Engage with Smeal Students

Give career advice to Smeal students

Be a Snack & Learn Panelist

Share your career experiences and professional development advice with students in the Business Building.  Sessions will be a panel-style discussion with prepared questions, as well as questions from the students in attendance.

August 29 (4:40 - 5:30 p.m.) - Networking & Informational Interviewing Panel: Give advice to students on how they can be less intimidated when they are networking and interviewing.
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October 2 (4:40 - 5:30 p.m.) -  Marketing Your Skill Set Panel: Give advice to students on how to articulate their skills, qualities, and experiences on their resume and on LinkedIn.
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Once you sign up, a Smeal representative will be in touch to confirm your details space on each panel is limited). 

Assist Students In-Person and Online During Career Preparation Events

Help students by providing them with feedback during various events in the Business Building and online. Students value the opportunity to learn from alumni so that they can improve their career fair and interview prep skills, industry knowledge, and become more comfortable networking.

September 3 - October 13 - Virtual Networking with a Commonwealth Campus Student
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September 4 (Noon - 3:00 p.m.) - Mock Career Fair: give feedback on students' pitch, attire, etc. during this practice career fair.
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September 4 (Noon - 3:00 p.m.) -  Save My Resume: give students feedback on their resume in advance of the career fairs.
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Once you sign up, a Smeal representative will be in touch to confirm your details. 

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 contact the Smeal Alumni Relations Office.