Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Shuey '94, COO of PA Turnpike Commission, to deliver keynote at February Career Boot Camp

Students may register at www.bloomu.edu/careers-bootcamp by Feb. 1 to attend. 

Craig R. Shuey, chief operating officer for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Bloomsburg University alumnus, will be the keynote speaker at the Career Intensive Boot Camp, Feb. 10-12, at
the Greenly Center, in downtown Bloomsburg. He will speak about his journey from a college student to young professional, offering suggestions on how students can jump-start their careers while studying for a degree.

Shuey, Mechanicsburg, PA, earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Bloomsburg in 1994. He was executive director of the PA Senate Transportation Committee from 2001-09 before joining the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission as government affairs director.  In 2011, he was named COO of the commission. The BU Alumni Association recognized Shuey in 2016 for his volunteer work with BU students in support of the university’s Professional U initiative. Shuey helped facilitate a Husky Career Road Trip to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, where students learned about career paths and opportunities.

The Career Intensive Boot Camp is a 2.5-day experience for seniors, juniors and recent graduates to learn about leverage their skills and experience to successfully transition from college student to young professional. Attendees participate in more than 20 unique sessions, including Compensation Considerations, Debunking the "Career Path" Myth, The Shocking Truth of Getting Hired, Making Connections on LinkedIn, Office Communications, a Professional Etiquette Dinner and more. They also have the opportunity to network with more than 60 alumni, organization representatives, faculty and staff and participate in mock interviews and resume reviews. Shuttle from campus is available.

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