Department and Campus Career Contacts

Department Career Contacts

Department career contacts are designated faculty or staff members within different departments in the Colleges of Engineering and Earth and Mineral Sciences (University Park campus) who can answer student questions about how to use co-op and internship credits toward degree requirements.

College of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering (AERSP)

Sven Schmitz
Faculty Coordinator
232B Hammond Building
814-863-0778
Email: sus52@psu.edu

Amy Custer
Staff Assistant
229 Hammond Building
814-865-6432
Email: asm1@psu.edu

Architectural Engineering (AE)

Kevin Parfitt
Faculty Coordinator
206 Engr. Unit A
814-863-3244
Email: mkparc@engr.psu.edu

Deborah Sam
Staff Assistant
104 Engr. Unit A
814-865-6664
Email: dss15@psu.edu

Biological Engineering (BE)

Megan Marshall
Faculty Coordinator
224 Agricultural Engineering Building
814-865-3392
Email: mnm11@psu.edu

Brooke Gangi
Staff Assistant
249 Agricultural Engineering Building
814-863-1524
Email: beg12@engr.psu.edu

Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Siu Ling (Pansy) Leung
Faculty Coordinator
206 Hallowell Building
814-865-8092
Email: szl12@psu.edu

Erin Ammerman
Staff Assistant
206 Hallowell Building
814-863-6614
Email: exa7@psu.edu

Chemical Engineering (CHE)

Rachel Smith
Staff Assistant
158 Fenske Laboratory
814-865-2574
Email: rdr15@psu.edu

Civil Engineering (CE)

Martin Pietrucha
Faculty Coordinator
201 Transportation Research Building
814-863-3954
Email: mtp5@psu.edu

Heather Hamby
Staff Assistant
218 Sackett Building
814-867-0470
Email: hehce@engr.psu.edu

Computer Engineering (CMPEN)/Computer Science (CMPSC)

Lee Coraor
Faculty Coordinator
360G IST Building
814-865-1265
Email: ldc1@psu.edu

Katelen Bair
Staff Assistant
342H IST Building
814-865-9191
Email: kdb18@psu.edu

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Mike Pusateri
Faculty Coordinator
121 EE East
814-863-0676
Email: map244@engr.psu.edu

Gabi Rhinehart
Staff Assistant
115 EE East
814-865-7272
Email: gbr6@psu.edu

Engineering Science (ESC)

Akhlesh Lakhtakia
Faculty Coordinator
212 Earth Engr Sciences Building
814-863-4319
Email: axl4@psu.edu

Melissa Fink
Staff Assistant
212 Earth Engr Sciences Building
814-865-4523
Email: mff3@engr.psu.edu

Industrial Engineering (IE)

Sarah Root
Faculty Coordinator
310 Leonhard Building
814-865-7601
Email: ser41@psu.edu

Mandy Engel-Herbert
Staff Assistant
113 Leonhard Building
814-865-7602
Email: moe5126@psu.edu

Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering (ME/NUCE)

Eric Marsh
Faculty Coordinator
139 Reber Building
814-863-1503
Email: erm7@psu.edu

Lori Yarger
Staff Assistant
139 Reber Building
814-863-1503
Email: lay1@psu.edu

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME)

Turgay Ertekin
Faculty Coordinator
118 Hosler Building
814-865-6082
Email: eur@psu.edu

Carole Donald
Staff Assistant/eCareer Contact
110 Hosler Building
814-863-1707
Email: cld14@psu.edu

Geography

Jodi Vender
Academic Adviser
305 Walker Building
814-863-7943
Email: jvender@psu.edu

Geosciences

Nicole Stocks
Alumni and Industry Relations
503 Deike Building
814-863-7072
Email: nms13@psu.edu

Online Geospatial Education Programs

Beth King
Program Manager
2217 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-865-9164
Email: bethking@psu.edu

Online B.A. in Energy and Sustainable Policy

Haley Sankey
Lecturer
2217 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
814-863-1009
Email: hjs142@psu.edu

Materials Science & Engineering (MATSE)

Allen Kimel
Faculty Coordinator
124 Stiedle Building
814-865-5397
Email: rak189@ems.psu.edu

Cindy Lake
Undergraduate Records Specialist
124 Steidle Building
814-865-5766
Email: lake@matse.psu.edu

Campus Career Contacts

Campus career contacts are faculty or staff members at Penn State campuses other than University Park who are designated as first points of contact for students at their campuses who have questions about co-op or internship experiences.

Penn State Abington

Janice Margle
215-881-7472
Email: jmm8@psu.edu

Bob Avanzato
215-881-7358
Email: rla5@psu.edu

Penn State Altoona

Tom Shaffer
814-949-5789
Email: tls24@psu.edu

Richard Singer
814-949-5183
Email: ras963@psu.edu

Penn State Beaver

Jim Hendrickson
724-773-3859
Email: jah64@psu.edu

Penn State Berks

Jenifer Shannon
610-396-6442
Email: jms1167@psu.edu

Tish Jepsen
610-396-6019
Email: paj7@psu.edu

Alexa Wojciechowski
610-396-6335
Email: atw3@psu.edu

Penn State Brandywine

Asad Azemi
610-892-1421
Email: axa20@psu.edu

Penn State Dubois

Daudi Waryoba
814-375-4835
Email: drw29@psu.edu

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Courtney Steding
814-898-6164
Email: cns14@psu.edu

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

David Meredith
724-430-4268
Email: dxm15@psu.edu

Penn State Greater Allegheny

Eric Lipsky
412-675-9041
Email: eml13@psu.edu

Penn State Harrisburg

Karl Martz
717-948-6260
Email: klm7@psu.edu

Penn State Hazleton

Ken Dudeck
570-450-3085
Email: ked2@psu.edu

Penn State Lehigh Valley

Harold (Hal) Scholz
610-285-5000
Email: hns12@psu.edu

Penn State Mont Alto

Khaled Amleh
717-749-6208
Email: kaa13@psu.edu

Penn State New Kensington

Ronald Land
724-334-6730
Email: rel9@psu.edu

Penn State Shenango

Indu Das
724-983-2966
Email: isd1@psu.edu

Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Jill Laing
570-675-9124
Email: jhl14@psu.edu

Penn State Worthington-Scranton

Majid Chatsaz
570-963-2578
Email: mrc2@psu.edu

Mostafa Tossi
570-963-2566
Email: mat5@psu.edu

Penn State York

Charles Gaston
717-771-4155
Email: cag9@psu.edu

 
 

Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations

College of Engineering

117 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-1032