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How Liberal Arts Majors Thrive in the Data Age (Virtual)

Flexibility, communication, and creative thinking are characteristic of well-rounded individuals. That’s why tech giants are hiring liberal arts majors at an increasing rate. Tricky solutions can require clever thinking, and the speed of technology only emphasizes the value of soft skills. Learn why liberal arts backgrounds are considered a key to growth in the technology industry, and how to translate your education in interviews.

Lauren Pyle is a campus recruiter for Oracle America, Inc. Lauren graduated from Penn State in May 2019 majoring in History and Labor and Employment Relations. After graduation, she started her career with Oracle in sales supporting their emerging technologies division based in Burlington, MA. Lauren currently resides in Boston, MA and recruits top talent for Oracle’s Class Of Business Development Consultant Program.

This event is presented by Oracle America, Inc. and organized by the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network. If you have any questions, please contact

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Zoom link available in Nittany Lion Careers. You must access the above event link through your Penn State access account. 

Tuesday, October 5 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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