Students and Alumni

Need help narrowing down a major? Writing a resume? Finding an internship? Applying to graduate school? Changing careers? Practicing for the interview?

We have compiled some great resources for information, examples and web tools to help you with your pursuit of a career that aligns with who you are, what you can do, and who you want to become. But don't forget we are here for you too! Stop by the office in 104 Vincent Science Center to meet one-on-one with a Career Counselor or call 724.738.2028 to schedule an appointment.

Open 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. 

Resume Walk-in Hours
Monday & Wednesday: 12pm - 2pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:30pm - 2pm


Upcoming Fall 2017 Career Events


See a complete list on CORE!

Distinguished Scholarship, Internships, & Awards Open House

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
12:00pm-2:30pm
Robert M. Smith Student Center, 3rd Floor, Room 319

Students who have a strong academic standing (3.5 or higher cumulative GPA) & interests and passions in any of these areas:

  • Research
  • Government or Public Service
  • Languages & Culture
  • Leadership
  • Travel

Meet the Distinguished Scholarship Team and learn more about the opportunities available to you at this casual event (with food)!

Event Timeline:
5:00pm-5:30pm Arrive, Eat, & Meet the Team
5:30pm-6:00pm Distinguished Scholarship, Internship, & Awards Overview
6:00pm-6:15pm Questions, Conversation, & More Eating



The Sophomore Institute

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
6:00 - 8:00pm
Robert M. Smith Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom

This new program is piloted with the College of Business. Competitive, application-based reflective program for select sophomores. This is the first event in the program - an etiquette meal and learning session with Mr. Scott Hartle, Chief Financial Officer from Flynn's Tire and Auto Corporation.



UNCOMMON HOUR- Body Language: Taking Charge with Special Guest, Dr. Tammy Manko (includes lunch)

Thursday, November 30, 2017
12:30-1:30pm
Vincent Science Center 106

If you've never hear Dr. Manko speak, you are in for a treat! Tammy is the director of IUP's career office and in her private business serves as a speaker on many subjects including body language. Attend this session and you will learn some things that will serve you for the rest of your career! Since we will be feeding attendees, please only sign up for Uncommon Hour programs that you actually plan to attend, as we will be paying for your meal in advance.



Senior Career 411 - How to be Successful in 120 Minutes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
5:30-7:30pm
Vincent Science Center, Room 106

A just-in-time program for graduating seniors who have not yet engaged with SRU Career Education and Development. This fast-paced program will cover:

  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills
  • Networking / LinkedIn
  • Best and worst ways to look for a job

RSVP HERE



THE UNCOMMON HOUR-  Thinking About Grad School? Improve Your Chances of Acceptance (includes lunch)

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
12:30-1:30pm
Vincent Science Center, Room 106

We will talk about ways to choose grad schools and how to make sure you are not just one admissions application on a pile of dozens or hundreds of others. Since we will be feeding attendees, please only sign up for Uncommon Hour programs that you actually plan to attend, as we will be paying for your meal in advance.