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Career Services is located in 102 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!

 

Find our Undergraduate and Graduate Career Guide Here

 Find the Four Year Plan Here

ATTENTION Employers and Students! 

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Consider participating in this brand new internship program. 

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

06
Oct
2014

Lunch & Learn: Choose a Major with Your Eyes Wide Open
12:00 - 1:15 pm | Hiller Building Quiet Lounge

Are you currently undeclared or questioning your major?  Then join Career Services and the Advising Center in a workshop that will make choosing a major less daunting.  This workshop will introduce you to the process of career decision-making and all the different major options here at Penn State DuBois and the other campuses.  Lunch is provided but space is limited to the first 25 people.  Please RSVP by emailing aaa39@psu.edu by Friday, September 19, 2014. 



29
Oct
2014

Dining Etiquette Luncheon
12:00 - 1:15 pm | Hiller Building Quiet Lounge

Which fork do I use?  How do I 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.  While this event is free, there is a limited number of seats and an RSVP is required by emailing aaa39@psu.edu by Monday, October 20. 



03
Nov
2014

Lunch & Learn: LinkedIn 101
Noon - 1:15 pm | Hiller Building Quiet Lounge

Join Career Services for a beginner workshop to LinkedIn.  Learn how to set up your profile and how to use it to effectively network for internships and other career related information and leads.  Lunch is provided but space is limited to the first 25 people.  Please RSVP by emailing aaa39@psu.edu by Monday, October 24, 2014. 



19
Nov
2014

Lunch & Learn: Getting Into & Financing Grad School
Noon - 1:15 pm | 209 DEF Building

Join Career Services and Financial Aid to learn everything you need to know about applying and financing graduate school.  Lunch is provided but space is limited to the first 25 people.  Please RSVP by emailing aaa39@psu.edu by Monday, November 10, 2014. 



01
Dec
2014

Career Talks Monday: Focus on Business & HDFS
Noon - 1:15 pm | Hiller Building Auditorium

Learn from a panel of professionals!  Come and ask the questions you always wanted to know, i.e. what they look for in a resume, what skills they really want you to have, how they got where they are today, and much more.  Remember, no career question is off topic.   



02
Dec
2014

Senior Launch: Make Your Resume and Cover Letter POP!
Tues & Wed - 1 - 4:30 p.m.; Thu & Fri - 8:30 am - noon | 102 Hiller Building

Are you a graduating senior?  Need help with your resume and/or cover letter?  Then stop by Career Services all week for a 15 minute critique of your resume and cover letter.  The popcorn will be popping and any participating student may help themselves to some popcorn. 



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Nittany Lion Career Netowrk NLCN

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