PennWest to host virtual career readiness series

The PennWest Career Readiness Series is bringing alumni and employer experts to present career topics to students.

The Fall 2023 Career Readiness Series features four virtual events for students to learn tips and skills for career and life success.

Mastering Your Digital Impression

Monday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m.

Representatives from Highmark Health & Allegheny Health Network, employer sponsor

Crack the Code: Your Guide to Interview Success

Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m.

Representatives from Abraxas Youth & Family Services, employer sponsor

From Campus to Career: Alumni Success Stories

Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 3 p.m.

Maddie Shilk ’22 (Clarion), human resource generalist, American Axle & Manufacturing

Haven Shaffer ’23 (Clarion), development manager, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Nicole Schaefer ’23 (Edinboro), associate software engineer, Erie Insurance

Tyler Steffy ’22 (Edinboro), data and analytics specialist, Erie Insurance

Hannah Flynn ’21 (Edinboro), marketing and communications specialist, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 5 (IU5)

Essential Skills for Career Success

Thursday, September 21, at 3 p.m.

Representatives from Employer Champion, Enterprise Holdings

View all event details and registration information at the Career Readiness website.

All students are encouraged to attend the sessions to hear from alumni and other experts on how to be career ready. Students must register for each session in Handshake to access the Zoom links and recordings.

The Career Center can verify student attendance for faculty who want to incorporate these events into coursework. If interested, please reach out to Christina Moreschi, director of career events and outreach, at