PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Career Services To Launch Integrated Career Management & Recruiting Platform

Coming mid-June, Penn State Career Services will merge all of its career management systems into one interface: Nittany Lion Careers.

This new interface aims to increase collaboration between career office staff at all campuses, provide more consistent service to students, alumni, and employers, and improve scheduling regarding career counseling and on-campus interviews.  Career fair information and career outcomes will also be more easily accessible with the new site.

University Park Undergraduate Association President Cody Heaton said that in addition to UPUA giving the system its full support, “The ability for any student or alumnus to be able to network and find jobs through one unified system is essential to 21st century career searching.”

One major difference in how the site will run is that employers and recruiting organizations will be able to search for potential candidates based on his or her qualifications, rather than limiting the search to a specific major or academic college. The system is already open to employers fall recruiting, including Fall Career Days.

“It has been heartening to see the team approach among career services professionals across the entire university,” Career Services Director Bob Orndorff said. “This collaborative spirit has empowered us to build a state-of-the-art, integrated career management system.”

More information about the transition to Nittany Lion Careers is available on the site.

About the Author

Ali Richards

Ali is a copy editor for Onward State, and is currently pursuing her major in Geoscience. She's from Washington, DC (Go Caps!), enjoys gneiss rock puns, and dislikes wavy chips. You can reach her at [email protected], or follow her on Twitter @haveagneisslife.

Comments

More by Ali

Penn State ROTC Receives MacArthur Award

Since 1989, schools have been awarded this high honor for their training programs, and this year was no exception. These winners are said to exceptionally exemplify the ideals of “duty, honor, and country.”

SPA Presents Diversity On A College Campus Panel

I Took A ‘Shower’ In The BJC Bathroom… And It Was Disgusting

Athletics

Bundling Student Tickets And Offering Options: What Penn State Can Learn

Penn State doesn’t do much to embody the #OneTeam mantra and encourage students to break down student section silos.

Penn State Hockey Announces 2018-19 Recruiting Class

Penn State Hoops’ Mike Watkins Charged With Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Cole Miller Misses Cut At U.S. Open

Evan Barratt Invited To World Junior Summer Showcase

Student Life

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting At Beaver Stadium

If alumna Alex Perry hadn’t accidentally gotten into the wrong admissions line before a football game, she might never have met the love of her life.

Virtual Reality: Changing The Game At Penn State

Penn State Cracks The Top Ten In Niche’s 2018 Party School Ranking

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Freshman 101: How To Buy Football Tickets

Tickets go on sale for graduate students on Monday, June 18, followed by seniors on Tuesday, juniors on Wednesday, sophomores on Thursday, and freshmen on Friday.

Ryan Dunleavy Makes Infamous ‘Loaded Backfield’ Tweet Into A Poster, Asks Saquon Barkley To Rip It Up

Saquon Barkley and Rutgers-turned-Giants beat writer Ryan Dunleavy buried the hatchet after nearly three long years of internet annihilation.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Bundling Student Tickets And Offering Options: What Penn State Can Learn

Penn State doesn’t do much to embody the #OneTeam mantra and encourage students to break down student section silos.

Send this to a friend