PA Job Resources

PA offers many great career resources. See below for great information.

PA CareerLink

PA CareerLink
PA CareerLink is the state’s premier job-matching tool developed to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find jobs and how employers find talent. The user-friendly job-matching system was created to connect employers and job seekers all in one place, free of charge. [Full Description]

Resume Builder

Resume Builder
Use this mobile-friendly tool to build your resume.  The easy fill-in-the-blank process allows you to add your information (contact information, experience, education, etc.) and leads to a finished resume in PDF format that you can save or email. [Full Description]

PA Workforce Statistics

PA Workforce Statistics
Use PA Workforce Statistics for timely, objective and credible workforce and economic statistics and analysis to help users make informed policy, business and career decisions that strengthen Pennsylvania’s economic security.

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Pennsylvania Career Guide
Whether you are a student, an educator, a first-time jobseeker, a parent or a person considering a career change, you will find that the Pennsylvania Career Guide is a valuable resource as you make those all-important career decisions. [Full Description]

Education Planner

Education Planner
This is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and serves as your one-stop career and college planning website. Education Planner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.[Full Description]

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Occupational Outlook Handbook – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

West Point and ROTC Event

Please join the West Point Admissions Office, the West Point Field Force and current Cadets on Friday, December 13th at 6:30PM at the Independence Seaport Museum 211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19106.

The West Point experience is unique and focused around the four pillars of Character, Academic, Physical and Military that makes it different from other colleges. At West Point you will learn and incorporate the ideals of loyalty, respect, integrity, courage and honor in your daily life. You will learn failure can make you stronger.

West Point is not for everyone but if this culture and these opportunities appeal to you, take the chance on a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Please bring your parent or guardian so they can learn about these opportunities too and help support you in this process. We look forward to meeting you! This decision can change your life and maybe the world! PROVIDE RSVP TO: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=479248&k=06664B0B7F5F

U Pitt Johnstown Day

On the 20th of November, UPJ will be hosting Humanities Day at UPJ.  During Humanities Day, students can get a taste of college classes in the Humanities, mix with our students, meet our professors, see what our students do in the extracurricular activities that we sponsor (theatre, chorus, band, the Advocate, and Backroads), enjoy a lunch at our dining facility, and tour outr campus.   This should allow interested students some real insight into university life at UPJ and provide them with an opportunity to see first-hand what they might do in college.

To learn more go to:  https://www.johnstown.pitt.edu/visit and register at the Register linkhttp://s.visitdays.com/upj/evr/1889804 .

FAFSA Completion Saturday at Penn State York

If you need help completing your online application for Penn State or your FAFSA ( financial application) plan to attend a help session on SATURDAY , OCTOBER 26 .

Appointments begin at 10 am and you can get applied and your financial aid application submitted in one morning. To register call 717-771-4040 or register at york.psu.edu/admission/visit. Your $65.00 application fee will be waived if you attend this event.

Manufacturing Education Night at the Barnstormers ( Great Information and Free Tickets)

Manufacturing Education Day

Learn about the different careers that are available in manufacturing field. Visit numerous local manufacturing businessses and schools such as High Industries, Harrington Hoist, Advance Food Products are more.

All attendees will receive a gift after attending various educational manufacturing stations. Highlights of the day consist of pre-game sky divers, interactive stations, demonstrations of manufacturing techniques, post-game fireworks, and more!

Tickets to the game are free. If you would like to attend, talk to your school counselor.

. When: April 27″ beginning at 6:00 PM

. Where: Clipper Magazine Stadium

• Who: Any middle or high school student.

Service Academy Information Night Announced

Rep. Smucker will host his annual Service Academy Day for students and parents on Friday, April 26th from 7-9PM at Dallastown High School. All high school underclass students (and 7th/8th graders as well) are invited to attend. United States Service Academy Liaison officers, ROTC representatives, Parents Clubs, and DODMERB personnel will be present to brief on their programs. Some of the items discussed at this event will be:

·       The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters

·       The value of the military profession

·       The value of attending a summer program at an Academy

·       Describing the ‘ideal’ candidate

·       Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment

·       The timeline for applying

Community Dinners and Agency Information Nights

JOIN US FOR FREE DINNER AND A FUN PRESENTATION ON LOCAL AGENCIES IN THE PENN MANOR COMMUNITY!

Monday, March 25th  6:00-7:00pm Manor Heights Community Room
Thursday, March 28th 4:00-5:00pm Willow Run Community Room
Thursday, April 11th  6:00-7:00pm Brunswick Farms Community Room

– Dinner will be provided- There will be a craft/activity for kids as well-
Door prizes and fun

We hope to see you there!

This presentation is facilitated by the Bridges Task Force and funded by Compass Mark

CAMP COLLEGE

10th and 11th grade students who are planning to attend a Four Year College should consider applying to attend Camp College! If you don’t know how or where to begin with the college search and application process this is a 2 night program designed to get you on the right path!

Camp College East 2019
Tuesday, July 30 –Thursday, August 1 Cabrini University (30 minutes outside of Philadelphia)


Camp College is an intensive three day/two night workshop designed for rising high school seniors and juniors. Paired with mentors, participants will learn about all aspects of the college search and application process, experience life in the residence halls, learn about financial aid, standardized test exams and have a lot of fun! At the end of Camp College, we expect that the students will be equipped with the tools to navigate the college application process. For more information click on the link below to apply!

https://pacac.memberclicks.net/camp-college

PA College Of Health Sciences Open House-Great Way to Fulfill a Graduation Project College Visit!

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences will be holding an open house on Thursday, February 21 from 5 PM – 8 PM. You will receive a tour of the facilities and an introduction to various healthcare professions including Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, EMT, Paramedic, Surgical Tech and more!

To register for the open house, please visit the following link: https://www.pacollege.edu/events/open-house-02-21-2019/.

Thaddeus Stevens College Spring Open House- Register Now

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019
9:30 A.M. TO 1 P.M.

Much more than an open house, it’s a glimpse of your future. Meet with company leaders from the high-techhigh-demand industries looking to hire Thaddeus Stevens College graduates!

PROGRAM

9:30 TO 10 A.M.    |    WELCOME

A welcome from Thaddeus Stevens College President Dr. William Griscom.

10 TO 11:30 A.M.    |    CAREER PATHWAYS EXPO

Join faculty and staff, along with industry leaders, for an expo full of opportunities. You will have the chance to speak with your future professors and instructors on what to expect in any of Stevens College’s 23 majors, plus hear direct from industry representatives looking to hire our graduates what a career in their industry is like. You’ll be able to chart a clear path from college to your future!

10 A.M. TO 1 P.M.    |    OPEN CAMPUS

Do you already know what major you’re interested in? Visit our program classrooms, labs and work areas and speak to instructors and students from the program one-on-one. All buildings on campus will be open for you to visit, as well as labs and shops at the Branch Campus (1100 East Orange Street, Lancaster), Greenfield Corporate Center (1812 Colonial Village Lane), and Greiner Center for Advanced Manufacturing (420 South Broad Street, Lancaster, PA  17602). 

Residence Halls, located at our Main Campus and Orange Street Branch Campus, will be open to visit during Open Campus. 

10 A.M.  TO 1 P.M. |   ACADEMIC CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Stop by the Academic Center’s new location in the Kenneth W. Schuler Learning Resources Center to experience Stevens College’s commitment to your success. The Academic Center supports students’ educational endeavors with individualized academic support and space for group and individual study. 

10:30 A.M.   TO 1 P.M. |   FOOD TRUCKS 

Visit the  Food Truck Court outside Mellor Building at the College’s main campus any time after 10:30 a.m. 

11 A.M.  TO NOON |   BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Dig deeper on what makes Thaddeus Stevens College unique by attending small group breakout sessions on various topics. The tentative schedule is:

MACLearning Resource Center
11 a.m.Residence LifeGeneral Studies Faculty Panel
11:30 a.m.Internship/Job PlacementGeneral Studies Faculty Panel

Rock Lititz “Live Event” Career Day MAY 2nd 9 am -1 pm at POD 2


Rock Lititz is a one of a kind production community that supports innovative creativity within the live event industry. With resources ranging from design, engineering and manufacturing through rehearsals, and beyond, Rock Lititz is a one-stop-shop to collaborate on any live experience. Students are invited to spend a day learning about the careers available in this industry.

Interested students should submit
1-3 paragraphs on why they would like
to spend the
day with the Rock Lititz Community.
Applications due March 15.
Students will be notified April 5.

Submit your application at : www.surveymonkey.com/r/RLititzSTEM

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