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Pi Alpha Alpha Event TONIGHT – Join us in person OR via Live-stream!

Tonight… Villanova University Pi Alpha Alpha presents: 

Guest Speaker:  Marquis Coates, M.P.A.
Founder and CEO of Tools For Success, Inc.
 

Join us tonight, Thursday October 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Bartley Hall 1011. Can’t be there in person? No problem! We’ll be live-streaming the event at this link at 7:30 p.m. EST.

Pi Alpha Alpha Event TONIGHT – Join us in person OR via Live-stream!

Tonight…
Villanova University Pi Alpha Alpha presents:

Finding your Vocation in Public Service
a career and networking event

7:30pm – Bartley Hall, Room 1011

Learn more about a career in public service and have the opportunity to network with multiple professionals currently serving in the Public and Private Sectors. The discussion will feature presentations by the following MPA alumni:

  • Matthew Von der Hayden, Project Analyst, Atlantic County Utilities Authority (MPA ’13)
  • Hannah Klein, Assistant Grants Officer, City of Philadelphia (MPA ’13)
  • Alain Doroseau: Management Consultant, GAP International (MPA ’13)
Can’t join us in person? No problem! We’ll be live-streaming the event at this link beginning at 7:30 pm EST.

Villanova Career Center: Graduate Student Services

CareerIconThink the Career Center is just for undergrads? Think again! Villanova’s career counselors and career assistants are available to help you in your professional journey.
Career Counseling and Resume Review

Set up an appointment with a career counselor for help defining your career goals, review of your resume, interview preparation, and job search assistance.

GoNOVAjobs

View listings for jobs and internships 24/7! GoNOVAJobs is Villanova’s own online system, maintained by the Career Center staff with current postings of internships, part-time and full-time jobs.

Interview Prep

Use InterviewStream – a customizable web based practice interview tool – to practice interviewing virtually! Or, schedule an appointment to practice an interview live with a career counselor.

The Career Center also hosts career fairs throughout the year, can direct you to volunteering opportunities and job search links, and offers CareerShift, which can help you manage your job search online. Visit the Career Center website or stop by their offices in Garey Hall to learn more!

Video: Pi Alpha Alpha Fall Colloquium

On September 19th, Villanova’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, the national public administration honor society, hosted a their annual fall colloquium. This year’s speaker was Nick Palso, Environmental Protection Specialist/Outdoor Recreation Planner for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Dr. Palso spoke to a great audience of approximately 30 students, faculty, and alumni about his vocational journey in public service. Couldn’t make it? No problem! You can watch the lecture right here!

At the conclusion of the event, Dr. Palso was awarded honorary membership in our PAA chapter by chapter President Matthew Gwin and chapter Secretary Allison Bittner.

Nick Palso with PAA members

Click here for the event flyer and Dr. Palso’s bio.