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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.


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.

We also help connect students and employers at a wide variety of career events each academic year.

Annual engineering career events calendar


Summer 2020 Exception Request Forms

To help maintain the health and safety of both students and employers, the University has instituted a new policy that all credit-bearing internships and co-ops (including internal Penn State short-term positions) for both undergraduate and graduate students must be completed virtually at least through the summer. Students who do not have the option to work virtually may request an exemption to this policy by completing an Exception Request Form. Learn more about the process.


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 eCareer


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.

Undergraduate Career Envoys

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 the 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 internship and co-op assignments


Average Salary Information

Wondering how much the average 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?

Average salary information

Upcoming Events

May
27

Effective Usage of LinkedIn


5:00–6:00 p.m. (EST)

More Information

May
27

Virtual Career Week: Tips To Transform Your Cancelled Internship


12:00 noon–1:00 p.m. (EST)

More Information

May
28

Virtual Career Week: Preparing For Successful Virtual Interviewing


12:00 noon–1:00 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