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Career Resources & Employer Relations

⚠ COVID-19 UPDATE: Please see our information for employers, current internship and co-op participants, and students seeking job opportunities.

About Us

We provide career advising for more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing majors within the College of Engineering as well as students pursuing engineering majors in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Our staff is currently working remotely per University guidelines. During the fall 2020 semester, we are offering virtual walk-in office hours with staff daily Monday–Friday, 12:00 noon–2:00 p.m. via Zoom

Outside of our office hours, please contact us with any questions or concerns using the information below. We are here and ready to help.

Email: career@engr.psu.edu

Phone: 814-863-1032

We have also assembled some virtual resources here to help you start your career search.

Virtual Career Resources


Annual Career Events

We help connect students and employers through a wide variety of career events each academic year, including career fairs, recruiting days, and information sessions.

Annual Events Calendar


Brazen Careers

All of our recruiting events and activities in fall 2020 will be virtual, and most will be offered via the Brazen Careers platform. We have developed instructions and support to help students and employers become familiar with Brazen Careers.

How to Use Brazen Careers: Students

How to Use Brazen Careers: Employers


Fall 2020: Internship/Co-op Exception Web Form and Acknowledgement

Penn State is currently offering a mix of in-person and remote instruction for the fall 2020 semester. Accordingly, credit-bearing internships and co-op experiences starting in fall 2020 may be completed either in person or virtually. Virtual experiences are still recommended to the extent possible to help maintain the health and safety of both students and employers.

Any student planning to work in person for credit in fall 2020 must complete an Internship/Co-op Exception Web Form and Acknowledgement prior to the work experience.

Learn More: Exception Web Form and Acknowledgement


Nittany Lion Careers

Nittany Lion Careers is a free online resource that helps connect Penn State students with co-op, internship, and entry-level full-time positions. If you are a currently-enrolled student, you can log in using your Penn State ID and password.

Log In to Nittany Lion Careers


Career Envoys

Career Envoys are students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels who have completed at least one co-op or internship experience and who help promote programs supported by both our office and the College of Engineering. They provide peer advising for engineering students and can answer questions about résumés, cover letters, interviews, and professionalism at work.

Meet the Undergraduate Career Envoys

Meet the Graduate Career Envoys


Employment Survey

The Employment Survey provides us with important information about your internship or co-op. Complete the survey if you've accepted an offer to complete a fall, spring, or summer internship or co-op (whether or not you want to receive credit for the experience).

Complete Your Employment Survey


Submit Assignments

If you are receiving ENGR 195, 295, 395, 495, or 595 credit for your internship or co-op experience, submit your assignments for grading.

Submit Assignments


Average Salary Information

Wondering how much the average undergraduate student makes during an internship or co-op experience?  Or how much recent graduates in different majors are offered for entry-level full-time positions?

See Salary Information

Upcoming Events

Sep
15-29

Blue Origin Virtual Specialized Information Sessions

via Webex

More Information

Sep
21-30

Facebook Data Analytics Week

More Information

Sep
29

2020 Ag Sciences Virtual Career Day


10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (EST)

More Information

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Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations

College of Engineering

117 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-1032