Geographic Resources from Penn State Libraries and Online

Many thanks to Marcy Bidney, Assistant Librarian, Head of the Donald W. Hamer Maps Library at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these great tips on Penn State resources for geographic information. Don’t stop reading this blog if you think maps or geographic information have nothing to do with your course of study. I’m here…

Nittany Lion Career Network: Job Leads & Resources for Penn State Students

There are many ways to search for jobs – networking, targeted searches, the internet, employment agencies, and career or job fairs. But did you know that as a Penn State student you have an additional way to connect with a national pool of employers who are seeking PSU students and grads? The Nittany Lion Career…

Thinking ‘Bout Research: Digging Deeper Into Company Information

Many thanks to Daniel Hickey, business and information sciences librarian at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these tips on researching specific companies. Penn State has librarians that specialize in every academic discipline, as our information literacy librarian, Emily Rimland, mentioned in her last post. Oftentimes the in-depth research guides we create can point you…

Blue, White, and You!

Did you know that the Blue & White Society is the student group of the Penn State Alumni Association? Did you also know that as a Penn State World Campus student you can join this organization and be a part of this fantastic organization? You can! Being a member of the Blue & White Society…

University Libraries Have Specialists for All Your Reading & Research Needs

Many thanks to Emily Rimland, information literacy librarian at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these tips on finding answers to your research questions! Librarians at Penn State are like physicians. Just as there are doctors who specialize in certain areas like orthopedics, pediatrics, and dermatology, there are librarians who specialize in the disciplines of…

How to Use Twitter and Skype to Bring Jobs to You

It’s always been implied that when job seeking, one has to “seek” to find openings. But the definition of “seeking” has expanded — and it’s pretty exciting! In the past, job-seekers would hear about positions through employers’ job postings or find out about a position by networking with colleagues. Of course, these are still acceptable…

“You are never too old to learn, to dream, to make a difference.”

Penn State alumna and former World Campus Psychology Club president Debra Mynar shares: I was fortunate to be one of the few from my brand new degree program to make it to Penn State’s University Park campus for graduation weekend. As a middle-aged mom, I guess I do not resemble the typical new Penn State…

Don’t give up on your dream of graduating from Penn State!

Are you a previous Penn State student who had to leave the university prior to completing your degree program?  Personal circumstances often cause us to change or delay our goals, but it does not necessarily mean that you have to give up on your dream of completing your Penn State degree! Several bachelor and associate…