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Fall Engineering Networking Reception

September 21, 2021
6:00–8:30 p.m. (ET)
Check in after 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Presidents Hall, 
The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center

The Fall Engineering Networking Reception gives recruiters an opportunity to talk to Penn State engineering students prior to the Technical Recruiting Day at Fall Career Days.  All undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering, as well in engineering majors in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, are welcome.

Fees and Payment

Standard registration ($500.00) includes one designated three-foot round by four-foot high cocktail table with a tablecloth and a sign with your employer logo. Up to four representatives may attend. Employers who choose standard registrations for both this event and the NETWork Virtual Engineering Fair will get a discounted combined rate of $750.00 for the two events.

Sponsor registration ($1,000.00) includes a highly visible placement and your logo featured on the website, posters, and banners for the event. Sponsors may also bring a career fair display and recruiting materials to the event. Up to ten representatives may attend.

You can pay either by check or by credit card.


To pay by check, make the check payable to "Penn State" and mail it to:

Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations
Attn: Kim Fox/Fall Engineering Networking Reception
117 Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802

Credit Card

  1. Access your Nittany Lion Careers account (if you don't have one before you register, you will get one after your registration is confirmed and you will receive a separate email with instructions).
  2. Select the employer login button and input your login credentials.
  3. Select Events > Career Fairs from the left menu.
  4. Scroll through the list to find this event and select Registered.
  5. Select the Accounting tab to view your invoice.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Pay with Credit Card.

You will be redirected to a new page where you can submit your payment information to Penn State. Upon submission, you will be directed back to your paid invoice.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants may cancel by August 1 for a 75 percent refund. Please note that we are unable to provide refunds for this event for registrants who choose not to participate and do not notify our office prior to the cancellation deadline.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In this situation, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for participants' other costs, charges, or expenses.


Parking is free for guests and visitors at the Penn Stater.

COVID-19 Information

At this time, Penn State is requiring all students, faculty, staff, and visitors—including those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated—to wear masks indoors at all campuses. Universal masking is required in all classrooms—regardless of size—as well as in meeting rooms, common areas in residence halls, and at any indoor events. Disposable masks will be available at this event, if needed. 

We are also implementing or recommending other actions to help mitigate transmission of the coronavirus at this and other in-person events:

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be be available in different locations at the venue. We also recommend that participants bring their own sanitizing gels or wipes if possible.
  • We discourage handshaking to limit physical contact. Instead, we recommend addressing other event participants with a wave or a verbal greeting.
  • We discourage distribution of paper handouts and other giveaway items. While we encourage students to bring paper copies of their résumés in case they are requested, we are also recommending that students and employers alike share information electronically to the degree possible.

Your presence at this program, event, or activity indicates your agreement to adhere to all University policies, including health and safety policies, and your acknowledgement that you are voluntarily participating in this program, event, or activity. You further acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and assume any and all risk of exposure to or infection by it or any variant thereof, including, without limitation, personal injury, illness, severe complications, permanent disability, and/or death.

See the Penn State Coronavirus Information website for the latest health and safety updates.


Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations

College of Engineering

117 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-1032