PennWest University is closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

The PennWest Career Center is available during summer, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm. 

Resume Advice

Skills Employers Seek on a Resume

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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“I Had To Reject The Application”: This Recruiter Shared Why “White Wording” Isn’t The Résumé Hack People Think It Is

“You will get yourself rejected before you have even had the opportunity to get in front of a manager.”

If you’re currently on a job hunt, or have been previously, chances are you’ve found yourself at your wit’s end of …

By Nick Amos
Nick Amos
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3 Reasons You Should Ditch That Objective Statement on Your Resume—and 3 Things You Can Do Instead

The resume objective has been a mainstay of resume templates for a long time, but in today’s job market, using one can do more harm than good.

As the name suggests, an objective statement basically tells the reader what your …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Learn how ATS work, what they do to your resume, and how to beat ATS so that your resume gets seen by the decision makers who schedule job interviews.

What do you know about applicant tracking systems?

If you think …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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Reference List for Applications

When you need to provide references to a potential employer, the best way to do it is to create a reference list to share with them. You don’t want to include the list on your resume. Create a separate list …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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The Difference Between a Resume and a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

What is the difference between a resume and a CV? The primary differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae (CV) are length, what is included, and what each is used for. While both are used in job applications, a …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples and Writing Tips

When applying for certain positions in the US, as well as jobs internationally, you may be required to submit a curriculum vitae rather than a resume. A curriculum vitae, or CV, includes more information than your typical resume, including details …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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Here’s Why You Should Not Include a Picture on Your Resume

Our communications—even corporate communications—are highly visual. We commonly speak in memes, GIFs, and emojis, so attaching a picture to your resume may seem like a good idea. But not so fast…

There are several reasons why a picture on your resume …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

When …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!) was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

If you’ve completed a project you’re …

By Milo Orr
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Contact & Location

Phone
814-393-2323
Address

California: 138 Natali Student Center

Clarion: 419 Becht Hall

Edinboro: 241 Baron-Forness Library

California, Clarion, Edinboro, PA

Career Center Hours

Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm