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Now streaming, you can catch the Season 1 finale of The Business and Industry Podcast. In episode eight our Student Intern and Youth Ambassador Jenni Silfies, talks with Dr. Tina Richardson from Penn State Lehigh Valley. They delve into various aspects such as career advancement, education, and the array of opportunities available in the Lehigh Valley. 

In her role as the Chancellor of Penn State Lehigh Valley, Dr. Richardson’s responsibilities encompass overseeing the academic opportunities available to students, managing budgets and finances, and providing leadership to ensure the campus operates smoothly and efficiently. It’s a crucial role that demands a high level of responsibility and accountability. 

Penn State Lehigh Valley provides students with an extensive selection of 275 degree programs, offering the flexibility to seamlessly transfer to another PSU campus to complete their four-year degree, or remain at the Lehigh Valley campus and complete one of ten degree offerings. The opportunities are abundant, with various avenues to gain hands-on experience through internships, student worker positions, studying abroad, community engagement work, and more. These experiences play a crucial role in nurturing a professional skillset. 

Students also have the option to remain at PSU-LV and pursue a degree in fields closely aligned with the thriving industries of the Lehigh Valley. Whether it’s criminal justice, cyber security/analytics, business, or multiple other disciplines, PSU-LV ensures students have the chance to excel and thrive in their chosen paths. 

In the podcast, Dr. Richardson discusses the career pathways within the educational industry. The opportunities are boundless, and you can carve your own unique career pathway. Whether you aspire to be a teacher, play a role in athletics, excel in behind-the-scenes work, master the art of event planning, take charge as a director, or explore countless other avenues – the possibilities are limitless. Your passion and drive will lead you to a fulfilling and rewarding career in the educational industry, where you can make a meaningful impact on the lives of others and shape a brighter future. 

The last episode of The Business and Industry Podcast is out now, and it’s a must-listen! We’re thrilled to have Dr. Tina Richardson as our esteemed guest. You can catch this exciting episode on your favorite streaming platform or head over to YouTube to enjoy the full episode.

So, get your headphones ready and tune in to this captivating conversation that’s sure to inspire and enlighten you on your own academic and professional journey.