Career and Personal Development
Information for Faculty
The Career and Personal Development Office enjoys collaboration with faculty in order to help guide and support students in their career planning.
Resources for Students
Our office provides extensive resources for your students. Please refer your students for any of the following services:
Our office appreciates the opportunity to inform students about career resources and teach them career-related skills. We can present a brief 5-10 minute overview of our resources or provide a longer presentation on topics such as:
We are happy to tailor presentations for specific majors or populations. In lieu of cancelling a class, consider having someone from our office present on the topic of your choice. To request a class presentation, please call 610-358-4595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Internship Program for Academic Credit
An internship provides students the opportunity to gain professional work experience prior to graduation, a necessity in today’s job market. Typically, a student works a minimum of 150 hours at the internship site to earn three academic credits. The student also attends an on-campus internship course during the semester in which the student interns. Internships may be paid or unpaid. Here is additional information that will enable you to advise your students about the procedures they must follow to secure an internship for academic credit.
Refer an Employer
Faculty play a critical role in supporting students’ career goals and acting as a liaison between the University and employer partners. The Career and Personal Development Office invites faculty members to recommend potential employers and internship sites to us.
The Career and Personal Development Office endorses:
A Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring
from the National Association of Colleges and Employers