Alec Pena

Student Ambassador

Alec Pena

Alec is a senior at Indiana University Bloomington. He attended Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, which is located in his hometown, before transferring to IU-Bloomington. He is currently majoring in Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management and minoring in Marketing. He has had work experience on campus within Residential Program Services (RPS) and Recreational Sports. During his time at IU, he has been selected to be on the Dean’s List in SPH, “Male Official of the Year”, and a resident assistant in Eigenmann Hall. Personality, leadership skills, hard-work ethic, and enthusiasm are all key personal traits that he embodies. He is also an avid sports fan who cheers on the Hoosiers, Colts, Cubs, and Pacers. Alec is passionate about this university and the School of Public Health; he looks forward to assisting current, incoming, or prospective students.

 

 

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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills | How to Master Both

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You may have heard valuable workplace skills grouped into two categories: “hard” and “soft.” Just about everyone has a bit from both Column A and Column B.

But what’s the difference between the two categories? And how can you express …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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A Perfect Fit? How to Know if a Job is Right for You

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s not what you expected.

Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters, but as time passes, you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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4 Signs That Show An Employer Is Serious About Its Company Culture

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4 Signs That Show A Company Is Serious About Its Culture

“Company culture” can seem like a pretty intangible thing, especially when you’re thinking about your first job. You might not have the experience to know what actually makes it …

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Ask a Credible Career Coach: Why Aren’t I Being Considered for Mid-Level Positions?

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Dear Credible Career Coach,

Why am I not being considered for mid-level positions when I feel like I have the necessary experience?

Signed,
Feeling Overlooked

Dear Feeling Overlooked,

In my experience, these are the top three reasons for not being …

By The Muse
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Mindy Kaling Reminds You That Having a Checklist’s Fine, But Don’t Be Afraid to Let it Go

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Yes, Mindy Kaling admitted, the culminating advice from her speech to the class of 2018 at Dartmouth College is a song from the animated Disney film Frozen: “Let it Go.”

Kaling—best known as the the creator, writer, producer, and star …

By The Muse
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4 Things Other Than Salary You Need To Consider Before Accepting A Job Offer

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Before you start a job, you need to decide whether to accept a job offer. And over the course of your career, some will be no-brainers; others will be a little trickier.

Take these scenarios.

You get an offer that’s …

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