The mission of Career Services at Central Penn College is to provide inclusive and
diverse career development services and resources that will prepare students and
alumni to successfully obtain employment or advancement in their chosen field, or
continue their education. The Career Services Department assists students with resume
writing, cover letters, mock interviews, job search strategies, and other career-related
questions at any time throughout a student’s education as well as after graduation. It
hosts several events that enable students to network with employers for internships,
part-time jobs or full-time employment. All services and events provided by Career
Services are free of charge, open to all students, and continue to be available
Employment After Graduation
Central Penn annually hosts recruiting events on campus. In addition, Central Penn
students are encouraged to attend the CPEC Job and Internship Fair each February.
The Optimal Online Career Center includes job postings and internships.
FOCUS is a tool that allows stdents to focus their major based on their interest,
personality, and skills. The FOCUS assessments provide guidelines for a good career
match and can be further refined through discussion with the Career Services staff.
All students have the ability to create an Optimal Resume account. Optimal Resume
can assist students with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, website
creation, and act as a repository for student work