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  • COVID-19 Response:

    During Gannon University's organized response to COVID-19 challenges, Career Exploration & Development transitioned to a completely virtual presence for student and employer support. 
    •   Students and employers looking for support are invited to request a virtual meeting.

    For general inquiries, please contact the Career team at  

    If you already have a relationship with any of the following personnel, send an email with a request to connect:  
    •  Stacy Ress, Assistant Director for Career Preparation 
    •  Erin Hart, Associate Director for Employer Relations 

    Thank you and be safe! 



    How's Your Handshake

    Career Exploration & Development offers Handshake as a way for students and alumni to connect with internship and job opportunities near and far! Gannon students have accounts already created, so just "sign in" and begin exploring.

    Recruiters can find Gannon University listed in the college and university pool on Handshake. 

    • Gannon job seekers should visit to set up their professional profiles and explore the possibilities! 




    The Career Exploration and Development team helps students connect their coursework with career possibilities through advising, outreach, professional events, internships, and other experiences. Through partnerships with university colleagues, alumni, and employers, the department is committed to helping develop students into career-ready professionals.

    • You are encouraged to navigate the web pages for Students, Alumni, Employers, and Faculty/Staff for suggestions on how to engage with us
    • Department staff are located on the 1st floor of the Palumbo Academic Center on Gannon's Erie, PA campus and within the Student Success Center suite





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