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Explore Networking and Alumni Connections with LionLink

Have you heard of LionLink? One of many services offered by the Penn State Alumni Association, LionLink is a professional networking program that can link you with alumni volunteers. With this program, both Penn State students and alumni who are looking for mentorship, networking, and connection can reach out to alumni and begin discussions. These alumni have joined LionLink to pay…

That’s Not What I Meant: Addressing Unintentional Bias

This blog is reposted from the National Association of Colleges and Employers blog, featuring a piece by one of our Penn State World Campus career counselors, Karen Armstrong.  Have you ever said something that came out wrong? It sounded inconsiderate, biased — or worse — offensive? The last thing you want to do is cause…

Get a Career You Love With Help From Nittany Lion Careers

Earlier this year, Penn State launched a new system called Nittany Lion Careers that offers useful resources for Penn State World Campus students and alumni. This new centralized system — which combines existing tools, while adding some enhanced capabilities — is available to all Penn State students and graduates, regardless of their campus, college, location,…

Get These Valuable Benefits of Volunteering During a Day of Service

Did you know that volunteering can be good for your health? A study by the Corporation for National & Community Service found that people who volunteer have lower mortality rates, improved functional abilities, and reduced rates of depression. And of course, volunteering is also good for the people and organizations you decide to serve.   There are more…

Virtual Internship Program Offers Great Opportunities

The Virtual Career Development and Internship Program gives Penn State World Campus students a way to gain valuable real-world work experience, and develop critical skills relevant to their intended careers. They can complete this internship from wherever they happen to be. The result of a collaborative partnership between World Campus Career Services, academic departments, and corporate partners,…