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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The 3 Must-Haves on Your Handshake Profile

Want to quickly and easily increase your chances of finding the job you want on Handshake? Add your job interests to your profile.

When you fill in your interests, two really great things happen:
We send you better, more relevant …
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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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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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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Maximizing Your Shadowing Experience

During the search for your first job or a new position, you may find yourself with an opportunity to shadow someone working in a similar position. Always, and I mean always, say, “yes!” In fact, if you’re interviewing and are …

By Tammy McKinney, RN - Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting | Physician and Healthcare Job Board.
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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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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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How to Begin a Conversation with an Alumni Mentor

Edinboro University alumni are always giving back to their alma mater in meaningful ways through our annual fund, volunteer opportunities, and scholarship donations. The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and the Office of Alumni Engagement are excited to …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Avoiding Job and Internship Scams

When evaluating potential employment, you must be careful to avoid scams and fraudulent postings. While Edinboro University makes every attempt to block them, scammers constantly find new ways to bypass the system. Fake job postings can be found not only …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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