Resources on Jobs, Salaries, and Graduate School

Fuel your career decision making with information on jobs, majors, how to interview, networking, and strategies for making career changes.

How to Connect Your Major to the Best Career Path for You

Virtual Libraries and Downloadable Resources

How to Interview

Average Salaries, Career Facts and Figures, and Work Trends

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook — View in-depth descriptions of occupations across all U.S. work sectors on this website from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
  • O*NET Online — A prime source of occupational information, including a database of job descriptors for students and job seekers
  • CareerOneStop Salary and Benefits — Wage and salary information from the U.S. Department of Labor–sponsored website
  • NACE Salary Calculator Center — Easy-to-use salary calculator to provide you with approximate compensation data that accounts for location, occupation, work experience, and level of education

How to Job Search

  • Job Search Tips — Advice on career fairs, workshops, Penn State’s job and internships boards
  • CareerInfoNet Career Resource Library — Career tools and searchable database (powered by CareerOneStop)
  • CareerBeam — Resources to guide you through the strategic job and internship search process
  • Going Global — International and U.S. metropolitan area employment resources provided by Penn State Career Services

Networking with Penn Staters

Company and Employer Information

Graduate and Professional School

Web-Based Workshops and Seminars

Additional Career-Related Sites

We also encourage you to visit the comprehensive list of resources available via Penn State Career Services for information, workshops, and events.