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  • Career advice, resources and support for Gannon Students.

    COVID-19 Response:

    The Career team is here for you. We offer virtual and in-person meetings at this time. We are also working on virtual and socially distanced programming for the academic year. Be sure to keep us on your radar, follow the Events calendar on Handshake and our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for details, email career@gannon.edu with questions, and... Stay safe!

    If you already have a relationship with any of the following personnel, send an email with a request to connect: 

    How's your Handshake?

    We offer Handshake as a way for students and alumni to connect with internship and job opportunities near and far! Gannon students have accounts already created, so just "sign in" and begin exploring. Job seekers should visit gannon.joinhandshake.com to set up their professional profiles and explore the possibilities!

    For Consideration:

    Career Exploration and Development offers additional resources and support for students to help explore possibilities and develop professionally. 

    • Explore MyPlan, a resource found through students' accounts in the My.Gannon platform. We have brief instructions for creating an account on our  My.Gannon "Resources" tab so that you can access this great resource for FREE!  
     
    • Explore What Can I do With This Major? This resource breaks down ways in which individuals can leverage degrees and it includes helpful links to better prepare you for the next step.
    • Try BIG INTERVIEW for virtual assistance with interviewing. Through a robust series of industry practice interview tracks, this resource allows you to record yourself when answering common interview questions and it allows you to share your progress with the Career staff, mentors, and others as you continue to polish your interview skills.  

     

     Do you have other questions or ideas? 

    • Request a time to chat with someone. We are happy to meet you and can accommodate program requests for campus groups or classes
    • Contact our office at 814-871-7680 to arrange a time to meet with an advisor. Feel free to stop in and arrange a time in person - whichever way is easier for you
    • If you represent a student group, campus organization or a residential community, please contact career@gannon.edu

     

     Also...

     While the Grad Fair & Expo for Fall 2020 was cancelled, check back for updates on other career and grad school events!
    For more information on the Grad Fair & Expo event, please visit our Graduate Fair page.

    Questions? Please contact
    Melissa Lesniewski at 814.871.7680