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. 

Prepare for an Interview

“Tell us about yourself.” Does your answer come quickly and naturally, or could you use some help? The best way to prepare for interviewing is to practice! Let us help you.

Guide To Professional Attire (With Examples)

Business attire is the clothing you wear in professional settings. You might decide how to dress depending on the scenario, such as an interview or for a meeting or the type of industry you work in. There are varying levels of …

By Hanne Keiling
Hanne Keiling senior digital marketing leader
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How To Dress for a Job Interview (With Examples)

When preparing for an interview, think of selecting your interview attire as the icing on the cake — that final detail that pulls all your efforts together. When you choose clothes that make you feel comfortable and confident you’ll have a better …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Director of Career Events and Outreach
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8 Ways to Stand Out at a Career Fair

Before the Event
1. Find Out What Companies Will Be There

Review a list of all the companies who will be attending prior to the event, and prioritize the ones you want to approach. And while a career fair is …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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3 Things To Do When You’re Ghosted Post-Job Interview

3 Things To Do When You’re Ghosted Post-Job Interview was originally published on Firsthand.

Being ‘ghosted’ is a new and unpleasant way of ending a relationship in the digital age. It happens when someone stops responding to your communications. And, …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr
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Career Resources

Interview Playbooks in Big Interview

Check this out: The Big Interview platform has Interview Playbooks which are video lessons designed for certain populations and scenarios. …

Big Interview

Big Interview Login Instructions: Current students can click the blue button below to sign in with their university credentials. Alumni …

Contact & Location


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