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

Veterans

Explore this page dedicated to highlighting opportunities for our Veteran community!

Veterans to Tech Innovators: Bridging Skills to New Industries

Sometimes the transition from military to civilian life can be a bumpy one. Veterans must make adjustments and adapt in all aspects of their lives, not least of all how they earn a living. Those who are technically inclined might …

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Just Keep Moving: How a Black Hawk Pilot Transitioned to a Career on Wall Street

This week we are honored to be joined by Heather Burns, Senior Vice President in Securities Finance at Jefferies, a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking and capital markets, asset management and direct investing.

Throughout this episode, Heather …

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How My Time in the Navy Helped My Career Take Flight: From a Consumer Banking Senior VP

After spending her 20s in the U.S. Navy, Kate Meeuf was faced with a new challenge when transitioning to a civilian career. “While I had leadership experience and translatable skills (like problem solving), I was 10 years behind my classmates …

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Career Resources

FourBlock Connect

10 years ago, FourBlock started with a class of 16 veterans in NYC. Since then, the organization has grown to …

Find Your Path with SVA’s APEX

Envision your future in a highly personalized experience with Student Veterans of America® (SVA)’s Academic+Career Pathway Explorer- APEX.

This tool …

Enhanced Career Resources from Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America® (SVA) is working hard to build a new Career Center that provides the expertise and tools …

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. …

Featured Classes

Find Your Calling: Career Transition Principles for Returning Veterans

This course is a collaboration between FourBlock and Columbia University, powered by T-Mobile. The course will focus on the development…

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Resumes

Get seen by employers and put your best foot forward in the application process by unlocking key hacks and tips…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Presentations

Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

LinkedIn Overview

Learn how to harness all of LinkedIn’s features in order to optimize your job search, expand your network, and maximize…

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street — this course helps prepare you to thoughtfully give and receive constructive feedback with team…

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