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Career Center
101 Bank of America Career Services Center
(814) 865.2377
Employment Services?
Placement Services?
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
The place for most students to get started on their job search is at the Bank of America Career Services Center, located next to the McCoy Natatorium. The staff at the career services building specializes in helping students perfect their résumé and prepare for interviews. Its Web site is and phone number is (814) 865-2377. Your college (Engineering, Communications, etc.) will also inform you of upcoming internship and employment opportunities. Penn State gives you several resources to aid in your job search; you just have to take advantage of them.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • DuPont
  • General Electric
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Shell
  • Target
Grads Entering Job Market
6 Months: 57%

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 207 responses

  • 68% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 28% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 3% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 1% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 206 responses

  • 86% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 12% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 1% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 0% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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