Liberal Arts Career Week

Liberal Arts Career Week is a week-long event designed to provide students with programming to develop professional skills and networking opportunities that will support their future career paths. By participating in this week’s employer and alumni panels, workshops, and networking events, students can learn skills needed to embark on their career journey and achieve success in their professional lives.


Join the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network and take advantage of all the great events and networking opportunities! Liberal Arts Career Week will be hybrid this year with both in-person and virtual events.

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Schedule of Events

Join us for Liberal Arts Career Week from Monday, January 22–Friday, January 26, 2024! In addition to the information below, make sure to follow the Career Enrichment Network on Instagram for event updates.

Monday, January 22
Résumé Review Day
Whether you need to start your résumé from scratch, or want to make it more competitive for the career fair, we are here for you! The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network career coaches will be available for 15-minute sessions to review your résumé.
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
101 Sparks Building and Zoom
Monday, January 22
Translating Ph.D. Training for Non-Academic Careers—From CV to Résumé
Gather tips on translating your graduate school experience into a résumé for non-academic positions. This event, presented by Lesley Jackson, M.Ed. (she/her), associate director of graduate career and professional development at Penn State, is intended for current graduate students.
12:30–1:15 p.m.

*Penn State login required

Tuesday, January 23
Penn State Spring Career Days
Liberal Arts students are encouraged to attend Penn State’s Spring Career Days for their Non-Technical Full-Time and Internship Recruitment Day. Before the fair, make sure to research employers attending, finalize your résumé, and practice your pitch to employers!
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Bryce Jordan Center
Wednesday, January 24
Mock Interviews with Alumni
Do you have an upcoming interview, or maybe just want to brush up on your interviewing skills? Take part in our mock interviews for Liberal Arts students! You will be paired with a Liberal Arts alum and receive valuable feedback on your interview. Now is the time to make mistakes and get tips on how to improve for your future interviews.
5:30–6:45 p.m.

Advance registration is required.

Thursday, January 25
Study Abroad and Your Career Goals
Thinking about studying abroad in the future? Learn how to maximize the career benefits of studying abroad during this interactive workshop—led by a career coach—that will help you prioritize an education abroad experience that aligns with your career goals.
4:30–5:30 p.m.
369 Willard Building
Friday, January 26
“What Can I Do with My Major?” Luncheon
Do you ever find yourself wondering what you can do with your Liberal Arts degree or trying to explain to family and friends career possibilities related to your major? Exclusively offered for Liberal Arts majors, this luncheon will help you discover and discuss post-grad career paths.
Noon–1:30 p.m.

Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Advance registration is required.

Questions? Contact the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network at or 814-865-1070.

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