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Thanks for the Memories: References and Acknowledgments

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Resumania is BACK…tonight

Time to JUMP IN to Career Fair Week. EMS Undergrads, come to RESUMANIA tonight in 22 Deike from 6 to 7 p.m. Find out what recruiters are looking for and learn best practices for your resume. The graduate writing tutors … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual EMS Undergraduate Poster Exhibition Announced

It’s here! Another opportunity to win cold cash. Plus you’ll gain important skills for your future academic and professional careers. You can enter even if you’re not conducting research in a lab. Experiential learning, creative activity, and educational experience relevant … Continue reading

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Developing Diversity-Focused Career Assets

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CAUSE 2016 Story Live on PSU NEWS

On the hunt for information about wetlands, retreating glaciers, and climate change

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Research Opportunity Please: How to Email a Professor

This week Isabelle Gordon, or Izzy, as we know her in the Ryan Family Student Center, asked me on behalf of the Material Advantage club if I would blog about how to email a professor when inquiring about a research … Continue reading

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How to Land a Job with Your Study Abroad Experience

Perhaps you spent multiple weeks on an ecosystem service project in Peru, attended lectures at a foreign university on social policy, or tested your physical limits by trekking to remote scenic wonders. You may have practiced language skills or gained … Continue reading

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Five Win Top Awards for Grundy Haven Paper Competition

Five undergraduates from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS)—Ethan Lucas, Rachel Passmore, Olivia Price, Kahindo Kamau  and Abraham Duplaa—earned top awards in the 2014 Grundy Haven paper competition. The goal of the competition is to foster excellence in … Continue reading

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Action Verbs for Your Résumé

    Save the readers of your résumé time by conveying your information concisely using short phrases that begin with action verbs. Use the appropriate verb tense too, most likely either simple present or simple past, depending on when the action … Continue reading

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Just the Deets: Your Résumé’s Reference Page

We “Yelp” a restaurant to find out what others thought of the food before we go there, and similarly employers will want to find out what others thought of you before they hire you. Most of the time, prospective employers … Continue reading

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