PennWest University is closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth.

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

Alumni

Graduates from California, Clarion and Edinboro are hard-working innovators. Creators. Leaders. They enrich their communities and exemplify what we’ve always known about our universities – they prepare students for fulfilling lives after graduation, lives of service to their families, their communities and the broader world.

How to Answer the “tell me about yourself” question

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

Focus on your professional life and use the the present-past-future formula:

Let’s see what that means and how to structure your answer.

Present: describe where you’re currently at with your career

Start by …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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Common Interview Questions (Tips + Sample Answers)

Need to prepare for an interview quickly? Read this blog from Big Interview that includes common questions and sample answers.

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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How to research salaries

1. Research the standard pay for a similar role in your location.

This is pretty straightforward, you can do this through glassdoor, google, or industry-specific communities in your area (e.g. LA Marketers, Paris Growth Hackers, Denver Agile Developers, etc.).

2. …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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Smart Questions to Ask at the End of Any Job Interview

Asking smart questions at the end of an interview can really make it or break it for you — it will show you’re eager, engaged, and genuinely curious. 

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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Alumni Resources

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