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Give Career Advice

Fall 2014 Volunteer Opportunities

Mock Career Fair

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1-hour shifts are available)
Business Building

Alumni volunteers will listen and give feedback to students’ 30-second pitches to help prepare them for the upcoming Fall Career Days. Register to volunteer.

Lunch & Learn Panel Discussions

Various Dates
Business Building

Volunteer to be a Lunch & Learn panelist this fall and share your expertise with current Smeal Students. Panel questions will be shared in advance. Register to be a panelist. (Space is limited for each event). Dates and topics include:

  • Researching Companies: Friday, September 5, Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Communicating Leadership Skills in an Interview: Friday, September 26, Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Networking: Friday, October 24, Noon - 1 p.m.

Ongoing Opportunities

Smeal students are often looking for quick advice from someone who works in a specific industry, company, or who lives in a specific part of the country or world.

If you are interested in offering your insights and experiences to a student on a one-off basis, please indicate that you are willing to "Give Career Advice" on the Volunteer Interest Form.

Additionally, by joining the official LinkedIn Group for Smeal alumni, you can connect with current students and share your advice in an on-line forum. Smeal is encouraging students to create a profile on LinkedIn and training them to reach out to alumni for advice in a professional manner.