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IST Parents & Families Day

Join us in-person or online on Oct. 9 during Penn State's Parents and Families Weekend to share your IST experience with those closest to you. Registration encouraged by Oct. 3.

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

We are about solving problems—not those found only in textbooks, but real-world problems that impact everyday lives. Our interdisciplinary programs position students and scholars to take on the complex challenges that exist at the intersection of information, technology, and people.

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

Creating Leaders for the Information Age

Our interdisciplinary programs position students and scholars to take on the complex challenges that exist at the intersection of information, technology, and people.

Explore Degree Programs

Creating Leaders for the Information Age
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IST students are in high demand.

100%

of undergraduates complete an internship before graduation

600+

employers actively recruit IST students each year

84%

of undergraduates receive a job offer from their internship provider

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Research in IST is transformative. Through diverse collaborations, thoughtful approaches, and innovative solutions we are changing the way we live, work, and engage with the world.

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Our collaborative research is transforming the way we live, work, and engage with the world.

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Penn State Forever

We are more than a University. We are a network of 700,000 alumni that share a common connection to support the past, present, and future of Dear Old State.

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