Our Recruiting Advantage
At Penn State we deliver a nationally recognized hybrid recruiting program that includes a strong University-wide Career Services Center in partnership with specialized college-supported career offices. Because Penn State is such a large institution, employers are encouraged to take a “blended” approach to recruiting, utilizing the services of both the University’s central Career Services office and the college-supported career offices.
Career Services can help you navigate the University at large and coordinate your recruiting efforts across the academic colleges and campuses. The college-supported career offices, by contrast, primarily focus on co-op and internship recruitment and have their own online job posting systems, although some offices also post full-time positions.
A comprehensive recruiting system that allows recruiters to connect with Penn State students in a variety of ways.
- On-Campus Interviewing
Conduct interviews for full-time positions and internships in our state-of-the-art Interview Center – one of the largest collegiate career centers in the country. Recruit high caliber students from a variety of disciplines during a campus visit in the fall or spring semester. Learn about our OCI program now.
- Information Sessions
Schedule an information session to meet with interested Penn State students on campus. Talk to current students about your organization, available opportunities, and what you are seeking in a candidate. All information sessions are posted in Nittany Lion Careers for students to review.
To request an information session on campus, submit a request through Nittany Lion Careers or contact the Recruiting and Employer Engagement team directly.
- Job Postings
Employers who are not utilizing OCI but are still targeting Penn State students can post full-time, internship, and part-time employment opportunities for students in all academic colleges.
Connect with Career Services
The Recruiting and Employer Engagement team can help you connect and develop a dynamic recruiting strategy at Penn State.
Our Employer Engagement Manager specializes in working with organizations to develop contacts at the University, connect and engage with students, and build a complete brand on campus.
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