Preparing to launch your job or internship search involves more than just thumbing through the classifieds or exploring mega search engines for jobs. A quality job search will involve networking and utilizing a variety of job search strategies and search tools. There are many ways to become focused.
Visit the Career Services Events for an updated list of workshops and career fairs. Attend a workshop, watch a prerecorded video, or schedule an individual meeting with the campus career counselor. Do something to help yourself move your search to the next level.
Nittany Lion Career Network
Nittany Lion Career Network (NLCN) is the portal for Penn State students and alumni to access job postings. You can upload a resume for employers to view as well as connect with hundreds of alumni via LionLink. Use your standard University user ID and password to access the site. This service is provided for Penn State students and alumni only.
Internships.com is the world’s largest internship marketplace, bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location. Recognized by Forbes as a Top 10 Careers Website, Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services designed to provide students, employers, and educators with a better understanding of how to optimize internship opportunities.
Another useful way to locate internship or employment opportunities is by searching online. Many internship listings can be located simply by entering the word "internships" in a search engine.
Penn State Job Boards by College (includes internship postings)
In addition to using the Nittany Lion Career Network, students are encouraged to search for jobs and internships through the following job boards:
- Penn State Shenango Career Services Job Board Postings on Facebook
- College of Agricultural Sciences (Career Network)
- Smeal College of Business (SmealConnect)
- College of Communications
- College of Engineering (eCareer)
- College of IST (Compass)
- College of the Liberal Arts (Career Enrichment Network)
- Eberly College of Science (SciOpps)
For more job search resources, please visit the Internet Job Search Resources.