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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 resume 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 fall, 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

*Career Strategies for International Students

September 24 | 5-8 p.m.
233AB HUB-Robeson Center

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Global Programs, this event is designed to help international students navigate different career paths and strategies. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

ARUP Info Session

September 24 | 5:30-7 p.m.
75 Willard Building

Come and meet our recruiter and engineer at our information session to learn more about our firm, our people, our projects and our available opportunities. Check us out: www.arup.com

Featured Employer Series: Grant Thornton

September 25 |11 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Booz Allen Info Table

September 30 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Booz Allen recruiters will be on-site to chat about career and internship opportunities at Booz Allen.

Booz Allen Info Session

September 30 | 6-8 p.m.
365 Willard Building

Booz Allen recruiters will be on-site to chat about career and internship opportunities at Booz Allen.

*EY Signature Series (3 Part Series)

Application Deadline: September 30
Application required: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu >> search Job Posting #49672

October 21, October 28, November 4 | 6-8 p.m.
E210 Westgate Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, the EY Signature Series offers a one-of-a-kind interactive learning experience covering executive presence, teamwork and communication skills, and developing a global and inclusive mindset. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Chevron Info Table

October 1 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from Chevron to learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for Chevron.

Featured Employer Series: Textron

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

Indeed Info Session

October 8 | 6-8 p.m.
E208 Westgate Building

Q&A session for anyone who might be interested in an internship or a career with Indeed.

Featured Employer Series: Mars

October 9 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Lockheed Martin Office Hours

October 10 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
E103 Westgate Building

Sign up for 20 minute appointments with a Lockheed Martin recruiter. Find out what it's really like to work at LM and which career or internship is right for you.

Registration required: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

*Inside Industry Culture Spotlight: Lockheed Martin Ethics Training

October 10 | 6-8 p.m.
E205 Westgate Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, this event brings exposure to realistic ethics in a corporate setting (all cases are based in real investigations), to practical techniques for following up on concerns over values, and encourages students to consider such things as they evaluate where they want to start their careers. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Featured Employer Series: Eaton

October 16 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

New York City Field Trip

Application deadline: October 16
Apply online: ist.psu.edu/nyc-trip

Trip Date: November 6 | New York, NY

Connect with IST alumni from a variety of organizations who are living and working in NYC. Learn about career opportunities, how they leveraged their IST degrees to successfully transition to the workplace, and life in the city.

Faculty-led IST Resume Review Workshop

October 17 | 6-7 p.m.
W201 (Cybertorium), Westgate Building

Join Drs. Ritter, Stager, Glantz, and other faculty, staff, and students in this résumé workshop to present:
1. Tools and techniques for skill mapping.
2. Overview of résumé design along with improvement opportunities, and common mistakes to avoid.
3. Q&A/Hands on résumé development w/volunteer helpers.
Bring a digital & hardcopy of your résumé to share and discuss. Already have a great résumé? Bring a copy to share, and assist with peer review!
Sign-up using the Doodle poll : https://doodle.com/poll/anct2zw47b9i8b8i
Note: Enter your name, click circle next to name, and then click “send” (do NOT click “Start Now”) Links
 

Featured Employer Series: New Pig

October 23 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

*Inside Industry Culture Spotlight: NSA Diversity Dialogues

October 29 | 6-8 p.m.
62 Willard Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, this event offers an insight into corporate culture within the National Security Agency. Discuss topics related to diversity and inclusion within the federal government. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Government Agency Career Fair

October 30 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center

Network with local, state, and federal government agencies and learn about career paths in technology and investigative branches.  This event is held in partnership with the Penn State Criminal Justice Research Center.

Featured Employer Series: B&A

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

Alternative Spring Break Field Trip 

Application deadline: November 1
Apply online: ist.psu.edu/spring-break

Trip Date: March 7-12, 2020 | Raleigh, NC

Eight freshman students enrolled in the College of IST will have the opportunity to visit Raleigh, NC to learn about the tech industry.  The trip will include company visits, a chance to network with alumni, and fun activities to learn about the area and culture of a major US tech hub. 

Merck Info & Networking Session

November 6 | 6-8 p.m.
E208 + 2nd floor east hallway, 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

November 7 | 9-11 a.m.
E103 Westgate Building

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

Archived Events

EY Welcome Back

August 27 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from EY as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for EY.

Lockheed Martin Day

August 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center

Lockheed Martin's Invasion Day. Lockheed Business Leaders and Hiring Authorities from across the organization will be present to make same day offers/letters of intent to qualified students for both intern and fulltime opportunities. Target skillsets include: Systems and Software Engineering, Mechanical/Aero, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Guidance, Navigation & Control, Industrial/SCM, Finance and Business Operations, Product Manufacturing, Quality, AI/Data Analytics, Cyber Security, and Networking and Systems Administration.

KPMG Welcome Back

August 28 | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from KPMG as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for KPMG.

Professional Headshots

September 3 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
E101 Westgate Building

Put on your best professional attire and drop in to get a free headshot to use on your professional profiles.

Resume Reviews by IST Students

September 3 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Bring your resume to be reviewed by an IST Diplomat or student mentor.

Microsoft Recruiting Day

September 3 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
West Atrium, Westgate Building (outside Cybertorium)

Microsoft recruiters will be on-site to chat about career and internship opportunities at Microsoft.

Deloitte "As One" Kickoff

September 3 | 6-8 p.m.
Smeal Atrium, Business Building 

Come network with professionals from all businesses of Deloitte (Consulting, Tax, Audit and Advisory).  Food and refreshments will be served. Open to all PSU students interested in a career with Deloitte.

Professional Headshots

September 4 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
E101 Westgate Building

Put on your best professional attire and drop in to get a free headshot to use on your professional profiles.

Resume Reviews by IST Students

September 4 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Bring your resume to be reviewed by an IST Diplomat or student mentor.

Microsoft Recruiting Day

September 4 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
West Atrium, Westgate Building (outside Cybertorium)

Microsoft recruiters will be on-site to chat about career and internship opportunities at Microsoft.

Cvent Field Trip

Application deadline: September 4
Apply online: ist.psu.edu/cvent-trip

Trip Date: September 25 | McLean, VA

Visit the headquarters of Cvent, a leading meetings, events, and hospitality management technology provider, to learn how you can put your IST education to work at a global technology business.

LinkedIn and Lattes

September 5 | 9-11 a.m.
E101 Westgate Building

Join IST Career Coaches over a cup of coffee to review your LinkedIn profile and provide tips on how to stand out online.

Deloitte Welcome Back

September 5 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from Deloitte as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for Deloitte.

Resume Reviews by IST Students

September 5 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Bring your resume to be reviewed by an IST Diplomat or student mentor.

Deloitte Consulting Kickoff

September 5 | 6-8 p.m.
129ABC HUB-Robeson Center

Learn what consulting is, what a consultant does, and the different types of consulting Deloitte will be hiring for.  Both STEM majors and non-STEM majors to are encouraged to attend.

Microsoft Product Management & Fireside Chat w/ IST alum

September 5 | 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 everyday! Register at: https://forms.gle/LETxdZGoF6rCbXcn9

PwC Welcome Back BBQ

September 6 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
North Lawn, Westgate Building

Join representatives from PwC as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for PwC while enjoying some tasty BBQ.

Resume Reviews by IST Students

September 6 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Bring your resume to be reviewed by an IST Diplomat or student mentor.

EY Technical Advisory Virtual Info Session

September 6 | 12-1 p.m.
Virtual

Learn more about a career in consulting, and the positions we are currently recruiting for; the session will focus specifically on opportunities in the commercial and government sectors. You’ll hear from both recruiting team members as well as client serving professionals, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Register here: Additional questions? Please reach out to your local school recruiter or advisory.campusrecruiting@ey.com.

McKinsey & Company Info Session

September 6 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
010 Sparks Building

A career that fits your calling. Problem solvers and creative thinkers. Engineers and new business builders. Put your talents to use where opportunities are limitless and every day makes a difference.

General Motors Info Table

September 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from GM, including IST alumni, as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for GM.

General Motors Info Session

September 9 | 6-8 p.m.
W201 (Cybertorium) Westgate Building

Join representatives from GM, including IST alumni, as they share insight into company culture and what tech roles look like in GM.

Grant Thornton Welcome Back

September 10 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from Grant Thornton as they welcome you back to campus and kick-off the Fall 2019 recruiting season! Learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for GT.

Supply Chain & Information Systems Career Fair

September 10 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Business Building, Atrium

See the event website for details: https://www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr/recruiting

*Highway to Hired

September 10 | 5-6:15 p.m.
W201 (Cybertorium) Westgate Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, learn how to prepare for Pro Expo and explore the resources available to help you navigate the recruiting process. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Registration requested: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

Multi-Dimensional Integration Info Session

September 10 | 6-7:30 p.m.
W219 Westgate Building

Come and talk to MDI recruiters about IST-related careers in controls engineering and systems integration, how to gain experience before entering an internship or full time career in systems integration, and resume reviews for upperclassmen and intern candidates.

Resume Revamp

September 11 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
1st and 2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, bring your resume to be reviewed by an IST Corporate Associate. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Registration requested: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

Supply Chain & Information Systems Career Fair

September 11 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Business Building, Atrium

See the event website for details: https://www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr/recruiting

Diversity Engagement Reception

September 11 | 6-8 p.m.
The Graduate State College (formerly The Atherton Hotel)

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, network with leaders from organizations who are looking to recruit diverse applicants. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Registration requested: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

Technology in Deloitte

September 11 | 6-8 p.m.
The Hyatt Place

Students will be able to see consultant project work, see project demonstrations and examples and be able to ask the consultants about the work they have done during their career.  Students will get to hear a brief 'tech talk' panel discussing the latest in STEM and technology trends and learn how they can fit into these careers in Deloitte.  Students will also be able to network with many Deloitte professionals and food/refreshments will be served.

Supply Chain & Information Systems Career Fair

September 12 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Business Building, Atrium

See the event website for details: https://www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr/recruiting

RSM Info Table

September 12 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2nd floor east hallway, Westgate Building

Join representatives from RSM for some networking, snacks, and to learn about their open full-time and internship positions and what it's like to work for RSM.

*How to Navigate the Career Fair

September 12 | 6-7 p.m.
E202 Westgate Building

Offered in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement and led by the IST Pro Expo Student Committee, get a student perspective on how to prepare for Pro Expo and make yourself stand out to recruiters. This event includes a thematic emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Registration requested: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

Deloitte Cyber Info Session

September 12 | 6-7:30 p.m.
E205 Westgate Building

Join representatives from Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory – Cyber Risk who will be on campus to share information on student opportunities to join their growing practice. Using human insight, technological innovation, and comprehensive solutions, Deloitte manages cyber everywhere so society can go anywhere.

Deloitte Consulting Case Workshop

September 12 | 6-8 p.m.
110 Business Building

Students interested in Deloitte Consulting roles will learn how Deloitte's case interviews are constructed, how to practice case interviews, and will consult with Deloitte professionals on how to get the best advice. Open to all PSU students, specifically IST and Smeal majors.

Deloitte Cyber Office Hours

September 13 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
E103 Westgate Building

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with a Deloitte recruiter from their Cyber practice. Find out what it's really like to work at Deloitte Cyber and which career or internship is right for you.

Registration required: NittanyLionCareers.psu.edu

PNC Kick-Off BBQ

September 13 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Smeal Meadow, Business Building

Join PNC for a back to school cookout on the Smeal lawn for food, fun and networking.  PNC professionals from all of the lines of businesses will be present to network and chat about intern and full-time opportunities.

EY Cyber Pop-up

September 15 | 6-8 p.m.
Mad Mex (240 S Pugh St)

Join EY for their first ever Cyber Pop-up to learn about current opportunities in Next Generation Security Operations & Response (formerly Cyber Threat Management), ask questions, and even prep for the upcoming career fair! Stop by any time between 6pm - 8pm.  Appetizers will be served. 

Pro Expo

September 16 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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 fall career fair.  See which organizations are attending: ist.psu.edu/pro-expo

CrowdStrike Tech Talk

September 16 | 6-8 p.m.
W219 Westgate Building

Hear from Matt Miller, Senior Intelligence Analyst and SRA alumnus, about CrowdStrike's mission to stop breaches.  Their groundbreaking technology, cybersecurity services delivery, and intelligence analysis together with innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow CrowdStrike customers to defend themselves in a future-proof manner.

KPMG Careers in IST Info Session

September 16 | 6:30-8 p.m.
E203 Westgate Building

Meet with recruiters and professionals from KPMG to learn about which careers and internships are right for you!

Fall Career Days: Non-Technical Full-Time

September 17 | 11 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 full-time, non-technical opportunities.

UPMC IT Networking & Yard Games

September 17 | 1-3 p.m.
North Lawn, Westgate Building

Join the UPMC team for an afternoon of fun to learn about UPMC Student Opportunities within IT and play some corn hole!

UPMC Get the Scoop on Video Interviewing

September 17 | 5-6 p.m.
Virtual Event | Online Presentation

Nervous for your first interview? Not sure what to expect? Log in to learn more about best practices from our UPMC recruiters!

Kivu Consulting Info Session

September 17 | 6-8 p.m.
W219 Westgate Building

Hear from professionals, including IST alumni, about the tech opportunities within Kivu Consulting.

Startup & Small Business Field Trip

Application deadline: September 18
Apply online: ist.psu.edu/startup-trip

Trip Date: October 17 | Lititz, PA

Connect with leadership at several startup companies and small businesses to learn about the opportunities, challenges, and skills needed to work for a new and growing company.

Fall Career Days: Internship & Co-op

September 18 | 11 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 internship and co-op opportunities in both technical and non-technical fields.

NSA Code Breaker Challenge

September 18 | 6-8 p.m.
E208 Westgate Building

The National Security Agency (NSA) will present the 2019 Codebreaker Challenge, the History of the World War II German Enigma, and provide information on career opportunities. Can you crack the code?

Fall Career Days: Technical Full-Time

September 19 | 11 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 full-time, technical opportunities.

Accenture Security Info Session

September 19 | 6-8 p.m.
E205 Westgate Building

Learn about the life of a Consultant and the Consulting industry.  Students will also hear about the exciting opportunities within Accenture Security and how to leverage their College of IST education to be successful as an Accenture employee.  

Cybersecurity Talent Initiative Info Session

September 19 | 6-8 p.m.
E202 Westgate Building

Join representatives from Partnership for Public Service as they chat about the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative.  

EY Technical Advisory Virtual Info Session

September 2012-1 p.m.
Virtual

Learn more about a career in consulting, and the positions we are currently recruiting for; the session will focus specifically on opportunities in the commercial and government sectors. You’ll hear from both recruiting team members as well as client serving professionals, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Register here: Additional questions? Please reach out to your local school recruiter or advisory.campusrecruiting@ey.com.

 

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E103 Westgate Building
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