Instructions for employers to schedule a campus information table

  1. Log onto your Handshake account: 
  2. Click ‘Create an Event’ on your homepage or go to ‘Events’ on the left-hand navigation bar and click ‘Request Event’ on the top right-hand corner. Fill out the basics section of the form. 
  3. Host School: Select ‘PennWest University’, Career Center: Select the location (California, Clarion or Edinboro)
    • Note: You will have to create separate events for each PennWest campus you plan to attend
  4. Type: Select ‘Employer On-site’. 
  5. Name: Record your event name using the following format: Company Name -Information Table (campus)
  6. Invite Only: Please leave this box unselected. 
  7. Start & End Date: Please select the date and time that best fits your schedule.
    • The following days of the week are best for on-campus information tables
      • PennWest California – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
      • PennWest Clarion – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
      • PennWest Edinboro – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday between 10:00am-3:00pm.  
  8. Image: Upload an image visible to students. If an image is not uploaded, PennWest’s logo will be visible. 
  9. Description: Within this section, please be sure to minimally include: the position(s) for which you are recruiting, eligible majors, eligible class standing, and if the position is full-time, part-time, or an internship. In addition to this information, you may choose to add a short job description and additional qualifications, a brief description of your company, or any additional information that you believe is relevant to students interested in visiting your information table. 
  10. Survey: Please read through and answer all questions on the Survey portion of the application 
  11. Click Request Event. From here, you will be taken to the Overview page, where you will see the status as ‘Pending’ in the top right-hand corner. This will remain pending until the specific PennWest campus Career Center has approved the event.  You will also see a summary of the information you provided, including your survey responses. If you need to change any of those details, please click Edit in the top right-hand corner.  
  12. After ensuring that your requested date and time is available, you will receive a Handshake notification that your event has been approved You will then receive an email with important information regarding your visit, including parking instructions.
By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach