Subscription Resources

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Career Search - a powerful on-line employment research tool with a database of over 4 million employers. Use referral code bucknell1846 and create your own username and password; you will have a one-hour time limit per session.

Opportunities in Public Affairs - job vacancies on Capitol Hill, in Congressional Offices, on Committees and “off-the-hill” Legislative and Policy and Public Affairs jobs. Username: OPAbison, Password: g0bi5on  (note that the 2nd character in the password is a zero).

Going Global - provides professional advice for 35 different countries on such topics as: the current employment outlook, hiring trends, job search resources, executive recruiters, staffing agencies, work permit regulations, salary ranges, resume/CV writing guidelines, professional and social networking groups, trade associations, interview and cultural advice.

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Webinars

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2) After you've installed the WebEx Player on your computer, download the webinar recording using the "Download the webinar now" link after each webinar description. You can either "open" the webinar file or "save" the webinar file (which saves the file on your hard drive).

3) If you selected to "open" the webinar file, it should automatically open in the WebEx Player. If you selected to "save" the webinar on your hard drive, open the file using the WebEx Player.

The WebEx Player is provided through WebEx. For troubleshooting, please visit the WebEx site. If you need additional assistance, please email acs@bucknell.edu.


September 24, 2014
"How to Grow Your Business: Mergers & Acquisitions"

In this webinar, John Dearing '91 will share an overview of the mergers and acquisitions process, market data, and how to create an acquisition strategy. You'll learn how to conduct a self-assessment, select your market for growth, and pursue ideal prospects.

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April 10, 2014
"Careers in Fashion"

Have you ever considered how to turn your interest in fashion into a future career? Catherine Burke Dobbs ’06, Kelsey Brown ‘09, and Mackenzie Horan ’10 share their career paths within the fashion industry in this webinar. These three alumnae work in recruiting, blogging, and retail for the following brands: Gap Inc./Old Navy, Trunk Club, and Design Darling. Listen in to learn their advice for networking, finding jobs, and suggestions on pathways in the industry.

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January 23, 2014
"Slash Careers"
Caroline Abramo '94, Principal, Pana Consulting/CFO, Ashram Chic/Instructor, Sivananda Yoga
Meredith Field '04, '11, Study Abroad Adviser, Bucknell University/Founder & Director, Cradle
Ben Portman '07, Financial Adviser, Morgan Stanley/Supper Club Owner, Porkman's Table

The term "Slash Careers" applies to individuals who pursue multiple career paths simultaneously.

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December 17, 2013

The Pause
by Dr. Julee Bertsch

Is your work just a job to pay the bills? Do you wonder if you should be doing something else? Have you peaked in your field? Do you look forward to the weekends a little too much? You spend 1/3 of your life at work...take control of your career and make it work for you! Take a pause to think about the direction your career is headed. Dr. Julee Bertsch, Director of Bucknell's Alumni Career Services, will provide key strategies for re-assessing your path to success. Everyone should pause at least once!


March 8, 2013
Going Back to Law School
Dianne McDonald, Esq, Bucknell Pre-Law Advisor 
Doug DiMedia, Fordham Law School, Student
Diane Silverman, Columbia University Law School, Career Services
Georg Ward, Esq. 

Are you considering going back to law school? View this webinar to hear Bucknell's pre-law advisor and guest panelists thoughts. Topics will include law school selection process, application process, affordability and more.

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February 8, 2013
Going Back to Medical School
Dr. Marcus Duda, Surgeon
Bradford Bennett Jr, Med School Applicant
Dr. Alison Patterson, Bucknell Pre-Health Advisor

Have you been thinking about going back to medical school? Join this webinar to hear Bucknell’s pre-health advisor Dr. Alison Patterson (read bio) discuss the in’s and outs of the med school process and hear real life medical school experiences from fellow Bucknellians , Dr. Marcus Duda ’78 P’15 (read bio) and Bradford Bennett Jr. ‘08 (read bio)!

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January 25, 2012
Twitter: Leveraging Social Media for Your Career
Megan Wolleben, Assistant Director of Student Communications
Katie Goodling, Alumni Career Services Coordinator
Bucknell University Career Development Center

With thousands of jobs being tweeted daily by recruiters, companies and career websites, Twitter is an emerging and essential addition to your professional social networking strategy. Join Megan Wolleben, Assistant Director of Student Communications (read bio) and Katie Goodling, Alumni Career Services Coordinator (read bio) from Bucknell’s Career Development Center to learn how to incorporate Twitter into your job search strategy. Topics will include professional best practices, who to follow, what to say and how to use lists, hashtags and more.

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Click here to download the Twitter resource guide, which includes links for Twitter job resources, hashtags, chats, lists and more. This guide also includes a list of Bucknellian webinar registrants that you can follow on Twitter.


November 16, 2012
Leveraging Social Media for Your Career: LinkedIn
Andrew Cohen '10

A conversation with Andrew Cohen '10, Campaign Manager at LinkedIn on the latest LinkedIn strategies and features. Learn how to leverage the social network to move your career forward.

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Click here to download the LinkedIn for Job Seekers PDF

Click here to download the Online Networking Tips from LinkedIn PDF

Click here to download the ACS LinkedIn "How To's" for Alumni PDF


October 19, 2012
Innovating to Stay Ahead: new ideas, new products and protecting intellectual property

Matthew Hawley '03 and Ian DiBernardo '92

View this webinar to hear how Matthew Hawley '03, Senior Game Producer at Blizzard Entertainment creates ideas and new products and how Ian DiBernardo '92, Partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP works with emerging and existing companies to protect their intellectual property.

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September 14, 2012
Alumni Career Services: The Basics

Dr. Julee Bertsch

Whether you are searching for a new job, in the midst of a successful career or unemployed,  don’t let a bad resume or cover letter disguise your talents and hinder your opportunity for career advancement!

Take advantage of Bucknell’s free lifetime career counseling  and join ACS Program Director Dr. Julee Bertsch on this webinar to learn more about ACS resources and the latest resume and cover letter best practices.

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June 22, 2012
An MBA: Is It Worth It?
Kate Martuscello '05, Adam DeBoey '05 and Michele Biamonte '94

A panel of Bucknell alumni discussed what you can expect from an MBA program and how the degree has impacted their careers. Also, you'll hear a corporate recruiter's perspective on recruiting MBAs as well as advice from an MBA coach.

Kate Martuscello '05 recruits MBAs for Goldman Sachs and provides a perspective on how companys select which schools to recruit and skills that are important to gain while in B-school. Adam DeBoey '05 is a current student at Columbia’s Graduate Business School and provides a perspective on what it is like to be in the program. Michele Biamonte '94 is a career coach for Harvard MBA students and offers her perspective on how business school students get jobs after graduation.

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May 11, 2012
MBA Options: Insiders' Advice on Admissions
Rich Karcher '05, Pam Ralston '96 and Shari Aser '98

This webinar features a panel of alumni who discuss what you may want to consider when choosing an MBA program. They share their personal experiences, and tips about applying.

Rich Karcher '05 is newly admitted to Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and talks about his thought process in applying and getting into business school. Pam Ralston '96 is the Associate Director of MBA Admissions at Harvard Business School and provides tips for the application process. Shari Aser '98 is a graduate of the Johnson School at Cornell University and explains her reasons for choosing an Executive MBA.

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