Your career options are wide open. In addition to positions as engineers in industry and government, Penn State engineers choose many career paths after graduation, including positions in research and development, teaching, or other professions such as law, management, or medicine. Resources are available at the university, college, and department levels to help you find internship, co-op, and full-time engineering positions.
Professional experiences in engineering are available to students at Penn State. Co-op work experiences, internships, part-time positions helping faculty with research, special career development and workplace communication training sessions, and work-study positions are available for students who seek experiences to enhance their education and build an impressive résumé.