Events

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As you get ready for the all-virtual Future Forum, College of IST Alumni will be available to help with mock interviews, resume review, and provide you with tips for how to make sure you stand out!

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are interested in consulting, check out the Penn State Consulting Organization (PSCO).  This is an intro to consulting program open to all students at Penn State. In addition to helping students understand consulting and acquire fundamental knowledge/skills, PSCO is also the entry path to Nittany Lion Consulting Group (NLCG) – an experiential learning program in the form of a student run, faculty led consulting firm.  NLCG has a competitive application process but that welcomes students from all Penn State colleges and majors.

Join us for an info session to learn more!

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Network with a recruiter from T-Mobile to learn about their Summer 2021 opportunities. You can go beyond an online application and reach a real recruiter to learn about T-Mobile's 2021 internships. Make yourself known and by doing so stand out from the rest of the applicants. 

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join EY professionals as they welcome IST students to the start of the spring 2021 semester.  Network, learn about EY, and find out which position is right for you!

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Future Forum career fair allows IST students to explore internship and career opportunities with employers seeking to hire professionals with their unique skills, while also giving employers exclusive access to the college's impressive pool of talented students.

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

It is proven that if you have demonstrated digital skills, you are more employable, regardless of the field, than those that don’t. This workshop will walk you through the steps and design decisions made to create a headshot, logo, business card, intro video, and digital resume that are ready to send to potential employers. Each asset builds upon the previous ones, with the digital resume bringing everything together onto one page. All the Adobe software you need is provided to you by Penn State. If you would like to work as we go, please make sure you have access to the Adobe Creative Cloud and please have a text only version of your resume and a scanned headshot. 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 If you are interested in consulting, check out the Penn State Consulting Organization (PSCO).  This is an intro to consulting program open to all students at Penn State. In addition to helping students understand consulting and acquire fundamental knowledge/skills, PSCO is also the entry path to Nittany Lion Consulting Group (NLCG) – an experiential learning program in the form of a student run, faculty led consulting firm.  NLCG has a competitive application process but that welcomes students from all Penn State colleges and majors.

Join us for an info session to learn more!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Diversity Enhancement, Student Programs and Outreach (DESPO) office in the Applied Research Lab (ARL) at Penn State for an Information Session to learn more about student opportunities at ARL.

Registration is required for these events. You will receive a reminder email two days before your scheduled session including login information for the zoom meeting.

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Penn State IT professionals representing various IT industry perspectives to find out more about different career paths available to IST graduates. Professionals representing a wide breadth of fields including cybersecurity, data analysis, programming, user experience, IT business analysis, and technical support will be available.

As a student getting started in IST, this is a great opportunity to explore different possible career paths and follow-up after the event with IT professionals to find out more.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An introductory SQL course for students interested in data management. Covers a variety of simple queries, more complex queries with conditions, building a database, and populating a database.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Raymond J. Mooney, professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, for an upcoming talk in the College of IST Distinguished Lecture Series. In his talk, Dr. Mooney will discuss the ways that applying deep learning to large open-source software repositories offer the potential to develop many useful tools for aiding software development, including automated program synthesis and documentation generation.

This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An introductory Python course to serve as a first experience or refresher to CMPSC 131. Covers Variables, Prints, Multiple Variables, Simple Math, User Input, Conditions, Loops, String Formatting, Lists, Functions.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Connect virtually with employers seeking Penn State students for non-technical roles (both full-time and internship/co-op).

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Diversity Enhancement, Student Programs and Outreach (DESPO) office in the Applied Research Lab (ARL) at Penn State for an Information Session to learn more about student opportunities at ARL.

Registration is required for these events. You will receive a reminder email two days before your scheduled session including login information for the zoom meeting.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Connect virtually with employers seeking Penn State students for non-technical roles (both full-time and internship/co-op).

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An introductory React course to introduce students to a modern web framework. The course will cover, initial setup, components, JSX, and useState. Basic understanding of javascript and HTML is expected.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An intermediate Python course and CMPSC 132 refresher. Covers Functions, Classes & Objects, Error Handling, and Modules/Libraries.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An expansion on material covered in Part 1 of this workshop. This will be a deeper dive into React JS framework. This section will cover useRef, useEffect, and props.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

A higher level Python course that takes a deeper look at application-specific development. Covers Webscraping and Introductory Data Science Techniques.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An Introductory Go course which will cover the essentials about the language. This includes variables, functions, pointers, package management, best practices, and more.