Penn State Berks Degrees and Opportunities
Spring 2021 Lion Side Chat Series
We are excited to invite all future Berks Penn Staters to join us throughout Spring 2021 for a series of webinars hosted by Faculty and current students that will introduce you to all of our various majors, career possibilities, and the opportunities that await you inside and outside of the classroom at Penn State Berks.
You can attend as many of our Majorly Prepared: Penn State Berks Degrees and Opportunities webinars as you want- each will be new and exciting.
Pre-registration for each event is required - you will be sent the zoom link upon registration. Sign up today!
Careers in Social Sciences: How to be an informed citizen and an agent of change
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM (EST)
Featured academic areas of study for this event will be Psychology, Criminal Justice, Rehabilitation and Human Services, Education, and the Certificate for Social Justice.
Learn How Science Can Change the World: A Chat about the Biology, Biochemistry and Life Science degrees at Penn State Berks
Friday, February 5, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
Featured academic areas of study for this event are Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, and Natural Science
Hospitality Management at Penn State Berks
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
Featured academic area of study for this event is Hospitality Management.
Careers in the Humanities: How to be a critical thinker, problem-solver and developer of new ideas
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
Featured academic areas of study for this event are Communication Arts & Sciences (CAS), Global Studies, Writing and Digital Media, and Composition courses.
Discovering Engineering at Berks
Monday, February 22, 2021 at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM EST
Featured academic areas of study for this event are Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and all 2+2 Engineering Majors offered at Penn State University.
Entrepreneurship at Penn State Berks
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
Entrepreneurship applies to all majors! Learn about the Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) Minor, the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) Center, and the Entrepreneurship Student Club at Berks. Faculty and students will talk about how we promote creativity and innovation and all the opportunities for you in our programs.
Why and How do We Study Human Movement? A Chat about the Kinesiology degree at Penn State Berks.
Monday, March 1, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
Academic areas of study featured at this event are Kinesiology, Applied Health Related Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and Athletic Training.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EST
This event applies to any academic area of study. At Penn State Berks, there are many ways to engage with the community in topics you are passionate about—from social justice to the environment. Join us as members of CACE, PePP, the Sustainability Committee, and the Social Justice Collaborative talk about how you can get involved in the community.
Interact with students who will discuss their personal experience with community engagement. Learn how these projects complement your major, build your confidence and communication skills, and build invaluable community networks.
Undergraduate Research and Outreach in the Sciences: Learn about community outreach and research opportunities at Penn State Berks.
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM EDT
All Science academic areas of study are featured at this event.
IST and Cybersecurity at Penn State Berks: Applying Technology to Solve Problems
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EDT
Academic areas of study featured at this event are : IST (Information Sciences & Technology), SRA (Security & Risk Analysis), and Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Analytics & Operations).
Scientists and Health Professionals Change the World: Find Out How to Become One
Friday, April 2, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EDT
Academic areas of study featured at this event are Pre-Medicine, Allied Health, Physician’s Assistant, Medical Laboratory Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Pre-Vet, and Dentistry.
Accounting & Business: Because you want a job when you graduate
Friday, April 9, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EDT
Academic areas featured at this event are Accounting, Business, Marketing, Management, Finance and Financial Services.
Art on campus: How to express and understand influence through art
Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM EDT
This event is for all academic areas of study. Learn how to be part of the artistic community on campus and what Penn State Berks has to offer.