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Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 2: The Career Services Roadmap

As we recently announced, the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus — in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams — has launched a new podcast called “Conversations with Student Affairs.” You can now listen to Episode 2 below. Here are some highlights. Title: The Career Services…

Change Can Be Daunting

I graduated high school in June 2011, and I was so excited to be attending Penn State Abington in the fall. I completed four semesters, but during the fifth, unexpected family issues arose, and I was unable to finish my degree. While I was away from school, I taught myself how to use Photoshop, Illustrator,…

Student Affairs Podcast: Listen to the Premiere Episode

We’ve launched a new podcast and we’re excited to share it with you! “Conversations with Student Affairs” is managed and produced by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn…

Pandemic Impact on Small Businesses and Their Customers

During these troubling times caused by COVID-19, many small businesses have closed. Our economy is so dependent on these local businesses because they provide resources, services, and employment to most of our population. Without these small businesses, our economic longevity is at stake. When COVID-19 hit back in early 2020, many small business owners in…

Tips From World Campus Academic Advising for New and Returning Students

Academic advisers support students as they begin their Penn State World Campus journey and are there as a resource through graduation. They collaborate with students to develop tailored plans of study geared toward their educational goals. Advisers help students choose courses that meet degree requirements and match their interests and help them find answers to…

Internship Opportunities with the Virtual Student Federal Service

Students seeking a way to gain valuable work experience and develop critical skills that employers need may want to explore opportunities with the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS). The VSFS is a nine-month unpaid remote internship program in which students work closely with a mentor at a government agency and complete designated projects. Penn State…