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 Services

  • 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" 
  • "YouScience"
Career Resources
  • A Guide to Career Services Publication:
    • Job Shadowing Preparation
    • Resume and Cover Letter Writing Worksheets & Samples
    • Soft Skills Handout
    • Employer Directory

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 calling, emailing, or you can now schedule conveniently online: Book your appointment here!

Contact Information: Location: Richland Campus / Phone: (814) 262-3850 / Email:  


Congratulations Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 Graduates!

We ask for your assistance to help track the “Class of 2020” over the next 6 months. Please use the link below to complete the First Destination Graduate Follow-up Survey if you:


  • Plan to transfer and continue your education
  • Found employment related to your field of study
  • Do not plan to transfer or seek employment due to personal/ family circumstances
  • Actively serve in U.S. Military


First Destination Survey:

Graduate Survey (Medical Assisting Program Only)