Career and Professional Development Events


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

CANCELED: Pittsburgh Education Recruitment Consortium

Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

The PERC Education Job Fair, scheduled for Wednesday March 25, 2020, has been canceled by the venue due to the impact of COVID-19. All candidates who preregistered will receive a refund of their registration fees. 

Employers will receive the candidate contact and certification information of those who opted, during the registration process, to have their information shared. Also, for your use, the 2020 PERC Education Job Fair directory can be accessed on the Event Squid website, in the upper left-hand corner under “2020 Directory.”

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Our first event, Navigating Etiquette Like a Pro: Manners Matter, will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. During this presentation, you can expect information on general dining etiquette broken down into six topics, including: your napkin, understanding the place setting, dining/eating tips, general advice, table behavior, and being a good guest/host. Additional information will be shared about proper handshakes and business card and workplace etiquette.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Join the IUP CDPC for the first Ask an Employer Live Zoom Session with Jill Thomas, Talent Acquisition Manager, at Enterprise Holdings, Inc.  Hear firsthand what it’s like to work for one of the largest employers of college graduates, learn about opportunities they have available for current students and graduates, and get some career advice along the way. To tune in for the session please go to If you have difficulty access the session, please email Kelsey Thompson at

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Do you have a resume or cover letter that needs to be updated? Or have you never written one of these documents in your life?

Regardless of where you are, this presentation, led by CPDC Associate Director Kelsey Thompson, will cover all the resume and cover letter writing basics you need to know.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Join the IUP CDPC for their next installment of their Ask an Employer: Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know live Zoom session with Clark Associates, Inc. 

Hear firsthand what it’s like to work for one of the largest food service equipment dealers in North America, learn about opportunities they have available for current students and graduates, and get some career advice along the way. To tune in for the session, please go to

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

CANCELED - Food for Thought: Career Lunch & Learn

North Dining Hall

Join us for the April CPDC Lunch & Learn session!

The sessions run every 30 minutes between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the North Dining Hall, where staff from the IUP Career and Professional Development Center will talk about life, career goals, and how we can help you achieve them!Students who participate will receive a free lunch (tickets are limited). The sessions occur at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m.Please call 724-357-2235 for additional information.

KEYS Service Corps. We accept all majors, but our positions are best suited for education and social work majors or any major where you are working with people or kids. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Zoom session

APR Supply (Virtual Recruitment)


APR Supply. All business majors. Zoom session

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020, Interviewing 101 - Interviewing can be intimidating but not when you know what to expect and how to prepare! Join IUP CPDC Associate Director Kelsey Thompson as she covers the types of interviews you might encounter (there are probably more than you thought!), how to prepare and answer common interview questions, what questions you should ask, and so much more! 

Lutheran SeniorLife (Virtual Recruitment)


Lutheran SeniorLife. Nursing, healthcare, food service. Zoom session

Peace Corps (Virtual Recruitment)


Peace Corps. All majors. You can apply at the end of your junior year or beginning of your senior year; earliest departure is after graduation as most positions require a BA/BS. Additionally, we can only take those that currently hold US citizenship. Zoom session

The Academy Schools. Psychology, sociology, criminal justice, social work, counseling. Zoom session

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Duquesne University Graduate School. All majors. Opportunities for master’s, doctorate, graduate certificates. Zoom session

Job and Internship Search Strategies – Live via Zoom - If you've ever wondered the best way to search for a job or internship, how do so effectively, or just where to start, then this session is for you! Join the IUP CPDC as they share tips and tricks on how to search for both internships and full-time jobs.

Glade Run Lutheran Services. Psychology, social work, special education, education, criminology/criminal justice, Socsology, clinical mental health counseling. Zoom session

Friday, April 17, 2020

WebFX (Virtual Recruitment)


WebFX. All majors welcome. Business, marketing, communications, computer science, software engineering, English, writing, statistics, and all related majors. GPA of 3.4 or above. Zoom session

84 Lumber (Virtual Recruitment)


84 Lumber. Full-time. All majors, internships. IT majors. Zoom session

Monday, April 20, 2020

Pennsylvania Office of the Budget, Comptroller Operations Accounting, Auditing, Business, Business Administration, Business Management and Finance. Zoom Session    

April 20, 2020, 1:00 p.m. - Chesterfield County Police Dept. All majors welcome. Our department has summer, fall and spring internship opportunities. They're available to all majors. Zoom Session   

Family Behavioral Resources  All Human Services Majors for a FT Faith-based Service Volunteers Zoom Session        

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Fauquier County Public Schools, VA  All education majors, Must be eligible for a teaching license.        Zoom Session   

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Leveraging the Powerful Effects of Body Language in your Work - Body language is a powerful tool, thus knowledge regarding body language provides insight into your daily professional and personal interactions with others. Whether you're reading a prospective employee in an interview or dealing with a challenging employee in difficult circumstances, understanding body language will allow you to operate with ease and effectiveness. Youtube Session

IUP Graduate Studies  All majors. Zoom Session                   

April 22, 2020, 1:00 p.m. - Presbyterian SeniorCare Network. Health Care, Hospitality, various majors - looking for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Personal Care Aides, Dining Services Aides, Cooks, Housekeeping, Maintenance Techs and more! Zoom Session  

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Transitional Care Autumn Grove Care Center. All majors welcome to attend, with special need for graduating RNs.  Zoom Session (Meeting ID: 866 087 331, Password Autumn)  If you have questions prior the session or after it ends, please email the Human Resources Department at or you can call 724.735.4224 ext. 118 

Applying to Graduate School: Everything You Wanted to Know In this session, Applying to Graduate School: Everything You Wanted to Know, IUP CPDC team members will cover the best way to approach looking for graduate programs and things you need to know to apply. Sometimes the process can be daunting and overwhelming but we'll help to provide you with tips and tricks to make sure that you know exactly what you need and are prepared to excel. Zoom session

Holy Family Service Corps. Secondary Ed Math/Science Teaching majors, Social Work majors. Must have interest in living in community with others for one or two years. Must be open to faith sharing. Zoom Session   

ADP (Virtual Recruitment)


ADP. All business majors - more specifically marketing and communication. Seeking Spring 2020 graduates driven to succeed with a high energy, mature personality that has the stamina to speak to a diversity of people and thoroughly enjoys it! If you're a recent college graduate, we prefer someone who has worked their way through college in a sales related position(s), was an athlete, and/or had a marketing/sales internship. Zoom Session

Monday, April 27, 2020

Freedom Mortgage (Virtual recruitment)


April 27, 2020, 11:00 a.m. - Freedom Mortgage. All majors, full-time, May 2018-May 2020 graduates only. Hiring 300+ mortgage advisors. Zoom session    

Commonwealth Charter Academy. Education majors in all grades and subject areas, including special education. Zoom Session

Erie Bayhawks Sports. Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Advertising, Sales, Graphic Design, Operations Management, General Studies Internships only. Zoom session

Paoletta Counseling Services. Human services, psychology, social work, special education, nursing, counseling, and social sciences. Paid bachelor's and master's level internships available. Must have completed 60 units, have experience working with children, and pass criminal background check. Zoom session


Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Alleghany County Public Schools (VA). Teacher positions in Secondary Math, Secondary Science, CTE Family and Consumer Sciences, Special Education, and Elementary Education. Zoom session


VIP NCCC (Virtual Recruitment)


VIP NCCC. All majors. We represent the federal government for the NCCC and FEMA programs nationally. These provide paid training and leadership development opportunities for college students and new graduates from every US state and territory. The programs also count as relevant work experience towards federal employment applications. Must be US citizen or have permanent residency status. Must be able to pass basic federal background investigation for low level clearance. Zoom session

Children's Behavioral Health.   All human services majors. Zoom session

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Pennsylvania State Police. All majors. Must have earned 60 credits. Skype session.   

Amedisys Hospice of PA. Gerontology, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Medical Related Fields. Willing to discuss with all majors. Seeking INTERNS, Must have a kind heart and interested in helping others. Zoom session

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Fairfax County Police DepartmentAre you ready for a challenging career in law enforcement? Consider joining the Fairfax County Police Department.
Zoom session