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Summer Office Hours: M-TH, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and closed

on Fridays starting the week of 5/20/19 through the week of 7/29/19.

Thank you for your interest in recruiting our students and establishing a relationship with the Career Services Center. We welcome the opportunity to assist you in connecting with students and alumni in order to meet your recruiting needs. Whether you are interested in hiring full time, part time, seasonal workers, or interns, the Career Services Center can help you promote openings and access talent.

Pennsylvania Highlands invites employers to engage with its students through Career Services Center by participating in the following opportunities:

•“College Central” – Online job posting board that allows you the convenience of posting jobs/internships directly on our site.

•Annual Job/Internship Fair – Opportunity to meet, collect resumes of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students seeking jobs with applied two-year degrees, internship opportunities, and part-time/summer employment and showcase your company. The fair is also open to all other WestPACS colleges and universities.

•Employer Directory – Annual hard copy and online listing of employers interested in Penn Highlands’ students for present or future job and internship needs. Employers may list, free of charge, position/ internship / job shadow descriptions and contact information. The directory is distributed to all students and faculty and is published each calendar year. Listed employers receive a complimentary copy.

•Student Programs – Regular programs and events are scheduled for each academic year such as: Dining Etiquette, Dress for Success, Job Fairs, Mock Interview Fairs, etc. These events are open and free to all Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students and we encourage employers to become involved in on-campus activities and share their expertise with students.

•On-campus interviewing – Employers are invited to reserve recruiting tables or interviewing rooms to screen potential candidates for employment. Contact the Career Services Center to reserve facilities.

We look forward to working with you!

Criteria for an Experience to Be Defined as an Internship

To ensure that an experience—whether it is a traditional internship or one conducted remotely or virtually—is educational, and thus eligible to be considered a legitimate internship by the National Association of Colleges and Employers(NACE) definition, all the following criteria must be met:

-The experience must be an extension of the classroom: a learning experience that provides for applying the knowledge gained in the classroom. It must not be simply to advance the operations of the employer or be the work that a regular employee would routinely perform.

-The skills or knowledge learned must be transferable to other employment settings.

-The experience has a defined beginning and end, and a job description with desired qualifications.

-There are clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the professional goals of the student’s academic coursework.

-There is supervision by a professional with expertise and educational and/or professional background in the field of the experience.

-There is routine feedback by the experienced supervisor.

-There are resources, equipment, and facilities provided by the host employer that support learning objectives/goals.

If these criteria are followed, it is the opinion of NACE that the experience can be considered a legitimate internship.

To read more, please use link below:

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About Our Services

Our online Employer Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You must register your organization with our office prior to accessing these services. Once your registration is reviewed, if it is approved you will receive an email which includes a link to activate your account.

If approved, depending on your access level, you will be able to use some or all of the services listed below:

  • Job Posting
    Post jobs targeted to Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students, alumni.
  • Résumé Search
    Search résumés of our students, alumni.
  • Portfolio Search
    Search career portfolios that have been prepared by our students, alumni.