For Students

For Students

  • Nittany Lion Career Network (NLCN)
    Penn State's primary online resource for connecting students with employers.

  • Career Opportunity Resources
    Select online resources for finding full or part time, and co-op/intern positions.

  • Job/Intern Fair Information
    A list of area job/internship fairs as well as strategies and information on attending and getting the most out of job/intern fairs.

  • Internships & Cooperative Opportunities
    Strategies to help analyze student goals for finding the best internship or co-op.

  • Interviewing Skills
    Strategies on how to prepare for employment interviews.

  • Help with Cover Letters, Résumés...
    Sample résumés, cover letters, and job acceptance and rejection letters - instructions and information on writing these documents, and résumé submission via email to for the Résumé Critique Service.

    Be sure to visit the résumé checklist page covering the items that the Career Services office will look for when reviewing your résumé and cover letter. Before submitting your documents for our review, please use these review/checklists to do your own review and try to meet the standards shown.

  • Graduate School
    A listing of literature that is located in the Career Services library on graduate schools and information that will be helpful as you plan for graduate studies.

  • What Can I Do With This Major
    "Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate."