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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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
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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 - Vault
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A Handy-Dandy Guide to Email Etiquette

Ever hit “reply all” on an email you shouldn’t have? Or vice versa? How do you write a formal email without sounding like you have no personality, or altogether too much personality? And what the heck are you supposed to …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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