The Career Development Center at Penn State Schuylkill connects regional employers with an educated and energized workforce. Employers benefit by partnering with Penn State Schuylkill to recruit students for internships, co-ops, or full-time employment.
Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op
Penn State Schuylkill's Co-Op program is an opportunity for area employers to partner with the Career Development Center in developing an immersive four-year educational experience that combines academics with real-world workplace experiences. Learn more about Penn State Schuylkill's Co-Op program or consider joining our growing Consortium of Co-Op Employers. For more information or questions about Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op, contact Kate Zimmerman, director of cooperative education, at 570-385-6296.
Internships and Recruitment Services
The Career Development Center also works with companies to develop traditional internships in academic programs including:
◦ Business – Accounting
◦ Business – Marketing/Management
◦ Corporate Communication
◦ Criminal Justice
◦ Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations
◦ Health Policy and Administration
◦ Project and Supply Chain Management
Learn more about Penn State policies and guidelines for student recruitment.
Nittany Lion Careers
Penn State offers a comprehensive database that connects students, alumni, and employers looking for qualified candidates. Employers can register for a free account and post job and internship notices. We encourage members of the Penn State Schuylkill Consortium of Employers to post all jobs and internships through Nittany Lion Careers. Learn more about Nittany Lion Careers.
Career Fairs and On-Campus Events
The Career Development Center regularly invites employers to on-campus events including career fairs, workshops, panel discussions, and speaking events. Check back often as we update our schedule of upcoming events. For more information on ways to become involved with career services at the Penn State Schuylkill campus, contact Kate Zimmerman, director of cooperative education, at 570-385-6296.
Fall 2020 Internship Policy and Guidelines
Employers, during Fall Semester 2020, experiential education (including credit-bearing internships, clinical assignments, or noncredit experiences that are required for degree completion) may be conducted either in-person or virtually. Academic units will be accepting virtual experiences as meeting internship requirements unless accreditation or other regulations prevent that. Requests for completion of in-person internships will be reviewed by the academic program, under the guidance of relevant University offices. Please visit this page, for more information about Penn State's fall 2020 internship policy and guidelines.
For more information about internships through the Penn State Schuylkill Career Development Center, contact Kate Zimmerman, director of cooperative education, at 570-385-6296.