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Giving Tuesday

Nov. 28-29 | Celebrate the We Are spirit on Penn State GivingTuesday by giving to the areas of the University that mean the most to you.

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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

700+

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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Our strength is our community.

Sam Whittle

Making a difference through IST education and experiences

Jane Schneider

Leveraging IST networks and resources to engage in data science opportunities

Nasim Motalebi

Pursuing technologies for social impact in support of refugees

Zigmund Bernard

Paving the way for a career in cybersecurity consulting

Our strength is our community.

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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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