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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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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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
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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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