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Career Services is located in 106 Hiller Building and assists students in their career exploration, skill development and job search.

Student are encouraged to utilize career services from their first semester on campus to their last and even beyond.

We offer individual counseling sessions for students to explore the many career options with the following options: assessment tools, information interviews, job shadowing and lion link.

We use the above tools to shape our conversations and create a plan.  We use job shadowing and informational interviews to help students further explore their field.  

This office also conducts individual or group workshops on topics such as: resume writing, cover letters, interviewing skills, portfolio preparation and dining etiquette to name a few. 

We have a career library for students to use and we can also assist students in identifying an internship opportunity. Internships can offer students work experience which will assist in leading to employment.

In addition, as you prepare to leave the University, we can assist you in: preparing a job search strategy, mock interviews and searching for a graduate school program that fits your needs.

We can build an individualized plan just for you!

 

Undergraduate and Graduate Career Guide

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ATTENTION Employers and Students! 

Consider participating in this brand new internship program. 

  Partnering Academics and Workplace Learning for Success

The PAWS Program at Penn State DuBois is designed to partner students with industry early on in their academic careers to allow them an opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning their degrees. Development and employment of local talent is the program’s top priority.

The partnership will allow an accepted student in the program the opportunity to work with a company for a period of time and gain valuable input from industry. In addition, professional development activities are provided to students throughout the year. 

Students, follow this link for more information.

Employers, follow this link for more information.

 

Mark Your Calendars

19
Mar
2014

Dining Etiquette
12:00 pm | Hiller Building Quiet Lounge

Which fork do you use?  How do you pass the bread?  What if I drop my napkin?  Get these questions and more answered at this free dining etiquette luncheon to help you prepare for your job search and learn how to be more professional.  This event is sponsored by Career Services and paid for by your Student Activity Fee.  While this event is free there is a limited number of seats and an RSVP is required by emailing rxs163@psu.edu.



02
Apr
2014

2nd Annual Networking Luncheon and Career Fair Event
12noon - 3:00 pm | Multipurpose Building Gymnasium

Need a job or internship this summer or fall? Want to start your career with a company you know? Then join Career Services, the Alumni Society, and the DEF Board for the Networking Luncheon and Career Fair Event on April 2, 2014. During lunch, you will have the opportunity to network with Penn State Alumni and business representatives relative to your major. Following lunch you can continue to network with local employers at the job fair. There’s a $10 registration fee that will be refunded upon attendance of the event. Seating is limited, so please register early by emailing aaa39@psu.edu! RSVPs are due by March 7.  For more information and for a full list of employers attending, follow this link at http://dubois.psu.edu/StudentServices/CareerServices/32721.htm.

 



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Use Nittany Lion Career Network for: Job Postings (from employers not coming to campus for On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) Additional job postings available through On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) Posting your resume in online Resume Books On-Campus... For more information about the NLCN »

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Christina Voorhees, 1997 Wildlife Technology Graduate

Christina Voorhees ’97 WLT is a Certified Wildlife Biologist® with experience in the fields of wildlife management, human dimensions of natural resources, and recreation management.  Chris received an Associate Degree in Wildlife Technology from Penn State DuBois, a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech, Master of Science in Forest Resources from Penn State, and a Ph.D in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management from Penn State.  Her education and professional experiences have focused on biological and human dimensions research associated with the management of both game and non-game species.

Christina has worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Penn State University, Devine, Tarbell, & Associates, and CalPoly University.  Her field experience includes bat mist netting, bird and herp surveys, small mammal trapping, elk and grouse radio-telemetry, and a variety of deer management projects.  In addition, Christina has 10 years of experience in human dimensions research focusing on deer management, hunting, and recreational visitor use assessments.

Christina is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Wildlife Specialists, LLC, a natural resource consulting company that primarily provides support to the energy development industry.   Her role is to develop and maintain client relations, manage staff, and coordinate projects.  Christina also holds several volunteer positions in the wildlife community.

She is an At-Large Board Member of the PA Chapter of the Wildlife Society, a member of Mammal Technical Committee of the Pennsylvania Biological Survey, and serves on the advisory board for the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology Program.

 

Penn State is the #1 overall institution of higher education for producing the best prepared, most well-rounded graduates who are most able to succeed once hired, according to a Wall Street Journal survey released in September.

The Journal surveyed 479 corporate recruiters whose companies last year hired 43,000 new graduates. Of those 479 recruiters, 436 ranked Penn State #1. A sample recruiter comment cited by the Journal was: “Bright, well-rounded students … with the core competencies we desire.” Read the article here and for the Penn State DuBois Career Services Homepage click here.

 


Learn more about the unique PAWS program only at Penn State DuBois and for the Career Services Homepage

 

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