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Dr. Robert Michael Orndorff

Senior Director of Career Services and Associate Professor In Counselor Education

Smeal College of Business

Direct Phone: (814) ***-****       

Email: r***@***.edu

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Smeal College of Business

801 Business Administration Building

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

United States

Company Description

The Smeal College of Business ( at The Pennsylvania State University offers highly ranked undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive education opportunities to more than 5,500 students at all levels. Smeal is among t ... more

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Director of Career Services and Professor

JIST Publishing Inc


Board Member
JAZ Consulting

Program Advisory Board Member
Disney College


Penn State University

Bachelor of Arts degree


Shippensburg University


Master of Arts degree

student affairs in higher education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

doctoral degree

Penn State University

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Bob Orndorff Associate Director - Recruiting & Employer Relations, Penn State University

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"In difficult times," said Dr. Robert Orndorff, associate director of recruiting and employer relations for Penn State University, " employers need people who are 'big' people - people who won't make waves, who can admit to making a mistake, and who are unselfish team players."

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Careers Expert: Bob Orndorff, Penn State How to turn your internship into a job offer? What's the best way to connect with alumni? Bob Orndorff, Associate Director of Employer Relations at Penn State, shares his expertise! Bob Orndorff has been with Penn State for 12 years!
Bob Orndorff has been with Penn State for 12 years!
Bob Orndorff is the Associate Director for Recruiting and Employer Relations at Pennsylvania State University. Orndorff has been at Penn State for 12 years, but before that he also did his doctoral work there, specialising in career development. Because Penn State is a large university with over 35,000 undergraduates (including 9,000 engineering undergraduates), Orndorff has helped place thousands of student engineers in their ideal roles during his career.
He is in charge of cultivating relationships with different employers and overseeing the university-wide career counseling staff as well as connecting the general career service department with each college within the university. Here are his insights and top tips to take advantage of your college's career services:
Careers Expert: Bob Orndorff, Penn State

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Dr. Bob Orndorff - Campus Speaker Dr. Robert Orndorff presides over JAZ Consulting, a consulting and publishing company he founded in 2003. Bob is currently the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at Penn State University. He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. For close to 20 years, Bob worked as a Career Development Specialist in Higher Education and Private Industry. While at Georgetown, Bob's program, The Strategic Job Search, won a national award and was highlighted on Good Morning America. Dr. Orndorff has written and published numerous books and articles in both Career Development and Character Education. Bob was the sole author of a 300-page job-search book, The Unofficial Guide to Finding the Perfect Job, published in 2000 by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. In 2004, Bob wrote Becoming the Best Me, which became JIST PublishingÕs top-selling character education book. Last year, Bob co-authored The Character Development Scale - an assessment instrument published by JIST. Dr. Orndorff is also a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at regional and national conferences. In 2006, Bob was asked to be one of the keynote speakers along with Richard Bolles (What Color is your Parachute?) at the Job Search Success Conference in Indianapolis.

In the Spring of 2007, Bob co-created and delivered career enrichment seminars to Penn State employees at various campus locations across Pennsylvania. Currently, Bob is co-authoring a book, The PITA Principle: How to work with and avoid becoming a Pain In The Ass, to be published in the Summer of 2008. In the State College community, Bob is active as a little league basketball coach and a thought-piece columnist on "Fathering" for the Centre Daily Times.

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