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Career Preparation

The Career and Corporate Connections Office at the Penn State Smeal College of Business provides student support and development services to help you discover potential career paths and increase your employability.

As a student, you have a number of resources available to you in terms of career planning both at the University and within Smeal.

1300+ undergraduate internship and co-op opportunities are annually posted by top companies

In addition to offering a Career Planning & Strategies course each fall and spring, our office will work with you to develop a professional skill set through career coaching, experiential learning opportunities, and through interactions with top companies who attend career fairs each year. Our services include:

  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Mock interviewing
  • Internship and co-op resources
  • Leadership and professional development
  • Corporate networking and events

Our office will also connect you to dozens of internship, co-op, and full-time job opportunities via SmealConnect, the college's online jobs database.

RECRUITER VOICES
“The students who take full advantage of the Corporate Services office are some of the top students we meet on any of our strategic campuses. Meeting these students is always a treat whether it’s in an interview or during an event we host on campus.”
- Brooks Renoll, Dick’s Sporting Goods