Job Search Information
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Berks Career Services
- Is an essential part of students' educational experience.
- Aims to develop independence, self-esteem, empowerment, and resourcefulness in Penn State Berks students.
- Provides an online job posting system, Nittany Lion Careers.
- Functions as a team working in partnership with the University and external community.
- Is flexible, understanding, and responsive to our students.
- Supports the uniqueness of each individual, and provides a means for students to best accomplish their personal and career goals.
- The Career Services Office assists students with career development from the time of Freshman Testing and Advising throughout their years at PSU Berks.
- Provides individual and small group career decision-making appointments.
- The Career Services Office offers presentations on career decision making, resume writing and interview skills.
- Brings employers to campus for interviews.
- Provides individual appointments for assistance with post-graduate plans and internships.
- Develops off campus employment opportunities for current students.
- Provides listings of part-time, temporary and summer employment opportunities.
- Facilitates student entry into the community employment market.
- Integrates learning in the classroom with learning in a professional environment.
- Offers assistance in finding supervised work experience in your career field.
- Develops internship positions related to a student's program of study.
- Exposes students to the real world of work while earning wages and at the same time earning credit.
- Services are available for recent graduates and alumni.
- Provides support for cover letter and resume writing and access to the Career Technology Center.
- Offers a variety of workshops including: resume writing, Myers-Briggs, Interviewing Skills, Strong Interest Inventory, and Career Decision-Making.
Job Posting/Company Verification Disclaimer
Read the full disclaimer which describes the shared responsibility among Penn State Career Services (including University Park and Commonwealth Campus career offices) and internship/job seekers in researching and identifying potential concerns about the legitimacy of employers and their respective postings.