Career Resources

Penn State World Campus provides a variety of resources to help you advance your career. From the day you’re accepted as a student, you can further your career development with resources and tools. World Campus Career Services is committed to offering services, resources, and programs to support your career.

  • Engage with resources and services to assist you in identifying your goals.
  • Expand what you know about career options.
  • Understand how to make career decisions.
  • Gain the skills and strategies to carry out your individual goals.

Contact a Career Counselor

Schedule an appointment with a career professional via Nittany Lion Careers, Penn State’s career management system.

Career counselors are here to help you make informed decisions about your career. They can provide objective input to help you pinpoint your top career priorities or job requirements and then show you how to focus on opportunities that may help you move toward your goal, such as making connections with others or pursuing additional education.

Together with your career counselor, you can develop an individualized career plan to help you reach your professional goals. Connecting your degree program to a career path that fits your personal circumstances is a big decision. World Campus offers career services to support professional goals that align with your personal interests and priorities.

Engage with Employers

Search for internships, job opportunities, and career events on Nittany Lion Careers.

All Penn State students, including those studying at World Campus, have access to the thousands of employers who recruit at Penn State. Students can meet employers multiple ways, like attending career fairs, going to employer-hosted information sessions, and taking advantage of on-campus interviews.  

Access Penn State’s Career Resources

Working with a World Campus Career Counselor, you will likely be introduced to the resources offered by the Penn State Career Resource Center. There you can find resources for planning your major and career, explore helpful tips on how to find positions to apply to, see résumé and cover letter examples, learn about job offers and negotiating, and read about attending graduate and professional school.

Use the Career Guide Online (PDF) to learn about an array of career topics. This guide helps undergraduate and graduate students learn about career topics, create job application materials, and explore professional and educational plans for the future.

Network with alumni using The Penn State Alumni Association’s LionLink program. Connect with others who share your background and interests; access Penn State exclusive referrals.

Gain insightful interview tips and practice your skills with InterviewPrep. All students have access to this platform. Use your Penn State email address to create an account.