough Hiring Decisions

When choosing between two otherwise equally qualified candidates, employers deem having an internship with its organization or within its industry to be the most influential factors, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2022 report.

Those attributes, however, were the only two …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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First-Generation College Grads Face More Hurdles in the Job Market

CHRISTELLE LOUIS’ SINGLE mother, a Haitian immigrant and certified nursing assistant at a nursing home, never went to college. But she always pushed her daughter to get the education she needed for a good job—maybe as a doctor or an …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Average Salary by Education Level: The Value of a College Degree

By Tim Stobierski
June 2, 2020
https://www.northeastern.edu/bachelors-completion/news/average-salary-by-education-level/

If you’re considering going back to college, you may be considering the various arguments for and against the value of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Many professionals cite “the ability to make more money” 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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How to Land a Internship

It’s that time of year again. Students are gearing up in hopes of finding a fulfilling internship or co-op position. You’re eager to apply what you’ve learned in school to the real world. But landing an internship may seem like …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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A Quick Guide to Writing Professional Emails

Imagine the case of two upcoming high school graduates seeking summer internships before entering college in the fall. The students notice a poster in the library advertising an available internship position, which contains a contact name and email address, but …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr Graduate Assistant
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Applying to Grad School: The Ultimate Guide

Applying to grad school can be stressful and time-consuming. If you don’t plan ahead enough, you may miss critical deadlines, not give recommenders enough notice, or not turn in the best application possible. Whether you are just beginning to think …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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What to Know as a First-Generation College Student

One thing that many first-generation college students seem to share is a lack of knowledge about how higher education works.(GETTY IMAGES)

FOR MANY first-generation college students, being an academic trailblazer is a dream come true.

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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