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Securing an internship or career doesn't happen with a quick handshake at a career fair or the submission of your résumé through an online portal. It takes effort to build relationships with different organizations and learn where you can find the best fit for your interests and goals.

Throughout the academic year, you can take meaningful steps to stand out from the crowd. Check out the career events and workshops below to connect with employers, explore potential opportunities, and put yourself in the best position for career success.

EVENT KEY
Professional Development Events: Improve your résumé, prepare for career fairs, and explore professional development resources.
Employer Events: Explore internship and career opportunities from different organizations, and learn what it’s like to work in their world.
Featured Employer Series: Learn about companies by meeting with recruiters in an informal, low-stress environment.
Experiential Opportunities: Meet with leadership at various organizations and learn how you can put your IST education to work.
* Indicates that the event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Upcoming Events

Future Forum

January 27, 202010:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ballroom, Nittany Lion Inn

Meet with corporate recruiters from a variety of industries who are looking to hire IST students for internship and career opportunities during the College of IST’s spring career fair. Login to Nittany Lion Careers to see who's coming so you can research the attending employers and prepare for the fair.

NSA Resume Review Session

January 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
E208 Westgate

Are you interested in Federal Employment? Do you want to be in an environment that makes a difference in the world of national security? The NSA is hosting a resume review session giving tips and tricks on how to make your resume stand out amongst the crowd. A recruiter will also be available for general information about how to apply to NSA and our employment process. Please bring a hardcopy of your resume.

American Eagle Info Session

January 27 | 6-7 p.m.
E205 Westgate

At AEO, we believe in inspiring people to love their real selves and express their individuality. We exist to empower this generation and are dedicated to providing opportunities for our future retail leaders. Our brand identity resonates through our company culture. Be part of something REAL and join us to learn more about our internship opportunities!

Grant Thornton Welcome Back

January 30 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from Grant Thornton as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Spring 2020 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for GT.

Data Visualization with Tableau

January 30, 2020 | 2-3:30 p.m.
W312A, Pattee Library

Hosted by Penn State University Libraries. Advance registration is recommended but not required.

Spring Career Days: Non-Technical, Full-Time & Internship

February 411 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bryce Jordan Center

Penn State's University-wide career fair.  Meet with recruiters from a variety of industries who are looking to hire Penn Staters. This day is focused on non-technical opportunities.

Spring Career Days: Technical Full-Time & Internship

February 511 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bryce Jordan Center

Penn State's University-wide career fair.  Meet with recruiters from a variety of industries who are looking to hire Penn Staters. This day is focused on technical opportunities.

Featured Employer Series - U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

February 5 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

PwC Info Session for IST + Engineering

February 5 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
E208 Westgate Building

Interested in learning more about PwC? Join us at our information session!

Deloitte Cyber Coffee Chats

February 6 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
E103 Westgate Building

Join Deloitte for 1:1 networking opportunities during their Coffee Chats!  Sign-up for a 20 minute appointment to meet with recruiters and learn more about Deloitte's cyber practice.

Registration required: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu >> Events >> Information Sessions

Product Management Challenge & Mentorship

February 6 | 7-9 p.m.
E205 Westgate Building

Interested in becoming a Product/Program Manager (PM)? This event gives you the opportunity to put your skills to the test by solving problems that PMs in tech solve every day and get real-time feedback and mentorship from PMs at Microsoft.

Featured Employer Series - RSM

February 12 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Leading in a Digital World with PwC

February 12, 2020 | 7-9 p.m.
E208 Westgate Building

Join us for a data skills workshop. Pre-registration required using this link:http://tinyurl.com/web6dse

Career Lab: Stand Out From the Crowd

February 13 | 12-1 p.m.
E101 Westgate Building

Introduction to Databases: MS Access and Excel

February 27 | 2-3:30 p.m.
W312A, Pattee Library

Hosted by Penn State University Libraries. Advance registration is recommended but not required.

Featured Employer Series - PHEAA

March 4 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Internship Prep Workshop and Student Panel

March 25 | 6-7 p.m.
E208 Westgate Building

Business Analytics with MS SQL Server and Business Intelligence (BI)/SSIS, SSAS, SSRS

March 26 | 2-3:30 p.m.
W312A, Pattee Library

Hosted by Penn State University Libraries. Advance registration is recommended but not required.

Data Visualization with Power BI Desktop

April 23 | 2-3:30 p.m.
W312A, Pattee Library

Hosted by Penn State University Libraries. Advance registration is recommended but not required.

Archived Events

PwC Welcome Back

January 14, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Interested in learning about PwC's summer leadership programs and other opportunities they recruit for in the spring? Stop by the Welcome Back Table to learn more!

EY Welcome Back

January 16, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from EY as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Spring 2020 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for EY.

Career Lab: Career Fair is Coming!

January 21 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
E101 Westgate Building
RSVP: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu >> Events >> Workshops

In this hands-on workshop Office of Career Solutions staff will work with you to get ready for the spring career fair, Future Forum. Get tips for updating your LinkedIn Profile, have your resume reviewed, and ask all of your career related questions!

Merck Info & Networking Session

January 23 | 6-7 p.m.
E202 Westgate

Learn from Merck professionals and IST alumni about the exciting careers in tech at Merck. Following the presentation, students will have the opportunity to connect and network with Merck reps and enjoys some snacks.

Merck Coffee Chats

January 249-11:30 a.m.
January 16, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Learn from Merck professionals and IST alumni about the exciting careers in tech at Merck. Drop by for some coffee and conversations!

 

Contact

Career Solutions & Corporate Engagement

E103 Westgate Building
Email: careers@ist.psu.edu
Phone: (814) 865-4509

Schedule an appointment: appointments.ist.psu.edu

Meet the Team