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Establishing Your Presence at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Your success in establishing a working relationship with Penn State Lehigh Valley will be the result of effective networking and marketing of your company or organization. Please register your company with Career Services by completing the Employer Registration Form.

Your company or organization can be promoted in several ways:

1. Employer Spotlight: Host an information table or session to educate students about your company and potential job and internship opportunities. 

2. On-Campus Recruiting: Interview students and recent alumni on campus for internships and jobs.

3. Attend a Career Fair: Penn State Lehigh Valley students and alumni participate in a number of career fairs throughout the year. See a list of upcoming career fairs below.

4. Networking Opportunities: Connect with students by participating in career programs and events such as student mock interviews, career panels, Dress for Success, professional etiquette lunches/dinners, and speed networking. See a list of upcoming networking opportunities below.

5. Sponsorships: Assist in sponsoring a career event through donating student incentives such as wardrobe scholarships or a job shadowing day with an executive. Your company or organization name will be promoted prior to and during the event.

 

Nittany Lion Career Network

Penn State Nittany Lion Career Network

Nittany Lion Career Network is Penn State's online internship and job posting system. Posted positions are viewable to alumni and students from all Penn State campuses. Make sure to choose the Lehigh Valley campus as one of your affiliates under Contracts. (Please Note: On-Campus Interviews cannot be set up for the Lehigh Valley campus through Nittany Lion Career Network. Please contact Career Services directly.)

Employers seeking graduating seniors for open positions or undergraduates for internships:
• Please visit Nittany Lion Career Network

Employers seeking Penn State alumni with experience:
• Please visit Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network

Career Fairs

Penn State Fall Career Days (University Park, PA)
September 11-13, 2012
http://www.careerfairs.psu.edu/fall/

PA Career Link Lehigh Valley Job Fair
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
http://www.careerlinklehighvalley.org

Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo (LVCCE)
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
http://www.lvcce.org

Penn State Spring Career Days (University Park, PA)    
March 20-21, 2013
http://www.careerfairs.psu.edu/spring/

Networking Opportunities

Speed Interviewing/Networking!
Date: Monday, September 24, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Location: 135 Auditorium

Students will practice interviewing skills and network in a fun, professional environment with employer representatives and PSU alumni. Light refreshments provided.
**Offered in conjunction with BA 420

Pizza with a Professional: Education
Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Time: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Room 311

Students will learn about career paths and opportunities within education. Students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals representing K-12 teaching as well as related areas such as higher education, adult and continuing education, business and industry, government, or the nonprofit sector. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Pizza with a Professional: Education
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Time: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Room 311

Students will learn about career paths and opportunities within psychology and have the opportunity to speak with professionals in a variety of areas such as human services, education, human resources, and business and industry.

Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: DeSales University Center, DeSales University

This special event is designed to provide students with information and resources on career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math. The event will consist of an information fair, executive panel, speed learning sessions, and time for networking.

This event is hosted by the following colleges and universities: Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Kutztown University, Lafayette College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, Northampton Community College, and Penn State Lehigh Valley.