2023 News


Alumnus Smith Presents “Leading with an Inclusive Mindset”

Alumnus Je'Mone Smith will dive into topics that include how teamwork makes the dream work and ways to communicate effectively along with diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.


Company Culture: Why It’s Important and How to Determine if It Is the Right Culture for You and if You Are Right for It

Every company has a culture; some are well-defined and intentional while others happen when no one is looking. IUP alumna and trustee Laurie Kuzneski will discuss how culture-focused companies evaluate potential new hires as well as what job seekers should consider before accepting any job offer.

Designing Your Dream Life

Figuring out who you are, who you want to be, and what you want to do with your life is no small feat and something that people struggle with regularly. Join this informative discussion on design thinking and learn strategies to help you answer some of these tricky questions. Inspired by topics and ideas covered in the Designing Your Life book by Stanford professors Bill Burnet and Dave Evans, this event will give you the tools needed to design a life that is authentic to you and adaptable for the future.

PERC and WestPACS Career Fairs

Students can take advantage of two career fairs.


Spring All-Majors Career Fair

Participants will be able to practice communication and networking techniques and engage in professional conversations by interacting with employers.

Roving Résumé Reviews, and Coffee and Career Conversations

Participants will discuss various career-related topics in a small group setting and learn strategies for implementing professional skills into their own career planning.

Business Attire Fashion Show

Understanding professional attire is key to making a great first impression. 

The Washington Center Information Session

Learn about exciting internship opportunities in Washington, DC.

Professional Panel Series

Join the IUP Career and Professional Development Center this semester for the Professional Panel Series on February 7, February 28, March 28, and April 19. All panels will take place from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., and attendees can join via Zoom or attend the watch party live in B34 Stabley Library, where dinner (Chick-Fil-A) will be provided for up to 20 students. 


JCPenney Suit-Up Event

Participants will be able to access and purchase business professional clothing that is oftentimes required in a professional working environment.