Career Education

The mission of the Office of Career Education is to educate and create connections for the Arcadia University community to facilitate the holistic career development of undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni.

Our Services

The Office of Career Education (OCE) has established several ways for you to have virtual and in-person access to career education services and resources. Our team is working on campus to assist students, alumni, employers, and faculty through virtual and in-person appointments. We are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm throughout the Fall 2021 semester.

 

For Students     For Prospective Students     For Alumni     For Employers     For Faculty     For Parents

 

If you have any further questions, please reach out to us at careerhelp@arcadia.edu.

OCE Services - Fall 2021

*NEW* Fall 2021 Career Events

Express Advising for Students

The OCE offers students the opportunity to drop-in and have documents reviewed by our Career Peer Advisors during our Express Advising hours. For any questions regarding Express Advising please email careerhelp@arcadia.edu. For more information, visit our Express Advising page.

 

Faculty/Staff 

Arcadia faculty can reach out to OCE by completing a Partnership Request, or by reaching out directly to an OCE staff member via email. The OCE Community Page on Canvas has helpful resources for faculty and staff engagement on career development topics. Additionally, we are enhancing the OCE Community page to include pre-recorded presentations and sample assignments on career and professional development topics for the classroom.

Career Advising for Students/Alumni

Meetings with OCE professional staff will be primarily in-person with the option of virtual meetings through Handshake. All meeting with our Career Peer Advisors via Express Advising Services, will take place in-person. Students/alumni can schedule their meetings and RSVP for career events through their personal Handshake account. 

Employers

Employers can post open positions and career events for students/alumni directly to Handshake. You can also take advantage of opportunities to keep engaging Arcadia students in the classroom with our Employer Partnership Form or learn more on our On-Campus Recruiting. To connect with our Career Educators directly, email recruit@arcadia.edu.

 

Virtual Resources for Students

Throughout this OCE website and the OCE Community Page on Canvas, all students can find a wealth of helpful resources on career development topics. Additionally, undergraduate students can participate in their personalized e3 Career Action Plan through the OCE Community Page.

 

 

Prospective Students and Parents

Parents and prospective students can find more information about our resources throughout this website, including Arcadia's compelling Post-Graduate Outcomes and the NEW College2Career Scholars program. Please reach out to us at careerhelp@arcadia.edu with any additional questions.

Student Employment

Our federally funded program assists full-time undergraduate students determined to have financial need, according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Your award letter will indicate if you are eligible for employment.

Upcoming Events

Learn about upcoming career events for students and alumni.

27
Oct

Career Education

Career Expo Networking Event

Career Education

Career Expo Networking Event

October 27, 2021

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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29
Oct

Career Education

No Limits in Leadership: Women in Tech Experience

Career Education

No Limits in Leadership: Women in Tech Experience

October 29, 2021

9:00am to 12:00pm


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18
Nov

Career Education

Opportunity Knocks: What Employers Want

Career Education

Opportunity Knocks: What Employers Want

November 18, 2021

4:30pm


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Handshake

This online career hub provides students, alumni and employers with a modern, efficient recruiting experience.

On campus, no account setup/login is necessary. Off campus, use your Arcadia email address to set up/login to your FREE account.

Go to Firsthand.co

 

FREE Access for Arcadia Students​​

Firsthand (previously Vault.com) provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job.

  • Company Profiles – rankings and reviews on industry reputation, career advancement, quality of life, salary & benefits, interview process and more.
  • Caree Guides & Advice – over 100 titles of award-winning career guides, including specific industry guides, interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.
  • Internship Database – find thousands of ratings and reviews of internship programs, requirements, sample interview questions, how to apply and more.
  • Firsthand Job Board – search thousands of new jobs and internships posted daily, sign up for alerts based on your criteria, complete a profile and be seen by top employers and recruiters.

Contact Career Education

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Career Education
Knight Hall, Suite 100
215-572-2939
careerhelp@arcadia.edu

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Mailing Address

Arcadia University
Career Education
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038 

Hours

Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Express Career Advising Hours

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