Preparing You for Career Success

Information on career development services offered through the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

Through an abundance of career development resources, the Penn State Smeal College of Business is committed to helping you thrive as a student and achieve success after graduation.

Preparation and Development

Through a dedicated staff in our office of Career and Corporate Connections, you will have personalized career planning and development resources available to you throughout your time at Smeal. The office provides professional development opportunities, career guidance, and career assistance to help you on your path to finding the perfect job post-graduation.

Connect with Top Companies

Hundreds of employers come to Smeal each semester to recruit undergraduate students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. We cultivate relationships with some of the world’s top companies through initiatives such as our Corporate Partners Program in order to connect them with Smeal talent.

Dozens of career fairs, information sessions, and conferences are held each year in the Business Building allowing students to engage with potential employers. This includes college-wide events and major specific opportunities such as the three-day Supply Chain Career Fair.

Alumni Network

Penn State has the largest Alumni Association in the country. In whatever organizations you join as an intern or full-time hire--in whatever industries--there will undoubtedly be a network of Penn Staters there as well, ready to lend a hand and open the doors to future opportunity.