The Career Services Center prepares Penn Highlands students and alumni to be competitive, competent and successful job-seekers, empowered to make career and education choices compatible with their interests and abilities. To be passionate about your work is to greet each day with purpose and enthusiasm. Our office staff seeks to fuel such passion through the counseling, career development and job search programs we offer to facilitate career decision-making. 

Career Counseling Topics and Resources:

  • Personality type, skills, and interests assessments
  • Resumé and Cover Letter Writing/Review
  • Interview Preparation(Mock Interview)
  • Professional Etiquette
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Employer Presentations
  • Career Development Workshops
  • Job Fairs
  • Alumni Services
  • First Destination Graduate Tracking Survey
  • "Career Closet"
Workstations with self-directed software including:
  • “College Central Network”
  • “Career Coach”
  • “O*net”
  • "Big Interview" 
Career Resources
  • A Guide to Career Services Publication
    • Job Shadowing Preparation
    • Resume and Cover Letter Writing Worksheets & Samples
    • Soft Skills Handout
    • Employer Directory
    • Regional Salary Information

 

Career Center HoursMonday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Thursday evening hours by appointment only.

Our Staff: Larry Brugh, Dean of Career Services & Workforce Development /Cara Moyer, Career Counselor

Appointments: Walk-ins are welcome and accommodated if schedules permit. Appointments can be scheduled by phoning or emailing the office.

Contact Information: Location: Richland Campus / Phone: (814) 262-3850 / Email: careerservices@pennhighlands.edu  

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