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What is Career Services?

What is Career Services?

Career services in colleges provide students with guidance for their future, typically through a dedicated office or center. This can be anything from career counseling to helping you find an actual job. Career services will help you through the step by step of figuring out your career and making it happen.

What is the name of the on Campus career center at Penn State?

In-Person Career Services Career Services is open for drop-in sessions and career counseling appoinments at the Bank of America Career Services Center.

What is the job placement rate for Penn State?

Overall career attainment rate: 92% (as of April 2020)

Status % of Placed Students
Employed Full Time 87.2%
Seeking full-time employment 7.7%
Full-time volunteer/service program 2.6%
Further education 2.6%

Are career centers worth it?

A private career center can help individuals identify careers well suited to their strengths and interests, as well as provide coaching on writing resumes or doing interviews. They can also offer valuable help with networking or employer referrals.

Is Penn State a good value?

Within Pennsylvania, Penn State University Park is a Great Quality for a Great Price. Pennsylvania State University – University Park is ranked #13 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #9 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value. This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

Is a degree from Penn State good?

Penn State is ranked No. 8 (tied) for the best online bachelor’s programs in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Online Programs.” In addition, the University ranks highly in online graduate programs: #6 for best online graduate engineering programs. #7 for best online graduate education programs.

Where can I find career services at Penn State?

Penn State World Campus Career Services can faciliate the search for available positions. You can explore available virtual internships via the Virtual Student Federal Service from July 1-31. If you are in the Pittsburgh area, you can apply for the Study Away position offered through the Penn State Center.

When to apply for internship at Penn State?

All times are Eastern Time. Throughout your education, you may wish to participate in an internship. Penn State World Campus Career Services can faciliate the search for available positions. You can explore available virtual internships via the Virtual Student Federal Service from July 1-31.

Where can I study away at Penn State?

If you are in the Pittsburgh area, you can apply for the Study Away position offered through the Penn State Center. Students interested in learning more about this opportunity to study urban sustainability issues should email [email protected]

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