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Career Services provides transportation to upcoming job fairs

The Penn State Berks Career Services Office will provide transportation for currently enrolled students to University Park for spring career expos and events including: Engineering Career Day on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at the Nittany Lion Inn; the IST Future Forum Career Fair on Thurs., Jan. 31 in the IST building, and Spring Career Days.

Students should sign-up in the Career Services Office, room 10 of the Perkins Student Center. The deadline to register for Engineering Day is Fri., Jan. 25; deadline for the IST Fair, Mon., Jan. 28. There is a $10 registration fee to hold a seat on the van, which will be reimbursed when students arrive that morning. For the Engineering event, the van will leave Berks at 8:30 a.m. and return to campus around 6:30 p.m. For the IST Fair, the van will leave at 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. Attendees must wear professional attire and should have plenty of resumes to hand out to prospective employers.

Transportation will also be provided to Berks students for University Park Spring Career Days on Wed., March 20, (for non-technical majors) and Thurs., March 21, (for technical majors) on a first-come, first-served basis. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., both days. Students should sign-up in the Career Services Office. The deadline to register is Fri., March 15, and there is a $10 registration fee to hold a seat on the van, which will be reimbursed. The van will leave Berks at 8 a.m. and return to campus around 6 p.m.  Attendees must wear professional attire and should bring at least 30 copies of their resume.

In addition, other career-related events include the LVCCE Career Fair on Wed., Feb. 13, from 12 to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fogelsville; the CPEC Job and Internship Fair on Tues, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center; the College of Communications Job Expo on Fri., March 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HUB Building, Alumni Hall, University Park; and Education Career Day on Mon., March 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (interviews from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resume. Transportation will not be provided to these events.

The Career Services Office staff is available to meet with students to discuss majors, review resumes, provide tips on interviewing, offer assistance in finding an internship and a job, and a variety of other services. For more information, contact the Career Services Office at 610-396-6317.

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